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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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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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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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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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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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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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 NPR Interview, Bill Cosby Declines To Discuss Assault Allegations

The 77-year-old comic actor is weathering allegations by a former Cosby Show actress who says he drugged and raped her in 1985.

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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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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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