Topic: Sexual assault

Change Approach to Build on Houston's Innovative Solution to Untested Rape Kits

Feb. 27, 2015
Change Approach to Build on Houston's Innovative Solution to Untested Rape Kits

The City of Houston recently announced that 6,663 sexual assault kits have been tested after sitting untested for years in the Houston Police Department property room.

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Department of Defense Panel to meet at UT Austin to Review Military's Systems Involving Adult Sexual Assault

Dec. 5, 2013

Event: An independent panel will convene at The University of Texas at Austin to discuss the systems used in the investigation, prosecution and adjudication of crimes involving adult sexual assault and related offenses under military law.

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New University of Texas at Austin Study Reveals Gaps in Services for Sexual Assault Victims in Texas

Aug. 26, 2011

A new University of Texas at Austin statewide study reveals significant gaps in services for sexual assault victims and calls for improvements, including additional funding.

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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

July 7, 2011

University of Texas at Austin School of Social Work researchers have been chosen by the U.S. Department of Justice to participate in a study to determine why rape kits are not being tested and used as possible evidence in sexual assault cases.

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