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Local Web Design Agency Launches Leprosy Charity Website for Women in Need

... difficulty including HIV/AIDS, mental illness, rape & abuse HARTFORD, England, April 7 ... HIV/AIDS, mental illness and the effects of rape and abuse. It's these kinds of areas that can ... as HIV/AIDS, mental illness and the effects of rape and abuse. This press release was issued ...

Microfluidic Systems (MFSI) is Granted a Microfluidic Cartridge Patent for DNA Separation

... DNA from forensic samples specifically related to rape cases. In determining the identity of a rape perpetrator, it is imperative that the DNA from ... expedite the processing of the large backlog of rape identification cases throughout the world. ...

Indiana Residents Call for Planned Parenthood Investigation

... STATUTORY rape COVER-UP MUST END, PRO-LIFERS SAY ... recently implicated in the cover-up of statutory rape of a 13-year-old girl. A Planned Parenthood ... organization's guidance practices and statutory rape claims. "We have much reason to believe ...

Experiences of rape unique to Rwandan women survivors of genocide

... of 1994, Hutu leaders ordered their troops to rape Tutsi women as part of their genocidal campaign. ... unique to Rwandan women survivors. While rape is always a matter of regulating power relations between the sexes, some differences exist between rape in peacetime and wartime. Donatilla Mukamana, ...

MU researcher calls for increase in sexual assault awareness programs on college campuses

... and prevention efforts should focus on debunking rape myths and increasing awareness of ... community organizations about topics, including rape and sexual violence. RSVP Peer Educators receive ... to be aware of the potential of drug-facilitated rape and that college-aged women are a vulnerable ...

Pennsylvania Legislators Attend Victim Services Rally

... a truth we cannot let become a reality." rape crisis centers throughout the state say that ... outreach and school programs. Since 2001, rape crisis centers have lost more than 240 staff -- ... of 280,000 direct victim service hours. Some rape crisis centers indicated in the survey they may ...

Congressional Budget Includes Earmark to Keep Washington's Sexual Assault DNA Program Moving Forward

... (WASPC) to continue the important DNA Stranger rape Program. "Without this funding, our DNA Stranger rape Program would have ended in 2008. With these funds, we can quickly solve rape cases and prevent additional rapes by keeping sex ...

Transcript of Elizabeth Mazzocchi Press Conference

... Morales' Former Girlfriend Spoke Regarding Her rape Accusation LOS ANGELES, Jan. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- ... come forward to tell their nightmarish stories of rape and sexual assault. As I mentioned, when my case ... to myself. As a result of Esai Morales' rape and subsequent threats of physical harm against ...

Women for Women International Congolese Country Director, Christine Karumba, Speaks Out About the Rape Epidemic in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

... The difference is now women are talking about the rape and have a support network and hope," says Zainab ... I never thought whether or not I have a right to rape ... I always raped her." After the training program he understood the larger impact of rape on the woman, her family, himself, his family ...

Abuse Pattern Develops as Second Indiana Planned Parenthood Covers Up Statutory Rape of 13-Year-Old

... clinic counselors evade their legal responsibility to report the statutory rape of young girls. The new footage is the second video in Live Action Film's ... results. Neither the Bloomington nor Indianapolis clinics reported the rape and both clinics counseled the 13-year-old to obtain a secret abortion ...

FRC Deplores House Vote to Fund Planned Parenthood

... "The vast majority of Americans do not want taxpayers dollars going to abortion organizations. Planned Parenthood has been complicit in statutory rape cases, mishandled funds, and accepted donations for abortions with offensive racial overtones. Federal funding of such a scandalized organization is ...

$11.5 Million in New Support to the Greater Grady Campaign

... Perinatal Center and its Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, the Primary Care Center, a dedicated 60 Plus service line for older adults, Teen Services, the rape Crisis Center and a 24-hour Advice Nurse Line. ...

What killed Naval hero John Paul Jones?

... as an officer in the imperial fleet of Catherine the Great. He was known as a womanizer and left Russia in the wake of an apparently trumped-up rape charge by Russian officers and traveled to Paris, hoping without success to secure another naval commission. President Theodore Roosevelt's role ...

The Marcus Foundation Gives $20 Million to Grady Health System

... Perinatal Center and its Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, the Primary Care Center, a dedicated 60 Plus service line for older adults, Teen Services, the rape Crisis Center and a 24-hour Advice Nurse Line. ...

NSVRC Honors 12 Individuals With Award for Sexual Assault Awareness Month

... For more information about the winners, please visit www.nsvrc.org/saam/award . The NSVRC provides resources and information on sexual violence to rape crisis centers, state, territory and tribal coalitions, allied organizations, agencies, educators, media and the general public. Phone toll free: ...

Fish health claims may cause more environmental harm than good: UBC-St. Michael's researchers

... health." Farley Mowat, co-author on this study, adds: "In the immediate future, human beings are going to have to find better ways to live. Our rape and pillage of the environment has to end before it becomes our end. The damage we have already done to life in the oceans is a prime example of our ...

New Undercover Video Shows Tucson Planned Parenthood Hiding Rape of 15-Year-Old Girl

... California nonprofit Live Action, records on video Planned Parenthood employees as they respond to statutory rape. Rather than reporting the rape -- as the law requires -- Planned Parenthood clinics hide the identity of the statutory rapist and offer secret abortions. In the past two ...

36th Anniversary of the Roe v. Wade Decision

... increased funding for family planning services, expanded Medicaid coverage for family planning, accessibility of emergency contraception for rape victims, and insurance coverage for contraception. These and other measures are in the Prevention First Act introduced at the start of the 111th ...

Senator Reid, Reps. Slaughter and DeGette Introduce the Prevention First Act

... Insurance Discrimination Against Women. Improve Awareness about Emergency Contraception (EC). Provide Compassionate Assistance for rape Victims. Reduce Teen Pregnancy. Ensure that All Federal Programs Provide Medically Accurate Information. Research ...

Gov. Rendell Expresses Disappointment with Bush Administration's Last-Minute Regulation Limiting Patient Care

... to inform women of their reproductive rights and could refuse to provide contraceptive services, including emergency contraception, to victims of rape or sexual abuse. The commonwealth submitted written comments questioning the need for the regulation as federal and state laws have been in ...

Dubious Drugs, Tainted Foods Top 2008's Health Stories

... and other psychological woes. In October, a disturbing report found that as many as one in seven female troops fall victim to sexual harassment or rape while on active duty. And a report released back in January found that concussions caused by roadside bomb blasts boost troops' odds for long term ...

A.L.L. Personhood Conference Features Pro-Life New Media Stars

... 2008 presidential elections, and Lila Rose, the UCLA student president of Live Action Films who outed Planned Parenthood's cover-up of statutory rape and acceptance of racially motivated donations. "Jill and Lila's work with new technology and media has helped uncover the truly despicable ...

Live Action: New Video Shows Indiana Planned Parenthood Covering Up Rape of 13-year old Girl

... disrespect for unborn children becomes disregard for all humans," Rose explained. "Planned Parenthood offers no solutions for the victim of statutory rape -- they give her an abortion and a bag of condoms and send her straight back into the arms of the abuser." The video is available online at ...

Citing 'Midnight Rules' to Erode Health and Safety, Nurses Unveil New Website to Send Bush Packing

... care through a new rule permitting workers to refuse to perform abortions, dispense birth control pills, or even provide emergency contraception in rape cases. -- More stringent rules on employees' use of the Family and Medical Leave Act which allows workers to take unpaid leave to take care ...

Emmy Winner Jonathan Jackson With Rock Band Enation Take On Predators & Rapists

... and Richard Lee Jackson, Michael Galeotti, and Daniel Sweatt's generosity. On behalf of the million girls around the world we've protected from rape or abduction and the next million we will be able to help -- thank you Enation!" Jonathan and Richard Lee Jackson join other Just Yell ...

Crisis in Congo: World Vision Begins Relief Efforts for Thousands of Displaced, Calls on Regional Leaders to Act

... continued. World Vision's assessment team visited Shasha and Bulengo IDP camps yesterday, discovering inadequate shelter, ramant cases of rape against women, and acute need for food and other necessities. In Shasha, people were sheltering under dried banana leaves, which did little to keep ...

Americans United for Life Assesses State Ballot Initiative Outcomes, Predicts Regrouping and Strong Comeback in Next Election Cycle for Life Issues

... to pass Initiated Measure 11, a constitutional amendment that would have banned abortions in South Dakota, except for those performed in cases of rape or incest, or when continued pregnancy severely endangers the woman's life or health. In 2006, South Dakota voters failed to pass a similar ban. ...

Sexual Trauma Haunts Many Female Vets

... veterans seeking VA medical care reported experiencing sexual trauma during their service. Veterans who reported sexual trauma, such as rape and threatening sexual harassment, were three times more likely to be diagnosed with a mental illness such as depression or post-traumatic stress ...

Fall Semester - A Time for Parents to Discuss the Risks of College Drinking

... by college students aged 18 to 24 contributes to an estimated 1,700 student deaths, 599,000 injuries, and 97,000 cases of sexual assault or date rape each year. Early Weeks Are Critical As the fall semester begins, parents can use this important time to help prepare their college-age sons and ...

May 2008 issue on conflict and crisis settings: Promoting sexual and reproductive rights

... themselves displaced for years or even decades. Conditions of unequal power, dependency, crowding, sub-standard housing and lack of privacy make rape and abuse a constant threat. The images of refugees projected by local residents, media and policy-makers as economically burdensome and morally ...

Emile Hirsch Visits the Democratic Republic of Congo With International Aid Agency Oxfam

... suffered one of the most deadly conflicts since World War II, where over 5.4 million people have died, 1.3 million are displaced, and violence and rape are a daily threat. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080221/DC14723LOGO ) Emile Hirsch said: "My trip with Oxfam to the Democratic ...

Family Service League Mentor Program Ends with 'Food for Thought' Competition

... include: the Family Counseling Program, with offices in Montclair and Bloomfield; the Family Day Nursery School in Bloomfield; the Essex County rape Care Center (ECRCC); school based social skills and mental health programs for middle and high school students; the Roche Pro Institute, which ...

Highest ever levels of post-traumatic stress found in Uganda

... Bayard Roberts, lead author of the study at LSHTM says, "Many of the people interviewed experienced ill health without medical care, experienced rape or sexual abuse, lack of food and water as well as higher rates of trauma exposure." ...

RAINN Helping Victims of Sexual Assault Online

... by Worth magazine. RAINN created and operates the National Sexual Assault Hotlines (800.656.HOPE and rainn.org) in partnership with over 1,100 local rape crisis centers across the country. The hotlines have helped more than 1.2 million people since 1994. RAINN also carries out programs to prevent ...

Most Internet Sex Offenders Target Teens, Not Kids

... Center at the University of New Hampshire, most arrested sex offenders who find victims on the Internet are charged with crimes such as statutory rape that involve nonviolent sexual relations with adolescents too young to consent to sexual intercourse. The research team found that online sexual ...

IF You Had Survived a Brutal Rape at Gunpoint, Would You Teach Aerobics to Convicted Felons?

... is the author of The Dancer: One Woman's Journey From Tragedy to Triumph and one of the authors in the anthology Setting the Captives Free. As a rape victim, Ms. Lee-Titus sheds new light on this brutal act and also lays the foundation for hope and forgiveness in The Dancer Returns: From Victim to ...

Researchers analyze domestic violence deaths

... Annie Dick, a graduate student in the School of Social Work, and Ann MacDonald, chair of the Fatality Review Team and executive director of rape & Crisis Abuse Center of Hamilton County, conducted the research in collaboration with police departments and social service agencies to explore ...

'Corrective' sex education may make sexual offenders more dangerous

... and a history of sexual offence and found that sexual offenders with intellectual disability who had committed a serious sexual offence, such as rape or pedophilia, actually demonstrated a greater sexual knowledge than non-offenders. This increased sexual knowledge may be from "corrective" sex ...

Connecticut Catholic Conference Wrong to Allow 'Plan B' in Catholic Hospitals

... provide emergency contraception after appropriate testing." "We must point out that there is no foolproof test that will assure that the victim of rape has not already conceived a child," Brown said. "The CCC further claims that the teaching authority of the Church has not definitively resolved this ...

Connecticut Bishops Back Down over Provision of Emergency Contraception

... Directives for Catholic Health Care Services -- a set of guidelines for Catholic health-care providers -- allows for the provision of EC after rape as a way of permitting 'A female who has been raped [to] defend herself against a potential conception from the sexual assault.' "The directive ...
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