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2014-09-19 12:23:58

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the National Football League (NFL) announced a five-year commitment to support survivors of sexual assault and domestic violence and pledged funding for advocacy organizations across the country. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140423/77458 Recent media coverage regarding sexual violence and domestic violence among NFL players has contributed to an increased volume of calls to local and national hotlines...

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...

2014-09-11 04:20:54

Case Funding Firm says firestorm has hit the most profitable sports league this week, while they still deal with lawsuits involving NFL Concussion and Painkiller cases. DALLAS, Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Legal-Bay LLC, The Lawsuit Settlement Funding Company, reported today that the NFL is under fire for various cases in the media. According to CNN, on Monday, Baltimore Ravens' running back Ray Rice was released from the team and indefinitely suspended by the NFL after a video...

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...

2014-08-23 23:00:29

Domestic Violence Statistics, A Guide Released Today By NoBullying http://nobullying.com/domestic-violence-statistics/ London, UK (PRWEB) August 23, 2014 Domestic violence is wrong. There is never any excuse for it. Now that has been established as a fact. One of the reasons it continues as a significant problem is the perpetrators are not always reported to the authorities. NoBullying examines, in an article released today, the most relevant domestic violence statistics. The National...

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...

2014-08-06 04:22:04

Case Funding Firm says Penn State case has shown a variety of work related lawsuit claims that company typically funds. PHILADELPHIA, Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Legal-Bay LLC, The Lawsuit Settlement Funding Company, announced today the filing of a $1MM wrongful termination, work related firing lawsuit after the University unfairly blamed former Penn State coaches Jay Paterno and Bill Kenney for actions related to the Jerry Sandusky matter. The former coaches' suit alleges Penn...

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2014-07-18 03:00:37

University of Illinois A survey of 142 men and 516 women with experience in field studies in anthropology, archaeology, geology and other scientific disciplines reveals that many of them – particularly the younger ones – suffered or witnessed sexual harassment or sexual assault while at work in the field. A majority of the survey respondents (64 percent) said they had experienced sexual harassment (inappropriate sexual remarks, comments about physical beauty or jokes about cognitive...

2014-04-29 20:27:14

SAN MARCOS, Calif., April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- California State University San Marcos (CSUSM) Health Educator Cathy Nguyen is an expert on university-level programs to help students develop healthy behaviors and lifestyle choices. In light of the White House's report on steps to prevent sexual assault at college campuses, CSUSM's Health Education program is an example of best practices universities can take to transform individual behaviors and create positive social...


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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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