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Former Naval Academy football player faces sexual assault trial

By Ian Simpson WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A former Naval Academy football player goes on trial on Tuesday on charges of sexually assaulting a female midshipman in a case that has focused attention on the spate of sexual misconduct in the U.S. military. Midshipman Joshua Tate, a junior from Nashville, Tennessee,…

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…

Watch live: Senate committee meets to discuss military sexual assault

The Senate Armed Services Committee meets to discuss provisions relating to sexual assaults and the Defense Authorization Act. Watch live, broadcast via NBC News on June 12.…

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…

Watch live: Senate holds hearing on military sexual assault

The Senate Armed Services Committee holds a hearing on legislation relating to sexual assaults in the military. Watch the hearing, broadcast via NBC News on June 4.…

Pentagon survey: More than 70 military sexual assaults occur per day

Survey data to be released this Tuesday by the Pentagon will explain that every day, more than 70 sexual assaults are carried out against members of the U.S. military, with more than 26,000 in 2012 alone. Word of the report’s shocking details came by way of Sen. Carl Levin (D-MI),…

Pentagon seeks to crack down on sex assaults in military

(Reuters) – The military will ramp up efforts to combat sexual assault in the ranks, a crime the secretary of defense decried as a “stain” on the honor of troops and one the Pentagon suspects is vastly underreported. Speaking to reporters at the Pentagon, Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta said…

Air Force Academy charges 3 cadets with sexual assault

Less than a week after a Department of Defense report found a sharp increase in sexual assaults at military academies, three Air Force Academy cadets have been charged with sexual assault. Official documents say that Robert M. Evenson Jr. used his position as the Cadet Non-Commissioned Officer for Honor cases…

Sexual assaults rise at US military academies

The number of sexual assaults reported at the country’s prestigious military academies rose sharply for the second year in a row, according to a Pentagon report issued Tuesday. A total of 65 sexual assault cases were reported at the three academies in 2010-11 compared to 41 reports in the previous…

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