Rape and sexual assault
Most commonly a rape victim is a young female however men and children can also be targeted for this crime. According to Welch and Mason (2007), the victim usually knows the perpetrator and this maybe one reason that although the abused may seek medical attention the aggressor may not be identified and consequently goes unpunished, free to commit the same injustice again (p. 2). The obvious most consequence of rape is unwanted pregnancy, followed by sexually transmitted diseases in particular that of HIV. Treatment options are available and up to 80% effective if a clinical regimen of treatment is strictly followed (Welch and Mason, 2007, p.4). Rape is the among the greatest cause Post Traumatic...
... middle of paper ...
...more than those that are touch deprived. In addition, the research of Field (2002) shows that touch deprivation is a key factor in aggression and violence in children and adolescents (p. 735). Moreover, the link between aggression and touch deprivation is further supported by Field (2010) which suggests that French adolescents are less aggressive than their American counterparts because French parents are more physically affectionate than American parents. Further it is also implied that the benefits of this positive touch translates to a less violent adult population, in particular in marital relationships where parents often touch one another (p.370). While touch deprivation in the elderly population does not usually present as aggression, instead the common symptoms are irritability, communication issues, depression and also eating disorders.
Place in references
Need Writing Help?
Get feedback on grammar, clarity, concision and logic instantly.Check your paper »
- February, 2015, the incident of FGM in the U.S. has more than doubled with in the last ten years due to the increased number of Africans relocating to the United States and this number is increased by. Oftentimes, girls are sent back to their native country to have FGM performed, hence the term ‘vacation cutting’. Due to the efforts of State representatives Shelia Jackson Lee of Texas and Joe Crowley of New York, in 2012 law was passed making it illegal for immigrant parents to submit their girls to ‘vacation cutting’.... [tags: Rape, Human sexual behavior, Child sexual abuse]
1191 words (3.4 pages)
- In the global spectrum of modern warfare, it has become evermore evident that a war has been raged fervently in pursuit of the destruction of the livelihood of women. The truth is obsolete in the era of never changing gendered hierarchy, where heartless militia have severed the line of innocence and consciousness for women worldwide; using them as scapegoats for their infantry. The victimization of these is rampant; the abuse and violence against their minds and bodies does not prove a victor of state but rather a violation of human life.... [tags: Violence ]
1027 words (2.9 pages)
- Model United Nations 2004 Position Paper Committee: Status of Women Topic: Religion and Gender-Based Violence Country: United Kingdom A. The United Kingdom is full of organizations that provide help to women around the world. The Women’s National Commission is the official and independent advisory body giving the views of women to the government. This organization is in charge of taking in account (by the Government) women’s points of view and needs. This also involves taking all of these opinions to a public debate.... [tags: essays research papers fc]
611 words (1.7 pages)
- Many people choose to use violence in their own ways to achieve the goals they have set upon themselves. But are there situations where violent disobedience is ever justified. You might be thinking, what is violent disobedience. Violent disobedience is the act of breaking a rule placed upon oneself, ready to accept any punishment that is to come to thee. You could violently disobey anyone such as the police, your parents, and even yourself. I believe only in certain situations one should be allowed to violently disobey an order give to him or her.... [tags: Violence, Domestic violence]
871 words (2.5 pages)
- Economic and Political Context Long before its enactment on September 13, 1994, the foundation for the Violence Against Women Act was being constructed. More than 140 years ago, members of the U.S. government were working to end the injustice of violence against women when, in 1871, Alabama was the first state to make it illegal for a man to beat his wife (U.S. Department of Justice, 2010). In 1967, one of the first domestic violence shelters in the country opened its doors in Maine; and from that time until 1994, progress slowly but steadily continued.... [tags: violence prevention, criminal justice]
900 words (2.6 pages)
- This paper will describe the Tasmanian Family Violence Act 2004 (Tas), which has contributed significantly to the reduction in family violence incidents since its inception in 2004. As an ‘inexperienced Constable’ ten years ago the author discovered the challenges and difficulties he faced that were not unique relating to new legislation, the difficulties in the way suspects were treated, and evidence gained from victims and witnesses. The reason this legislation was chosen for this assessment item is that the Family Violence Act 2004, has significantly reduced the discretionary powers of the ‘Office of Constable’ that has traditionally been utilised by police.... [tags: Domestic violence, Abuse, Victim]
1612 words (4.6 pages)
- Workplace Security “Man Down. Man Down!” comes over your site’s intercom system. Your first thought is someone must have been injured; perhaps due to equipment malfunction, someone bypassed a safety device, or maybe it was a failure to wear the appropriate PPE. Instead, the last thing you ever expected to happen has occurred - there has been an act of violence in your facility. In today’s society, workplace threats can happen anywhere and at any time. Often, the companies which experience workplace violence never saw it coming and had no plans in place to reduce the effects of a security breech.... [tags: Abuse, Domestic violence, Employment, Intimidation]
1162 words (3.3 pages)
- Sana Rana Assignment: social justice and empowerment. Domestic violence act 2005 Introduction Our society is not new with the term violence. Its presence is most common and in fact it is present every were and intense than right behind the door of our homes. Peoples are tortured, beaten abused behind the door. Interestingly it is happening in metros, cities, towns, villages. It is crossing all social classes, genders, racial lines and age groups. The legacy of violence is being passing from generation to generations.... [tags: Domestic violence, Violence against women]
4146 words (11.8 pages)
- Policy Analysis Research Paper: Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) Perla Jazmine Ruiz South Texas College SOCW 2362 Page Break Policy Analysis Research Paper: Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) I was a little confused about the topic/policy to choose for this assignment. I know that there are various types of policies which cover a range of topics. I decided that I wanted to cover either immigration or women. I decided that the policy I will be constructing my research paper over, will be the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA).... [tags: Domestic violence, Violence, Child abuse]
1011 words (2.9 pages)
- For centuries domestic violence has been perceived as a private matter private of which the government has not been concerned about nor was it considered the government’s business to intervene on behalf of a battered spouse. The unlawful nature of this failure for state or federal government intervention against this crime contributed to the systematic abuse of women in the family. The traditions, customs, and common law found in both British and American societies continued right up until the last decade of the 20th century and left the battered wives and very frequently, her children, at the mercy of the husband.... [tags: Domestic Violence]
1375 words (3.9 pages)
- The Theory Of The Criminal Justice System
- Religious Holiday Leave : Title Vii Of The Civil Rights Act Of 1964
- Challenges Facing Organizations With Human Resources Management Departments
- The Psychological Aspect Of America 's Military Forces
- The Benefits Of Drinking Gatorade
- The Dutch Healthcare System