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2014-09-15 23:00:39

Web-based training targeted at college-aged men is an effective tool for reducing the number of sexual assaults on U.S. campuses, according to a researcher in the School of Public Health at Georgia State University. ATLANTA (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 Web-based training targeted at college-aged men is an effective tool for reducing the number of sexual assaults on U.S. campuses, according to a researcher in the School of Public Health at Georgia State University. The RealConsent program...

2014-09-10 23:00:59

Millennium Treatment Group encourages women to educate themselves on date rape drugs. Lake Worth, FL (PRWEB) September 10, 2014 Four North Carolina State University students recently created a nail polish that they say can indicate date-rape drugs by changing colors when dipped into a spiked drink. Millennium Treatment Group hopes that this new product will help women protect themselves against date rape. According to the U.S. Department of Justice, approximately one in four college-aged...

2014-09-10 16:23:02

NFL Draws Needed Attention To The Problem Of Domestic Violence In America NEW YORK, Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With the NFL announcement banishing Ray Rice from the league and the Baltimore Ravens terminating his contract due to Domestic Violence allegations, Avital Zeisler is empowering women with the launch of The Soteria Method Transformation (www.AZFearless.com). A self-defense expert and motivational speaker, Avital overcame the trauma of an assault, leading her to...

2014-09-09 08:31:40

Rape Kit Action Project coalition members join with California advocates to support AB 1517 WASHINGTON, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- National victim advocate groups belonging to the Rape Kit Action Project (RKAP) have joined forces with California-based advocates, including the California Coalition Against Sexual Assault, to urge Governor Brown to sign AB 1517, a bill that would provide justice for countless victims of sexual assault and safer communities to live and work. The bill...

2014-09-03 23:01:47

NoBullying examines the several traumatic ugly faces of rape in the modern world in an article released today: http://nobullying.com/school-rape/ London, UK (PRWEB) September 03, 2014 Being raped is not what modern society expects to hear. It signals such a degradation of society that one has to wonder what exactly is going in the world and how victims of rape are surviving with such a taboo subject. There are many faces of rape, all discussed in NoBullying’s article, released today....

2014-08-08 11:13:41

Springer Psychologists should help clients to better handle sexually oppressive experiences Some young women simply have more resilience and better coping skills and can shrug off the effect of unwanted cat calls, demeaning looks and sexual advances. Women with low resilience struggle and could develop psychological problems when they internalize such behavior, because they think they are to blame. So say Dawn Szymanski and Chandra Feltman of the University of Tennessee in the US, in...

2014-07-25 23:08:59

The Onder Law Firm’s national premises liability attorneys provide family members of assault victims with comprehensive assault & rape lawsuit representation for premises liability claims. St. Louis, MO (PRWEB) July 25, 2014 National premises liability lawyers are reaching out to the families of persons harmed by rape or assault and seeking to file premises liability claims. The attorneys’ new website, the Rape & Assault Lawsuit Center, provides detailed information on assault...

2014-07-14 23:06:13

Face Forward Foundation Focuses on Patients Moving Beyond Physical and Mental Scars Of Domestic Violence Through Reconstructive Surgery Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) July 14, 2014 Face Forward Foundation, a charity that provides reconstructive surgery for victims of domestic violence, will hold its most important fundraising and awareness-building event of the year, The Fifth Annual Gala, “A Venetian Masquerade.” This inspirational charity will raise funds with a goal of $500,000 for 2015...

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...

2014-05-29 20:23:03

WASHINGTON, May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Nearly 70 leaders of U.S. and international organizations committed to human rights and the sexual and reproductive health of women and girls globally sent a letter today to U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry asking him to "accelerate U.S. leadership in ensuring women and girls who are raped have access to post-rape care that is comprehensive and rights-based," calling U.S. leadership for care that includes abortion access...


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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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