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‘No means no’ law updated: Rape law still lags on defining consent, rape by fraud

Beth White of the Indiana Coalition to End Sexual Assault and Human Trafficking supports HEA 1079. (IL photo/Katie Stancombe) Many know about fight or flight responses. But what about freeze? That’s another reaction often associated with sexual assaults that many aren’t familiar with. Unwanted attacks or harassment can leave victims unable to respond to what’s… Read More »

What the Newly Signed US Cyber-Incident Law Means for Security

When President Biden signed the omnibus spending bill Tuesday, he also put the bipartisan Cyber Incident Reporting Act into effect, which requires critical infrastructure companies in the 16 industry sectors identified by the federal government to report to the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) within 72 hours if they are experiencing a cyberattack and… Read More »

Here’s what the Fed’s half-point rate hike means for your money

The Federal Reserve raised its target federal funds rate by a half point at the end of its two-day meeting Wednesday, notching the largest increase in the benchmark in more than 20 years. “The Federal Reserve is behind the curve,” said Greg McBride, chief financial analyst at Bankrate.com. “They have to raise interest rates a lot… Read More »

What Indonesia’s Historic Sexual Violence Law Means for Women and Girls

Earlier this month, Indonesia’s parliament passed the ​​Sexual Violence Crimes Law, the nation’s first dedicated law for addressing cases of sexual violence against men, women, and children.  But what does this law actually mean for the almost 120 million women and girls in the deeply religious country?  The Southeast Asian nation has long considered the… Read More »