Thinking about violece against women on an instituonal level. INST 205-Section Nine.doc. Nagel%20-%20Rape%20and%20War. 'The Invisible War' Changing the Conversation on Rape in the Military. Kori Cioca, a former member of the U.S.
Coast Guard featured in the film “The Invisible War,” was denied veteran’s health benefits to cover treatment to her jaw, which she says was broken during a sexual assault by one of her superior officers. Photo courtesy of Cinedigm/Docurama Lawmakers are paying close attention to a new Academy Award-nominated documentary that exposes a persistent climate of rape within the U.S. military. Military rape victims: Stop blaming us. Rape victims say military labels them 'crazy' Women accuse military of using psychiatric diagnoses to oust sexual assault victims"I couldn't trust my chain of command to ever back me up," says an alleged victim3,191 military sexual assaults reported in '11: "Unacceptable," says defense secretaryPentagon is assessing its training for sexual assault prevention and response (CNN) -- Stephanie Schroeder joined the U.S.
Marine Corps not long after 9/11. She was a 21-year-old with an associate's degree when she reported for boot camp at Parris Island, South Carolina. "I felt like it was the right thing to do," Schroeder recalls. A year and a half later, the Marines diagnosed her with a personality disorder and deemed her psychologically unfit for the Corps. The Normalization of Intimate Partner Violence in Beauty and the Beast. Study Reveals Troubling Violence Against Women Statistics. By Naima Ramos-Chapman | December 20, 2011 at 10:47 pm A new study by the Center for Disease Control reveals that violence against women continues to be a significant problem in the United States, and some of the troubling findings indicate that sexual violence occurs at a high rate.
According to the national survey, nearly one in five women has been raped or has experienced an attempted rape. Fast facts: statistics on violence against women and girls. Between 15 and 76 percent of women are targeted for physical and/or sexual violence in their lifetime, according to the available country data.
Most of this violence takes place within intimate relationships, with many women (ranging from 9 to 70 percent) reporting their husbands or partners as the perpetrator. Across the 28 States of the European Union, a little over one in five women has experienced physical and/or sexual violence from a partner (European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights, 2014). Hate Crime Victimization, 2003-2011. Lynn Langton, Ph.D., Michael Planty, Ph.D., Nathan Sandholtz, BJS Intern March 21, 2013 NCJ 241291 Presents annual counts and rates of hate crime victimization that occurred from 2003 through 2011, using data from the National Crime Victimization Survey (NCVS).
The report examines changes over time in hate crime victimizations, including the type of bias that motivated the hate crime, the type of crime, whether the incident was reported to police, and characteristics of the incident, offender, and victim. In addition, the report compares characteristics of hate crime and nonhate crime victimization. NCVS estimates are supplemented by data from official police reports of hate crime from the FBI's Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) Hate Crime Statistics Program. Highlights: From 2007 to 2011, an estimated annual average of 259,700 nonfatal violent and property hate crime victimizations occurred against persons age 12 or older residing in U.S. households.
Female Victims of Sexual Violence, 1994-2010. Marcus Berzofsky, Dr.P.H., RTI, Christopher Krebs, Ph.D., RTI, Lynn Langton, Ph.D., BJS, Michael Planty, Ph.D., BJS, Hope Smiley-McDonald, Ph.D., RTI March 7, 2013 NCJ 240655 Presents trends in the rate of completed or attempted rape or sexual assault against females from 1995 to 2010.
The report examines demographic characteristics of female victims of sexual violence and characteristics of the offender and incident, including victim-offender relationship, whether the offender had a weapon, and the location of the victimization. The report also examines changes over time in the percentages of female victims of sexual violence who suffered an injury and received formal medical treatment, reported the victimization to the police, and received assistance from a victim service provider. USDOJ: Office on Violence Against Women. RAINN: The nation's largest anti-sexual assault organization.One of “America’s 100 Best Charities" —Worth magazine.
Roger Williams University. Myth: Rape is caused by lust or uncontrollable sexual urges and the need for sexual gratification.
Fact: Rape is an act of physical violence and domination that is not motivated by sexual gratification. Myth: Once a man gets sexually aroused, he can't just stop. Fact: Men do not physically need to have sex after becoming sexually excited. Watch: Female Infanticide. Case Study: Female Infanticide Focus: (1) India (2) China Summary The phenomenon of female infanticide is as old as many cultures, and has likely accounted for millions of gender-selective deaths throughout history.
It remains a critical concern in a number of "Third World" countries today, notably the two most populous countries on earth, China and India. C.Sarah Soh paper. Human Dignity and Sexual Culture:A Reflection on the 'Comfort Women' Issues Chunghee Sarah Soh, Ph.D.
San Francisco State University Introduction The purpose of this paper is to reflect on a particular dimension of the complex issues involving the Comfort Women movement for redress by focusing on what I call 'masculinist sexual culture'. For the purpose of this paper I use the term 'masculinist' to refer to those men and women who believe not only in the Confucian principle of male superiority but also in male 'sex-rights'(1) to have access to the female body both inside and outside marriage. V-Day: A Global Movement to End Violence Against Women and Girls Worldwide. V-Day: A Global Movement to End Violence Against Women and Girls Worldwide.