News tagged with victims

Research highlights extent and effects of school violence

Six percent of U.S. children and youth missed a day of school over the course of a year because they were the victim of violence or abuse at school. This was a major finding of a study on school safety by University of New ...

Oct 21, 2014
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Using feminist theory to understand male rape

Decades of feminist research have framed rape and sexual assault as a 'women's issue', leaving little room for the experiences of male victims. But a new study published in the Journal of Gender Studies suggests that feminist ...

Oct 20, 2014
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Does batterer intervention work?

One in five women in the U.S. will fall victim to intimate partner violence. While successful programs exist to identify and treat victims, there is a void in proven interventions for perpetrators of domestic ...

Sep 09, 2014
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