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UNH Launches new Campus Sexual Assault Prevention App (from UNH Today)
"Features of the app include campus and user-specific frequently asked questions, along with a comprehensive list of specific campus, local, state, and national resources pertinent to sexual assault. uSafeNH is geo-spatially configured so that victims and their supporters are able to access support information in their immediate vicinity. There is also a section that provides step-by-step options and information regarding forensic exams, decisions to report, and ongoing support following an assault. The information available on uSafeNH is tailored to seven different categories of users: victims, friends, supportive partners, family members, faculty/staff, off-campus community members, and prospective students. "  Read more

"Miriam Nelson, a leading researcher and author on nutrition and physical activity, will become the deputy chief sustainability officer and director of the Sustainability Institute at UNH."..."Nelson is the author of 10 books, including the New York Times bestselling Strong Women Stay Young and eight others in the Strong Women series. Her research has been the foundation of the Strong Women Program"  (Read More)
 

Prevention Innovations has, in its relatively short life, established UNH faculty as national leaders in research and practices for ending violence against women. (read the article).   Jane Stapleton, co-director of UNH's Prevention Innovations: Research and Practices for Ending Violence Against Women, testified before the U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor & Pensions (HELP) June 2014. Her testimony was part of a full committee hearing looking at sexual assault on college campuses.   Learn more about Jane's testimony

UNH ADVANCE is an NSF funded institutional transformation project focused on strengthening policies and implementing practices to address gender imbalance, particularly in STEM disciplines (find out more)

NH women rank slightly higher than other New England states on some measures but, NH women fare less well on healthcare and safety measures relative to the other New England States. Read the Report "The Status of Women and Girls in New Hampshire", prepared by the Women's Fund of New Hampshire and the NH Women's Policy Institute

Despite New Law, Gender Salary Persists (NPR article)