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Sex Abuse Pervasive in Pakistan Islamic Schools

Sex Abuse Pervasive in Pakistan Islamic Schools

Nov 22
An AP investigation has found that sexual abuse is a pervasive problem at madrassas, or Islamic schools, in Pakistan. But in a culture where clerics are powerful and sexual abuse is a taboo subject, it is seldom discussed or even acknowledged.

DeVos Planning to Scrap Obama Rules on Campus Sexual Assault

DeVos Planning to Scrap Obama Rules on Campus Sexual Assault

By Collin Binkley and Laurie Kellman | Sep 8
Education Secretary Betsy DeVos declared on Thursday that "the era of 'rule by letter' is over" as she announced plans to change the way colleges and universities handle allegations of sexual assault on campus.

California Man Pleads No Contest to Multiple Male Rape Counts

California Man Pleads No Contest to Multiple Male Rape Counts

By Seth Hemmelgarn | Aug 19
A Pacifica man accused of drugging and raping more than a dozen other men is expected to serve almost 30 years in prison after pleading no contest in the case.

Campus Sex Assaults Stir Debate on When to Alert Students

By Jocelyn Gecker | Oct 21
A case has renewed focus on the problem of sexual assaults involving college students and raises questions about what obligations a university has to inform students and when it's time to go public about an alleged assault.

Witnesses Back People Writer's Account of Trump Sex Assault

By Michael Biesecker | Oct 20
People Magazine reported Tuesday that a half-dozen people have come forward to corroborate its writer's account of being sexually assaulted by Donald Trump and its aftermath.

More Victims of San Mateo Rapist Come Forward

By Seth Hemmelgarn | Aug 20
Several more men have come forward saying they're victims of a San Mateo County man who's already charged with raping other men, according to police.

Baylor's Strict Conduct Code May Have Silenced Rape Victims

By Jim Vertuno | Aug 3
The sexual assault scandal that took down Baylor University's president and revered football coach also found a problem with a bedrock of the school's faith-based education: A student conduct code banning alcohol, drugs and premarital sex.

Special Report: Gay Drug-and-Rape Victims Rise Up and Speak

By Anthony Martinez Brown | Feb 20
Gay men meet other men off hookup websites or apps. There's also bars and parties. Regardless of where first contact is made, the chance of being drugged and raped very much exists here and elsewhere.

Former Arkansas Prison Chaplain Charged with Sexual Assault

By Claudia Lauer | Dec 18
A former chaplain at an Arkansas women's prison was charged with sexual assault Thursday, after authorities said he coerced three inmates into having weekly sexual encounters with him.

Suit: Connecticut Scoutmaster Abused 19 Kids in '60s, '70s

By Dave Collins | Nov 18
Seventeen men and two women are suing the Boy Scouts of America and local chapters in Connecticut, saying a now-dead scoutmaster sexually abused them when they were children in the 1960s and 1970s.

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