Wendy Gilbert is a volunteer rape response advocate with Penquis and executive director of Rape Response Services, Tamar Mathieu, talk about how they respond to rape victims, offering support, sometimes immediately after the crime has taken place.
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Alicia M. CohnIt didn't help former Rep. Todd Akin win his Missouri Senate bid, but talking about "legitimate rape" won "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit" their highest overall audience share in nearly three months. Those Nielsen numbers follow Wednesday night's episode, "Legitimate Rape," which featured a character identified as a congressman and former obstetrician...
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A state House committee has unanimously approved a bill to help victims of rape.
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In a move widely backed by lawmakers and advocacy groups, the state Senate this week passed legislation that broadens the classification of rape. The Rape Victims Equality Act, sponsored by Sen.
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Some rape victims in Volusia and Flagler counties must be driven to Sanford for examinations after a contract ended that provided nurses to the Rape Crisis Center here.
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Rape and sexual assault victims will be able to seek help at four new support centres, the Government has announced.
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GENEVA (Reuters) - The United Nations human rights office voiced alarm on Friday at the suspension of the genocide trial of former Guatemalan dictator Efrain Rios Montt, calling it a blow to victims of atrocities who have waited decades for justice.
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Figures from the Office for National Statistics suggest that six per cent of people think rape victims are to blame when they are drunk, and eight per cent criticise victims who are under the influence of drugs.
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The home minister today named the Bhandara rape victims in Rajya Sabha which had to be expunged at the intervention of leader of the opposition Arun Jaitley.
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