Obama launches campaign against sexual assault on campuses
US President Barack Obama has launched a new campaign which aims to prevent sexual assault at American universities.
He said that American society still "does not sufficiently value women" and criticised the failure to condemn sexual assault properly.
Launching the 'It's on Us' initiative, he also emphasised that female empowerment is good, not just for women, but for the nation as a whole.
Mr Obama said that the parents of young men had a responsibility to "teach them respect for women".
19 Sep 2014
- From the section US & Canada