VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN IN DISASTERS
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The article reports, “A new study from Rhode Island Hospital shows that a large proportion of victims of community violence treated in its emergency department are female. Injured adolescent females are more likely than males to be injured by a relative or intimate partner, and are more likely to be injured by a single assailant.
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The article reports, “Cyberstalking is a growing problem for women as rapid technological advances make online intrusion ever-more possible. There is a standard set of safety precautions, but as one safety advocate says, ‘This crime can be hard to stop.'”
The article reports, “Do social workers, police and others take domestic violence among older people less seriously than they do among younger couples? A recent survey suggests that they might. A sample of 242 college students in social work and criminal justice examined three similar scenarios for domestic abuse between couples.”