The policies identify specific examples of “sexual grooming” behavior and spell out how the district should respond to reports of it.
Shelters have taken extra precautions against the spread of COVID-19 and say they have sufficient access to sanitation, protective equipment and testing.
While Alaska’s rallies and protests have remained peaceful some Alaskans have reported instances of intimidation, backlash, or resistance. More demonstrations are planned for this weekend.
Four girls are suing the Lower Kuskokwim School District, alleging that it didn’t properly follow up on multiple complaints of sexual misconduct by a former Bethel elementary school principal.
In a state with a history of failing to protect children, and in a region with a sexual assault rate more than six times the national average, parents of girls are asking the same question: How was this allowed to happen?
The missing and murdered Native women epidemic is an issue affecting Indigenous people in the United States, Canada and around the world.
The Anchorage Daily News was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for public service Monday, for “Lawless,” the newspaper’s collaborative investigation with ProPublica that revealed shocking inequities in law enforcement between Alaska’s rural and urban communities.
The confined living situations introduced by the pandemic — while necessary for slowing the spread of COVID-19 — can increase the likelihood of domestic violence for some Alaskans.
The ACLU lawsuit alleges violations of state and federal civil rights protections stemming from mishandled police investigations of sexual assaults of Alaska Native women.
Alaska Native leaders and justice advocates packed a Senate hearing room for an update on what Congress and the Trump administration are doing to address the MMIW issue.