[Svrilist] Sexual Violence in the News

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To follow is a list of articles from across the world on various aspects 
of sexual violence.  We hope you find it useful.  If you are unable to 
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 <>Men's secret out 
<http://www.theaustralian.news.com.au/common/story_page/0,5744,19266178%255E28737,00.html>
Australian - Sydney,Australia
... So grave has the problem of sexual violence become that young 
Kimberley women often measure the extent of their man's affection by the 
number of beatings they ...
http://www.theaustralian.news.com.au/story/0,20867,19266178-28737,00.html# 
<http://www.theaustralian.news.com.au/story/0,20867,19266178-28737,00.html>

Vermont Approach' Targets Sex Abuse 
<http://www.uvm.edu/news/?Page=News&storyID=8284>
UVM News - Burlington,VT,USA
... on a year-long study and comprehensive plan titled "The Vermont 
Approach: A Strategic Plan for Comprehensive, Collaborative Sexual 
Violence Prevention in ...

http://www.uvm.edu/news/?Page=News&storyID=8284 
<http://www.uvm.edu/news/?Page=News&storyID=8284>

 

State launches new plans to prevent violence against women 
<http://www.oregonlive.com/newsflash/regional/index.ssf?/base/news-15/1148679252272040.xml&storylist=orlocal>
OregonLive.com - Portland,OR,USA
... Young women between ages 14 and 24, who are the most likely victims 
of sexual violence. . Young men, who are the most likely perpetrators. ...

http://www.oregonlive.com/newsflash/regional/index.ssf?/base/news-15/1148679252272040.xml&storylist=orlocal 
<http://www.oregonlive.com/newsflash/regional/index.ssf?/base/news-15/1148679252272040.xml&storylist=orlocal>

 

CONGO: Decay, disease, violence stalk convicts 
<http://www.alertnet.org/redir/righsection_rel_art__index_htm/thenews/newsdesk/IRIN/b8e81d68404ecee4f3e487afce4330eb.htm>
Reuters AlertNet - London,England,UK
... "Adolescents are prey; sodomy and rape are frequent," he said. 
Sexual violence is commonplace in police jails as well. One inmate ...

http://www.alertnet.org/thenews/newsdesk/IRIN/b8e81d68404ecee4f3e487afce4330eb.htm

 

Sierra Leone Women face human rights abuses in the informal legal ... 
<http://www.amnestyusa.org/news/document.do?id=ENGAFR510022006>
Amnesty International USA - USA
... overall prevalence studies have not been carried out, United Nations 
Mission in Sierra Leone (UNAMSIL) has reported that rape and sexual 
violence is higher in ...

http://www.amnestyusa.org/news/document.do?id=ENGAFR510022006

 

SOUTHERN AFRICA: Little done to counter rising abuse of ... 
<http://www.alertnet.org/thenews/newsdesk/IRIN/30682688830355e3e5448ea4ee0e58c0.htm>
Reuters AlertNet - London,England,UK
... The Panos Institute, an NGO that produces development information, 
noted in their report, 'Beyond victims and villains: Addressing sexual 
violence in the ...

http://www.alertnet.org/thenews/newsdesk/IRIN/30682688830355e3e5448ea4ee0e58c0.htm

 

Sexual Violence in Nepal's Conflict 
<http://www.americanchronicle.com/articles/viewArticle.asp?articleID=9762>
American Chronicle - Beverly Hills,CA,USA
Sexual Violence in Nepal's Conflict, presents evidence of the horrific. 
Throughout the armed conflict in Nepal, thousands of women ...

http://www.americanchronicle.com/articles/viewArticle.asp?articleID=9762

 

Abused women lack government support 
<http://www.latinamericapress.org/Article.asp?lanCode=1&artCode=4659>
Latin America Press - Lima,Peru
... The National Program to Combat Domestic and Sexual Violence was 
approved in 1998 by the National Council for Women's Rights, or CNDM, 
which is tied to the ...

http://www.latinamericapress.org/Article.asp?lanCode=1&artCode=4659 
<http://www.latinamericapress.org/Article.asp?lanCode=1&artCode=4659>

 

Rape and other sexual violence in the US are declining 
<http://www.mercurynews.com/mld/mercurynews/news/politics/14547528.htm>
San Jose Mercury News - CA, USA
... It comprises sexual violence that is and is not reported to police. 
... But it remains the essential measure when it comes to national 
trends in sexual violence. ...

http://www.mercurynews.com/mld/mercurynews/news/politics/14547528.htm

 

Rwanda: FAWE School On Anti-Sexual Violence Campaign 
<http://allafrica.com/stories/200605120710.html>
AllAfrica.com - Washington,USA
... We are accessing the levels of girl-child sexual violence in the 
country and the HIV/Aids prevalence rate among the youths.". The ...

http://allafrica.com/stories/200605120710.html

 

Pay equity, violence against women still NZ issues 
<http://www.stuff.co.nz/stuff/0,2106,3667781a10,00.html>
Stuff.co.nz - Wellington,New Zealand
... found that 33 per cent of women in Auckland and 39 per cent of women 
in Waikato had experienced at least one act of physical and/or sexual 
violence by a ...

http://www.stuff.co.nz/stuff/0,2106,3667781a10,00.html

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