Jul 17, 2014 — Heading off to exotic locales to conduct research is one of the great joys of science. But many young scientists say they have been sexually harassed or assaulted by superiors while out there.
Jun 3, 2014 — Federal law seeks to keep sexual assault victims from paying for forensic exams, but in some states they may have to cover tests and treatment for pregnancy or sexually transmitted infections.
Apr 29, 2014 — Noting that 1 in 5 women is sexually assaulted in college, the White House releases new guidelines to help victims of that violence and improve the way schools handle such cases.
Mar 7, 2014 — The study finding that men who prey on women in bars don't have to be drunk to behave badly really hit a nerve. So did the notion that if women drink, they're more likely to be targeted.
Mar 6, 2014 — Brig. Gen. Jeffrey Sinclair, facing court-martial on charges he sexually assaulted a female captain, pleaded guilty to a lesser charge of an extramarital affair.
Mar 3, 2014 — When men force unwanted sexual attention on women in bars, the problem isn't that the guy is drunk. Instead, a study finds, men target women who have been drinking and may be seen as more vulnerable.
Dec 20, 2013 — The military has come under fire for how it investigates and handles cases of unwanted sexual contact among its personnel. Under new rules, commanders won't be able to dismiss court-martial findings and victims will have more protections.
Nov 13, 2013 — The jury of five men and two women deliberated for an hour and 15 minutes before returning the not guilty verdict.
Oct 8, 2013 — Sexual violence appears to have roots in adolescence, so researchers asked teenagers and young adults if they'd ever forced someone to have sexual activity against their will. About 1 in 10 had. Psychological pressure was the most common tactic.
Aug 15, 2013 — In an effort to stanch a sharp increase in cases within the ranks, Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel orders stronger oversight and increased protections for victims.