February Media Update

Local

Getting sexual assault victims’ medical bills paid

City employee arrested on rape charge

Domestic violence charge against Junior Galette dismissed by prosecutor

‘Sons of Guns’ star Stephanie Ford decries Mardi Gras float poking fun at her sexual assault allegations, Baton Rouge police officers’ involvement

Baton Rouge police investigate officers on Spanish Town float that mocked alleged ‘Sons of Guns’ sex abuse victim

High school teacher accused of rape gets out of jail after bond reduced

New policy implemented to combat sexual assaults on La. college campuses

New sexual assault policies for Louisiana public colleges

Baton Rouge Coroner Beau Clark disputes with city-parish over who is responsible for sexual assault examinations

National

Tim Kaine, Claire McCaskill bill would require sexual assault education in public high schools

Utah lawmaker questions whether sex with an unconscious person should always be considered rape

Obama delivers sexual assault message at the Grammys: ‘It has to stop’

Number of sexual assaults reported at military academies drops in 2014

Two more women accuse Bill Cosby of sexual assault

Jehovah’s Witness leaders accused of covering up child sexual abuse 

A bid for guns on campuses to deter rape

Fraternities might be ‘scared’ enough to address sexual assault

Colleges aren’t equipped to investigate rape

NFL teams must tackle sexual assaults or lose draft picks, lawmakers say

The Hunting Ground pulls back the curtain on campus sexual assault

International

Pope condemns female mutilation, domestic violence against women

Human Rights Watch documents mass rapes in Darfur

What will it take to stop Isis using rape as a weapon of war?

How a young woman’s murder has become a rallying cry for change across Turkey

Educational

Why victims of domestic violence don’t testify, particularly against NFL players

Domestic violence: Silence is its greatest ally

The hidden victims of campus sexual assault: Students with disabilities

Justice for victims of domestic violence: One thing they really need is lawyers

Fifty Shades of Grey and the sexual (mis)education of boys

Campus rape as a men’s issue: Jameis Winston and the culture of male complicity and denial

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