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CSI Cleveland: How the city is curbing sexual violence

The Christian Science Monitor

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Ohio's second-largest city has become a national leader in responding to rape cases and dealing compassionately with victims by working from day one with advocates from rape crisis centers.

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The Secret Lives of Male Sex Abuse Survivors

Bright Magazine

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One in six boys in the United States has experienced sexual abuse before turning 18. With few recovery options in real life, more of them are going online for support.

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A guide to Reinvestigating Rape: Old Evidence, New Answers

Cleveland.com (The Plain Dealer)

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In Cleveland, as in much of the United States, rape remains muffled by stigma and cloaked with such secrecy that discussions about it often are relegated to courtrooms. Activists are now campaigning for more widespread testing of rape kits to actively tackle the problem.

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Can a College That's Notorious for Sexual Assault Reform Itself?

NationSwell

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At the University of Virginia, the all-male peer education group One in Four works to create new standards surrounding sexual violence against women.

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What if we prescribed video games, and not Ritalin, to treat ADHD?

Bright Magazine

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Game inventors have created a new game to help students who suffer from ADHD and other mental problems develop and stimulate their brains in a safer, more targeted way than normal medicines.

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In Bangladesh, Grassroots Efforts to End Violence Against Women

Voice of America (VOA)

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A non-profit in Bangladesh is fighting domestic violence by having female and especially male Bangladeshi volunteers give sexual education and women's rights classes.

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Mumbai slum dwellers say 'I have to help' stop violence against women

Public Radio International (PRI)

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Life in the Mumbai slum of Dharavi is stressful and sometimes violent, especially for women. Domestic violence is rampant, as are assaults out on the streets. An NGO called SNEHA (Society for Nutrition, Education & Health Action) is trying to change the prevalence of violence here with the help o...

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Teaching women self-defence still the best way to reduce sexual assaults: study

The Globe and Mail

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In the debate over how to reduce sexual assault on university campuses, proposing self-defense classes for women is controversial. But, according to new landmark Canadian research, it works.

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India's Golden Chance

Virginia Quarterly Review

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Pathfinder International is a global organization that educates the poor in more than twenty countries on matters of reproductive health. In India, where many girls are forced into marriage and early motherhood, this education could be a key step toward freedom and equality.

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The University Of Texas Makes Major Investment To Address Deficits In Campus Sexual Assault Research

The Huffington Post

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2014 was a year marked nationwide by activism and unprecedented federal attention to the issue of campus sexual assault. The University of Texas system is putting $1.7 million into a comprehensive, multi-year effort to combat sexual assault on campus.

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