第九条

Interim 第九条 Policy and Supporting Materials

你们可能知道, over the summer the Department of 教育 pushed out new regulations to follow under 第九条.  Below you will find the training that the University’s 公民权利 and 第九条 team participated in to prepare for the new regulations, as well as the updated policy and procedure, and additional communication information.

Policy and Procedure

法典第27章,第九条

CS 20 (formerly 06-05-01), Sexual Misconduct

第九条 of the 教育 Amendments of 1972 ("第九条"), 20 U.S.C. §1681及以下, is a federal civil rights law that prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex in education programs and activities. All public and private elementary and secondary schools, 学区, 大学, and universities receiving any Federal funds must comply with 第九条. 根据第九条, discrimination on the basis of sex can include sexual harassment or sexual violence, 比如强奸, 性侵犯, 性电池, and 性胁迫.

  • 第九条 protects all students regardless of sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, immigration status or disability.
  • 学生 who report sexual violence can expect the University to take steps to protect and support them, 包括 while a university investigation is pending.

第九条 was historically associated with actual or perceived gender-based disparities in athletic programs. 然而, it is a far broader law covering all aspects of educational and academic-related programming and prohibiting gender discrimination. Importantly, 第九条 prohibits sexual violence and sexual misconduct which may affect the educational or campus environment.

The law provides that:

任何人不得, on the basis of sex, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subject to discrimination under any educational program or activity receiving Federal financial assistance.

总之, 第九条 prohibits gender-based discrimination in all University of Pittsburgh at 江南体育app programs and activities, 包括, but not limited to, 招聘, 江南体育app, 金融援助, academic programs, 学生服务, 指导, 建议, grievance procedures, 纪律, course/class assignments, 分级, 娱乐, 体育运动, 住房, 餐服务, 和就业.

Examples of Unlawful Practices 根据第九条 Relating to Sexual Misconduct

Sexual Harassment – unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors and other verbal or physical conduct of a sexual nature

Sexual Misconduct ——强奸, 性侵犯, 性电池, sexual exploitation, 性胁迫, and any other form of non-consensual sexual activity (包括 when an individual is not in a condition to give legal consent)

跟踪 – repeatedly following, 骚扰, threatening or intimidating another individual using such methods 包括, but not limited to, 电话, 邮件, electronic communication, 还有社交媒体

家庭暴力 – in addition to physical abuse, also includes emotional, verbal and economic abuse

约会暴力 – in addition to physical abuse, also includes emotional, verbal and economic abuse

报复 – adverse academic, 社会, employment or other actions against anyone reporting a violation or participating in an investigation of any 第九条 allegation

In addition to being considered discriminatory, sexual violence is criminal activity.