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Sexual Assault

Read: Hundreds of Security Cameras to be Installed at Ohio University

Hundreds of Security Cameras to be Installed at Ohio University

OU Housing and Residence Life will be installing several hundred cameras to increase student safety and lower crimes on campus.

Read: Research: Rate of False Sexual Assault Accusations Very Low

Research: Rate of False Sexual Assault Accusations Very Low

Males are much more likely to be sexually assaulted than to face false sexual assault allegations.

Read: Victims Continue to Come Forward in Gunnison Valley Sexual Assault Case

Victims Continue to Come Forward in Gunnison Valley Sexual Assault Case

As the investigation continues, more victims are coming forward. It’s estimated that 4 percent of the campus population has been assaulted.

Read: Researchers: Bystanders Have the Power to Prevent Sexual Assault

Researchers: Bystanders Have the Power to Prevent Sexual Assault

Researchers discuss the importance of bystander intervention training and why bystanders sometimes choose not to get involved.

Read: Study Finds Sexual Assault Victims Experience Long-term Health Complications

Study Finds Sexual Assault Victims Experience Long-term Health Complications

New research shows that women who have been sexually assaulted or harassed are more likely to experience depression or hypertension later in life.

Read: Sexual Assault Survivors Given More Time to File Civil Cases

Sexual Assault Survivors Given More Time to File Civil Cases

Amid the #MeToo movement, California extends the statute of limitations for sexual assault survivors who are looking to file a civil case.

Read: Federal Officials Withhold Grant Money from Chicago Public Schools

Federal Officials Withhold Grant Money from Chicago Public Schools

Because of their failure to protect students from sexual abuse, Chicago public schools will not be receiving their previously awarded grant money.

Read: 9 Ways to Prove Sexual Assault Without Physical Evidence

9 Ways to Prove Sexual Assault Without Physical Evidence

Investigators don’t always need forensic evidence to prove a sexual assault occurred.

Read: Department of Education Ignored Widespread Support of Obama Administration Title IX Sexual Violence Guidance

Department of Education Ignored Widespread Support of Obama Administration Title IX Sexual Violence Guidance

Researchers have found that although 99 percent of public comments on Title IX supported Obama’s Dear Colleague Letter on how schools should handle sexual violence claims, the Department of Education rescinded the guidance anyway.

Read: USF Can’t Inspect Student’s Phone or Laptop in Title IX Case, Judge Says

USF Can’t Inspect Student’s Phone or Laptop in Title IX Case, Judge Says

The judge ruled that the university’s request for forensic examinations of the student’s devices is disproportional to the needs of the case.

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