The bill under consideration in the House weakens the protections for those with pre-existing conditions. If the bill becomes law in its current form, that could mean survivors could face higher insurance bills.
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In an unprecedented vote, a House committee on Wednesday approved two bills to prohibit housing and employment discrimination based on gender identity and sexual orientation in Texas.
Studies show that a large majority of women worldwide have been victims of sexual harassment and other forms of sexual violence in public spaces; in Mexico City, a recent national survey found that nearly 90 per cent of women feel unsafe on buses and on the subway.
Prevention work looks so different across all cultures but efforts to respond to diverse communities and community needs are so few and far between.
Sexual assault in the U.S. military has fallen, according to a Pentagon report released on Monday, even though the number of incidents reported by service members hit a record high in 2016.
Some people call it 'stealthing' -- a practice where men secretly remove or damage condoms without their partners' knowledge. Others call it sexual assault.