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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]

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Rape Victims

- Rape Victims Outside in the rain, a young man approached the house. He knew exactly where to go, he had been watching the back door. No one knows how often he had been out there, but he knew exactly where to find the hidden key. It was hidden in a woodpile behind some bushes next to the whit picked fence. He used it to let himself in the back door. He walked through the kitchen, around a corner, up the stairs, past the kids' rooms, and into Ross's bedroom. She'd been asleep for about half an hour, and the movement in the room startled her awake....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Hidden Victims

- Hidden Victims I pass that hill everyday. I drive along its large base, turning near its northern slope. The marker sits low on the hill, barely noticeable except when the rays of sun hit it that certain way and a long dark shadow is cast across the grass. The small brass plate sits firmly planted atop the cold granite boulder. The blood has long since dried. The cries and screams are silent. The small pine booth sits at the base of the hill, full of information packets and maps concerning the events that took place there long ago....   [tags: War Native Americans History Essays]

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Innocent Victims

- Innocent Victims The news came one late afternoon. My girlfriend told me that Naomi had given birth. Instead of feeling joyous over the birth of my one time friend’s child, I felt both saddened and angry about this occasion. So I asked the inevitable question, “Is it OK?” The response to my question was just what I had hoped would not happen. Naomi is a heroin addict. She had just given birth to a premature baby boy that was addicted to the same drug his mother was shooting up. This innocent little guy was born with what doctors say is a mild form of brain damage....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Indirect Victims of Terrorism

- Following the largest terrorist attack on US on September 11, 2001, the nation has changed forever. The number of victims was tremendous: thousands have died or went missing. However, these innocent people who died as a result of the act are direct victims. Many forget that are still tens of thousands who knew someone who was killed or heard about the attack. These people are indirect victims because they also suffered even though not physically but mentally. In addition, even terrorists themselves are also victims: some of their religious believes, some of the strong commitment to the orders of their leaders....   [tags: 9/11 Essays, Terrorism]

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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]

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Victims of Domestic Abuse

- Currently, protective orders are only provided during regular court hours to victims of domestic abuse. However, the occurrence of violence has no time frame – it does not only take place or transpire on a nine to five time clock. Therefore, I propose that legislation should be pushed forward which allows District commissioners the authority to put temporary restraining orders on people accused of domestic violence. It is important to note that victims may not receive full protection until the existing false impressions, held by some judicial and public safety officials, about the proper issuance and enforcement of protective orders are rejected....   [tags: Legal Issues, Politics, Social Issues]

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The Victims in Of Mice and Men

- MOST, IF NOT ALL, OF THE CHARACTERS IN OF MICE AND MEN CAN BE SEEN AS VICTIMS IN ONE WAY OR ANOTHER DISCUSS. It was a time of great hardship, a time of extreme poverty during which people struggled to survive. They struggled to put food on the table let alone get some enjoyment from life. They were trapped in a time where little hope existed. Migrant workers had to travel great distances to find work, often there was too little work for too many people. People became victims of these hard times known as The Great Depression....   [tags: Free Essay Writer]

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The Devil, the Witches and the Victims of Salem

- The Devil, the Witches and the Victims of Salem Nineteen were hanged, seventeen died in prison, 150 were imprisoned and one was crushed to death. All of them were accused, by a group of seemingly innocent young girls, of witchcraft and wizardry. The cry of witchcraft all began in the January of 1692 in the town of Salem. Then, almost as soon as it had begun, the hysteria, that swept through Puritan Massachusetts ended. The Reverend Parris speculated that witchcraft had aroused after the strange illness and behaviour of his daughter, Betty and niece, Abigail....   [tags: Papers]

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Romeo and Juliet Victims of Fate

- Romeo and Juliet Victims of Fate Even though nobody likes it, bad luck exists. There is no way to get rid of it, it is just a part of life. Not everything can go the way someone wants it to. If something random happens to someone and it favours them, like winning the lottery, then that is good luck for that person. Likewise, if something random happens to someone and it is unfavourable, like a rampaging rhinoceros escaping from a nearby zoo and brutally slaughtering them and 23 other people, that would be bad luck....   [tags: Free Essay Writer]

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Franny and Zooey as Victims

- Franny and Zooey as Victims "We're freaks,the two of us, Franny and I... and both of those bastards are responsible...I could murder both without batting an eyelash... The great teachers, the great emancipators." Childhood memories are ripples of waves crashing serenly throughout my mind. Memories of climbing trees, playing dress-up and other fun-filled reminiscences float through these waters like drift wood. I remember nothing but living in a joyful bliss....   [tags: Franny and Zooey Essays]

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Palestinian Christians: The Unknown Victims

- Palestinian Christians: The Unknown Victims Johnny Yousef George Thaljieh has become known as the "Martyr of the Nativity Church." He was not a suicide bomber or even a stone thrower, just a 17-year-old kid who belonged to the small Palestinian Christian minority that is often forgotten in what is seen as a war between Muslims and Jews. There was a shooting that day in late October 2001, as there often is between Beit Jala and the Jerusalem suburb of Gilo, but none near the Nativity Church. As his mother says, “Nothing was done to make the Israeli sniper think Johnny was a threat.” He had just been to church and was playing with his 4-year-old cousin in Manger Square when the bullet struck...   [tags: Essays Papers]

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Post Traumatic Stress Disorder in Air Crash Victims

- Accidents occur unexpectedly and the effects they bring about may be severe depending on their nature. The effects that are brought about by accidents vary in severity, and duration within which they affect individuals either directly or indirectly attached to the incidence. Air crash is one of the most fatal accidents and in most of the reported cases; there have been more casualties than survivors. The effects that are brought about by an air crash may be classified as either physical or psychological....   [tags: Post-traumatic stress disorder, PTSD]

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Victims and Offenders in Two Crime Statistics Programs

- In the article Victims and Offenders in Two Crime Statistics Programs: A Comparison of the National Incident-Based Reporting System (NIBRS) and the National Crime Victimization Survey (NCVS), (herein after NCVS and NIBRS will be called “systems” when referencing the statistics of the nature of the crimes), the comparison of the two reporting systems for crimes are similar. These two reporting systems are a visual representation of the crimes that are reported. They do not account for crimes that are not reporting or crimes that are reported after the date....   [tags: ]

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Free Othello Essays: Women as Victims in Othello

- Women as Victims in Othello Othello is a play that only contains three female characters. Their roles vary and it would be an exaggeration to categorize them all as victims. However, there are similarities between the three women. [1] The least involved woman in Othello is Bianca[2]. Her relationship with Cassio does not appear to be full of commitment.          "What keep a week away. Seven days and nights?"  It could be argued that Cassio used Bianca somewhat.[3] The manner in which he asks for a favor creates an impression that he is experienced at sweet-talking her....   [tags: GCSE Coursework Shakespeare Othello]

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Marijuana Users: Victims of Social Stigmatization and Unjust Penalties

- The Ninth Amendment of the United States Constitution states, “The enumeration in the Constitution, of certain rights, shall not be construed to deny or disparage others retained by the people.” Simply put, this means that, although limited in its scope of rights and privileges, any particular right, even if not mentioned specifically in the Constitution, cannot be taken away from the American people. Yet, the chosen lifestyles of one particular group of people are violated almost every day: marijuana smokers....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Anne Frank: Exemplary Human Being

- As peaceful and optimistic as Gandhi yet as free spirited as Shirley Temple, Anne Frank proves to be an exemplary human being through her brutal outbursts that seem like nothing but the truth, and her positive spin on her challenges. She is not of impeccable character in the sense that she always does the right thing, but by not giving up on humanity and by not being afraid to love rather than easily hate people. Though she has gone through an unimaginable amount of suffering, she still believes that people are truly good regardless of the fact that she and her ethnic group were victims of a genocide executed by none other than her neighbors and fellow Germans....   [tags: victims of the Holocaust]

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AIDS/HIV Victims Should be Treated With More Respect and Dignity

- Aids Victims Should be Treated With More Respect and Dignity What would you do if someone you love gets infected with HIV. Would you still treat them the same way as before. This kind of question might not come into your mind but in fact, it can happen to anyone. The rate of people who gets infected with HIV is increasing rapidly in our society (Cite). People who are HIV positive have to struggle with their life, living by the day. They are faced with many problems such as scarcity of expensive medicine, dealing with emotional conflict and especially, discrimination....   [tags: essays research papers]

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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]

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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]

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Victims Still

- Robert Elias' book, 'Victims Still';, presents a very controversial stance that the victims' movement is, perhaps, not at all. Elias suggests that all the programs, laws, and institutions that have been created in the 1980s and 1990s have done absolutely nothing to help the victim. Elias also offers explanations as to how the victims' movement doesn't help victims, what the real causes of crime are, and how crime should be controlled. The victims' movement that sprung up during the 1980s and early 1990s seemed to be a step in the right direction for helping the victims instead of the offenders....   [tags: essays research papers]

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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 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]

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Women as Victims in the Media

- Women as Victims in the Media      One interesting aspect of murder is the way it is portrayed in different forms of media. In particular the way female murder victims have been portrayed over time reflects the social norms of the period. Focusing on the way murdered females were portrayed in various forms of media, beginning in the late eighteenth century in the United States and ending with the present day representations in film it is evident that a traditional style of portraying dead women has continued to pervade society through the twentieth century....   [tags: Feminism Feminist Women Criticism]

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Male Rape Victims

- Male Rape Victims What is rape, and to whom does it happen. Generally speaking, rape is a violent sexual act imposed on a nonconsenting partner that makes you question many things about yourself. Unfortunately the mythology usually surrounding rape is that it only happens to women. The fact is, rape does not only happen to women, but men as well. It is one of the most misunderstood of all crimes, and when the victim is male, understanding why it has happened, is one of the hardest things to comprehend....   [tags: Papers]

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Victims versus Creators

- Playing the victim in various situations is far from difficult. Victims have a tendency to sit back and watch their life fall to pieces. A victim is someone who blames others that predict defeat and also gives up. For example, in the article, “Do you think like a victim or a creator,” “what the first student had said – “it wasn’t my fault, it was the bookstore’s fault” – was, indeed, true. However, it was not helpful to her cause. At the end of the day, she did not achieve her goal (obtaining the book).” (David Marman) This person pertains to a victim because she gave a false statement that cannot achieve her goal....   [tags: personal reflection]

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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]

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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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Are Anti-trafficking Initiatives Failing to Identify and Help the Victims?

- In the words of Wayne Dyer “Freedom means you are unobstructed in living your life as you choose. Anything less is a form of slavery” (Brainy Quote). Today there are millions of modern day slaves all around the world of human trafficking. Some countries are more troubled with this problem than others, and it’s often accompanied with other crimes. There have been undertakings done to prevent and stop human trafficking, but 20 million men, women, and children all over the world still suffer from being sex slaves (Joseph 1)....   [tags: human trafficking, sex slaves, exploitation]

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National Parks are Victims of Their Own Success as Locations for Leisure Pursuits

- National Parks are Victims of Their Own Success as Locations for Leisure Pursuits This subject has been a matter of much conjecture for many years as international tourism spreads to the most endangered and rare environments across the globe, it is evident that in terms of long term sustainability, National Park ecosystems are at serious threat from that posed by industrial tourism. Physical Degradation People come to national parks in order to experience the wildlife and the natural environment....   [tags: Papers]

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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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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]

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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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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, ]

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The Role Of The Organization Of Victims And Victims ' Rights

- The next question in the interview was, define the role of the organization in relation to victims and victims’ rights. Poitras (personal communication, November 25, 2016) stated she is the support worker and that most of the time victims of crime are unaware of the victims support workers or the victim services units. Poitras (personal communication, November 25, 2016) explained that the unit will look over all of the files and logs from the previous day and then determine which one the units will take....   [tags: Victim, The Victim, Need, Want]

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Illegal Victims Of Human Trafficking

- The United States is home to international victims of human trafficking from all over the world. These individuals, mostly women and children, leave their native countries with promise of safety, refuge, and work but in turn, are unwillingly made prostitutes or forced into different types of labor. The individuals that are saved, or the ones who escape this imprisonment, want nothing more than to have the new safe start in life in the land of opportunity that they were promised. Instead, they are threatened to be deported back to their home countries only to be persecuted against and live their lives in fear....   [tags: Human trafficking, Victim, The Victim, Slavery]

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Bullies And Their Victims : Bullying

- Bullies and Their Victims A situation where a child is victimized and it occurs on the way to or from school, on school grounds, to or from a school event, or at a school event, it is considered school violence (CDC, 2015). Bullying can be in the form of physical harm involving behaviors like hitting, or in the emotional form which involves more verbal or indirect forms of attack. Bullying can also take place over the internet meaning kids can now be bullied right from the comforts of their own home; that is called cyberbullying....   [tags: Bullying, Victimisation, Abuse, Victim]

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The Victims Of The Holocaust

- According to Goldhagen (2009), the perpetrators of the Holocaust were responsible for murdering a variety of victims on average per year. This represents a unique component of the genocide. With that said, the Holocaust does contain several unique elements that are not characteristic of other documented genocides including their choice of victims, the source of the genocide’s ideology, and the desire to exterminate all Jews. Nevertheless, using Goldhagen’s new perspective on genocide, the Holocaust is not a unique eliminationist event in its totality....   [tags: Germany, Nazi Germany, World War II]

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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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The Vampire And Their Victims

- Carmilla is an example of a woman who loves her food far too much. Carmilla is consumed entirely by her food, even sleeping in a coffin of blood: “The limbs were perfectly flexible, the flesh elastic; and the leaden coffin floated with blood, in which to a depth of seven inches, the body lay immersed” (Le Fanu 102). There exists a unique relationship between the vampire and their victims. Food becomes defined in terms of victimhood, distinctly separated from humanity’s general consumption of meat....   [tags: Vampire, Dracula, Death, Sheridan Le Fanu]

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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]

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News Reports On Victims And Sexual Violence

- As a consequence of increased sensualised news reports the details, characteristics and actions of the victim tend to be described within news reports. It could be argued that a focus on victims’ actions and behaviour is presented to attribute blame to the female victim. Meyers (1997) suggests the description of the victim’s actions aims to represent female victims as “responsible of her own suffering because she was on drugs, drunk, not properly cautious, stupid, engaged in questionable activities or involved in work or exhibiting behaviour outside the traditional role of women” (p.60)....   [tags: Victim, The Victim, Human sexual behavior, Rape]

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The Role Of Victims Of The Criminal Justice System

- In recent years the role of victims in the criminal justice system has risen into prominence, inspiring much research into victim experience and possible reform. There are a multitude of factors that influence policy makers in relation to reforming the criminal justice system, one of which is victims. However, victims while they can be catalysts for reforms such as the case of James Ramage among others, they still play a relatively minor role in influencing policy change. The idea of victim-oriented crime prevention holds that the majority of victimisation that occurs centres around a relatively small percentage of the population and that targeting crime prevention efforts and policy at pote...   [tags: Crime, Criminal justice, Criminal law, Victim]

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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 And Rape

- accused and, in reality, it is [the victim] who must prove [their] good reputation, [their] mental soundness, and [their] impeccable propriety” (215). This is still true in today 's day and age. Victims of rape still have to decide if they are going to report their rapes or not. They are forced to deal with the many traumatic side effects. Some of those side effects are physical, some are emotional and some are a chaotic combination of both. Also the victims of rape have to handle the sometimes crippling stigmas associated with being a victim of rape,including being blamed for their own assault....   [tags: Rape, Human sexual behavior, Sexual intercourse]

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The Silent Victims Of Domestic Violence

- SILENT VICTIMS Domestic violence is a pattern of abusive behavior that includes physical, emotional, psychological, financial, and sexual violence. Society tends to associate domestic violence with women being battered by men. However, women aren 't the only victims. Men are also the victims of domestic violence, victims of woman abusers and victims of society. The under-reported and understudied cases of violence or abuse against men by women makes it difficult to collect accurate statistics....   [tags: Abuse, Child abuse, Psychological abuse, Bullying]

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The Rights Of Victims And Offenders

- The use of evidence and witnesses is a mechanism in which the law attempts to balance the rights of victims and offenders in the criminal trial process. Evidence used in court are bound by the Evidence Act 1995 (NSW) and have to be lawfully obtained by the police. The use of evidence and witnesses balance the victims’ rights to a great extent. However, it is ineffective in balancing the rights of offenders. The law has been progressive in protecting the rights of victims in the use and collection of evidence and witness statements....   [tags: Jury, Jury trial, Law, Plea]

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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]

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The Effects Of Crime On Victims And Society

- Module seven gave me a better understanding on the impact of crime on victims and society. When crime is committed it affects everyone around whether is the crime victims, their families and friends, and communities. “A victims is a person that has suffered direct physical, emotional, or pecuniary harm as a result of the commission of a crime”. (2WEB). Violent crimes are different because crime victims have a more difficult rime coping than property crime victims. Society now days is difficult as well as different, we see shootings, burglaries, kidnapping, assaults, drunk driving and other crimes is daily basis....   [tags: Criminology, Crime, Economics, Term]

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The Impact Of Hate Violence On Victims

- The Impact of Hate Violence on victims Introduction The research topic, as developed in week one for the Final Research proposal is “The Impact of Hate Violence on victims.” In the past, there have been several criminal acts such as prejudice based on religion, race, and ethnic as well as sex, commonly known as hate violence. The research topic is important for the study as it will help us explore the nature of hate violence among victims in the US, especially the minority groups who include African Americans in the country as well as the Hispanic community (Stemler, 2001)....   [tags: Scientific method, Qualitative research]

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Victims Of Modern Day Slavery

- Unfortunately, the numbers of service providers to modern day slavery victims have little resources. In 2000, Trafficking Victims protection law was passed, a law for all modern day slavery actions perform by modern slave owners. The law was used to protect people from slavery, however, most victims of modern day slavery are hard to find due to the owner moving them around. One other problem was the victims of modern day slavery were in fear of coming forward to get the help that they required from the law....   [tags: Slavery, Slavery in the United States]

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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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The Victims Of Child Abuse

- The Victims of Child Abuse Children are the most innocent human beings in our world, but they are the most vulnerable to be a victims of child abuse. The number of kids suffering from a type of mistreatment is rising in the city of Dallas. In February of 2015, Child Protective Services was investigating 571 cases of child abuse in Dallas County, a year later the number increased to 1,349 cases. The rising child abuse cases in Dallas are piling up; therefore, CPS investigator are becoming overwhelmed and are simply giving up....   [tags: Child abuse, Abuse, Domestic violence, Neglect]

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Female Victims Of Domestic Violence

- According to the Australian Bureau of Statistics half of the female victims of domestic violence experience more than one incident of abuse (Australian Bureau of Statistics, 2013). In Queensland using spousal abuse as a defence to murder can be problematic for female defendants who kill their abusers. Jurors in most cases relating to spousal abuse tend to find the act of self-defence not justifiable. Queensland’s Criminal Code should be amended to allow the ‘Abusive Domestic Relationship Defence’ to be used as a full defence....   [tags: Abuse, Domestic violence, Child abuse]

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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 Victims Of Domestic Violence

- The Victims of Domestic Violence With-in Society Domestic Violence has been an ongoing issue since the beginning of time and for centuries, considered a private family matter. While it may have been noticed, it was rarely addressed and intervention was rarely offered to, or accepted by the victim. With the uprising of feminist movements, domestic violence is now recognized as a serious social issue, with the implications of abuse reaching far past the four walls of the private home (Fritz 8). Affecting not only the battered victim, but the victim’s children, extended family members, friends, and even employers, domestic violence requires the attention and intervention of not only law enforce...   [tags: Abuse, Violence, Domestic violence, Child abuse]

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A Dry Eye For Victims Of Violence

- It is often criticized and debated that video games influence an individual toward gaining an aggressive or violent behavior. The main audience associated with gaming is usually children or teens, their amount of playing dominantly shapes their attitudes, values, and behaviors. Constantly, gaming companies enhance their video games with more realistic graphics, sounds effects, and scenarios. These enhancements not only lead the game to be depicted as more realistic but, as well, visualized as more violent and aggressive....   [tags: Video game, Video game genres, Violence]

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The Impact Of Hate Violence On Victims

- Literature Review: Research Methods Introduction Non-experimental, quantitative, experimental, qualitative, and mixed methods are the most commonly used research designs by researchers. Survey research is one of the most commonly applied categories of research designs in research work. In this type of research design, the researcher chooses a sample from the available population to represent the whole population from where the sample is obtained from (Medved, C. E., & Turner, 2011).The researcher then administers a standardized questionnaire to the respondents....   [tags: Research, Scientific method, Qualitative research]

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The Impact Of Victims Of Crime On The Criminal Justice System

- The Impact of victims of crime have long been considered to be overlooked when it comes to the criminal justice system. It is common for victims of crime to feel powerless and without a voice in the criminal justice system. However, since 1980 Australian victims have had the chance to be heard through a document called a Victim Impact Statement, giving the victims a chance to tell the courts about the effect that the crime has burdened on them individually, physically and emotionally as well as their families and friends as a society....   [tags: Criminal justice, Crime, Victim impact statement]

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Racial Caste And White Victims

- predominantly African Americans, or ex offenders are confronted with an array of sanctions. After a person is labeled a felon, the right to vote is revoked, as well as the duty to stand on a jury because of the crime(s) a person has committed. Employment opportunities and social programs that facilitate effective reentry are not made available to those returning home after serving their time for the crimes they have committed. The assortment of outlawed freedoms varies from housing restrictions to a lifetime ban on public assistance....   [tags: Barack Obama, Democratic Party, African American]

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Elderly And Victims Of The Emergency Department

- Elderly Abuse in the Emergency Department Cognitive impairment limits older adult’s ability to advocate for themselves, which can cause the increase of elderly abuse. Some of these elderly people usually end up in the emergency department showing signs of injury such as falls which can be present as signs of suspicious abuse. In 2007, unintentional injury was the ninth leading cause of death in the age of patients 65 and over, but not all injuries are unintentional or accidental. The authors reveal that falls were the seventh leading cause of violence....   [tags: Gerontology, Middle age, Old age, Elderly care]

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The Victims Of Sexual Harassment

- victims of sexual harassment. Women who dress provocatively are being left without a say, they are automatically being portrayed as targets because of how they feel more comfortable dressing. Rather, knowing the facts and reality, society has found a simple way to label a victim of sexual harassment or potential victim by what they see not for what they know. After several years of the Meritor case, the admissibility of such evidence occurred less with Rule of 412 which, “forbids the introduction of a victim’s prior sexual behavior as evidence in cases involving sexual misconduct, including sexual harassment....   [tags: Bullying, Abuse, Psychological abuse]

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The Importance Of Mental Health For The Victims

- Cancer is undoubtedly a huge issue today, since about 41% of Americans will be diagnosed with cancer (United Press International). However, not many are talking about the significance of mental health for the victims. Each year 12.7 million people are diagnosed and 7.6 million will perish annually from the disease (UPI). Each year, millions of people perish from the disease, and about 25% of them with severe mental illness (National Cancer Institute). The treatment for this disease causes fogginess-depression, anger and many other emotions whose symptoms are often overlooked....   [tags: Cancer, Oncology, Psychology, Chemotherapy]

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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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Female Victims Of Sexual Harassment

- Life has a lot of aspects that we have to adapt to whether we accept those facts or not. Egypt’s culture, religious beliefs, and manly society puzzled the lives of women by sexually harassing them and limited the Egyptians’ freedom to express their opinions. Sexual harassment is not a new phenomenon in Egypt, but has been increasing, especially after January the 25th revolution. “99.3% of the Egyptian women have been subjected to sexual harassment either at work, public transportations, or in streets” (Peuchaud, 2014)....   [tags: Abuse, Bullying, Democracy, Harassment]

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Victims Of Child Maltreatment And Neglect

- “Child abuse and neglect affects children everywhere at every age, gender, race and income level” (Prevent Child Abuse Awareness Month). In the state of Tennessee, “any wound, injury, disability, or physical or mental condition which is of a nature as to reasonably indicate that it has been caused by brutality, abuse, or neglect; also includes sexual abuse” constitutes as abuse (Tennessee Child Abuse Laws). In their 2012 article, Gelles and Perlman state, “Victims of child maltreatment are at high risk for a host of adverse short and long-term outcomes, including chronic health problems, mental health issues, developmental delays, poor educational well-being, and future involvement with the...   [tags: Child abuse, Psychological abuse, Abuse, Neglect]

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The ' Three Victims Of Terrorism

- The blatant inaction, failure of dialog, and perceived-created fears by the West has not only brought constant fear to the Islāmic people both in America and in their homeland but has aided the corrupt state officials and the terrorist themselves. Benazir Bhutto, Pakistan’s first female Prime Minister, discusses this in her speech “Three Victims of Terrorism.” She explains in detail that not only does the Muslim nation wholly support and rally around the United States in its War Against Terror, it does so although the West does not consistently commit themselves to promoting stability and democracy in the Middle East....   [tags: United States, Islam, Middle East, World War II]

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Effective Therapy With Victims Of Trauma

- In this second session with the volunteer client, I struggled more than in the first tape to implement trauma interventions because she was role playing instead of speaking about a personal experience. It was particularly difficult to walk her through the traumatic memory, and help her remember the thoughts about herself she had in those moments, as well as the emotions she was experiencing as she seemed to struggle somewhat with picturing how the real victim might have felt about herself in those moments....   [tags: Emotion, Thought, Mind, Feeling]

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The Mass Murder Of Innocent Victims

- Although there is speculation that the Germans involved in World War II, willing participated in the mass murder of innocent victims, the reality is quite different. People are generally moral and telling a person to kill another does not automatically compel them to want to undertake it. “Ordinary men” killed innocent people during the Jewish genocide because the Nazi’s forced them through different means or because they avoided it all together. In Christopher R. Brownings historic publication, he explained the mindset of the individuals who participated in the Final Solution....   [tags: Nazi Germany, World War II, Adolf Hitler]

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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]

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The Agents And Victims Of Environmental Degradation

- Poverty Faming Interlinkages Globally, women are estimated to constitute the world’s poor people and receive diminutive wages and salaries for their labour. This is attested by Leghorn and Parker (1991) who argue that women’s labour is one-third of the world 's formal labour force and they do four fifths of all informal work, but receive only ten percent of the world 's income and own less than one percent of the world’s possessions. The situation of women described above is termed the “feminization of poverty” in recognition of women 's increasing share of global poverty (Glazebrook, 2011 p.764)....   [tags: Agriculture, Poverty, Feminization of poverty]

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The Black Victims Of American Racism

- According to Opposing Viewpoints Online, Racism is “a prejudice or an animosity against a person or group of people who belong to a different race”. Many Americans wrongly assume that the problem of racism is no more simply because our president is a Black man. These are the same Americans supporting the confederate flag, screaming All Lives Matter, and battling blackness through LCD screens. February 26, 2012, August 9th, 2014, March 3rd 1991 and July 13th, 2015; what do these dates all have in common....   [tags: Ku Klux Klan, Racism, Slavery, Race]

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Animals Are Victims Of Human Animals

- There are 8.7 million species in the world and there are now about 41,415 species on the red list. 16,306 of these animals are in danger of extinction (Black par. 1). Animals are victims of human’s power: with human animals are used to satisfy their desires, with animals humans’ actions are their death sentence. Animals should be kept in the zoo to get protected from extinction due to climate change, human consumption and to build human-animal interaction for educational benefit. Since Industrial Revolution, human activities such as the development of agriculture, and deforestation for the economic purpose are causing serious environmental damage....   [tags: Extinction, Biodiversity, Natural environment]

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Ideologies Are Blame The Victim Of The Victims Of Inequality

- Ideologies are to blame Secondly, dominant ideologies in the media represent criminals as demoralized and dangerous individuals while, on the other hand, police officers are depicted as “honest and heroic public servants” (Hirschfield and Simon 2010: 155). In turn, these forms of ideologies lead to individuals blaming the victims for their experienced abuse. In addition, according to William Ryan (1976: 3) the formula for blaming the victim is, “justifying inequality by finding defects in the victims of inequality”....   [tags: African American, Race, Victimisation]

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Combating Human Trafficking Should Go Towards The Recovery Of The Victims

- A large portion of the funding dedicated to combating human trafficking should go towards the recovery of the victims. According to the Dream Center, an organization dedicated to helping the victims of human trafficking with over 100 centers worldwide, the four phases of recovery include rescuing, rebuilding, restoring, and pre-transition. So these four phases include getting the victim away from their trafficker with help from local law enforcement, establishing a relationship based on trust with the victim, helping the victim get the appropriate papers needed, such as an ID or passport, providing therapy and medical help in response to trauma, and placing the victim in a safe transition ho...   [tags: Human trafficking, Victim, The Victim]

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Male Are Victims Too : Human Trafficking

- Males Are Victims Too: Human Trafficking Human trafficking is one of the most shocking human rights violations of mankind. It is a form of present day slavery, where men, women, and children are forced to perform manual labor or sexual services. This contains (but is not restricted to) work in sweatshops, eateries, home service, farming, meat packing plants, strip dancing, and sexual transactions. This horrendous crimes is happening right here in the United States. While the media may show images and videos of a young Asian girl being rescued by officers of the law; this is completely biased because young boys and young men are also victims of Human Trafficking....   [tags: Human trafficking, Slavery, Prostitution, Male]

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Victims Of Trafficking And Violence Protection Act

- The first of three government policy solutions is Victims of Trafficking and Violence Protection Act (TVPA). Victims of Trafficking and Violence Protection Act (TVPA) is an act that has had many additions added on, but in the end it provides the tools to combat trafficking in persons both worldwide and domestically. The Acts authorized the establishment of G/TIP and the President 's Interagency Task Force to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons to assist in the coordination of anti-trafficking efforts....   [tags: Crime, Criminal law]

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The Damage Is Done: Victims of Bullying as Adults

- People often see bullying as a single sided event that happens in one's childhood and stays there. It's also a common thought that bullying is just a part of growing up. However, there are long term effects for bullies, victims of bullying, and a combination of those who were bullied but were also bullies themselves. Bullying is a traumatic event for any child; it affects the child's future, not just their current daily life. It's well known that children are the most commonly bullied; yet, do we understand the effects that bullying has on adolescents as they turn into young adults....   [tags: anxiety, mental health, long term effects]

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How Native American Women Are Victims

- I think its important to keep all of this in mind when looking at how Native American women are victims in this vicious cycle. For example for a Native American women she has to keep in mind that statistically she already is more likely to be a victim of abuse. If the abuse does happen it is very difficult for her to speak out, the resources as we have seen are not there. Even if they are the offenders are usually not held accountable for their actions. Law enforcement, have a difficult time trying to charge the offenders because of the different regulations under Native and Federal law....   [tags: Domestic violence, Child abuse]

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Does It Matter What Victims Wear?

- Does it Matter what Victims Wear “What was I wearing when I was raped. My pajamas” “Many women when raped are asked what they were wearing. But why ask that question. “The police officer who asked what I was wearing was talking in the context of what evidence they could collect”, said Rachel when she was raped who was interviewed by Katie from Independent (Grant). Rape is wrong, regardless what the circumstance is and I am flabbergasted at how many people think it is the victim 's fault for wearing a certain piece of clothing....   [tags: Sexual intercourse, Human sexual behavior]

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