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The Criminal And Victims Relationships And Bystander Response

- Learning about the criminal and victims relationships and bystander response has helped me to expand my knowledge regarding this subject. The relationship between victims and criminals is tense. There has been many debates from each side’s point of view. Some people say that by having relationships with offenders will make you a criminal as well. Bystander plays an important role when trying to solve crimes. Bystander is a person present but not involved in the crime, meaning they are persons who saw what was going on during the crime....   [tags: Criminal justice, Police, Crime, Criminal law]

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Victims Of Sexual Abuse And Substance Abuse

- Victims of Sexual Abuse and Substance Abuse Sexual harassment is a case where unwelcome erotic advances, demands for sexual favoritisms, or other spoken and bodily conduct that is forcible or generates an intimidating work or education atmosphere. Though most sexual abuses occur as rape others can be non-conduct. It can be marital, statutory, acquaintance, stranger, anger/ unpremeditated. In some cases it can be violent rape happening in form of savage attack prompted by feelings of hatred and resentment....   [tags: Sexual intercourse, Human sexual behavior, Rape]

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Bad Cops: The Victims´ Miranda Rights

- When people hear the word “Cop” what do people generally think. We believe that cops are here in this world to keep the peace in order, protect, serve, prevent and stop crime. We’ve seen all the stuff that shows the cops are the good guys in the news, reality TV shows, and at school presentations. Ever since the advanced technologies and the internet came to our time, we have seen a lot of cops showing their true colors to the world. Now we sometimes think differently and have second thoughts about them....   [tags: policies, procedures, behaviors]

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Narcotics Anonymous and the Victims of Substance Abuse

- NARCOTICS ANONYMOUS 2 Narcotics Anonymous and the Victims of Substance Abuse It is thought that addiction could develop through genetics or it could be learned behavior during childhood. Addiction can be learned through role modeling and a lack of nurturing in the home. This paves the way for a lifetime of maladaptive coping skills and destructive relationships, as well as substance abuse. Substance abuse is considered a chronic illness that has a physical and psychological control over the abuser....   [tags: addiction illness and repercussions]

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Paying Reparation For The Victims Of Agent Orange

- Paying Reparation to the Victims of Agent Orange… You might have heard or know of people with diseases such as Ischemic Heart Disease, Non-Hodgkin 's Lymphoma, Respiratory Cancers, Prostate Cancer, or Soft Tissue Sarcomas. What you might not know is what caused them to get such diseases. There are many factors that can cause a person to get these illnesses that it seems nearly impossible to pinpoint the cause. What if the answer was pretty simple and that one thing is to be blamed for increasing the chance of getting any of these diseases....   [tags: Vietnam War, Agent Orange]

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Analysis Of The Article ' Victims From Birth '

- Today’s society consists of numerous individuals who are diagnosed with disabilities that prevent them from partaking in their everyday tasks. Not everyone gets the chance to live a normal life because they might have a problem or sickness that they have to overcome. Deafness is a disability that enables people to hear. All deafness is not alike; it can range in many different forms. Some people like Gauvin, can be helped with a hearing aid, but some can’t because of their situation and health reasons....   [tags: Deaf culture, Hearing impairment, Deafness]

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The Victims Of Mesothelioma, A Rare Form Of Cancer

- Mesothelioma is a rare form of cancer, but the deadliest one of all. The victims of mesothelioma are innocent men and women who did not know that they were being poisoned with asbestos as they worked. The manufacturers and even distributors knew for decades that asbestos was hazardous, but they did not warn people of those hazards. As a result, you have the right of recovery against those manufacturers, which on the other hand can help pay the costs of treatment and provide compensation for your pain and suffering....   [tags: Lawyer, Bar association, Law, Barrister]

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Depression And Its Effects On The Lives Of Victims

- In a world where an estimated 350 million people suffer from depression, some people still overlook the fact that it is a real clinical disease (Pietrangelo). However, major depressive disorder is an actual disorder that comes along with severe symptoms, which can even lead to fatality in extreme cases if left untreated. Depression is one of the most common mental illnesses in our society. About 15% of the world’s population is affected by depression (Hockenbury). Women are affected by depression almost twice as often as men (Jaret)....   [tags: Bipolar disorder, Major depressive disorder]

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Primary And Secondary Victims And Secondly By Identifying The Essential Elements Of A Claim For Psychiatry Injury

- This essay evaluates the statement above by firstly explaining the difference between primary and secondary victims and secondly by identifying the essential elements of a claim for psychiatry injury. Following, is an evaluation of the effectiveness of the current set of rules dealing with psychiatry injury and the proposed reform to the aforementioned rules. Lady Justice Hale in Hatton v Sutherland [2002] EWCA Civ 76 states that “Where psychiatric harm is suffered, the law distinguishes between “primary” and “secondary” victims....   [tags: Common law, Law, Victim, Tort]

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Why the Victim Fear to Testify in Court of Law

- Fear of Victims Most of the time people wonder why the victim fear to testify in court of law, and people also imagine what might happen to victim that testify in the court, but to find out the answer, we must first look at the definition of a victim. A victim is a person who has been attacked, injured, robbed, or killed by someone else (Mariam Webster). The victim may be a witness and have to give evidence. More generally, research made it obvious that victims don’t want to testify in court because they fear what may happen to them or their loved ones before, during or after witnessing....   [tags: testify, victims, evidence, court]

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The Harbor House : An Organization For Victims And Families Of Domestic Violence

- Harbor House is an outreach organization for victims and families of domestic violence here in heart of Central Florida. This organization was created as a community outreach program to those in despair. Such as women and children suffering through domestic violence in their everyday life. Their goal is to be the helping hand to these victims. Imagine having your head held under water for so long and once you get the chance to break away it’s like you are gasping for air. That’s just a brief description of a domestic violence victim’s life....   [tags: Domestic violence, Child abuse, Abuse, Donation]

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Television Show Is Law And Order Special Victims

- There are multiple crime television shows that are based on a true story or fiction. A well known television show is Law and Order Special Victims Unit, which deals with rape and assault cases. This particular episode deals with a domestic violence case between a retired football star, AJ Martin, and his girlfriend, Paula Bryant. I will be using the National Crime Victimization Survey, which is an interview with the members in a household about reported and unreported crime that occurred within the last six months....   [tags: Domestic violence, Crime, Violence]

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The Trafficking Victims Protection Act Of 2000 ( Tvpa )

- By now, most are aware of the issue of Human Trafficking. However, many are unaware with the research behind youth children being the most vulnerable to sex trafficking. Many are quick to assume that victims are actually prostitutes. Kimberly Kota published in an article that, “most women in prostitution actually entered as minors.” We can also refer to youths that were trafficked as, “domestic minor trafficking.” Human Trafficking is, “The Recruitment, transportation, transfer, harboring, or receipt of persons by the means of the threat or force, or other forms of coercion, of abduction, of fraud, of deception, of the abuse of power, or of prostitution of vulnerability or of...   [tags: Human trafficking, Prostitution, Rape, Poverty]

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Domestic Violence : An Effective Form Of Therapy For Victims

- Domestic Violence Many view domestic violence as an easy lifestyle to walk away from. The idea of staying in a relationship that brings harm to oneself and/or children is completely insane. Why do women remain in such an environment. There is a massive amount of professional support that can be sought to develop several safe exit strategies to ensure a better life for victims, but continue to be ignored. There are several myths to why women remain in an environment that reaps danger for oneself and children, but the question is not why does the woman remain in an abusive relationship, the question should be, what form of therapy can one obtain to ga...   [tags: Abuse, Bullying, Domestic violence, Child abuse]

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Television Show Law And Order : Special Victims

- In Dick Wolf’s television show Law and Order: Special Victims Unit episode entitled “Home Invasions” the writer conveys the message that people cannot take the law into their own hand. In the episode the detectives from the New York police department’s special victim’s unit investigate the homicide of a gay rights activist and her husband as well as the attempted homicide of their young daughter. As the investigation progressed throughout the show it is discovered that the father was sexually assaulting his daughter....   [tags: Police, Crime, Rape]

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African American Men : Criminal Threat Or A Victims Of Society

- The author questions the fact, whether African American men are actually a criminal threat or a victims of society. “Black men are typically constructed as criminals when in truth they much more likely to be victimized by American Society” (BMCV, pg. 1). Most fail to realize that African American men can commit crime but they also can be victims of crime and a majority of the time they are the victims. Another idea he questioned is, why are more African American men considered to be perpetrators of crime rather than victims....   [tags: African American, Race, Black people]

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A Child Molester's Mind: How They Choose Their Victims

- In this essay I will be discussing the definition of Child Molestation and providing data about the topic through various sources researched to understand why abuse takes place and those who abuse. What is Child Molestation. Child Molestation is a crime that can involve different sexual or salacious activities done to a minor child by an Adult. Children who are victims of Child Molestation are usually under the age of fourteen, and the Molester’s age can range anywhere from sixteen years and above....   [tags: Criminology]

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Hitler and The Nazi’s Victims of Persecution and Murder

- Beginning in 1933, Hitler and his Nazi party targeted not only those of the Jewish religion but many other sets. Hitler was motivated by religion and nationalism to eradicate any threats to his state. It was Hitler’s ideology that his Aryan race was superior to any other. Hitler’s goal was to create a “master race” by eliminating the chance for “inferiors” to reproduce. Besides the Jews the other victims of the genocide include the Roma (Gypsies), African-Germans, the mentally disabled, handicapped, Poles, Slavs, Anti-Nazi political parties, Jehovah’s Witnesses, and Homosexuals....   [tags: nationalism, jewish religion, ethnicity]

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The Anti Crime Bill And Crime Rates And Help Victims

- Who knew it could be possible to be payed to stay out of prison. The age old saying that crime doesn’t pay could prove to be true in an ironic way, pending a bill being passed by the D.C. Council. According to McDermott (2016), “the D.C. Council gave preliminary approval Tuesday to an anti-crime bill that includes a provision that would pay residents who might commit or become the victims of violent crime to stay out of trouble.” My stance on the proposed anti crime bill is clear. I am whole heartedly for the concept of paying potential criminals to stay crime free....   [tags: Crime, Violent crime, Criminology]

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How The Three Victims And Their Communities Represent A Minority

- 1. Define majority group. Describe specifically how the three victims and their communities represent a minority. According to sociologist Louis Wirth a minority group is a group of people who “because of physical or cultural characteristics, are singled out from the others in the society in which the live for differential and unequal treatment”. But this not necessarily mean that the minority group is the minority on number. In the film the assaulted were Puerto Rican, African and Jewish and according to my definition these three communities are the minority in this country, because this country was formed by white people that in those days was the “majority group”....   [tags: Sociology, Race, United Kingdom, Racism]

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The Connection of Parental Attachment Styles to Bullies and Victims

- ​Bullying is a serious problem in our schools and takes place in many different forms. These can include physical aggression or direct bullying such as the hitting form and in the indirect type of bullying such as the verbal taunting, exclusion from peer activities and rumor spreading. Kids are subjected to these different types of bullying daily and for some victims it has negative effects on their grades, their personal life and their mental health as research has found that victims of bullying have higher rates of depression and suicide....   [tags: behavioral analysis, prediction of behavior]

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The Victims of Bullying Are Not The Only Ones that Need Help

- Bullying, a loathsome and unsavory act, is widely seen in all aspects of life, but more particularly in school settings. It features an aggressor intimidating or tormenting a weaker person in one way or another. This act usually ends badly for the victims and leaves him or her in a vulnerable and pitiful state. Thirty percent of U.S. students in grades six through ten are involved in moderate or frequent bullying; as bullies, as victims, or as both (National Survey). Bullying is increasingly viewed as an important contributor to youth violence, including homicide and suicide....   [tags: persuasive]

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My Experience At The Lewis County Victims Advocate

- I did my shadowing experience at the Lewis County Victims Advocate in Weston. The lady that I observed was Marsha Boyles she helps people that are in domestic violence situations. She works for the prosecutor attorney. She is the only person that works in the office but she did let me know about Hope which was in the same building. One big thing that I learned from Marsha Boyles showed me that you have to have a lot of passion to do the job. So the first day I observed her we went over paper work, she let me fill out the paperwork....   [tags: Domestic violence, Violence, Learning, The Help]

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The Way Social Support Functions For Bully Victims

- When examining the way social support functions for bully victims, context is prevalent. Matusnaga (2011) examines what kinds of social support behaviors help bully victims. Since being a victim of bullying is such a specific situation and context, social support needs to be granted carefully for it to be helpful to the victims. Due to the specific parameters that the interpersonal interaction is being examined, contextual theme encompasses this literature. Social Cognition In Keeley’s (2004) article, on end of life conversations, final conversations were categorized as, all interactions (verbal and nonverbal) that a participant had with a loved one that was dying, between the point o...   [tags: Psychology, Communication, Sociology]

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The Men Commit Actions That Make The Female Characters The Victims

- Due to these insecurities, the men commit actions that make the female characters the victims. Miriam is in love with Paul and committed to him, despite this, she ends up heartbroken. “He felt, in leaving her, he was defrauding her of life. But he knew that, in staying, stifling the inner, desperate man, he was denying his own life. And he did not hope to give life to her by denying his own.” (Lawrence, 136). Paul has to decide between his happiness and Miriam’s. In the end, Paul chooses to ruin her life rather than his own....   [tags: Othello, Iago, Man, Masculinity]

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Media Criticism Of Media Blames Rape Victims

- Media Blames Rape Victims She was passed out with throw up on her shirt, it is totally her fault she was raped. We hear that statement over and over again, frankly it is getting old. In fact in recent study where 1,000 women were asked who should be blamed for rape fifty four of them said they should be handle accountable for their actions. However, how can somebody be held accountable if the drink has been drugged. That wasn’t that’s individual action that was their attackers action. And yes a rapist is a attacker and not some innocent person who had no idea what they were doing not only wrong but illegal....   [tags: Rape, War rape, Assault, Prostitution]

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Why Is A Convicted Murder Has Chosen The Victims That They Have?

- In the world of novels, often the view afforded to the observer is one of omniscience. This is not so in reality. What the observers knows in reality is only what is visible or in the mind of the observers themselves, a limited data set as we cannot see everything around us. Let us say that we wish to know why a convicted murder has chosen the victims that they have. In a novel we might be given a soliloquy, experiencing the process as the murderer does. We cannot do so in reality. Emotions, thoughts, intents, and the way another human being organizes and attaches meaning to the wider world are inconceivable to the individual who is not experiencing them (Patton, 1990)....   [tags: Interview, Semi-structured interview]

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The Issue Of Violence Among Victims Of Residential Schools

- In the mid 1800s the government of Canada began developing and implementing residential schools throughout the country. These schools existed until 1996 and were places where thousands of aboriginal children were sent after being torn from their communities and families. The purpose of residential schools was to assimilate aboriginal children into the European culture of Canada, however they often exposed the children to neglect and abuse (physical and psychological). The consequences of these schools are still felt in aboriginal communities today....   [tags: Domestic violence, Violence, Abuse]

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Defining Identity And Its Effects On The Lives Of The Victims

- At one point or another in life, everybody has asked himself or herself “ who am I, and what I am to other people”. It’s not an easy question to answer because everyone in the world identifies himself or herself in a different manner; personality, religion, names, and sexual orientation, and fashion are some of the factors most used in today’s society. The way we perceive ourselves may change over time as life experiences wither away at one’s soul. Traumatic events, such as, domestic violence, sexual assaults, and the loss of a loved one, take a negative effect on the lives of the victims, which in some cases, causes a complete change in identity....   [tags: Domestic violence, Violence, Human, Transgender]

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Children Have Become Victims Of Corporate Advertising

- In the competitive and capital-intense world of advertising, the encouragement to spend money without thinking is forced upon us. There is no escape, and young individuals deserve to thrive in a world free from becoming part of the next market research survey. Journalist, writer, and correspondent, Eric Schlosser claims that children have become victims of corporate advertising in “Kid Kustomers”. He also argues that as a society we have ranked digital entertainment above creative activities with the outcome of over thirty thousand TV commercials being viewed by children in a single year (524)....   [tags: Advertising, Marketing, Infomercial, Television]

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Why University Students Fall Victims Of College Pressures

- College Pressures Introduction One of the deans in Yale University said that one of the reasons why University students fall victims of college pressures is because “They are struggling to find an edge, something subtle that will turn out better on paper" (Liebendorfer, 2011). The dean claimed that the way people appear on paper in the contemporary society has become more important than the way they appear in real life. The predominant college pressures on University students are characterized by the urgency to excel in academics at all costs and at the same time maintain a high social caliber....   [tags: Student, University, Parent, Pressure]

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Addiction Is A Disease That Claims Many Victims Across The Globe

- Addiction is a disease that claims many victims across the globe. Addiction does not discriminate on gender, rate, or social status therefore claiming anyone who crosses its path. Even though addiction has horrible consequences such as torn relationships between family and friends, health/metal issues, loss of property and belonging, loss of freedom (prison time), and etcetera; people wonder what causes or pushes other people to fall to addiction. While there are countless reasons why people fall to addiction there could be a deeper reason running down to the biological level....   [tags: Drug addiction, Addiction, Alcoholism, Opioid]

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Modern Society And Its Effects On The Minds Of The Naive Victims

- “Everybody is a genius. But if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it will live its whole life believing that it is stupid.” This quote, once said by a man known as Albert Einstein, directly correlates to a sociolinguistic disease that has infected the worldview of modern society and plagued the minds of the naïve victims imprisoned within its false ideological assumptions. The scientifically-determined name for this disease is prescriptivism, which can be broadly defined as what society determines to be proper and appropriate language....   [tags: Linguistics, English language, Writing]

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Bullying: Victims on Both Sides

- Three million bullying incidents are reported each year in the U.S. and over 160,000 kids skip school each day because they are scared of being bullied (Havenrich). Suicide is the third leading cause of death for 15 to 24 year olds and sixth leading cause of death for 5 to 14 year olds ("Bullying"). Bullying has been going on for decades (Garby), and goes unnoticed by many everyday. One out of every four school students encounters taunting, teasing, shoving, and called names daily by school bullies (Havenrich)....   [tags: psychology, children relationships]

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Victims of Computer Hackers

- NNN MN an upscale retailer is one of the latest to reveal being a victim of hackers. Many Customers were affected, not just the store itself. Customers cards were being use to make unauthorized purchases. This situation put the retailer at risk of losing current or potential customers. Many individuals would question its security measures potentially bringing the company’s overall goodwill down. Neiman Marcus hack affected everyone involved, also questions the idea of how secured we are when it comes to making credit card purchases and how communication plays a major role overall in the problem....   [tags: fraudulent activity, retailers]

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Human Trafficking in the USA

- Just days ahead of the 2014 Super Bowl, a multi-million “one-stop shopping” drug and prostitution ring was busted in New York City. Some of the women involved claim to have been forced into the prostitution ring - an alarming indicator of possible instances of human trafficking. With thousands of spectators expected to visit New Jersey and New York for the big game, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie tweeted “If you do try it, expect to be caught. And when you are caught, expect to be prosecuted”....   [tags: trafficked victims]

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Impact of Child Abuse and Neglect on Victims

- Parents who take out anger on their kids not only place them in a dangerous position physically, but they harm them emotionally and mentally as well. Child abuse can be described as many different things. One of the more common forms of abuse is neglect. As stated by James W. Vander, in the book Human Development, "neglect is defined as the absence of adequate social, emotional, or physical care." (Vander, 1997). This could include undernourishment, a mother not paying attention to a sick or hurt child, or even a guardian not sharing happiness with his or her child....   [tags: Effects of Child Abuse on Behavior]

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The Government Should Provide Assistance for Sexually Assaulted Victims in the Military

- A soldier is one of the most honorable professions in society. These men and women risk their own lives in order to protect the citizens of America. Soldiers take part in selfless acts of fighting for their own country, and such an honorable duty deserves respect. Over the years, statistics have surfaced as soldiers have come forward, claiming to have been sexually assaulted while in the US military. This is not at small number of individuals, 46% of the U.S. military have been sexually assulted.6 The U.S....   [tags: raped women soldiers, US military]

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Role Of The Tanzanian Government On Effective Service Delivery For Victims Of Gender Based Violence

- CHAPTER TWO LITERATURE REVIEW 2. Introduction The previous chapter presented the research topic and some objectives behind the researcher’s interest on the role of the Tanzanian government in ensuring effective service delivery to victims of gender based violence (GBV) and gender equality. The chapter defined gender based violence its related history and show why this question is relevant now. The work of this chapter is to provide a broad review of GBV from various sources of literature that will be used to discern factors and impacts on the issue....   [tags: Domestic violence, Violence]

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The Psychological Factors And Behavior That Exist Among Abusers And The Victims Of Domestic Violence

- References Article (1) Eckstein, Jessica J. "Reasons For Staying In Intimately Violent Relationships: Comparisons Of Men And Women And Messages Communicated To Self And Others". Journal of Family Violence 26.1 (2010): 21-30. Web. 26 Oct. 2016. Summary Men and women from various walks life are known to be victims of “Intimately Violent Relationships” (Jessica J. Eckstein). Domestic violence is wide spread problem that remains prevalent throughout many parts of society. There are many factors which contribute to this dangerous and destructive societal issue....   [tags: Domestic violence, Child abuse, Violence, Abuse]

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Creator and Victims: Martin Luther King Jr. and Aron Hernandez

- ... Martin Luther King is one of the biggest creators the world probably ever known. Martin Luther King represents all equal rights for all Americans, regardless of their background. Throughout all of his issues Martin still found a way to accomplish his dream by making this world an equal home. He was an outstanding leader when it came to speaking publicly that not only in the city of Atlanta but the whole United States had a vision his dream. He was talked about on local news channels, radio stations and even was known printed on local newspapers for his accomplishments....   [tags: equal rights, NFL]

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A Written Training Curriculum That Helps Law Enforcement Deal With Crime Victims

- My paper will have a written training curriculum that helps law enforcement deal with crime victims. My paper will cover stranger as well as intimate violence. My paper will enlighten law enforcement on training new recruits, people that respond first, and detectives on dealing with victims. I will talk about the difference between criminology and victimology and the reason that it 's good to have knowledge of both of them. My paper will talk about why it 's important to know the proper treatment for a victim....   [tags: Criminology, Crime, Victimology, Police]

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Understanding Battered Women Syndrome And Examine How Many Women Are Victims Of Abuse

- Women throughout the world desire to find someone that they can spend the rest of their lives with to care for them, protect them, show them respect, and most of all, someone they can trust. The last thing a woman in love wants to experience is the devastation of being hurt by the one person that vows to love them forever. Abuse can be verbal or physical. Physical abuse can lead to mental health disorders. Not all abuse is reported and unfortunately, that could become fatal. The Clark County Prosecuting Attorney reports that domestic violence is the leading cause of injury to women between the ages of 15 and 44 in the United States, more than car accidents muggings, and rapes combines....   [tags: Domestic violence, Abuse, Child abuse]

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The Pre Canadian History : Aboriginal People Were Victims Of The Europeans

- Throughout the pre-Canadian history period aboriginal people were victims of the Europeans. Aboriginal people were some of the first people that were in the new world and the Europeans took advantage of them. The Native American’s did not originate from North America as they came from Asia from during the ice age. The Europeans did not originate from North America as they came from Europe. When the Europeans came over to the new world they had many disease’s that the aboriginal people were not known to and that affected them a lot....   [tags: Indigenous peoples of the Americas]

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Discrimination Against Caucasian Cops Shooting African American Victims

- Discrimination Discrimination was and always will be an issue in the world we live in. Ever since humans became to exist there was always an issue of unjust treatment. “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed, by their Creator, with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty, and the pursuit of Happiness.” Discrimination is a hot topic right now in the United States of America due to Caucasian cops shooting African American victims....   [tags: Racism, Race, Discrimination, African American]

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Technology And Education : The Modern World As Passive Victims At The Mercy Of The Powerful West

- The simplistic and highly misleading view that depicts the poorer world as passive victims at the mercy of the powerful West has meant that postwar paradigms or in-arguments “for how to conceptualize and overcome development challenges” (City of Johannesburg, 2006) have failed to achieve long-term development outcomes. For example, modernization theory (MT) stated that with investment and planning from the Industrial West, all states could follow a liner process of development where traditional sectors of the economy and rigid social structures would be abandoned and replaced by modern social organisation (Nabudere, 1997; Jolly et....   [tags: World Bank, Economics, Dependency theory]

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Speech On Bullying And How It Can Affect How The Victims Live Their Lives

- Choosing a speech for this paper was not easy, I had a lot of topics going through my head. Finally, I settled on the topic of bullying and how it can affect how the victims live their lives. I chose a speech from “ted.com”, the speech is by a man named Safawat Saleem, and is titled “Why I keep speaking up, even when people mock my accent” this speech was given in Vancouver back in February of 2016. This was a really good speech and he presented very well, from his use of ethos, logos, pathos, to the way he communicated with the audience and used his resources to help them understand....   [tags: Rhetoric, Ethos, Language, Speech]

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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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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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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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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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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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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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Benefits Of Recruiting And Advertising Victims Online Is Not An Achievement Enough

- As if recruiting and advertising victims online is not an achievement enough, traffickers exploit the fact that using the Internet will benefit them in a long run due to the capability of the Internet to store information timelessly. According to Moldovan, the Internet allows “permanent retransmission of data without the victim’s possibility to prevent it. The site is visible anywhere in the world connected to the network at any time” (90). The information about the victims will remain online unless removed by the uploader....   [tags: Human trafficking, Victim, The Victim]

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The Victims Of Domestic Violence

- Victims of Domestic Violence Every year in the United States, one in four women are victims of domestic violence; however, this is only based on what has been reported to the department of justice. While men are also victims of domestic violence, women are more often the victims. Moreover, a study done by Dr. Halket Megan, an Obstetrician and Gynecologist states that “90% of domestic violence is male initiated” (36). In severe cases, domestic violence ends with victims being murdered. More specifically, domestic violence resulted in 2,340 deaths in the United States in 2007, and 70% of those killed were females (35)....   [tags: Abuse, Child abuse, Psychological abuse, Bullying]

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The Trafficking Victims Protection Act

- Any country can come up with documents saying there are going implement these laws but down the road are they really keeping their end of the bargain. One of the more effective policies geared towards human sex trafficking was the Memorandum on Steps to Combat Violence Against Women and Trafficking in Women and Girls. Through this memorandum President Clinton was able to implement an increase awareness of human trafficking. He also made provision to protect the victims with the help of law enforcement to prevent women and girls from being trafficked as well as ensuring that traffickers are severely penalized....   [tags: Human trafficking, Slavery]

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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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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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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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African Victims Of The Holocaust

- African victims of the Holocaust Racism has been prevenient all throughout history. The Nazi party was obsessed with racial purity as well as with eugenics. Francis Galton brought about eugenics in 1883; he believed that through a specific selection of parents he could hinder the perfect race. Hitler 's efforts during the Holocaust to achieve a ‘Master Race ' caused millions of lives to end. The Holocaust was the systematical annihilation of millions, mostly focused on destroying all of the Jewish population all across Europe....   [tags: Nazi Germany, Nazism, Racism, Adolf Hitler]

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Female Rape Victims

- A Maternalistic Victimology In late March of 2005, emails and text messages began to spread of a very serious and new crime tactic used by rapists. There were many variations to the content of the emails and text messages, but the overall message was the same. Apparently, a woman upon leaving her place of work came upon a crying child on the road. When she asked the child what happened, the child replied, “I am lost. Can you take me home please?” Non-suspecting of any foul play she took the child to the address....   [tags: Maternal Instincts, Awareness]

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Bullying Students Are Victims Of Bullying

- Sticks and stones may break your bone, but mean words can tear holes in your spirit. Imagine that you are shorter than every student in your class. One day, you are walking to class and you have a bad feeling when you approach the door. You take a step inside the door and someone reaches over and grabs your book and starts chanting ‘jump shortie, come on jump’. You jump and cannot reach it no matter how hard you try, and the teacher isn’t around to help stop them. End of the day comes around, you go home and you tell your parents what happened, and they call the school....   [tags: Bullying, Abuse, High school]

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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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Characteristics Of The Crime Scenes And The Victims

- Holmes and Holmes developed this typology based on various characteristics of the crime scenes and the victims themselves of 110 interviews of selected offenders and serial murders (Canter & Wentink, 2004). David Canter and Natalia Wentink conducted an empirical test of this typology and developed several criticisms to their work. Their empirical test concluded that the features described for each category tend to co-occur within each other. For example, the characteristics of a lust killer include a controlled crime scene, evidence of torture, the body being moved, a specific type of victim, no weapon left at the crime scene, and rape; all of these features are also included for the thrill...   [tags: Serial killer, Murder, Offender profiling, 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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Victims Of Pain By George Orwell

- George Orwell said, “Of pain you could only wish one thing: that it should stop. Nothing in the world was so bad as physical pain. In the face of pain, there are no heroes.” Domestic abuse is a major issue in this country and world. However, the bigger issue is the long term effects any victim suffers from. Many persons suffer from an affliction known as Battered Person Syndrome. What is BPS. This condition is known today as, “a mental disorder that develops in victims of serious, longterm abuse” (citation #1)....   [tags: Abuse, Bullying, Child abuse, Physical abuse]

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The Victims in McCarthy's Child of God

- The Victims in McCarthy's Child of God   In Cormac McCarthy's Child of God, Lester Ballard is a recluse who is shunned by the people of his community. Because of his morose nature and his bizarre habits, he stands out among the small rural community. The rejected Ballard turns from being a harmless recluse to a murderer. While he is clearly a victimizer, he is also a victim himself. He is the victim of his own ostracization from the community that he was a part of. While the victimization that he suffers cannot justify his violent actions, it provides some explanation of how Ballard has reached the point of being a victimizer himself....   [tags: McCarthy Child of God]

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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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Increase in Eating Disorder Victims

- Increase in Eating Disorder Victims There are a number of eating disorders which many people suffer from, and most people may not even be aware that the way they eat could be classed as an eating disorder. Amongst the many disorders are the four most notable; binge eating, anorexia, bulimia and obesity. Another disorder vastly approaching the media limelight is bigorexia. The Eating Disorders Association defines this condition as "…outward signs of inner emotional or psychological distress or problems." - believing that people cope with the difficulties in their life though food....   [tags: Papers]

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Medical Care for Human Trafficking Victims

- Human trafficking is a rising global issue and is a dark human behavior that has been happening since the beginning of recorded history. These victims experience both mental and physical effects that are damaging to their lives, stripping their identity as individuals. Millions of women and children go through these traumatic experiences and have psychological consequences that need to be addressed but get little attention. This literature review suggests steps to be taken in order to treat these patients with the proper medical care by responding to the following questions: 1....   [tags: global issues, human behavior]

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Effects Of Domestic Violence On Female Victims

- Le Nguyen Dr. Gurzick Dr. Ensel HON202-02 28 April 2015 Research Paper Effects of Domestic Violence on Female Victims Domestic violence is a serious social issue, yet often overlooked by society due to insufficient knowledge and misconceptions. It has prevailed for years, and current interventions have not succeeded in eliminating it. One of the biggest myths is that: “Domestic violence is not common,” while in reality, the number of domestic violence incidents annually ranges from 960,000 to 3 million (Collins et al 169.) According to Maryland Network Against Domestic Violence, it is believed to be the most common, but least reported in the United States (It Shouldn’t Hurt 6.) In order to...   [tags: Domestic violence, Abuse, Child abuse]

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Slasher Movies: Female Victims or Survivors?

- Slasher Movies: Female Victims or Survivors. “[Scary movies are] all the same. Some stupid killer stalking some big-breasted girl who can’t act who’s always running up the stairs when she should be running out the front door. It’s insulting,” claims the character Sidney, in the movie Scream (1996). This stereotype is what many movie fans and critics believe when the topic of slasher films arise. Slasher films normally include a psychotic killer (either real or supernatural), a number of victims (often female), and usually the only person alive at the end of the movie is a female....   [tags: Argumentative Persuasive Horror Movies Essays]

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Domestic Violence : A Look Into The Lives Of Victims

- Domestic violence: a look into the lives of victims Many people live in this world with the challenge of being a victim of domestic violence. We only look into how being violated associates with women in an abusive relationship when it could range from disabled individuals to males. Domestic violence contains horrible outcomes in today’s society, we should help educate more individuals about this terrible situation. Domestic violence is an action associated with harming another individual repetitively....   [tags: Abuse, Child abuse, Physical abuse]

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Domestic Violence Victims Second Draft

- Domestic Violence Victims Second Draft “The number of American troops killed in Afghanistan and Iraq between 2001 and 2012 was 6,488. The number of American women who were murdered by current or ex male partners during that time was 11,766” (Vagianos, 2014). Do you find these facts shocking. So do I. According to the Domestic Violence Statistics website, a woman is assaulted or beaten every 9 seconds in the US. It is reported domestic violence is the leading cause of injury to women. Doing this research, I am also finding there are a large group of men who are also domestic violence victims....   [tags: Domestic violence, Child abuse, Abuse]

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Abortions Should Be Allowed For Rape Victims

- Abortion is one of the most debatable subjects in our society. There are many different points of views when it comes to this sensitive topic. Initially when I started researching the topic I was almost certain that I would fall into the category of Pro-life individuals. However, after thinking long and hard and taking rape into consideration I have to say my views have changed completely. Although I am still against abortion, I think there should be certain exceptions made for women who are sexually assaulted and become pregnant from the rape....   [tags: Pro-Choice Essays]

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Innocent Victims of Capital Punishment are Possible

- Innocent Victims of Capital Punishment are Possible Try to imagine yourself being convicted of a crime you did not commit, and even worse being told you have die for that crime. This nightmare is actually a reality for some inmates on death row today. The death penalty should be abolished because the potential for even one death of an innocent man violates all principles of justice. "Can the justice system ever be 100 percent right. Not likely. Then how can it administer punishment that's 100 percent irreversible" ("Lock Up" 2)....   [tags: Papers]

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Human Trafficking : The Victims Of Trafficking And Violence Protection Act Of 2000

- In the United States, the most crucial piece of legislation against human trafficking is the Victims of Trafficking and Violence Protection Act of 2000. Additional reauthorization acts of this legislation were passed in 2003, 2005, and 2008. These were enacted in the continual effort to combat human trafficking, protect the victims of trafficking, and ensure prosecution and punishment of offenders. The Victims of Trafficking and Violence Protection Act of 2000 also establishes an inter-agency task force to prevent and fight human trafficking....   [tags: Police, Victim, Human trafficking]

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Antjie Krog's Poem For All Voices, For All Victims

- ... 4) Antjie Krog creates a sense of relief with, as the feeling of calming is one felt only by humans, she makes use of the comparison to personify South Africa. The image created by a calming country can only take place if to one that has previously been harmed, hence the line, “after being wounded,” which further explains the image that South Africa is calmed after the severity of the wound which was caused by the apartheid era. The following lines, “it sings, it ignites/ my tongue, my inner ear, the cavity of heart/ shudders towards the outline/ new in soft intimate clicks and gutturals,” (Krog, in Carolin, 2014: ll....   [tags: South African apartheid]

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Proposal for a Support Group for Male Victims of Domestic Violence

- Proposal for a Support Group for Male Victims of Domestic Violence This proposal, submitted to the Domestic Violence Support Western Sydney Service, is to advocate for the inclusion of a support group focused on male victims of domestic violence in the services that are currently provided by the DVSWSS. With all due respect to the amazing support and services the DVSWSS provide to female victims, this proposal would be targeted specifically at the creation of a support group for male victims as there is a need for such services as is shown below....   [tags: Domestic Abuse]

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