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Critics Give Peace Corps a 'C' on Sex Assault Response

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More than a year and a half since a law was passed to protect Peace Corps whistleblowers and improve the treatment of its volunteers who fall victim to violence and sexual assault while serving abroad, a new report claims that the Peace Corps has made progress but has not yet met the standards set in the law. The report, issued this week by First Response Action, a victims' advocacy group that played a large part in applying pressure to the government to reform the agency, assigned an overall "C" letter grade for the implementation of the Kate Puzey Peace Corps Volunteer Protection Act, which was signed into law by President Obama in November 2011 after being passed unanimously by Congress.
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