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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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Fears of reporting--including victims worried they will be blamed (40%) and victims feeling pressure not to report (39%) also rank among the top five factors contributing to sexual assault.
In a statement accompanying the report, SAPRO further noted that it was releasing the data on sexual assaults at individual military bases worldwide in response to Freedom of Information requests for the statistics from news organizations.
For its part, the Bureau of Justice Statistics has stated that the NCVS may underestimate rape and sexual assaults.
Despite the amount of sexual assaults and rapes reported from BrAaAaAeANval 2016, the festival was still held in 2017 with performances from The Killers and DJ Martin Garrix, among others.
Watson, D-Austin, said he hoped the passage of his bills would help empower sexual assault survivors.
The Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, the Honourable Jody Wilson-Raybould, the Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development, the Honourable Navdeep Bains, and the Minister of the Status of Women, the Honourable Maryam Monsef today announced specific measures to better respond to sexual assault and other forms of gender-based violence.
CONTENTS The Ethical Identity of Sexual Assault Lawyers Elaine Craig I.
Sexual assault continues to be an all-too-common problem for university students.
The magnitude of the campus sexual assault problem at the University of Oregon is beginning to come into focus.
Ohio's police training academy is also offering a new round of advanced training to campus professionals on investigating college sexual assaults, DeWine said.
Because most sexual assaults that occur on university campuses do not conform to the "good victim" and "masked stranger" rape mythology, the development of a realistic understanding of how sexual assault occurs on university campuses is essential to the development of campus policies that empower all students who experience sexual assault to seek redress and supportive services.

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