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Anger in The Victims - Anger in The Victims In The Victims, by Sharon Olds, the author reveals the dark side of a society where divorce is prevalent, some family members find it hard to cope with. In the first half of “The Victims”, it sounds like a young child is telling the experience regarding her parents’ divorce. The speaker expresses anger toward the father. “When mother divorced you, we were glad.” (Line 1) The “we” is probably several children and their mother. It appears they all experienced an unpleasant life with their father....   [tags: Victims] 599 words
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Men as Victims - According to RAINN, (2009) approximately 10 per cent of all victims of sexual assault and abuse are adult and juvenile males. In terms of the nature of assault, real figures include a compendium of reported incidents ranging from unwanted sexual touching to forced penetration. To qualify this statement, it must be understood that the percentage does not reflect a vast number of crimes that go unreported due to issues that will be discussed in the present paper. Sexual assault is an under-reported crime....   [tags: Sexual Assault, Male Victims]
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Other Victims of The Nazis Persecution - Some people say The Holocaust is our worlds weakest and most vile moment in history. With the death of eleven million helpless and innocent victims, it was a traumatic time of blood and tears. Six million of these deaths came from the Jew population. While about 2/3 of the Jewish population was killed in Europe, others suffered too. The Gypsies, the Poles, those who were mentally disabled, and twins were also targeted during the time of the Holocaust. Many people lose sight of the deaths of anyone other than the Jews, but the road was long and hard for everyone involved....   [tags: holocaust, innocent victims, jews]
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Crime Victims and the Media - Introduction The media’s job is to entertain, inform, and educate society on what is going on around the world. The media entertains society by reporting stories that amuse people. The educational function of the media is about allowing society to know their legal rights. The informational aspect of the media does not need to be explained; it is self-explanatory. Within the last three decades, the media’s role has changed dramatically. The media went from using telegraphs, post offices, newspapers, magazines, radio, and television to using cell phones and tablets....   [tags: Crime Victims and the News]
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Traddicking Victims Proection Act - Trafficking Victims Protection Act is an organization establishes to prevent individuals from becoming victims of human trafficking. It also protects the victims of human trafficking, and seeks justice against the traffickers. The Trafficking Victims Protection Act is well put together; their mission is to assist trafficking victims around the world. The organization was established in the 2000. However, since its establishment it has been unsuccessful attaining its goal. Subsequently its performance has little effect, due to the fact that only a few fractions of victims have received aid....   [tags: human, traddicking, victims, goals] 678 words
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Innocent Victims in To Kill a Mockingbird - Who would want to kill a mockingbird that sings and keeps people at peace. Only mean and cruel people for example Bob Ewell, a drunk and abusive father. This symbol of mockingbird appears in the story many times. According to Merriam-Webster’s Middle School Dictionary a mockingbird is a songbird of the southern U.S. that is noted for the sweetness of its song and for imitations of the notes of other birds (482). The symbol of killing a blameless bird is repeated through out the story when Harper Lee describes Boo Radley, Tom Robinson, and Calpurnia....   [tags: To Kill a Mockingbird, victims, Harper Lee, ] 872 words
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The Issues Posed by Blaming Victims of Rape - In contemporary North America, if one were to ask almost any member of society what were the most heinous crimes a human being could commit, almost assuredly rape would be listed amongst every top five. Maybe it would even be competing for the number one spot. It is highly unlikely, absurd even, to think that any reasonable being would not find rape (or the broader term of sexual assault used in Canada) to be an abhorrent act becoming of no real human being. However, knowing this: that is, that the vast majority of citizens in North American society are in agreement on the nature of such a crime, it is all the more puzzling that many continue to harbour a mindset that gives th...   [tags: Rape, victims, crime]
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The Physicians Role in Identifying and Aiding Victims of Sexual Assault - Sexual assault is defined as any sexual act performed by one person on another without consent. It may result from the use of force, the threat of force, or from the victim's inability to give consent. Lifetime prevalence of sexual assault in the United States is estimated to be 18 percent in women and 3 percent in men [1]. About 50 percent of sexual assault victims have some acquaintance with their attackers. Two-thirds of assaulted women over 55 are assaulted in their own home or in a care facility [2]....   [tags: Aiding Rape Victims] 626 words
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The Victims - The process of addressing memories of private suffering within “The Victims” by Sharon Olds is implied through contradictive perspectives. In the poem there is a shift in focus and tone during line 17. The poem addresses issues of suffering from two distinct perspectives, the first coming from a little girl and the second a grown woman. The narrative, imagery and diction are different in the two contrasting parts of the poem, and the second half carefully qualifies the first, as if to illustrate the more mature and established attitudes of the narrator in her older years – a stipulation of the easy imitation of the earlier years, when the mother’s views dominated and set the tone....   [tags: Analysis, Sharon Olds] 1227 words
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The Victims - ... I can still hear the echoes of his authoritative voice booming through my head. ‘You stupid, stupid, stupid girl.’ His belittling, recurring phrases hammered my head unremittingly. I tried to block out his demeaning and reprimanding words. Slowly and slowly, I could see his facial features appear before my eyes. His wicked, distinguished smile combined with his piercing grey eyes effortlessly discredited you in an astonishing manner when they scrutinized you for no reason. Just thinking about it anchorages a fierce pain in the pit of my heart....   [tags: personal narrative] 1331 words
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Identify the Victims of Disaster - When a mass disaster happens everything is absolute chaos, everyone in the area is affected. It does not matter if the disaster was caused by nature, or man, the disaster victims must be helped. Between the time of the disaster and until a victim is found, many times there are family member waiting. Waiting to hear if their loved ones survived. Sometimes these families have to wait for a team of experts to identify their loved ones, by bits of their bones, or of their DNA. From the time of the disaster to identification, it is long and challenging but it is a job that must be done, to help the victims and their families find closure....   [tags: disaster, victim, identification]
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The Victims of The Holocaust - While the Germans and the rest of the world were focusing on World War I, many innocent people experiencing a different type of nature. They were subjected to being publicly humiliated, shaved and branded, and placed in tormenting concentration camps. Persecution and Emigration, Origins of the Holocaust, Fighting Back and Anne Frank are all big roles during this time period. No one will ever know the exact feeling of the trauma people were facing and how many people were actually killed. During the time of the Holocaust, Jews were not the only victims of murder....   [tags: WWII, nazism, the Jewish question]
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Bullies and Their Victims - Bullies choose their victims wisely, targeting kids who are disliked and less likely to be defended by their peers. These kids become frequent targets of verbal and physical attacks or other forms of abuse. What sustain these repeated assaults are retreat cycles between pairs of children. Research indicates that about ten to twenty percent of children are bullies, while there is a fifteen to thirty percent who are repeatedly victimized (Salmivalli & Voeten, 2004). Bullies are both male and females but mostly males....   [tags: Social Issues]
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Stop Blaming Victims for Sexual Assault - “You damned man, you damned existence, [and] you damned this earth, but never dared to question your code. Your victims took the blame and struggled on, with your noble curses as reward for their martyrdom-while you went on crying that your code was noble, but human nature was not good enough to practice it. And no one rose to ask the question Good?-by what standard?” Society’s view of sexual assault is shifting in a negative way in that members of society openly persecute victims of sexual assault, and certain types of popular visual media promote such violence....   [tags: Avoiding Victim Blaming]
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Blaming Rape Victims in the United States - Victim blaming occurs when a victim of a crime is held responsible, partly if not entirely, for the wrongful act committed against them. In the United States, victim blaming is most prevalent in circumstances of rape and other sexual assaults towards women. This stems from being a society that views women as lesser beings, as evidenced by unequal pay, under representation in the media, and an inadequate presence in government. When women are viewed as lesser beings and are not respected, violence against women prevails....   [tags: Victim Blaming, Rape Essays]
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The Public´s Perceptions of Victims and criminals - Such shows like America’s Most Wanted have been instrumental for the victims’ rights movement here in America. “America’s Most Wanted has become one of the most important programs on television, having played a major role in the capture of more than 1,100 fugitives in the U.S. and 30 countries, including 17 on the FBI’s Ten Most Wanted List, rescue of 61 children and Missing persons since its launch in 1988” (Welch, 2013). The host of the show John Walsh was a victim in his own right when his son Adam was taken from a Florida mall in 1983....   [tags: america´s most wanted, fbi, victim´s rights]
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Victims of Rape - Rape is a form of victimization that is highly underreported. The crime of rape has been denied throughout the ages. Women were believed to secretly desire the prospect of being raped. In addition, there was even the belief that rape was not possible (Pilkington, 2011, Lecture Unit 4). In some ways, this denial of rape has continued within our society. Denial about victimization has only added to the negative feelings rape victims have and why they choose to let their victimization go unreported....   [tags: Date Rape Essays]
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Victims of Haiti - It affected 3,000,000 people, left 1,000,000 homeless, injured 250,000 people, and took the precious lives of 170,000 innocent victims. The reason for such a disaster may never be fully understood, but other conclusions can be made by analyzing the information that we are able to attain. These victims of Haiti are in need of help, and will be for a long time. The victims of the earthquake in Haiti are dealing with several catastrophic effects including physical damage and economic troubles; however, they are also benefiting from one positive effect: the help from the world around them, coming together to as one to assist those in need....   [tags: Natural Disaster] 691 words
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Victims of Stereotypes - Who is the best looking. Who is the richest. Who is the most popular. People are always quick to judge others, but sometimes people take their judgments to far and form stereotypes on certain individuals. All Muslims are terrorists. All Women are to stay in kitchen. All homosexuals are evil. Falling victim to one of these common stereotypes can have a devastating effect on one’s lifestyle. Scared to go back out in public, stereotyped people live a life full of depression and isolation. The main characters in “The Yellow Wallpaper” and “Paul’s Case” are two individuals who fall victim to common 20th century stereotypes and succumb to a life of isolation and depression....   [tags: Literary Analysis]
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Victims or Victors - It was September 11th, 2001. The morning began like any other: people went to work, schools were in session, and businesses conducted commerce. That would soon end. At approximately 8:46 a.m., a large plume of smoke billowed from the North Tower of the World Trade Center in New York City. America was under attack and this was only the first target. The ensuing carnage would soon claim 2,977 American lives in New York City, Washington, DC, and outside of Shanksville, Pennsylvania (CNN Library). However, victors would soon arise from the rubble....   [tags: September 11th, terrorist attacks]
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Victims of Persecution and Muder in the Holocaust - ... Anything that could disrupt their plan for racial cleansing could have automatically leaded to someone to being a victim of the violent crimes acted among the Nazi party. Not only were Nazis targeting their racial inferiors, but also any groups that disrupted the political, ideological and behavioral grounds. Examples for this situation can be seen towards the homosexuals, Jehovah’s witnesses and even communist and socialist leaders that were a threat to fascist Germany. According to A Teacher’s Guide to the Holocaust, the Nazi regime claimed its concern about homosexuality related to keeping the Aryan birthrate high (“Victims”)....   [tags: nazi, jewish, hitler]
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Psychosocial Aspects of Bullies and Victims - Summary This article investigates the psychosocial adjustment of bullies, victims, bully/victims, and a control group of adolescents unaffected by violence. Indicators of adjustment were self-esteem, symptoms of depression, stress, loneliness and satisfaction with their life. 1,319 adolescents from seven state schools in Spain were given self assessment inventories in these five categories. ANOVAs revealed the bullies were similar to the control group in self-esteem, lack of depression and loneliness, but were similar to victims and victim/bullies regarding higher stress and lower satisfaction with life....   [tags: Sociology] 619 words
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The Little Known Victims of the Holocaust - The Little Known Victims of the Holocaust Many people look back on the Holocaust today and realize that so many abysmal and hideous things happened. The genocide of the Jews is known but what may be less well documented is Hitler’s design to eradicate all groups other than the blue-eyed, fair-haired Aryans. So many of them were forgotten and just pushed in with the major race of the Jews, who were said to be unworthy of life. The people were not ready, nor expecting to be forced into such an egregious state of being....   [tags: Holocaust]
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The Other Victims of The Holocaust - During the tragic times of the German Holocaust, many innocent people were brutally murdered. Jews were not the only victims during this dark time. Roma (gypsies), Poles and other Slavs, the mentally and/or physically disabled, Jehovah’s Witnesses, homosexuals, African-German children, priests and pastors, and many other miscellaneous groups all fell victim of persecution and murder by the Nazis for various reasons. According to A Teachers Guide to the Holocaust, the nomadic people from northwest India, also known as gypsies, were included in the implementation of Hitler’s race laws....   [tags: homosexuals, disabled people, nazi]
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For All Victims by Antjie Krog - ... The effect therefore of this repetition ‘forgive me’(II.17-19) one might argue that it emphasizes the speaker’s attitude towards the formation of the new South Africa and can also show her being desperate to be forgiven. She wants to be forgiven by the victims and work together with them on redefining their relationship to the past and locate their place in the future. She is trying to emphasise to the victims how much she needs their forgiveness. In addition, the form of address is showing a direct confrontation to the people who were ‘wronged’ (I.20) and it a clear reference to wanting reformation of their relationship to the past....   [tags: poem analysis] 1483 words
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The Many Victims of Human Trafficking - ... Sweden and America suffer from the same criminality this means illegal and inhuman crime against human beings but in dissimilar mechanism. This report is about human trafficking in the world nevertheless enlightening about trafficking in Sweden and America. While the comprehensive remains complete this report is based on reports from reliable sources and it rest on a solid evidence, although information gaps can be absent. The report consist of three main chapters, a global survey of the pattern and flows of trafficking including background and causes, a summary of human trafficking in Sweden moreover a summary about trafficking the United States of America....   [tags: criminal, sex, human rights] 661 words
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Victims of Rape and Torture in India - ... Although India and Pakistan have recently begun legislation to protect women, historically women’s human rights have been violated because of cultural tradition and lack of political enforcement. Over time, there has been a plethora of new legislation to help defend victims of rape and torture in India and Pakistan. However, violent acts against women and children are nothing new. A recent case that was in international news occurred in December 2012, where a 23-year-old woman was gang raped and had her intestines ripped out with an iron rod....   [tags: Human Rights issues] 1262 words
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The Mindsets of Victims and Creators - ... The article then quotes the second student who was able to find the textbook ““I called several other college bookstores in our region, ones farther away from our campus. But none of them carried this book. So finally I went online and found used copies available for much less. I used the savings to pay for 2-day air shipping, and got the used book by 2nd day air, for about the price the new book was at our bookstore” she concluded.” This student exhibited the mindset of a Creator by not letting those circumstances get in the way....   [tags: concept definition and analysis]
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Victims' Rights and Restorative Justice - Introduction Agreeing on a definition of restorative justice has proved difficult. One definition is a theory of justice that focuses mostly on repairing the harm caused by criminal behaviour. The reparation is done through a cooperative process that includes all the stakeholders. Restorative justice can also be explained as an approach of justice that aims to satisfy the needs of the victims and offenders, as well as the entire community. The most broadly accepted definition for restorative justice, however, is a process whereby all the parties that have a stake in a specific offence collectively resolve on how to deal with the aftermath....   [tags: Restorative Justice]
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Victims of Trafficking Protection Act - ... Since victims are not coming forward with their story, the governments are not receiving accurate statistics. Another reason is that the government may benefit from not reporting sex trafficking (Smith, 2011). The government may turn their heads when it comes to sex trafficking. The government may be receiving money from the pimps. Also the pimps may be paying off the law enforcement and in turn the government will benefit. Since the government is basically turning a blind eye, there seems to be no trafficking victims....   [tags: sex trafficking legislation]
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Personal Narrative: The Victims of Bullies - Life is a mixture of experiences, culture, tradition, sexuality, politics and much more. Experiences make us the person who we are today. Describing how an individual handles certain stages in life. These experiences demonstrates how a person behaves, and determines their attitude. In my life I have experienced many things that have affected me in all aspects of myself. How I interact with people, what my actions are, my preferences, and all about me. With my experiences that I have faced I learned many things but one thing that stands out is that everyone should have morals of compassion, kindness, and respect the value of life....   [tags: bullying, vegetarian, diets]
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Providing Treatment to PTSD Victims - Categories of PTSD victims with regard to providing treatment: Group A: PTSD victims in developed countries, including victims of sexual abuse and domestic violence. Group B: Victims during crisis/war situations in developing countries who are very susceptible to developing PTSD. Group C: PTSD victims during the recovery period of crisis/war situations in developing countries. Group D: PTSD victims of non-crisis related sexual abuse and domestic violence in developing countries. Group E: Other PTSD victims in developing countries....   [tags: Nursing Essays] 1489 words
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Victims and Creators in My Life - ... When she arrives late to work she blames it on traffic or that she was tried from the night before. Then she says it’s not her fault that she was out all night it was her friends fault. When she comes to work and her boss asks her why her station is set up ready to open her answer is that nobody set it up for her, but she knows what is expected of her when she shows up to work and clocks in. she never takes responsibility for what she does and does not do unless it’s something good. This is why I think she is a victim....   [tags: behavior and attitude reflections] 548 words
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Children: The Innocent Victims of Polygamy - Many people would happily accept an opportunity to have their daily stress reduced by employing help with not only their children but also with daily household responsibilities of cooking and cleaning. Especially in this fragile economic state the average family living in America cannot afford the luxury of hiring a house cleaner, cook or nanny. However, there are polygamists families in America have the abilities of multiple adults contributing to the same household because of the lifestyle choice of having multiple spouses....   [tags: plural marriage, domestic violence]
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The Victims of Sex Trafficking - ... On the other side people believe sex trafficking is a criminal act that is dimensioning human rights. Although both arguments are valid; the issue of sex trafficking has been increasing and needs to be combated. Therefore, we need to present particle changes to the way we are dealing with the issue of sex trafficking. In John Makely news article entitled, “Super Bowl surge in sex trafficking. Maybe not, but issue grabs the spotlight,” he explains how a survivor of sex trafficking decided to make a difference and find a solution on the issue of sex trafficking....   [tags: Super Bowl, Polaris Project] 1942 words
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Undisclosed Victims of the Holocaust - ... Nazis showed their true anti-Semitism when they began to wipe out the Roma or Gypsy population. The Holocaust Encyclopedia explains the Nazi’s hatred toward Gypsies. The Nazi’s viewed Gypsies as “alien blood.” For a Gypsy to mate with a German was forbidden. The Roma population ultimately threatened the pure blood German race. To justify their cruelty, Nazis used propaganda to convince German citizens that Gypsies had criminal characteristics and were a dangerous risk to the German race and country....   [tags: racial dangers, homosexuals]
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The Victims by Sharon Olds - ... The tone is important in explaining divorce in society. The speakers tone shows a sense of innocence. This is because they sense the need for the father to receive punishment for ignoring them. However, not until adulthood do they realize that their mother instigated their hatred. ("She had taught us to take it, to hate you and take it until we pricked with her for your annihilation, Father.") The tone shifts immediately after that when they become aware of what had happened and felt angry towards their mother and sympathy towards their father....   [tags: divorce through the eyes of the parents' children] 972 words
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Suicide Victims and Homicide Offenders - Suicide victims and homicide offenders require special attention from both the government and the society in order to realize a positive change. Such people affect the moral stability of the society. This means that they must be assisted to eliminate immoralities and encourage the realization of a stable society in the future (Gartner & Macmillan, 1995). The rates of Suicide victims and homicide cases are on the increase in various regions over the recent past. Some of the perpetrators are the caregivers to spouses who are chronically ill....   [tags: Vulnerable Populations]
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Teens as Victims of Cyberbullying - “Around half of teens have been the victims of cyber bullies,” Richard Webster from the “Cyber bullying is when a person or a group is trying to embarrass and harm or intimidate those who are weaker than them”. “Cyber bullying to texting: What’s on your kids ‘Cell?” What is cyber bullying. The Stop bullying Organization explains what the meaning of cyber bullying is. Cyber bullies are able to use cells phones and the internet to make it very easy bully other people. Lawmakers and Schools should take more action towards people who are being bullies because it can lead to depression, suicide, and mental issue....   [tags: bullying, schools, internet]
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Victims of Poverty and Hunger - ... With these shocking statistics, how is demolishing poverty and hunger not a worldwide priority. Not having enough funds to obtain a healthy meal every day or to have a home should not determine how long or how healthy of a life someone will live. Everyone, rich or poor, should have access to food and shelter, in order to live a healthy lifespan. Still, to some, this is not something they can easily escape because without plenty of food and access to clean water, malnutrition is a given. Sadly many of the main victims of poverty and hunger are children, along with the parents of these children....   [tags: consequences for future generations] 2168 words
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School Violence: Bullies and Victims - Many parents believe that sending their children to school is almost certainly the safest place for them to be, nevertheless it is probably one of the worlds most dangerous places in the United States. School violence has been around for many generations. School violence may be terminated if we take the right actions. Students get affected in several different ways and react differently from their peers. School violence is a belligerent activity that can happen with school staff as well, as well as with students....   [tags: immodest behaviors, schools]
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Rape Victims in Moroccan Society - On a Monday morning, at 10am, in the office of the association, Solidarité Feminine, the atmosphere was calm and relaxed. With a simple phone call and the atmosphere was disturbed violently. After the call, the police had just brought a young mother and her two children to the association. In the picture provided by the authorities, was a young face torn by the blade of a knife and her left cheek was abraded and revealed raw flesh. This is the story of a young teen mother that has not only been the victim, of a horrific crime, rape, but more importantly, she is further victimized by being severely cast out by the society....   [tags: Rejection, Unstable Conditions, Injustice]
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The Victims of Elder Abuse - Elder abuse has been present in society from past times. Evidence of elder abuse can be found in Shakespeare writings and literature, and also in Greek mythology. Despite its’ constant presence throughout time, it is only recently that serious attention has been given to elderly violence. The main reason for the new recognition of this old problem is the increasing number of aging Americans. (National Center for Victims of Crime). Elderly abuse in modern times is more prevalent that in ancient times, because of the few that were tasked with the duties....   [tags: Elderly Abuse Crisis]
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Victims law challenges and opportunities - Victims law challenges and opportunities The argument of this paper is that in order to succeed in the process of land restitution the Colombian government must overcome the adverse conditions that both the inequitable agrarian structure and the widespread presence of paramilitary groups have generated for poor peasants’ livelihoods. In the previous chapters I have provided some arguments about how those factors have shaped an unfavorable institutional landscape for the land restitution process....   [tags: Colombian Government, Land Restitution] 983 words
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Victims Service Response Paper - Chapter 36 Victims Service Response paper As I read the article on social worker for victim services I thought of how amazing of an individual you would have to be to do this type of work. To work with victims of a crime whether it is domestic violence, rape or murder, these people depend on you. This career to me seemed like it could go in two different directions. Going the way of the criminal system, helping in court for the victims or going more the way of the victim services, helping the victim through the hospital visit and decision making process at that time....   [tags: Job Analysis] 550 words
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Victims of Human Trafficking - Part A: The Background There are three different populations to what qualifies an individual to be conserved a victim of human trafficking: underneath the U.S. law are they are minors, individuals who are under 18 years of age, who are coerced into commercial sex, individuals 18 or older who become involved in commercial sex through fraud, coercion, or force, and the third population is a mix of children and adults who are forced to provide labor or services while being in an involuntary position of servitude, debt, bondage, or slavery through force, deception, or intimidation....   [tags: Amendment, Bill, Law]
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The Holocaust: Non-Jewish Victims - After Germany lost World War I, it was in a national state of humiliation. Their economy was in the drain, and they had their hands full paying for the reparations from the war. Then a man named Adolf Hitler rose to the position of Chancellor and realized his potential to inspire people to follow. Hitler promised the people of Germany a new age; an age of prosperity with the country back as a superpower in Europe. Hitler had a vision, and this vision was that not only the country be dominant in a political sense, but that his ‘perfect race’, the ‘Aryans,’ would be dominant in a cultural sense....   [tags: The Holocaust: Essays]
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Child Victims of Rape - Louise (2010), a child rape survivor who preferred not to reveal her name, defined rape as being penetrated by a penis, finger or object into the mouth, vagina or anus against one’s will. Hence, rape is a form of a violation of a person’s spirit. In addition, statistics published in October 2013 by the National Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Children stated,” one in twenty children have been sexually abused [and] Over 90% of children who have experienced sexual abuse, were abused by someone they knew.” Thus, in the case of children, it is a more serious violation because they do not know how to defend and protect themselves....   [tags: Psychological Effects, Recovery]
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Victims of Forcible Rape - Rape has long been considered as one of the worst of crimes, but for centuries it was handled without much care for the victim. It used to be thought of as more of a harm against the man, husband or father, instead of something against the woman. In the past, some rapists were punished severely while others were not. This typically depended a great deal on the social status of both the victim and the aggressor (Karmen, 2010). For example, in biblical times, a man could be sentenced to death for the rape of a virgin, but a married woman who was raped could be sentenced to death for enticing the rape....   [tags: Crime]
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Innocent Victims, Forgotten Souls - The main victims of genocide during the Holocaust were the Jewish; however, they were not the only ones. Gypsies, also known as the Roma, also made up a large portion of the casualties that occurred in concentration camps. This innocent group of people, who move from place to place, who listened to different music and had different morals and beliefs, were also victims of the mass genocide led by Adolf Hitler. They were targeted and seen as “unhygienic, antisocial nuisances” (Tarr) and were a threat to the Nazis’ ideal German society....   [tags: genocide, Gypsies, Roma, victimization, Nazis]
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Children as The Hidden Victims of Crime Report - Introduction on Victimisation of Children: Victimology is an area within criminology that focuses on studying victims of crime. Feminist movements had an impact on the study of victims in general, they said women and children were not ‘victims’ but ‘survivors’. The founding fathers of Victimology were Mendlesohn (1937), Von Hentig (1948), Wolfgang (1958), Schafer (1968) and later on more theorists like Rock (1983), Walklate (1985), Miers (1988), Karmen (1990), Fattah (1992), Elias (1994) developed it....   [tags: victimology, feminist movements, crime]
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