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2014-10-06 16:25:29

WASHINGTON, Oct. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- More than 1,200 organizations--including national, state and local groups from 47 states, the District of Columbia, 12 tribal communities and four territories that are working to prevent domestic and sexual violence--have come together under the banner of "NFL Game Changer" to call on the NFL to invest heavily in a long-term, comprehensive community engagement and prevention campaign to change the culture in order to end violence against...

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...

2014-05-29 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...

2014-05-22 23:00:23

Department of Children and Families Commissioner Allison Blake toured the facility. Hudson SPEAKS Against Sexual Violence funded by CarePoint Health Foundation. Jersey City, NJ (PRWEB) May 23, 2014 In recognition of Sexual Assault Awareness Month, Hudson SPEAKS Against Sexual Violence, the rape crisis center funded by the nonprofit CarePoint Health Foundation, was pleased to welcome New Jersey Department of Children and Families Commissioner Allison Blake on April 24, 2014. Hudson SPEAKS...

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...

2014-01-09 23:02:54

Abt Associates has won a contract with the CDC to conduct a survey about the magnitude and characteristics of sexual violence, stalking and intimate partner violence. Bethesda, MD (PRWEB) January 09, 2014 The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has awarded Abt Associates a contract worth more than $10 million to conduct a national and state level survey on the magnitude and characteristics of sexual violence, stalking and intimate partner violence. It will also measure...

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...

2013-09-30 23:32:09

Students returning to classes on campuses across Ottawa this month now have access to a mobile application designed to help them recognize and respond to incidents of sexual assault and intimate partner violence. The Ottawa Coalition to End Violence Against Women (OCTEVAW), working in conjunction with Purple Forge, Cinnamon Toast and the Ottawa Rape Crisis Centre, is visiting Algonquin College, Carleton University, La Cité Collégiale, and the University of Ottawa to launch the...

2013-09-20 23:04:24

The National Campus Sexual Assault Summit: Prevention, Empowerment and Policy convened by the national nonprofit PAVE (Promoting Awareness, Victim Empowerment) will be held Friday, September 27 at Georgetown Law in Washington DC from 12:30pm-5:00pm featuring special guest Sarah Rice from MTV. This Summit is being broadcast live via webcast to over 300 colleges across the country. Washington, DC (PRWEB) September 20, 2013 September is National Campus Safety Awareness Month and the...


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