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Sexual Misconduct

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  • Md. Army post focusing on sexual harassment prevention

    The Army's Aberdeen Proving Ground near Baltimore is taking a day to focus on preventing sexual harassment and sexual assault. Wednesday's event begins with a panel discussion. It also includes a ribbon-cutting ceremony for a resource center dedicated to...
  • Lawsuit accuses Newport's marketing CEO of sexual harassment

    A former office manager at Newport Beach's marketing wing has sued the organization, alleging the chief executive sexually harassed her and then fired her when she objected to his behavior. The lawsuit claims that Newport Beach & Co. CEO Gary Sherwin...
  • Senate Approves Hiring Sex-Assault Nurses For UConn Campus

    Senate Approves Hiring Sex-Assault Nurses For UConn Campus
    HARTFORD – UConn would be authorized to hire sexual assault nurses to deal directly with sexual assault victims on the Storrs campus under a bill that won unanimous Senate approval Tuesday. "One in five college women are sexually assaulted on...
  • Chaffetz: DEA chief should step down or be fired

    The chairman of the House Oversight Committee called Tuesday for the head of the Drug Enforcement Administration to step down amid allegations that DEA agents attended sex parties with prostitutes while stationed overseas. Republican Rep. Jason...
  • NYC official seeks rules to stop sexual assaults in jails

    New York City's public advocate is proposing tough new rules to crack down on sexual assaults in city jails, citing federal statistics that show two Rikers Island lockups have some of the nation's highest rates of reported attacks by both guards and...
  • Attorneys say girls inspired by 'John Tucker Must Die' framed teen for rape

    Attorneys say girls inspired by 'John Tucker Must Die' framed teen for rape
    PHOENIX (AP) — Attorneys for a 19-year-old accused of sexually assaulting several girls at his former high school say there is a "treasure trove" of evidence proving the girls lied about the abuse, but the lawyers want further access to Facebook...
  • China releases five feminist activists who had planned anti-harassment campaign

    China releases five feminist activists who had planned anti-harassment campaign
    Chinese authorities have released five feminist activists detained last month as they were planning a public outreach campaign against sexual harassment on public transportation. The women's detention had attracted worldwide attention, including...
  • Judge weighs sex allegations against former Sussex official

    Attorneys for a young woman who claims in a lawsuit that she was sexually abused by former Republican Sussex County Councilman Vance Phillips asked a Superior Court judge on Monday to find Phillips liable because he has not explicitly denied the...
  • Focus on colleges obscures country's broader rape problem

    Focus on colleges obscures country's broader rape problem
    According to a Department of Justice report issued several months ago, there is a rape epidemic among 18- to 24-year-old women in the United States. To be clear, there is nothing about attending a college or university that makes someone more likely to be...
  • China releases 5 feminists it held for planning protests against harassment

    BEIJING China's leaders have apparently bowed to international pressure by agreeing Monday to release five feminist activists who'd been held for a month for planning protests against sexual harassment. The release of the women, who were detained shortly...
  • China said to release 3 of 5 feminists detained for planning protests

    BEIJING China's leaders have apparently bowed to international pressure by agreeing Monday to release three of five feminist activists who'd been held for a month for planning protests against sexual harassment. The release of the women, who were...