The Royal Canadian Mounted Police are reviewing all sex assault cases from last year that were dismissed as "unfounded," or baseless, as well as some older cases. A newspaper investigation found that 1 in 5 sexual assault complaints in Canada over a five-year period were designated as "unfounded."
Two graduate students at the University of Kentucky accused their adviser of sexual assault. They reported it to the Title IX office, but before a hearing could be held the professor resigned.
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On the rescue ship Aquarius, Sarah Giles cares for a refugee from Senegal who was crossing the Mediterranean in an inflatable rubber boat. Giles is a doctor with Doctors Without Borders.
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Subway passengers receive whistles at the Pantitlan Metro Station in Mexico City in July as part of a campaign aimed at preventing sexual assaults against women on public transportation.
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On some campuses, the videotape of Donald Trump bragging about groping and kissing women is being used as a case study to teach students everything from bystander intervention to consent.
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Author Kelly Oxford attends a brunch in Hollywood in September. Oxford invited women to share stories of assault on Twitter; she says she received more than 1 million responses.
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Activists rally to call for the removal of Superior Court Judge Aaron Persky in San Francisco in June over his ruling in a sexual assault case. On Friday, the judge was transferred from criminal to civil court.
Director Nate Parker, actors Armie Hammer, Penelope Ann Miller, and Chike Okonkwo discuss 'The Birth of a Nation' at the Deadline.com panel at The Samsung Studio during The Sundance Festival 2016.
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