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The link between sexual violence and HIV

The link between sexual violence and HIV is well established. It is in part directly biological as women may be exposed to HIV during rape, and partly mediated through gender power inequalities and the impact of sexual violence on women’s sense of self, and in particular perceptions of control over sexual access to their bodies and their self-esteem. 454 more words

Wilton man arrested for sexual assault during massage

WILTON, Conn. (WTNH) — Police have arrested a man after they say he sexually assaulted a woman he was giving a massage to.

According to police, Jan Adamovic, 36, of Stamford, had gone to a home in Wilton to provide “sound healing”. 65 more words


Teen arrested after 6-year-old sexually assaulted at NC theater

LOWELL, N.C. — Lowell police said Tuesday afternoon a teenager was identified and arrested in connection to the reported sexual assault of a 6-year-old at a movie theater. 40 more words


What is sexual assault?

Many victims of in-flight sexual assault or battery, groping, molestation, or unwanted touching are unsure if their experience qualifies as assault, or struggle with reconciling their reactions during and after the experience. 188 more words