Quantcast
Home » Topics » sexual assault (Page 2)

Accused rapists are using Title IX anti-discrimination law to challenge investigations

Accused rapists have begun using the same anti-discrimination law as alleged victims to challenge campus sexual assault investigations. Men are claiming the investigations are biased in a favor of their accusers, who are usually women, in violation of Title IX, which prohibits gender-based discrimination and has been used since the…

Pennsylvania man brutally beats and rapes 85-year-old nun

An 18-year-old Pennsylvania man was arrested Friday for the brutal beating and rape of an elderly Catholic nun. Police claim that Andrew Bullock approached the 85-year-old retired nun in the parking lot of St. Titus Church in Aliquippa and asked her if she needed help. When she indicated that she…

Texas cop arrested for handcuffing and raping 19-year-old at traffic stop

A 40-year-old police officer in San Antonio, Texas is facing charges of felony sexual assault after a 19-year-old woman accused him of handcuffing and raping her during a traffic stop over the weekend. According to an arrested warrant obtained by the San Antonio Express-News, Officer Jackie Len Neal pulled over…

Study in Asia finds one in four men admits to raping a woman

Approximately one in four men in certain parts of Asia admit to raping a woman, says a new study, one of the first of its kind. According to the Associated Press, the study was carried out by a coalition of multiple governments and United Nations agencies. The research group said…

Colorado youth pastor charged for sexually assaulting minor for more than 7 years

A youth pastor in Colorado is facing charges of sexual assault after a young woman accused him of an “inappropriate” relationship that lasted seven years. Boulder police spokeswoman Kim Kobel said in a news release obtained by KMGH that 35-year-old Jason Allen Roberson turned himself in on Wednesday after police…

Pentagon announces new measures to combat sexual assault in the military

By Andrea Shalal-Esa WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Defense Department on Thursday unveiled steps to combat sexual assaults in the armed forces by increasing protection for victims, beefing up oversight of investigations, and making responses to such crimes more consistent across the military. “Sexual assault is a stain on the…

Virginia city’s rape policy was ‘Assume the victim is lying’ until last week

The city of Norfolk, Virginia only last week changed its official police policy away from assuming that victims of sexual assault are lying about what happened to them. According to Think Progress, Norfolk police classified all sexual assault claims as “unfounded” by default. The rules changed in the wake of…

Democrat strips anti-sexual assault measure out of military spending bill

Sen. Carl Levin (D-MI) stripped a measure proposed by fellow Democrat Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (NY) that would have taken sexual assault reporting out of the chain of command out of a defense spending bill on Tuesday. Gillibrand’s bill, which had 27 co-sponsors — four of which were Republicans, was opposed…

Victims say military sexual assault reforms don’t go far enough

Victims and their advocates speak out after military leaders balk at Senate proposal to strip commanders of some powers During this week’s battle of wills between legislators and military leaders at the Senate armed services committee hearing into sexual assault, the chairman of the joint chiefs of staff and other…

Rabbi charged in 2006 sexual assault of 15-year-old boy

An Illinois rabbi was arrested Sunday and charged with sexual assault of a minor, in an incident alleged to have occurred almost seven years ago. Police were notified at the time that Larry Dudovitz, 45, had assaulted a 15-year-old boy in his sleep, but the family was unsure about pressing…

Page 2 of 41234
Google+