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Foster Parenting in Nebraska: The Victim's Advocate Project

- ... The center has therapists from the University of Nebraska Psychology Department Project SAFE and Lutheran Family Services available on-site for all victims. With over three decades of experience as a victim's advocate specializing in minor children and their non-offending parents, Lynn has helped lead a great number of children and families toward healing and justice. She states that the job is very demanding and can be draining. She states, "It's sometimes difficult to walk out the door and leave the job at work....   [tags: child advocacy center, victims, donations]

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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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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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Techniques Used by Kidnappers to Control Their Victims

- Many kidnappings that have happened around the United States mainly connect with children wanting to leave with a stranger even though they know that it is wrong. How is it that adults are capable of luring children into coming with them even though they are complete strangers. Furthermore, do not parents teach their kids not to go with strangers and if it does happen that they should scream for help. Sure, yet children still willingly go with strangers. Perhaps something about them kidnapers convinces children that it is okay....   [tags: Psychology]

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All the Characters of Of Mice and Men as Victims

- Most if not all the characters in Of Mice and Men can be seen as victims in one way or another discuss “Of Mice and Men” was set in the Great Depression which could make every one in the book a victim, whatever their circumstance. Most people didn’t have a job and those who were employed were working in terrible conditions; they were victims of an employment system which gave no rights to the workers. Job insecurity meant that workers were forced to take low pay and the mass of unemployed men meant that anyone who complained would lose their job immediately and be replaced by someone who was desperate for work....   [tags: English Literature]

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Salem Witches and Ergot of Rye

- ... Bridget Bishop was accused, because the way that Bishop "was in the propensity of dressing more aesthetically than ladies of the town" likewise helped in vast part to her conviction and execution. The Salem Witch Trials ended, because highly respected citizens started to be accused and executed, such as Rebecca Nurse, George Burroughs, and Giles Corey. Also, evidence was brought to show people that witchcraft was not the factor of the children's’ illness. About Ergot of Rye Ergot of rye is a poisonous condition transformed by consuming grain, grain items, (for example, rye bread), or grasses tainted with ergot parasite or by ceaseless unreasonable utilization of an ergot drug....   [tags: victims, witchcraft]

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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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Racial Discrimination in the United States

- Martin Luther King Jr. once said. “Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.” After all of the history the world has with slavery, and racism, all that we’ve gone through, and have come from it’s about time that we put our differences aside, and accept each other for what we are, and aren’t. "Racism is based on the belief that physical characteristics account for differences in character and ability, and that a particular race is superior to another." Racism has been going on since before anyone can remember whether it was owning a slave, killing another person just because of the color of his or her skin complexion, or ma...   [tags: victims of racism]

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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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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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Laws Against Domestic Violence in Pakistan are Insufficient to Protect Victims of Abuse

- ... ( Pakistani Law Firm, 2012). While it is important to acknowledge that laws from other categories can be applied to cases of domestic crimes, it is essential to note that the lack of a specific category leads to many problems. It is of vital significance to note that all laws and their punishments are derived from the socio-economic and cultural framework of the society the laws are constructed to cater to, this is the reason that such different punishments exist in different countries for the same sort of crimes, even the definitions of crimes is debated upon in the legislations across the globe....   [tags: human rights, democratic systems]

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Analysis of TV Show Law and Order: Special Victims Unit

- ... The top detectives, who are also main characters, tend to become deeply personal when dealing with cases. The main characters take advantage their personal and emotional attachment to motivate themselves to work harder in the case. One of the main characters, detective Olivia Benson is able to connect with victims, and become their “empathetic, passionate voice for the victims” (Dwyer 2008). Previous detective Elliott Stabler, Benson’s old partner experienced violent anger toward suspects and was described as the character that “embodies the rage that is felt by the audience” (Dwyer) and they are similarities that can be seen with Benson’s newer partner, Nick Amaro and Elliot Stabler....   [tags: police, sexually, crimes, motivate]

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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 World Trade Center, The Pentagon, A Field Near Shanksville, And 3000 Innocent Victims

- September 11th, the World Trade Center, the Pentagon, a field near Shanksville, and 3000 innocent victims, all of these key words remind people the attacks by al-Qaeda in 2001. At the same time, several questions were aroused by terrorist attack: Whether our safety is threatened. Whether we can completely eradicate terroristic organization. Whether we get protection after 9/11. Are we safer because of 9/11. There is an article, which is for the tenth anniversary of this catastrophic incident, named “Holder, Napolitano, Clapper: We 're safer post-9/11” from USA Today....   [tags: September 11 attacks, World Trade Center]

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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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Childhood Sexual Abuse Victims at Risk for Becoming Adult Sexual Offenders

- Resiliency Some studies have been done to examine the resiliency of victims of CSA. Resiliency can be defined as the ability of a person to adjust to adverse life events or circumstances, or possibly both (Lambie, Seymour, Lee, & Adams, 2002). In terms of CSA, resiliency refers to the ability of a victim to “snap back” into normal life and to successfully cope with the sexual trauma they have been through. When this resiliency is absent, individuals have a hard time adjusting back to normal life and often act out as a result....   [tags: resiliency, sexual deviancy]

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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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Domestic Violence Service Users : A Comparison Of Older And Younger Women Victims

- Domestic violence has its many tolls on women, especially from different age groups. Generally, domestic violence is prominent in early ages of relationships. People see on the latest headline of news articles stating “football player beats wife” or some other sort of wife-beating so they may get the perception that younger women occasionally deal with domestic violence. I wanted to touch on elderly women dealing with domestic violence because it is also a big issue in our society. According to Marta Lundy’s article “Domestic Violence Service Users: A Comparison of Older and Younger Women Victims,” she provides information and examinations of women of different age groups from 18-64 years ol...   [tags: Domestic violence, Violence]

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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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Analysis of Billing's Article, Are Women in Management Victims of the Phantom of the Male Norm?

- Introduction This research paper will discuss a paper published in volume 18 of Gender, Work and Organization (ISSN 0968-6673), in the Human Resource Management and Employment Studies field, titled “Are Women in Management Victims of the Phantom of the Male Norm?” (Billing 2011). Yvonne Due Billing is an Associate Professor working at the Department of Sociology in the University of Copenhagen. She has more than 60 published research contributions to book/anthology/report, working papers and contribution to conferences (University of Copenhagen 2011)....   [tags: Business Management]

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Women As Passive Victims Among The Works Of Perrault, Grimms, And Disney

- Why do stories of women-as-passive-victims predominate in the works of Perrault, Grimms, and Disney. The fairy tales that reflect women and girls as passive victims is predominate because the tales began hundreds if not thousands of years ago when women were passive victims. The tales have been handed down for generations, however, current versions are still variations of the original story. Through the generations, the main plot usually remains in tact and details evolve to keep with the times but that isn’t enough to transform the female characters into strong females that hold the key to their own destiny....   [tags: Brothers Grimm, Fairy tale, Sleeping Beauty]

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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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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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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 “”, 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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The Victims Of The Homeless

- The police face many different issues while out on patrol every day. One issue is that of the homeless. In many cities, homelessness has been criminalized, but we, as a society, have to question if this is the right thing to do. Should people who have the misfortune of being homeless be punished further. While everyone has some preconceived notions about the homeless, there have been studies to determine certain characteristics. Some of the more common myths about the homeless are that they are lazy, uneducated, criminals, and that they chose their life....   [tags: Homelessness, Homelessness in the United States]

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AIDS Victims Have Been Stigmatized by American Society

- The purpose of this essay is to awaken the sleeping community, house-by-house, room-by-room, and person-by-person to the issues of bigotry, discrimination and racism surrounding this stigmatization; and, to enlist the resources available to our society to help these victims rather than condemn them. The definition of stigma according to an excerpt from The American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language is "a mark or token of infamy, disgrace, or reproach." The archaic definition, "a mark burned into the skin of a criminal or slave; a brand" leaves little doubt that a stigma like AIDS is a double-edged sword, a brand of its own....   [tags: Papers]

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The Manipulative Sirens and Their Victims in Margaret Atwood's Siren Song

- The Manipulative Sirens and Their Victims in Margaret Atwood's Siren Song In Homer's Odyssey, the Sirens are mythical creatures whose enchanting voices lure sailors to their deaths. These women have fascinated people ever since Homer sung the lines of his epic, inspiring artists of many genres from oil paintings to films. In her poem "Siren Song," Margaret Atwood re-envisions the Sirens to draw a comparison between the myths and modern life. Atwood portrays men as victims of "Sirens" (women) by making her readers the victims....   [tags: Margaret Atwood Siren Song Essays]

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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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How are the young David and Cassie presented as victims in the novels

- How are the young David and Cassie presented as victims in the novels 'David Copperfield' and 'Roll of Thunder Hear My Cry' 'Roll of Thunder Hear My Cry' is a story about an African American girl growing up in a racist community in Mississippi during the 1930's. It shows her family as they struggle to survive in the racist community, try to keep their land and survive on the little money they get because of the fall in cotton prices due to the economic depression. David Copperfield on the other hand is about a boy growing up in a mid-Victorian world....   [tags: English Literature]

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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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Gothic Literature: Isabella and Catherine From Victims To Heroines

- When the words gothic literature come to mind, most people would automatically assume that Poe or King are being spoken of, but two authors who have seemed to have slipped through the cracks in the world’s idea of gothic literature have not only succeeded in many things, but have written two lovely gothic novels in their own ways. Horace Walpole wrote The Castle of Ortanto and Jane Austen wrote Northanger Abbey; and while these two pieces are vastly different, they both employ the same devices to keep the reader in the world of the gothic....   [tags: walpoe, austen, compare, contrast]

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Use of CBT to Treat Victims of Domestic Violence

- Women will continue to suffer from domestic violence unless there is some sort of intervention to help them. When dealing with this population, it is essential to create a safe environment where the woman can talk freely about the abuse without any retaliation from the abuser. When someone comes into a therapeutic session, everyone deserves to be treated with respect and care. This in turn will create a sense of hope that a different type of life can be possible. Also, knowing that there is a support system can help the woman begin the process of change....   [tags: Violence Against Women Essays]

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Reaction Paper: The Cost of Domestic Violence

- ... When I got there, there was an elder man greeting us from his desk, we waited in the room as the other students arrived. Until someone greeted us to come in and we were put into a room. While going inside I could see many rooms, and all doors were locked everything seemed to very secure. There we waited for the district attorney of Sonoma County, Jill Ravitch, to arrive. Once she arrived she gave us a brief summary of what they do. Then the executive director Wes Winter took us out where we came from and took us to a different door which lead to many doors....   [tags: assistance to victims, justice]

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The Physical and Psychological Effects of Rape on Women

- ... A national random survey of college women found that one in four had experienced rape or attempted rape in their lifetime and 84% of the women knew their attacker (Koss, Gidycz, and Wisniewski, 1987) (Campbell and Wasco, 2005). There are plenty of physical effects on women. The physical effects are pregnancy, urinary infections, uterine fibroids, hypoactive sexual desire disorder, dyspareunia, vaginismus, chronic pelvic pain, sexually transmitted diseases, bruises on the genital area and all over the body, and sometimes even death by the attacker....   [tags: psychotherapy, perpetrators, victims]

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The Child Survivor of the Holocaust by Ira, Brenner

- Would You Want to Remember Throughout history, the human race has had to go through many horrible things. Famines, diseases, and war have always been present where there are people. However, a great thing about people is that we try to learn from our mistakes. The Holocaust was a horrible time in history and it should not be forgotten. The individuals involved in this experience went through awful things and it is crucial that people learn about this harsh time. In order to prevent a massacre like this from ever happening again, we must continue to teach future generations about the severity of this time....   [tags: holocaust victims, survivors]

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Cause and Symptoms of Stockholm Syndrome

- Stockholm syndrome or what some people call “capture bonding” is a psychological phenomenon where victims show positive feelings or emotional bonding with their captors. Sympathy and empathy are the common feelings expressed by these hostages. These feelings may last even after they are free from their captors. It is important to note that stockholm syndrome is not a disorder but a “survival mechanism” victims unconsciously use as an act of self-preservation. Stockholm syndrome is in some ways similar to the battered person syndrome....   [tags: captor, bonding, victims]

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The Culture of Sexual Assault as Reflected in the 1970s Rape Law Reforms

- Last week, the White House released a short, celebrity packed, 60-second public service announcement (PSA) on the topic of sexual assault. 1 is 2 Many addressed those who are in control of preventing sexual assault as its intended audience was those who can put a stop to sexual violence: the perpetrators or would-be offenders. Although this one minute announcement completed the task of bringing sexual assault to the forefront of discussion, it failed to encompass the central issues concerning the culture of sexual assault: societal misperceptions, the victims, and the justice system....   [tags: courts, victims, offenders]

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Male Predators and Female Prey: Gender Roles and Rape Culture

- In American society, there are so many cult-like obsessions. The culture of social justice is one of them, and unfortunately the most prominent. A facet of social justice is rape culture, which was coined as a culture during the second wave of feminism during the early 1970’s and was, according to the encyclopedia of rape, “often used by feminists to describe contemporary American culture as a whole.” (1) Rape culture, by definition though, is “a culture in which rape and other sexual violence (usually against women and gender diverse peoples ) are common and in which prevalent attitudes, norms, practices, and media condone, normalize, excuse, or encourage sexualized violence." (2) At it...   [tags: sexual, violence, victims]

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Relishing the Ambrosia of Hope in Stephen Crane´s Bowery in Maggie: A Girl of the Streets

- ... This force eats their hope and corrupts the innocence and life of its prey. Chastity is unable to survive in the Bowery because the culture of diminishing in the value of life and purity is a cyclical perspective. Their surroundings ensure that every inhabitant holds these views. These people live in a “dark region where, from… careening [buildings], a dozen gruesome doorways [give] up loads of babies to the street and the gutter” (Crane 5). Before birth, depreciation in the worth of virtue surrounds these people....   [tags: addictions, desperation, culture, victims]

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Autonomous SAR Robots Necessary for Natural Disasters

- Introduction and Overview Disastrous nature such as earthquake, flooding, or tornados gives a big impact to the affected area. These kinds of catastrophe cause another disaster such a landslide or collapsed building that may claim many lives. During this critical situation, people especially police, fire department are deployed in search and rescue mission to save countless life and of course under the circumstance their well being are put on high risk and expose to danger. Hence, the robot are build to replace human when it comes to difficult task and involving in critical situation neither human or tools can do....   [tags: rescue, victims, communication]

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Oppression and Conflict of Holocaust Represented in the Poem, Shooting Star by Carol Ann Duffy

- The poem "shooting stars" by Carol Ann. Duffy is characterized by a constant use of imagery that helps the reader understand the oppression and conflict represented in the Holocaust. The poem is from the point of view of a woman that died and was a victims of the Nazis, and makes the public relive and comprehend the time of suffering of the Jewish by Hitler in order to accomplish his final solution, in order to make the readers feel sorry for them. The first stanza opens up by saying "after I no longer speak", which suggest that the speaker of the poem passed away....   [tags: jewish, victims, torture]

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The Contrast and Comparison of Crime in Our Society

- . . Crime has diverse effects on society in various ways, shapes or form. These criminal effects are impacted either on an individual basis or a continual basis in our everyday lives. These effects or outcomes, if you will, are prevalent on our streets we live on, the neighborhoods we are in, and even the states that we live in. The end result of crimes in our society has many different physical, financial, and emotional impacts. Among those influenced are the public, the victim, and the Police/Law Enforcement....   [tags: control or prevent crime, victims]

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Rape: You Could Be the One in Six

- Every two minutes someone in the world is being sexually assaulted or raped. In our generation, teenagers, use the words “ you’re raping me” to rough play with one another, the serious concept of rape is then minimized to light teasing; when in reality, rape physically and emotionally scars a person. There are ten different types of rape- sexual assault, child sexual abuse, drug facilitated assault, obsessive/ sadistic rape, sexual exploitation, sexual harassment, stranger rape, and partner rape....   [tags: assault, victims, drugs]

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Are We all Simply Serial Killers or Are Serial Killers Different from the Rest of Us?

- Peter Vronsky wrote two different books about serial killers. The first is his book Serial Killers, which covers all of the definitions of what a serial killer is, both men and women. Though the main focus in this book was on the men. The second is his book Female Serial Killers, which goes into a more detailed description of just female serial killers. Everything in the second book could have been included in the Serial Killers book instead of being divided into a completely separate book. Within these two books the different kinds of serial killers is very clear....   [tags: multiple victims, human monsters]

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The Use and Dangers of Social Media

- There are about one and a half billion users of social media worldwide. It can be used to meet new people, find old friends, chat the day away, join interest groups, or even to share pictures. Social networks were mostly created so people could meet and find new friends. What most users of social media don't know, are the dangers of using social media. One example is when you meet a person online, because they are not always who they say they are. If someone is not who you may think they are, who could they be....   [tags: victims, facebook, personal information]

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Counter-Protocols Against Human Sex Trafficking

- Global estimates of human trafficking range from six hundred thousand to four million victims each year – the majority being victims of sex trafficking (McCabe, & Manian, 2010). These women, men, and children are considered the backbone of one of the world’s most profitable industries forced to do the unthinkable before being discarded. In response to the overwhelming growth of the business, many nations (including the United States) have set out to prevent, prosecute, and rehabilitate offenders and victims alike....   [tags: Criminal Prosecution, Victims]

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Analysis of The Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl by Harriet Jacob

- In the story” The incidents in the life of a slave girl” (ILSG)which was written by Harriet Jacobs implies that masters, and slaves are victims, in addition neither of them are to blame for what society institutionalized, not just one individual whites discrimination for blacks; which is rape, extreme labor, whipping and other violence in the act of slavery. As sectional tensions within the U.S. escalated toward civil war, African slavery became an increasingly important point of focus for literary texts of the antebellum period such as ILSG; underlining the violence and decrepitude experienced by slaves within the South....   [tags: masters, slaves, victims, labor]

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The Alcohols/Drug Scale Identifies Use in Youth

- The alcohol/drug use scale has 8 questions identify significant drug/alcohol use in youth; and the angry-irritable scale has 9 items that identify feelings of anger, frustration, irritability, etc., and a high score indicates at risk for impulsive behavior (Roe-Sepowitz and Krysik, 2008). The depressed-anxious scale has 9 items and focus on depression and anxiety symptoms; and somatic complaints scale contains 6 items about bodily aches and pains and physical manifestations of anxiety which might indicate a disorder or physical illness injury (Roe-Sepowitz and Krysik, 2008)....   [tags: offenders, abuse, victims]

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Female Serial Killers Methods and Motives

- Female serial killers have long careers, and it is often hard to interview them because they are rare (Johnston, 2012). There are different types of female serial killers, and different things motivate them. This leads one to ask: What are the different types and causes of female serial killers, and how do they target their victims. Background There have been many different definitions of a serial killer, but the FBI’s official definition of a serial killer as of 2010 is “the unlawful killing of two or more victims by the same offender, in separate events” (“FBI”, 2010)....   [tags: criminal cases, target victims]

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The Black Death: Bubonic Plague’s Worst Disaster

- The Black Death: Bubonic Plague’s Worst Disaster It has been called “the greatest catastrophe ever.” That statement was made in reference to the Black Death which was one of many bubonic plague epidemics. Throughout history, the bubonic plague proved itself to be an extremely lethal disease. Outbreaks of the bubonic plague were devastating because of the stunning number of deaths in each of the populations it reached. The Black Death was the worst epidemic and disaster of the bubonic plague in all of history....   [tags: plague, bacteria, victims]

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The Serious Problem of Domestic Violence

- The writer of this essay discusses about family violence, a serious social problem, and its effects on the public. Family violence also known as domestic violence “is when someone uses abusive behaviour [physical, sexual, or emotional] to control and/or harm a member of [his or her] family, or someone with whom they have an intimate relationship.” (Department of Justice) The writer explains why family violence/domestic violence is a social problem and whom the issue affects. The writer describes, how the problem shallows the whole society and the families with family violence occurring in the household....   [tags: abuse, family, victims]

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The Tragedy of Sexual Molestation of a Child

- ... You at times feel sick to your stomach, contemplating suicide well before life has really begun for you. For a lot of children, this is what they go through everyday. The tragedy I am referring to that would cause all of this is sexual molestation. I will be taking you into the mind someone who was molested as a child, while also sharing some facts on the matter. When researching this information, one must understand that statistics will vary due to the fact that most cases are not reported....   [tags: fault, reported, victims]

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Extra Penalties for Hate Crimes are Justified

- Any crime motivated by a bias against a person or group based on their ethnicity, gender, sexual preference, religion or another characteristic is a hate crime. These crimes can either be committed against the people themselves or their property. When someone commits a hate crime they are targeting a group of people not just one individual. That’s why hate crimes have extra punishment. The punishment for hate crimes are very insignificant considering the deviant who committed a hate crime targeted an entire group of people....   [tags: lasting effects on victims]

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Child Sex Trafficking in Southeast Asia

- ... Today, sadly, child sex trafficking in Southeast Asia is alarming. According to the Borjen Project, the World Health Organization estimates that in Thailand there are currently two million sex workers, eighty percent of whom are women under 18 years. One third of the victims in prostitution were children (Human Trafficking). Most of the victims of sex trafficking are children and women from minorities. “Ethnic minorities and women and girls from the northern Hill tribes are especially vulnerable due to their lack of citizenship” (Human Trafficking)....   [tags: human trafficking, victims]

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The Pains of Catastrophe in the Flooding of Buffalo Creek, Virginia

- Pain in the wake of catastrophe can be as elusive as pain in illness. Kai Erikson argues that the events of catastrophe such as the flooding of Buffalo Creek Virginia cause a syndrome which includes pains such as numbness, reliving of the event, familial loss, loss of community as well as many others. The problem that arises from such a catastrophe is how to handle the pain suffered by its victims. Veena Das and Elaine Scarry argue that pain is unshareable but it also calls for attention. Through an extensive look into Kai Erikson’s piece on the events that took place in Buffalo Creek and the leading literature on pain it becomes clear that recognition and generalizability of victims pain an...   [tags: diaster, pain, victims, suffering]

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Human Trafficking: The Newest Form os Slavery

- ... Immigrants tend to be easier victims, in my opinion, because many are desperate and looking for a better life in the United States, but most do not have the money. Another reason this problem is so big is because most people do not know what human trafficking is. Out of 2500 calls to report human trafficking, roughly 8000 of them were by citizens (Polaris Project). A lot of people do not know what human trafficking is. However, human trafficking does have a huge impact on all people. Jolene Smith, CEO of Free the Slaves, says that any person can fight human trafficking by changing their buying habits (Kansas City Star)....   [tags: labor, sex trade, victims ]

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Violence and Aggression in the Workplace is on the Rise

- ... There was a rise in 2011 of 21 percent of female fatal injuries at work. In the percentage of these workplace homicides, the perpetrators were relatives – most of them being a spouse or a domestic partner. The 9 percent of male incidents that were homicides only 2 percent were relatives of the victim. There are also the cases of the female employee being killed during a commission of a robbery. Many times the robbers were the assailants in the deaths of male workers. Among the other homicides there were stabbings, hitting, kicking, beating and acts....   [tags: victims, injuries, employees]

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An Ubiquitous Poem, We Wear the Mask by Paul Lawrence Dunbar

- We Wear the Mask, written in 1886 by Paul Lawrence Dunbar, is a ubiquitous poem that has a copious amount of interpretations; nonetheless, one of the most prevalent interpretation of the poem is that of Paul Dunbar’s background. Paul Dunbar was an African American who grew up during the time of slavery; consequently, We Wear the Mask is conceived to be written as an exemplification of the grievances faced by African Americans, during the period of slavery. Though We Wear the Mask was written over a century ago and for a reason – life for African American, during the period of slavery – it can be applied to numerous social situations faced in our present society; one of them being domestic ab...   [tags: slavery, victims, bullied]

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Attacks on the US Embassies in Kenya and Tanzania

- ... There were many victims all together from both of these attacks. In the Kenya bombing, 247 people were killed including 12 Americans. More than 4,000 others were wounded. The bombing of the embassy in Tanzania killed 12 people, none of which were American, and injured 85 others. Hundreds of people volunteered to pull victims out of the rubble. Even people with barely any medical expertise were asked to help stitch people up on the sidewalks and streets. Some of the victims include guards and employees that worked at the embassies....   [tags: bombings, retaliation, victims]

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Motives Behind the Moors' Murders Ian Brady and Myra Hindley

- What conclusions do these arguments lead to. Was Brady’s childhood an adequate factor. I found that Garavelli and Stanford’s investigation were the best sources. I based this judgement on reliability and the context of these sources. Although, Harrison provides a non-judgemental approach; his investigation was relatively new. His investigation does not have the benefit of hindsight, therefore he was not able to use a greater range of evidence to strengthen his argument. Whereas, Garavelli and Stanford had decades to improve their analyses with new evidence that came to light....   [tags: victims, psychopath, trial]

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Notorius Serial Killers in American History: Ted Bundy

- He was intelligent, articulate and handsome. During a gruesome killing spree, Ted Bundy slaughtered more than thirty five women within the span of five years, becoming one of the most notorious serial killers in American history. He grew up believing that his grandparents were his parents and his unwed mother to be his older sister. He was not very good at building relationships and had a lot of conflict with his stepfather and enjoyed the terms of violence and sex as a child. Ted shoplifted during his teenage years and enjoyed being above the law....   [tags: behavior, agressive, victims, theories]

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The Types and Effects of Bullying

- The issue of bullying is often ignored and not taken seriously. If you actually witness bullying you will realize that it is a real problem. People are victims of bullying everyday whether it is verbal or physical. People should do more to help bullying victims. I think that bullying is wrong because it affects everyone in some way. Bullying is purposely hurting someone in someway. It has to be intentional and occur more than once. 2 out of 3 times bullying happens in school. Most of the time kids are bullied for their appearance, if they don’t look a certain way they get made fun of for it....   [tags: victims, depression, differences]

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Cyber Bullying in Schools Leading to Increased Suicide Rates

- The “Y Generation” (beginning birth dates from the early 1980s to the early 2000s) is known for their extensive use of technology. They rely on it for both schoolwork and entertainment. But what happens when technology becomes a weapon used for bullying, where any and all who have access to the Internet can witness it. “No longer limited to the schoolyard, bullying is gaining new and more vicious forms online. Government statistics show more than one in three young people have experienced cyber threats online....   [tags: technology, speech, victims]

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Exposure to Gender Based Violence and Its Influence on Bullying Behavior

- This work will not aid in placing programs to support or prevent exposure to gender based violence and its influences on bullying behavior at Belmopan Comprehensive High School. This study will not identify a student by name that displays:  The highest level of exposure on Gender Based violence at home or school.  The effects of the exposure to violence at home.  The student’s collaborative academic work performance in his or her classroom. Also, this study will not reveal the methods used by administration and staff at Belmopan Comprehensive High School to punish the student....   [tags: root cause, victims]

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Human Trafficking or Modern Day Slavery

- Human Trafficking The United States has always been known for sticking their nose in places where it does not belong. America has been part of wars that could have been avoided, scandals that had nothing to do with the United States. Millions of lives over the years could have been spared if America would have just simply stayed where they belong. What if though, America feels like they have to get involved in forging affairs if they think it can cause or is causing a problem on American soil or with Americans themselves....   [tags: scandals, victims, children, women]

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Forced Labor and Sex Traficking in Thailand

- Thailand: According to the Department of State, “Thailand is a source, destination, and transit country for men, women and children subjected to forced labor and sex trafficking. Victims from neighboring countries, such as China, Vietnam, Uzbekistan, and Fiji migrate willingly to Thailand for various reasons, including fleeing conditions of poverty” (TIPR, 2013, p. 358). The countries that people are fleeing from are known for their poor living conditions, which help contribute to their “push” factors....   [tags: corruption, ethnic minorities, victims]

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Analysis of the Poem The Wreck of Deutschland by Gerald Manley Hopkins

- The SS Deutschland, an iron passenger steamship of the Norddeutscher Lloyd line, was on a maiden voyage to New York from Bremen. On December 4, 1875, the Deutschland was on its way to New York from Bremerhaven, with 123 emigrants. The weather conditions for the steamship was horrible; a blizzard hit the steamship on the Kentish Knock, an area off the coast of Kent and Essex in England. The crew of the Deutschland tried an attempt to go astern but it failed when the stress fractured the Deutschland’s propeller....   [tags: steamship, victims, sea, nuns]

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Child Abuse is a Serious Topic in Today's Society

- Do you know anyone who has been abused by someone they love or even you who has been abused. If you have or know someone who has its not okay. It happens every single day to millions of children everywhere. Child abuse is something not to be taken easily. It has seen to become a major social problem and causes of children’s unhappiness and health. Not all child abuse is reported but should be. It’s not just young aged children it is also teenagers who get abused. So take a moment and think do you know anyone who has gotten abused or is being abused....   [tags: victims, mentoring, parents]

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Smoldering Ashtray: The Effects of Second Hand Smoking

- Over the last many years, more and more people are consuming smoking tobacco. Although smoking is considered to be legal to anyone eighteen and older, the law does not protect the surrounding victims Smokers are protected by the part in the declaration of independence where it states “life liberty and pursuit of happiness.” This statement provides the right for people to consume what they want and where they feel comfortable. But family members, friends, peers, and co-workers are helplessly exposed to second hand smoke....   [tags: harm, smoking, victims, children]

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Annotated Bibliography on Sex Trafficking

- Kotrla, K., & Wommack, B. A. (2011). Sex Trafficking of Minors in the U.S.: Implications for Policy, Prevention and Research. Journal of Applied Research on Children: Informing Policy for Children at Risk: Vol. 2 (Iss. 1), article 5. Retrieved from: This journal article examines the issue of minor sex trafficking in the U.S and provides the reader with the results of the research that was conducted on the matter at hand. A data analysis consisting of 115 minor sex trafficking was thoroughly examined and studied....   [tags: minors, research, victims]

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Inside the Mind of a Criminal

- ... When an offender sexually assaults someone else, something from that person’s past had influenced those negative actions (Sullo and Garrison par.23). There’s no clear explanation of where sociopaths comes from. One theory is that it’s unborn, the result of faulty wiring, or a bad seed. The individual who experiences these awful memories will forever hold that pain into adulthood. Memories and negative past experiences are big factors of trauma. Trauma is a distressing experience psychologically, and can last for a lifetime, that may keep an individual from executing certain activities successfully....   [tags: victims suffering, destructive environment]

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The White Collar Crime: The Ponzi Scheme in Sioux City, Iowa

- I. INTRODUCTION Shirley lee, was getting ready for retirement when finding out, she had lost all her savings. Her and many from her community invested more than 90 million dollars into James Powell and Calwell Investment Company. Calwell and Powell were friends of many of the investors, the even attended the same church as most of the community, and this however did not stop both men from running the largest Ponzi scheme in Sioux City, Iowa. Victims were told their money was being invested in real estate however; their money was transferred to Calwell and Powell’s personal account, where they used the money on their families, vacations and home re-modeling....   [tags: victims, money, invest, criminals]

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The Bombing of Hiroshima Changed Six Individuals

- Hiroshima was a tragic event for Japanese citizens and people who were living in Japan at the time. It impacted everyone’s lives ranging from radiation, injury, and death. Hersey’s Hiroshima detailed the lives of six individuals, Miss Saski, Dr, Fujii, Father Kleinsorge, Dr. Saski, Reverend Tanimoto, and Mrs. Nakamura, who survived the atomic bombing. It showed how some of them gained strength by the bombing while a few let it weaken their lives. The bomb attack affected these people in similar ways at the beginning, but in the long run changed them in different ways....   [tags: tragedy, japan, victims]

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Violence on Women in North America

- Violence on Women in North America Four million women every year are victims of domestic battering in the United States. The reason the number keeps growing is because the nation is not addressing this problem as a serious crime. It is viewed today as a mild problem in our society when it is affecting a lot of our communities. A program that was made in the country a couple years ago is called Prevention of abuse. It is offered in a non sponsored way by the agency of United Way. They have access to newspaper and television news programs, where they feed statistics and information about what women face in the community today....   [tags: violence, prevention program, victims]

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Failure in the Indian Judiciary System for Violence Against Women

- ... A lot of them only show their concern when it gets closer to election time. They act as thought they will make a change if given votes and when they do gain the votes of a lot of people, they win the elections and forget all the promises made. India is a democratic country but the people’s voice is never heard. And even if it is heard, it’s like “The Inconvenient Truth” where people know what’s happening but it’s too inconvenient for them to accept it therefore, they ignore. This leads to bitter consequences....   [tags: victims, system, justice]

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The Terrible Consequences of Teaching Hate

- ... It is hate that acts like a rust on our minds. Hate can slowly cause the natural process of love peace, and affections of others to oxidation. It is hate that can transform the natural order of the living conditions causing an in and out battle within the fabric of society.Hate has caused wars and can create rumors of wars; it has the children against children and adult against adult; it is hate that lets teachers the ability to bully their students and student’s to bully one-another. Hate is usually confused with pride , while the real and positive pride, is “the consciousness of one’s own dignity,” (Webster’s Dictionary, 2012), having a approval for someone’s achievements and persona...   [tags: hate crimes, victims of hate]

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The History of Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome

- The history of acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) and its underlying cause, infection with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), is not one story, but many. Every victim of AIDS has different health problems, personal struggles, and losses. In the early 1980s, when the first AIDS cases attracted the attention of doctors and scientists, no treatment was known. Victims who wrote about their lives described growing more and more seriously ill, watching sick friends die, and waiting to die themselves....   [tags: HIV, immune system, victims]

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