Protesters rally near the home of a girl who was raped in New Delhi on Oct. 17. The Indian government is trying to improve its emergency response system, particularly in cases of assault. Chandan Khanna/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Some of Bill Cosby's accusers were upset that the museum did not initially plan to include a reference to the sexual assault allegations against him. William Thomas Cain/Getty Images hide caption

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Smartphone assistants like Siri will give you a national help line to call when you bring up suicide. But they have trouble recognizing other things, like rape or physical abuse. Michael Nagle/Getty Images hide caption

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For Sexual Assault Victims, An Effort To Loosen Statutes Of Limitations
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Despite the allegation of sexual assault, former Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston continued playing football, won the Heisman trophy and was selected No. 1 in the 2015 NFL draft by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Tony Gutierrez/AP hide caption

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Women protest Tuesday outside the cathedral in Cologne, with signs saying "We are fed up" and "We will not remain silent." Oliver Berg/EPA /Landov hide caption

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New Year's Eve Assaults Renew German Tensions Over Migrants
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As colleges have been cracking down on campus sexual assault, some students have been complaining that schools are going too far and trampling the rights of the accused in the process. Alberto Ruggieri/Illustration Works/Getty Images hide caption

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For Students Accused Of Campus Rape, Legal Victories Win Back Rights
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The Wind River Reservation, pictured here, is trying to increase reports and treatment of sexual assault with new practices that encourage cultural sensitivity to better serve survivors. Karl Gehring/Denver Post via Getty Images hide caption

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Native Americans Turn To 'Safe Stars' For Help With Sexual Assaults
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Schools are sifting through a flood of new products and programs geared toward raising awareness and lower risk for sexual assaults on campus. Mary McLain/NPR hide caption

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Curbing Sexual Assault Becomes Big Business On Campus
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This week's New York magazine cover has received a lot of attention. New York Magazine/Via Twitter hide caption

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#TheEmptyChair Amplifies Conversation About Sexual Assault
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In Debut Novel, Air Force Officer Questions How We Honor Our Veterans
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Detroit Prosecutor Kym Worthy talks about the $35 million pledged by the Manhattan district attorney to help eliminate a nationwide backlog in testing rape kits during a news conference in November. Julie Jacobson/AP hide caption

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Advocates Join Fight To Eliminate Detroit's Rape Kit Backlog
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The UASK app helps sexually assaulted college students in D.C. access a range of services, from rides to the hospital to phone numbers for counselors. The information is personalized to their school. Another version of the app, ASK, provides the same resources to non-students. Emily Jan/NPR hide caption

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App Links Sex Assault Survivors To Help, But Who Downloads It?
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Colleges Straddle Line Between Assault Prevention And Victim-Blaming
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WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange attends an August news conference at the Ecuadorean Embassy in London. On Thursday, a Swedish appeals court upheld a 2010 detention order against Assange on accusations of sexual assault. John Stillwell/Xinhua/Landov hide caption

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Entertainer Bill Cosby speaking during a Veterans Day ceremony, on Tuesday. After settling a lawsuit over accusations of sexual assault in 2006, a second woman has come forward with similar claims. Matt Rourke/AP hide caption

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In 2014, Cosby Was Silent
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Former Army 1st Lt. Trista Matascatillo met her husband, former Army 1st Sgt. Hector Matascastillo, five years after she was sexually assaulted during officer training in the Navy. StoryCorps hide caption

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After A Sexual Assault And A Pregnancy, Vet Kept Her Pain Secret
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A group of professors at Harvard Law School in Cambridge, Mass., has slammed the school's new sexual assault policy, saying it gives victims an unfair advantage. Darren McCollester/Getty Images hide caption

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Harvard Law Professors Say New Sexual Assault Policy Is One-Sided
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John Kelly speaks during a campus rally about sexual violence at Tufts University on May 1. Courtesy of Leah Mushkin-Pierret hide caption

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Campus Sexual Assault Law Now Includes Language On Same-Sex Violence
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