Latest Sexual assault Stories

Kathryn "Kate" Clancy - professor of anthropology
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...

2014-04-24 16:28:57

WASHINGTON, April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- More than 237,000 Americans are sexually assaulted each year. That is one every two minutes. Emergency physicians are often the first people to see a sexual assault survivor in the minutes and hours following an attack. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100616/DC22034LOGO-d "In many cases, we are not only responsible for treating the patient for injuries," said Dr. Alex Rosenau, president of the American College of Emergency...

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...

2014-03-04 13:13:08

-Sexual aggression has become a common experience in bars. -New findings show that approximately 90 percent of the incidents involve male initiators and female targets. -The initiators' level of invasiveness was related to intoxication of the targets but not their own intoxication. -This suggests that intoxicated women were being targeted, perhaps perceived as easier or more blameworthy. Meeting people within a bar scene is not usually difficult. Unfortunately, not all contact –...

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...

Latest Sexual assault Reference Libraries

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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