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2013-12-05 23:25:48

Rocket21, the only professional networking platform designed to safely connect kids and teens with professionals and experts representing industries, professions, passions, and movements that span the globe, today announced a new partnership and Anti-Bullying Competition, in collaboration with Fight Your Ignorance, an online apparel company started by youth entrepreneur, Zayanne Rifai. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) December 05, 2013 Rocket21, the only professional networking platform designed...

2013-12-04 23:00:57

The new AbuseTreatmentCenters.net provides visitors with helpful resources and information about abuse treatment centers nationwide. (PRWEB) December 04, 2013 Coping with drug, alcohol or other addictions or dependencies is an issue millions of Americans face. Unfortunately, these addictions and dependencies can become amplified for various reasons during the holiday season. When the addictions become too much to overcome alone, entering one of the many abuse treatment centers across the...

2013-12-02 23:01:49

Medicare Open Enrollment Ends December 7 Washington, DC (PRWEB) December 02, 2013 From now through December 7, seniors across the country can change their Medicare health plans and prescription drug coverage for 2014, making this a popular time for scam artists to reach out to the unsuspecting elderly with fake offers and giveaways that can lead to identity theft and other forms of financial abuse. According to The Sentinel’s February 2013 article, “Why Are Older Adults Victims of...

2013-12-02 08:26:15

BOSTON, Dec. 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Certified Professional Coach, workshop leader and speaker, Gayle Suzanne, shows abused women how to shift their energy and improve their lives in her new book "It's In The Little Things." "Do you have a voice deep down inside that you are not good enough? Do you believe a happy life is meant for others but not for you? Are you ready to shift energy and improve your life? Then this new self-help book for hurt and rejected women is the perfect Christmas...

2013-11-30 23:19:29

For adult survivors of physical or sexual abuse, the Holiday Season can lead to depression and loneliness, as family closeness and togetherness are emphasized. Stefanie Stolinsky describes the long-term effects of childhood abuse in her book, Act It Out, published by Praeclarus Press. Amarillo, Texas (PRWEB) November 30, 2013 Childhood physical, sexual, or emotional abuse can cause long-term harm, often lasting well into adulthood. For adult survivors of childhood abuse, these effects can...

2013-11-27 23:25:54

"Submit the Documentary" Accolade Award Was Given for Use of Film/Video for Social Change Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) November 27, 2013 Submit the Documentary: the virtual reality of cyberbullying produced by Plat4m Studios, has won a prestigious Award of Merit from The Accolade Competition. The award was given for use of film/video for social change. Submit the Documentary was created to raise awareness about cyberbullying and sexting in the ever growing world of social media. Submit...

2013-11-25 23:21:45

Annual communications awards recognize leading global campaigns helping to prevent violence against women and girls. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) November 25, 2013 Today, the Communications X-Change (X-Change), a user-generated digital library of communications material focused on preventing global gender-based violence, announced a call for submissions for the 2014 Communications Awards. Organizations around the world, including governments, can submit material to the X-Change by January...

2013-11-25 16:36:31

Father of slain dating violence victim urges action One in 10 high school youth in the U.S. reports having been hit or physically hurt by a dating partner in the past year, according to a new study led by a Boston University School of Public Health researcher. In a study published in the Journal of School Violence, Emily Rothman and Ziming Xuan, faculty at Boston University, analyzed data from 100,901 students who participated in the national Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System...

2013-11-25 12:24:24

Leadership Key Element in Dealing with Workplace Bullying WILMINGTON, Del., Nov. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Dr. Leah P. Hollis, president of Patricia Berkly LLC was billed as the keynote speaker of Cornell University's 15(th) Annual Diversity Update Conference in Ithaca, New York. As Cornell University remains committed to diversity and access, Dr. Hollis' speech gave insight on how leadership is the central variable in creating and maintaining a healthy workplace. Her...

2013-11-25 08:27:41

Megan Fox, Lucy Hale and Chris Paul support the Avon Foundation as it helps people #SeeTheSigns of abuse through a powerful global social media campaign NEW YORK, Nov. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, on the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, actress Megan Fox, the face of Avon Instinct fragrances, supported the Avon Foundation for Women in its launch of #SeeTheSigns, a global social media campaign that will educate the public on recognizing the signs...


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2009-04-28 16:36:07

Chicago police sergeant, Louis R. Vitullo, focused his career in the city's crime lab and eventually because chief microanalyst. He created an organized method by which to collect and analyze evidence in sexual assault cases. The tools necessary to follow this process are all contained together in a standardized kit, originally called a Vitullo kit. Today, they are more commonly referred to as SAEK or rape kits. Louis Vitullo died on January 3, 2006 at Good Shepherd Hospital in...

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