Ending Domestic and Sexual Abuse in Mississippi

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Sexual Assault Links

Supporters have raised over $250,000 in 2 ½ days for RAINN, the nation’s largest anti-sexual violence organization

Read the whole article here: http://www.rainn.org/news-room/alums-unite-to-show-what-penn-state-is-really-all-about Washington, D.C., November 11th — What started with a small group of passionate alumni has exploded into a national display of Penn State pride, as thousands of Penn Staters have joined together to help victims of sexual assault. Using social media, these supporters have raised over $250,000 in 2 […]

RAINN’s Back to School Safety Tips

Click here to go to the original article! RAINN (Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network), the nation’s largest anti-sexual violence organization, today released helpful safety tips for college students going back to school. College aged students are at the highest risk for being sexually assaulted; the majority of rapes are committed by someone who the […]

Dangerous Messages

Like the brutal attack against CBS’ Laura Logan, the alleged sexual assault against a housekeeper at New York City’s toney Sofitel Hotel has provided a window to our society’s attitudes toward women, wealth, privilege and power. It’s a sad but important reminder that we have a lot of work still to do to eliminate stereotypes, […]

New Mississippi Domestic Violence Laws

This article, dated 9/20/2010 is by Jack Elliot, Jr / Associated Press and can be found by visiting NEMS360.com Analysis: Miss. strengthens domestic violence laws New Mississippi laws will more harshly punish batterers and stalkers for their actions — changes sought by prosecutors and advocates for victims. Lawmakers passed two bills updating domestic violence laws, […]

Women’s Sexual Rights

by Susan Naron Counselor for S.A.F.E., Inc. During an initial session with clients, I always educate them about the four types of abuse: emotional, psychological, sexual, and physical.  Most are surprised when I define sexual abuse/harassment as being something that was said to them in a sexual nature that they don’t feel comfortable hearing (such […]