Sexual Assault http://wunc.org en Meet Monika Johnson-Hostler http://wunc.org/post/meet-monika-johnson-hostler <p></p><p><span style="font-family: Tahoma; font-size: 13px; line-height: normal;">Host Frank Stasio talks with Monika Johnston-Hostler, Executive Director of the <a href="http://www.nccasa.net/">North Carolina Coalition Against Sexual Assault</a> and <a href="https://www.wcpss.net/about-us/our-leadership/board-of-education/">Wake County School Board</a> Member.&nbsp;</span></p><p> Mon, 14 Jul 2014 16:37:46 +0000 Meghan Modafferi & Frank Stasio 38941 at http://wunc.org Meet Monika Johnson-Hostler Sexual Assault Case Of Army General Sinclair Halted http://wunc.org/post/sexual-assault-case-army-general-sinclair-halted <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p><span style="font-family: Tahoma; font-size: 15px; line-height: normal;">The sexual assault case against Army General Jeffrey A. Sinclair halted this week when a judge’s review of emails revealed “unlawful command influence” in the rejection of a plea deal in January. The latest development provides an opportunity for Sinclair’s defense team to renegotiate a plea bargain with a new group of military officials.&nbsp;</span></p><p> Wed, 12 Mar 2014 16:35:55 +0000 Nicole Campbell & Frank Stasio 31943 at http://wunc.org Sexual Assault Case Of Army General Sinclair Halted New RTI Center Studies Gender And Imbalances Of Power Globally http://wunc.org/post/new-rti-center-studies-gender-and-imbalances-power-globally <p>RTI International has recently created a <a href="http://www.rti.org/page.cfm/Gender_Center">Global Gender Center</a> to study and find solutions for imbalances of power against women around the world.<br /><br /><br />Wendee Wechsberg directs the new organization and is doing field work in South Africa. She said many universities have researchers who study individual communities but the Global Gender Center will work to connect those experts. Priority issues include HIV, domestic violence and economic development.</p> Mon, 10 Mar 2014 09:00:00 +0000 Rebecca Martinez 31677 at http://wunc.org New RTI Center Studies Gender And Imbalances Of Power Globally Addressing Sexual Assault In The U.S. Military http://wunc.org/post/addressing-sexual-assault-us-military <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p></p><p><font color="black" face="Tahoma" size="2"><span dir="ltr" style="font-size: 10pt;"><font size="2"><span style="font-size: 11pt;">Army General Jeffrey A. Sinclair's sexual assault trial began yesterday. General Sinclair is one of the highest ranking military officers to be tried by jury. The case comes just as legislation to address sexual assault in the military goes before the Senate for a vote. </span></font></span></font> Wed, 05 Mar 2014 17:27:35 +0000 Nicole Campbell & Frank Stasio 31555 at http://wunc.org Addressing Sexual Assault In The U.S. Military "Celebration" Is A Dark Comedy About A Family Secret http://wunc.org/post/celebration-dark-comedy-about-family-secret <p></p><p></p><p><font style="font-family: Tahoma; font-size: 13px;"><span style="font-size: 11pt;">When a dark secret is revealed at father's 60th birthday party, the whole family has something to say about it.</span></font></p><p> Wed, 19 Feb 2014 16:41:34 +0000 Meghan Modafferi & Frank Stasio 30807 at http://wunc.org "Celebration" Is A Dark Comedy About A Family Secret UNC Chancellor Carol Folt Takes The Helm http://wunc.org/post/unc-chancellor-carol-folt-takes-helm <p><span data-term="goog_200896798" tabindex="0">On Saturday</span> UNC Chapel Hill inducted its first female chancellor, <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carol_Folt">Carol Folt</a>.</p> Tue, 15 Oct 2013 15:02:34 +0000 Laura Lee, Shawn Wen & Frank Stasio 24159 at http://wunc.org UNC Chancellor Carol Folt Takes The Helm Sex Trafficking In North Carolina http://wunc.org/post/sex-trafficking-north-carolina <p><em>This segment of The State of Things discusses issues that may be disturbing to some of our younger or more sensitive listeners. &nbsp;</em></p><p>North Carolina ranks as one of the top 10 states for human commerce in the sex industry. Beginning October 1<sup>st</sup>, those convicted of trafficking in North Carolina will face harsher punishments under two new laws.&nbsp;</p><p> Thu, 19 Sep 2013 15:58:53 +0000 Shawn Wen & Frank Stasio 22783 at http://wunc.org Jury Selection Begins In Trial Of Brig. Gen. Jeffrey Sinclair http://wunc.org/post/jury-selection-begins-trial-brig-gen-jeffrey-sinclair <p>Jury selection starts this week in the court martial of Brigadier General Jeffrey Sinclair at Fort Bragg. Sinclair is accused of sexually assaulting a subordinate officer and faces allegations of forcible sodomy and wrongful sexual conduct, among other charges.&nbsp; Prosecutors say Sinclair engaged in inappropriate sexual contact with a female captain under his command.</p> Mon, 15 Jul 2013 20:26:30 +0000 Will Michaels 19004 at http://wunc.org Jury Selection Begins In Trial Of Brig. Gen. Jeffrey Sinclair Federal Investigators At UNC This Week http://wunc.org/post/federal-investigators-unc-week <p>Federal investigators will be at UNC-Chapel Hill this week. They are on campus to investigate claims that the University under-reported sexual assault cases.&nbsp;</p><p>The investigation stems from a complaint filed by three current students, a former student, and a former administrator. They say UNC-Chapel Hill violated the Clery Act by under-reporting the number of sexual assault cases in 2010.</p> Mon, 01 Apr 2013 09:00:00 +0000 Dave DeWitt 12818 at http://wunc.org Federal Investigators At UNC This Week Sexual Assault Expert Addresses UNC Trustees http://wunc.org/post/sexual-assault-expert-addresses-unc-trustees <p>The UNC-Chapel Hill Board of Trustees heard from a consultant hired to analyze the school’s policies toward sexual assault.</p> Thu, 28 Mar 2013 20:23:08 +0000 Dave DeWitt 12812 at http://wunc.org Sexual Assault Expert Addresses UNC Trustees