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Expert psychiatrist breaks down “rape myths” at Harvey Weinstein’s sex-crimes trial: “Sometimes women will have subsequent contact with the perpetrator because they can’t really believe that this happened to them,” Dr. Barbara Ziv explained https://t.co/iV2s9OkVAa — The Daily Beast (@thedailybeast) January 24, 2020

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Another 21 new District Court judges have been appointed in a move the government says is to improve access to justice and boost diversity in NZ’s courts. They include 10 Māori judges, eight Pākehā, one Māori/Chinese and two Samoan – 12 of them are women.https://t.co/D8J6X2Tyk5 — RNZ (@radionz) January 21,Continue Reading

To get a good reading on a country’s economic health, start by looking at the health of its citizens. If they are happy and prosperous, they will be healthy and live longer. Among developed countries, America sits at the bottom in this regard. Professor Joseph Stiglitz

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http://bit.ly/2ubWviW 1. Establish healthy boundaries 2. Take responsibility for your emotions 3. Let other people be responsible for their emotions 4. Acknowledge your choices 5. Live according to your values 6. Forgive, and move forward 7. Stop trying to prove people wrong 8. Don’t let your self-worth depend on otherContinue Reading