Sexual assault is more pervasive in Texas now than in 2003, the time of the last statewide survey, according to a new study by the Institute on Domestic Violence & Sexual Assault (IDVSA) at UT Austin.Read more
The U.S. government must do more to address the needs of Congolese refugee "women at risk" through trauma-related services and social support, according to a report by the Institute on Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault (IDVSA) at The University of Texas at Austin and the Department of Sociology and Social Work at North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University.Read more
University of Texas at Austin School of Social Work Part of Study to Determine Why Sexual Assault Kits Are Not Being Tested for Use as Possible Evidence
A Salvadoran woman is promised a good job as a child care worker and ends up as a brothel worker or unpaid domestic servant.
An American child runs away from an abusive home and is prostituted for sex by a pimp.Read more
The University of Texas at Austin Receives $56 Million from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act
University of Texas at Austin researchers have received 123 American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) grants for nearly $56 million.Read more