Preventing and responding to sexual violence, sexual assault, sexual harassment, dating/domestic violence and stalking are top priorities for UC. This website provides the UC community with key information about university support services, your responsibilities as a member of the UC community, and steps UC is taking to address sexual violence.
The parent company of Fox News said on Tuesday that it had settled a lawsuit with its former anchor Gretchen Carlson, who said that Roger Ailes had sexually harassed her when he was chairman of the network.
In the wake of sexual assault accusations against comedian Bill Cosby, California may soon end the statute of limitations for prosecuting rape and other felony sex crimes.
Oklahoma Wesleyan University is joining a former University of Virginia student’s lawsuit challenging the Title IX guidance of the U.S. Education Department’s Office for Civil Rights, according to court documents filed Monday.
A couple weeks ago Buzzfeed published a letter a rape victim in Palo Alto, California read to the judge and her convicted rapist after the judge sentenced him to six months in jail because a longer sentence would have a “severe” impact on him. The rapist, 20-year-old Brock Turner, a former swimmer for Stanford University, was found guilty of three counts of felony sexual assault and was facing 14 years in prison. After the sentencing, the victim wanted to state to the judge, her rapist and the court how “severe” an impact the assault had had on her life.
A student at Washington State University was expelled for sexually assaulting a man on the campus in 2014, BuzzFeed News reports.
Frustrated with how colleges have handled their claims of sexual abuse, more students are turning to social media to publicize their cases.