Know Your Rights: Title IX Prohibits Sexual Harassment 1. and Sexual Violence Where You Go to School Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 (“Title IX”), 20 U.S.C. §1681 et seq., is a Federal civil rights law that prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex in education programs and activities.
Title IX; Long title: An Act to amend the Higher Education Act of 1965, the Vocational Education Act of 1963, the General Education Provisions Act (creating a National Foundation for Postsecondary Education and a National Institute of Education), the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965, Public Law 874, Eighty-first Congress, and related Acts, and for other purposes.Enacted by: the 92nd United States Congress.
Title IX: Sexual Discrimination and Harassment Legislation Title IX is a federal law prohibiting discrimination on the basis of sex in education. Title IX addresses sexual violence and requires schools to proactively address remedy, and eliminate sexual violence on their campuses.
Campus Safety Sexual Assault Title IX Legislation. Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex in education programs or activities operated by recipients of Federal financial assistance.