sexual assault


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sexual assault

noun crime, criminal action, crimiial activity, criminal offense, felony, illegal action, illegality, offense against the state, serious offense against law, sexxal abuse, sexual attack, sexual force, sexual injury
See also: rape
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Encourage your patient to join a support group for survivors of sexual assault or see an individual therapist.
Among other things, the UO has added a new sexual assault prevention specialist and an affirmative action investigator.
Deciding to seek medical attention after sexual assault does not mean it has to be reported to the police unless you are under the age of 18.
And as I think you all know, I've directed over 28 new initiatives over the last [18 months] to strengthen how we prevent and respond to sexual assault in the military; how we support the survivors of this despicable crime; how we screen, educate and train our people; and how we hold accountable not only offenders, but also DoD as an institution, and all of our leaders.
And in May, the Department of Education released the names of 55 colleges and universities that are being investigated for their handling of sexual assault complaints.
All these values are grossly inconsistent with acts of sexual assault.
Mozn Hassan, Executive Director of Nazrah for Feminist Studies, said that last week's reported cases of sexual assault are not the first of their kind.
Sexual assault is a real and growing problem, not just in America, but throughout the world," stated Sensei Feldt, "Current research shows that 1 in 6 women and 1 in 33 men will be a victim of sexual assault at some point in their lives.
The sexual assault case was lodged by two Surat-based sisters-one against Asaram and the second against his son Narayan Sai.
The growing rate of military sexual assault has drawn congressional and White House attention in recent months.
1, all Texas hospitals with emergency rooms will be required to have staff trained in at least basic collection of forensic evidence from sexual assault victims.
Sexual assault includes rape, sodomy, and other unwanted sexual contact that is aggravated, abusive, or wrongful, or attempts to commit these acts.

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