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2014-06-10 23:16:55

The Onder Law Firm’s premises liability attorney team announces a new Rape & Assault Lawsuit Center; the website provides information on filing rape & assault lawsuits for premises liability claims and offers free case review with an attorney. St. Louis, MO (PRWEB) June 10, 2014 The Rape & Assault Lawsuit Center is a new website launched this week by the St. Louis-based Onder Law Firm. Through the website, these premises liability lawyers offer comprehensive information on...

2014-04-14 23:04:44

An international initiative, “Put Yourself in Her Shoes” invites men to gather together for a day and take to the streets wearing high heels to help stop rape, sexual assault, and gender violence. Topical BioMedics is lending support to the first “Walk a Mile in Her Shoes” event of the year taking place in their region, New York’s Hudson Valley. Rhinebeck, NY (PRWEB) April 14, 2014 "Put Yourself in Her Shoes™” invites men to “Walk a Mile in Her Shoes®” and take...

2014-04-02 12:29:29

Macmillan to Match Up to $15,000 in Donations to RAINN NEW YORK, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In celebration of the 15(th) anniversary of the publication of Laurie Halse Anderson's groundbreaking Speak, Macmillan will be matching donations of up to $15,000 to the Rape And Incest National Network (RAINN) throughout the month of April, Sexual Assault Awareness Month. Speak, a young adult novel about a girl dealing with the aftermath of sexual assault, has sold over 2.5 million copies...

Ten Percent Of Young Adults Admit To Sexual Violence In New Study
2013-10-08 17:13:58

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online A new study published on Monday in JAMA Pediatrics found that almost 10 percent of high school and college-age individuals have perpetrated some kind of sexual violence. The study, which was based on the survey responses of nearly 1,100 participants between the ages of 14 and 21, built on previous research from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention that found over 75 percent of women who have been raped said it happened...

2013-09-26 17:59:59

While research consistently estimates that one in every four women in higher education will experience rape or attempted rape during their college careers, limited proactive approaches to address the issue are found on Texas college campuses, according to the Crime Victims' Institute at Sam Houston State University. A study of 74 two-and four-year institutions of higher education in Texas, published by the Crime Victims' Institute, found that while campuses have made strides in addressing...

2013-06-13 16:41:15

Rape is shockingly common in the slums of Nairobi, Kenya, where as many as one in four adolescent girls are raped each year. But a short self-defense course can dramatically reduce the girls' vulnerability to sexual assault, according to a new study from the Stanford University School of Medicine, Lucile Packard Children's Hospital and an organization called No Means No Worldwide. "Self-defense training taught these young girls to stand up and say 'no' with confidence, and empowered them...

2013-02-08 23:01:11

Sex crimes defense attorney Patrick Roberts of Roberts Law Group, PLLC, gets alleged rape case dropped after accused is given an opportunity to explain his version of events. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) February 08, 2013 Experienced North Carolina sex crimes defense attorney Patrick Roberts of Roberts Law Group, PLLC, recently helped a local college student avoid rape charges. The student wisely secured legal representation early enough in the investigation and no charges were ever filed against...

US Updates Definition Of Rape
2012-01-09 11:30:30

The legal definition of rape is being overhauled for the first time in 80 years. The updates, spearheaded by the Obama administration, will include the ability to recognize men as victims of the crime as well as any victim who is unable to give consent or who is violated with an object. The revisions are aimed at collecting more accurate data about sex crimes and come in the wake of high-profile sexual assault cases as well as years of pressure from women´s rights and gay advocacy...


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