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Obama Says 'It’s on Us' to Prevent Sexual Assault

(WASHINGTON) — President Obama Friday said a “fundamental shift in our culture” is needed to prevent sexual assault and domestic violence.

“As far as we’ve come, the fact is that from sports leagues to pop culture to politics, our society still does not sufficiently value women,” Obama said as he unveiled a new campaign to raise awareness and prevent sexual assault on college and university campuses. 195 more words

National

Violence Against Women - it's common, horrifying, and everyone's business.

Violence against women is more than an issue for police or our legal system to deal with. It is more than the sensationalised stories we hear in the newspapers, and it is more than ‘monsters’ lurking in dark alleyways – it is serious, common and often occurs in the home. 994 more words

Sexual Assault

VicHealth NCAS survey launch

It has been exactly one month since I have last posted, but there’s good reason for it. It has been an emotional and overwhelming time – I have finally made it publicly known that I have experienced sexual violence and the support I have received from everyone has been beyond amazing. 467 more words

Sexual Assault

VT Man Arrested for Sexual Assault

Hancock, VT – 9/7/14 -On Sunday, Aug. 31 the VT State Police in Royalton was contacted by a female from NH who advised that she had just picked up her 48 year old sister from Hancock, VT and that the sister had stated, she was being sexually assaulted by a neighbor. 87 more words

Crime

Are Colleges Ignoring Female Sexual Assaults on their Campuses?

According to The Campus Sexual Assault Study, approximately one in five women has reported being sexually assaulted on college campuses. Most victims report their experience as sexual assault by “physical assault” because they are reluctant to call this rape. 269 more words

Politics

Springfield VT Man Faces Sexual Assault Charges

A Springfield VT man was arraigned on Aggravated Felonious Sexual Assault charges in Claremont District court on Monday.  Claremont Police say Zachary Jones’ 31, had bail set at $25,000 cash or surety with special conditions for the class A Felony Charge A probable cause hearing is scheduled for September 8 at 1:00 pm. 28 more words

News

Day 7: Have you ever dissociated? If so, how often?

I had never had dissociation or even heard of it up until i was raped. I used to get it only during sex for around 1 and a bit years, then it slowly creeped into my day to day life. 66 more words

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