‘I don’t know if I would feel comfortable:’ Students afraid to study abroad under Title IX proposal

Although the proposal would not prevent a student from alleging sexual misconduct against another student, Shiwali Patel, senior counsel for education at The National Women’s Law Center, says this creates a dangerous grey area for students abroad “because complaints alleging sexual assault outside of an education program or activity would have to be dismissed,¬†which includes most off-campus conduct.”