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

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.

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

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.

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

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.

Modern-Day Slavery To Be Examined at Human Trafficking Conference, Oct. 6-7

Texas State Rep. Senfronia Thompson, the Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs and the School of Social Work at The University of Texas at Austin, and the State Bar of Texas will present the First International Conference on Human Trafficking (ICHT): "Moving Beyond Talk", Oct. 6-7 at the Texas State Capitol.

Researchers combat hidden crime that forces women, men and children into labor, sex industries

Researchers combat hidden crime that forces women, men and children into labor, sex industries

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. Dr. Noël Busch-Armendariz, associate professor of social work, says human trafficking — selling people…   » Continue Reading

Resiliency Among People Who Work with Child Abuse Victims Subject of New $500,000 University of Texas at Austin Study

The Institute on Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault (IDVSA) at The University of Texas at Austin School of Social Work has received a $500,000 federal grant to create a program to build resiliency among staff and volunteers who work with child abuse victims.