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Log In. The Forced Heroism of the ‘Survivor’ Photo.

The Forced Heroism of the ‘Survivor’

Carrere Psychology of Tragedy. Should Prostitution Be a Crime? The abolitionists moved into the fight against global labor trafficking in the 1990s, focusing on sex trafficking, though most estimates suggest that the majority of trafficking victims are forced into domestic, agricultural or construction work.

Should Prostitution Be a Crime?

The abolitionists wanted to erase the traditional legal distinction between forced and consensual prostitution by cracking down on all of it as trafficking. In 1998, they tried to persuade President Bill Clinton — and Hillary Clinton, who was the honorary chairwoman of the Clinton administration’s council on women — to adopt their broad definition in an international crime treaty and a federal trafficking bill. Review: ‘Sworn Virgin’ Concerns a Fading Custom in Albania.

Photo “Sworn Virgin,” the debut feature from the Italian director Laura Bispuri, concerns a fading custom in remote Albania, where some women have sworn off marriage, sex and parenthood and proceeded to live as men.

Review: ‘Sworn Virgin’ Concerns a Fading Custom in Albania

The film’s protagonist (), known as Mark, has taken this path, gaining rights in a fiercely patriarchal culture. Van der Kolk 1994. A Report to the Academy (Kafka) Native Lives Matter, Too. Photo IN August 2010 John T.

Native Lives Matter, Too

DSM IV. Those With Multiple Tours of War Overseas Struggle at Home. “The classic analyst takes in the information and then retreats into their head and wants to think about it, then maybe checks the environment again and thinks some more,” said Dr.

Those With Multiple Tours of War Overseas Struggle at Home

Abuse Casts a Long Shadow by Changing Children’s Genes — NOVA Next. Over 50 kids showed up at the Child Emotion Lab in Madison, Wisconsin.

Abuse Casts a Long Shadow by Changing Children’s Genes — NOVA Next

Most of them grew up in typical households. They were there because their parents just happened to see an ad in the city’s buses or newspapers. But about a third of them were recruited for the study there because their childhoods had been anything but normal. These kids, according to records kept by Child Protective Services, had been abused. For abused children, that trauma is just the beginning. Abuse can have effects well beyond childhood. The Professional Counselor » Examining the Theory of Historical Trauma Among Native Americans.

The theory of historical trauma was developed to explain the current problems facing many Native Americans.

The Professional Counselor » Examining the Theory of Historical Trauma Among Native Americans

This theory purports that some Native Americans are experiencing historical loss symptoms (e.g., depression, substance dependence, diabetes, dysfunctional parenting, unemployment) as a result of the cross-generational transmission of trauma from historical losses (e.g., loss of population, land, and culture). However, there has been skepticism by mental health professionals about the validity of this concept. The purpose of this article is to systematically examine the theoretical underpinnings of historical trauma among Native Americans. The author seeks to add clarity to this theory to assist professional counselors in understanding how traumas that occurred decades ago continue to impact Native American clients today. Keywords: historical trauma, Native Americans, American Indian, historical losses, cross-generational trauma, historical loss symptoms Historical Losses Conclusion.

Excerpts from The School Days of an Indian Girl. Excerpts from The School Days of an Indian Girl--by Zitkala-Sa (Dakota) Note: We reprint here as a sample only the first 2 (of 7) chapters of this book.

Excerpts from The School Days of an Indian Girl

Please consult the Electronic Text Center at the University of Virginia Library for the full book. OP-ED: Justice foiled by ignorance of trauma. By Judge George Timberlake, Ret, JJIE.org At the supermarket last week, I saw a young woman who looked familiar, but I could not recall her name.

OP-ED: Justice foiled by ignorance of trauma

I said “Hello” and continued looking for kale, quinoa and 15-grain bread — staples at my house since we are eating healthy. Coping While Black: A Season Of Traumatic News Takes A Psychological Toll : Code Switch. Raymond Smith of Charleston, S.C., kneels in prayer in front of the Emanuel AME Church in Charleston before a worship service on June 21.

Coping While Black: A Season Of Traumatic News Takes A Psychological Toll : Code Switch

Stephen B. Morton/AP hide caption toggle caption Stephen B. A secret epidemic: Traumatic brain injury among domestic violence victims. In recent years, medical science has uncovered the high risk and devastating effects of traumatic brain injury, or TBI, among U.S. combat soldiers and athletes, especially football and hockey players. What if a vastly greater population were also suffering these effects: women and children living with the consequences of domestic violence?

How to survive solitary confinement. Nigerian Women Freed From Boko Haram Face Rejection at Home. DAKAR, Senegal — A new crisis is emerging as the Nigerian military liberates droves of women and girls from their Boko Haram captors: Many of the newly freed are being rejected when they return to their communities, according to a report released Tuesday. The women and girls, many of whom were raped by militants, have been labeled “annoba,” which means epidemics, or “Boko Haram wives,” according to the report from International Alert, a peace-building group, and Unicef. Some community members worry that they have been radicalized by Boko Haram and might try to recruit others to fight with the militant group, which has been terrorizing northern Nigeria for years. Samuels rhetoric. How People Learn to Become Resilient. Norman Garmezy, a developmental psychologist and clinician at the University of Minnesota, met thousands of children in his four decades of research.

But one boy in particular stuck with him. He was nine years old, with an alcoholic mother and an absent father. Reverse outline.original. Entitled Opinions (on Freud, Trauma, Memory) .mp3. Hellhole. Suicide on an Indian Campus. The suicide on Jan. 17 of Rohith Vemula, a Ph.D. student at Hyderabad University in India, has unleashed a storm of protest and created a political crisis for the government of Prime Minister Narendra Modi over the issue of caste prejudice. A True-Crime Story That Puts the Victims First. Three Years on Rikers Without Trial.

James Ridgeway’s Solitary Reporting. The Caging of America. On the Beat of Black Lives and Bloodshed. What Does a Parrot Know About PTSD? Nearly 30 years ago, Lilly Love lost her way. The Anger of Ta-Nehisi Coates by Darryl Pinckney. Officers with PTSD at Greater Risk for Police Brutality. NCTE2015ConvBookList. Protect Female Farmworkers. Photo. Why Can’t We Stop Child Abuse? Prisons Perpetuate Trauma in Female Inmates. Alice Walker and Colm Toibin, and Their Trail of Words. My 10 Favorite Books: Gloria Steinem. White Debt. In Defense of Dr. Bessel van der Kolk - Foundation for Excellence in Mental Health Care. Tales of the Super Survivors.