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Progress is made in processing evidence of sexual assault.

Across the United States, a reported rape is often followed by exams to collect evidence, known as rape kits. Instead of contributing to justice, however, those kits have too often been shelved indefinitely, leaving people who have committed multiple rapes unprosecuted.Melody Gutierrez, “Advocates Hope Focus on Sex Harassment Means More Priority for Testing Rape Kits,” San Francisco Chronicle, December 28, 2017.