Thursday, December 20, 2018
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Sexual assault myths and facts

http://www.police.govt.nz/advice/sexual-assault/myths-and-facts Myth: Sexual assaults are only committed by strangers. Fact: The majority of people who commit sexual assaults know their victims and in some cases are relations, friends or work colleagues. Partners and spouses can also commit sexual assaults. Myth: Rape is a 'spur of the moment' act. Fact: Most rapists plan carefully in

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Those who experienced sexual assault twice as likely to have sleep problems

https://www.independent.co.uk/news/health/sexual-assault-harassment-victims-anxiety-depression-study-jama-internal-medicine-metoo-a8568416.html Researchers also found that those who experienced either sexual assault or harassment were twice as likely to have sleep problems such as insomnia. Women who reported workplace sexual harassment had higher blood pressure than women who did not – and at levels elevated enough to put them at risk of stroke,

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Sexually assaulted during a massage

https://www.yahoo.com/beauty/what-you-need-to-know-about-massage-sexual-assaults-after-ali-vincents-experience-194829696.html Ali Vincent, winner of The Biggest Loser in 2008, recently shared, in a very personal interview, the trigger behind her subsequent weight gain: the trauma she experienced after being sexually assaulted during a massage. “I was getting a massage and I fell asleep, which I often do with massages,” she recalled,

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4% is 4% too many

1 in 5 woman will be sexually assaulted while at college while only 4% of college men will be sexual assaulted. This has to Stop. ❌ pic.twitter.com/8MvenM1KXB— OurReality👊🏽 (@WomanReality) May 1, 2018 https://www.survivorsuk.org/question/sexual-abuse-of-men-the-myths-the-realities/ Myth: Men cannot be sexually abused by women. Reality: Although the majority of perpetrators are male, men can also be

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Male survivor group MOSAIC part of Wellington effort to combat assault of sex workers

https://www.stuff.co.nz/national/crime/100888983/sex-worker-assault-complaints-will-be-taken-seriously In an attempt to bridge that gap, the head of Hutt Valley Police's adult sexual assault team, Detective Sergeant Haley Ryan, helped form a working group linking all the agencies together. Ryan hoped coming together "for a common purpose" would lead sex workers to feel more able to report sexual

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#Prison #double #bunking #sexual #assualt

http://www.radionz.co.nz/news/national/335736/prisoners-lodge-complaints-of-sexual-assault-by-cellmates The Department of Corrections released the data to RNZ under the Official Information Act, following the sentencing of Stephen Mark Gotty for a sex attack. Gotty, a repeat sex offender, was allowed to choose his cellmate, and he sexually attacked the 19-year-old once their cell door was locked on their first

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