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UPDATE: Judge Finds Probable Cause in Sexual Assault and Death of 10-Month-Old Girl
"JACKSON COUNTY, WV - A Jackson County judge has found probable cause against suspect Benjamin Taylor for both 1st-degree murder and 1st-degree sexual assault of 10-month-old Emmaleigh Barringer."
www.tristateupdate.com, October 12, 2016.
North Carolina parents accused of sexually assaulting their two 4-year-old children and letting friends abuse them
" Two North Carolina parents face life in prison after being accused of the sickening crimes of sexually assaulting their 4-year-old son and daughter and letting their friends abuse them as well.
Lindsey Honeycutt, 29, and Ambrose Heavener, 30, were charged with incest as well as sexual conduct of a minor, sexual exploitation of a minor and engaging a child for sexual performance."
NEW YORK DAILY NEWS, March 4, 2016.
Bronx high school student raped by classmate during upstate field trip
" A 16-year-old girl from a Bronx high school was raped by a classmate while on an overnight upstate field trip, according to a report Saturday.
The student, who attends South Bronx Preparatory School in Mott Haven, told authorities that her class was visiting the Pine Grove Dude Ranch in Kerhonkson — about 100 miles from the Bronx — when she was attacked Thursday, Bronx News 12 reported."
NEW YORK DAILY NEWS, February 27, 2016.
Sicko New York father admits to posing as teen daughter's texting boyfriend to trick her into sending nude photos
"A perverse upstate New York father admitted in court that he posed as his teen daughter's texting boyfriend — in order to trick her into sending pornographic pictures of herself to him."
NEW YORK DAILY NEWS, March 15, 2016.
Rapist who threw teen prostitute from Brooklyn rooftop violates plea bargain, gets 25 years to life
"A Brooklyn judge sentenced a rapist to 25 years to life Thursday after breaching a plea bargain to implicate his co-defendant for throwing a 16-year-old prostitute off a roof for disagreeing with the $100 fee."
NEW YORK DAILY NEWS, March 10, 2016.
British soldier sentenced to prison for raping 6-year-old girl in her Austrian home
"A British soldier was sentenced to nine years in prison after pleading guilty in Austria to raping a 6-year-old girl, an attack he says he doesn't remember because he was too drunk."
NEW YORK DAILY NEWS, July 14, 2015.
Indiana toddler found dead was raped, smothered with a cloth by 22-year-old family friend
" The Indiana 1-year-old girl found dead in a rural area was raped and smothered to death with a cloth by a family friend, prosecutors said Monday.
Police said Kyle Parker, 22, showed them where they could find the body of Shaylyn Ammerman, and an autopsy later revealed that, in her last moments, little Shaylyn suffered sexual violence, The Indianapolis Star reported."
NEW YORK DAILY NEWS, March 28, 2016.
Prosecutors dismiss charges against 5 Brooklyn teens
" Prosecutors have dismissed rape charges against five Brooklyn teenagers accused of raping an 18-year-old woman last month at gunpoint after chasing off her father at a playground in Brownsville, officials said.
Not only did the woman recant her sexual assault allegations, but she told investigators there really was no gun, said Brooklyn DA Ken Thompson.
And to make matters much, much worse, she was actually having sex with her own father, Thompson said."
NEW YORK DAILY NEWS, February 25, 2016.
Jail ordered for sexual assault
"McCOOK, Neb. -- A McCook man charged with sexually assaulting two young children, with alleged offenses dating back to 2003 and as recent as 2012, will serve less than two years in county jail following his sentencing earlier this week.
The offender, 66-year-old Benito Garcia of 906 E. Fifth Street, was convicted on two misdemeanor offenses and ordered to serve 300 days in jail stemming from a Red Willow County assault and a consecutive 300 days stemming from an assault occurring in Frontier County. "
www.mccookgazette.com, October 8, 2015.
HIV-positive rapist jailed for filmed sex with 6-year-old boy
" An HIV-positive Pennsylvania man is charged with raping a 6-year-old, recording the sickening act and spreading it on the internet, cops said.
Ira S. Task, who told cops he was HIV-positive for over 20 years, was busted after cops saw footage of him and another man raping a 6-year-old boy on a third pervert's phone, Penn Live reported."
NEW YORK DAILY NEWS, October 21, 2015.
Teen arrested for raping 8-year-old niece in Brooklyn
" A 17-year-old was arrested for raping his 8-year-old niece in Brooklyn, police sources said Sunday.
The teen was picked up Saturday for allegedly forcing himself on the girl on July 24 at 3 p.m. inside of a Farragut Rd. address in Canarsie, police sources said."
NEW YORK DAILY NEWS, October 11, 2015.
Georgia man charged with raping fiancée's 12-year-old daughter while babysitting
" A freaky felon is back behind bars while accused of raping his fiancée's 12-year-old daughter while out on parole in Georgia.
Shalin Ren Payne, 29, was babysitting his fiancée's children while she was at work Monday when the heavily pierced and tattooed fiend turned violent, authorities told the Times Herald."
NEW YORK DAILY NEWS, October 8, 2015.
British pedophile father and son jailed for sex attacks on young girls, described by victims as 'monsters'
" A British pedophile father and son duo has been jailed for carrying out vile sex attacks on two young girls.
Horace Nix, 84, and son Malcolm, 55, were described as "monsters" by one of their victims, who tried to end her life after suffering their abuse."
NEW YORK DAILY NEWS, September 4, 2015.
Tulsa Teen Arrested For Rape Of 8-Year-Old Girl
"TULSA, Oklahoma - Tulsa Police arrested a 16-year-old male Thursday night for the sexual assault of an 8-year-old girl. Police arrested Lynell Hall on a charge of first-degree rape.
Officers say the incident took place August 2 in a semi-abandoned apartment in the 2200 block of South Nogales that, police say, is a popular hangout for teens to "hook up.""
www.newson6.com, Aug 21, 2015.
Convicted child molester declared sexually violent predator and sentenced to 15 to 30 years in state prison
"HARRISBURG, Pa. — Stephen Carruthers, 56, of Susquehanna Township, was sentenced in Dauphin County Court yesterday, to 15 to 30 years in state prison for sexually molesting a minor girl over a period of 8 years. Carruthers was convicted by a jury on October 29, 2014, after a three day trial."
fox43.com, July 29, 2015.
Mom of 8-year-old rape victim admits she was in room when daughter was attacked
" The mother of an 8-year-old rape victim took the stand Wednesday against the accused predator — her former lover — and admitted she was in the room as the man attacked her daughter.
The 40-year-old woman, whose name the Daily News is withholding, testified in Queens Supreme Court that she was in the bed in a Howard Beach motel with her lover, Earlin Craig, when he raped her daughter — and she did nothing about it."
NEW YORK DAILY NEWS, August 6, 2015.
Fla. man raped mentally disabled girl at church, in front of child
" Joseph Averitt, 33, was allegedly caught in the act at New Destiny Christian Center in Apopka, leading to a 911 call and his arrest on Wednesday, WESH-TV reported.
The 13-year-old victim said she had had multiple sexual encounters with the married man since the summer of 2014."
NEW YORK DAILY NEWS, July 31, 2015.
Girl, 13, sex slave in paedophile ring of eight men
"Police have smashed a Perth-based paedophile ring in which a 13-year-old girl was allegedly being used as a sex slave by a group of eight men.
It is alleged the girl's father, who cannot be identified to protect his daughter's identity, was running the group and was abusing her himself, as well as facilitating access by the other men."
The West Australian, July 29, 2015.
Man, 32, admits to sexual abuse of 2-year-old girl in Riverside Park bathroom
" Jason Carroll, 32, sounded matter-of-fact as he pleaded guilty to the stomach-churning Sepember 2013 assault near W. 75th St.
The disgusting attack was spotted by a good Samaritan, who alerted a Parks Department employee who called the police. Cops said Carroll knew the toddler's mother."
NEW YORK DAILY NEWS, July 22, 2015.
'Rape is rape' law advocate, sexual assault survivor leaves New York
"ALBANY — The young Bronx teacher who was sexually assaulted at gunpoint in 2012 by a drunken, off-duty cop has moved out of New York without seeing her three-year push for a "rape is rape" law enacted by the Legislature."
NEW YORK DAILY NEWS, July 20, 2015.
British soldier sentenced to prison for raping 6-year-old girl in her Austrian home
"A British soldier was sentenced to nine years in prison after pleading guilty in Austria to raping a 6-year-old girl, an attack he says he doesn't remember because he was too drunk.
Craig Michael Stormey, 30, who was participating in a military training camp at the time, sneaked into a home and raped the little girl in her bed, authorities said."
NEW YORK DAILY NEWS, July 14, 2015.
Voodoo priest arrested in Florida for raping 11-year-old girl, cops said victim's mom believed in 'power of voodoo'
" Florida authorities believe a self-proclaimed voodoo priest used his power of persuasion to sexually manipulate women.
Sunrise Police are calling for more victims to step forward after Brogenet Cinor, 48, was arrested last month and charged with the rape of an 11-year-old girl."
NEW YORK DAILY NEWS, July 04, 2015.
Stuart man arrested for child porn, sexual assault on 8 y/o victim
"STUART, Fla. —A Stuart man has been arrested for fondling a child and taking nude photos of her, Port St. Lucie police said in a release Friday.
Jessy Edward Lucas, 23, is charged with sexual battery on victim under age of 12, possession of child pornography and production of child pornography."
www.wpbf.com, June 26, 2015.
Miami high school students accused of raping disabled teen
" Four Florida teens gang raped a mentally disabled teen in a janitor's closet at their high school, authorities said.
The boys, ages 15-18, forced the girl "to perform oral, anal and vaginal sex acts" during the brutal encounter, according to court documents reviewed by the Miami Herald."
NEW YORK DAILY NEWS, June 25, 2015.
Texas volunteer firefighters used sausage in filmed sex assault of new recruit: police
"A group of volunteer firefighters in Texas is accused of sodomizing a new recruit with a chorizo sausage as a sickening rite of passage.
The vile act, filmed by a woman on her cell phone, saw five firefighters hold the man down and abuse him after initially trying with a broomstick, according to court documents obtained by the Dallas Morning News.
'I have something better,' one unidentified sicko is heard saying on video before going to a refrigerator inside the Emergency Service District 6 Volunteer Fire Department near Waxahachie and retrieving the meat.
In the background people can be heard 'yelling and laughing with excitement,' according to an arrest warrant affidavit for the Jan. 20 incident."
Daily News, April 09, 2015.
University of Virginia suspends all fraternities during probe of alleged rape at Phi Kappa Psi
"The victim eventually reported the rape to school administrators, the article says. But they took no action—even after she reported allegations from two other women who claimed to have been assaulted the same way by members of the same fraternity."
Daily News, November 22, 2014.
Ohio man confesses to raping 5–year–old, blames victim: 'She was experimenting'
"A Lake County judge sentenced 51–year–old Clifford Taylor to 22 years in prison after he confessed to raping his girlfriend's daughter and coaxing her into oral sex with the promise of a Pudding Pop. During his sentencing, he tried to backpedal, and claimed his tiny victim forced herself on him."
Daily News, November 22, 2014.
Kansas woman dies after being raped, set on fire at park
"Neighbors discovered the screaming woman ignited in flames last week at a Wichita park, but she succumbed to her injuries Saturday morning. Police have arrested Cornell A. McNeal, 26, in connection to the attack.
"WICHITA, Kan.—A 36–year–old woman who had been sexually assaulted and set on fire died Saturday morning, police said, just over a week after she was found in a Wichita park with severe burns on more than half her body and cuts on her head."
Associated Press, November 22, 2014.
CO nurse sentenced to 15 years for sexually assaulting brain–injured patient
"A Colorado nurse confessed to sexually assaulting his brain–injured patient—only after the woman's family caught the crime on video."
Daily News, September 24, 2014.
Drill sergeant found guilty of sex assaults at Ft. Wood, MO
"FORT LEONARD WOOD, Mo.—A Missouri drill sergeant is guilty of sexually assaulting and harassing eight female soldiers, a military judge ruled Wednesday.
Army Staff Sgt. Angel M. Sanchez, 30, was accused of using his supervisory position with the 14th Military Police Brigade at Fort Leonard Wood to threaten some of the women he was tasked with training. His accusers said the incidents took place in the bathroom of the female barracks as well as in an office shared by drill sergeants."
Daily News, September 24, 2014.
Military Sexual Assault: 'Son, men don't get raped'
"According to the Pentagon, thirty–eight military men are sexually assaulted every single day. These are the stories you never hear—because the culprits almost always go free, the survivors rarely speak, and no one in the military or Congress has done enough to stop it."
G.Q., September 14, 2014.
CA Man Accused of Willfully Spreading HIV; Accuser Speaks to 10 News to Warn Others
"SAN DIEGO—A landscape architect known to frequent San Diego is being charged with knowingly infecting a man with HIV. Now, the San Diego City Attorney's Office may be looking into possibly dozens of other victims.
Thomas Guerra, 29, who is also known as Ashton Chavez, is being charged by the City Attorney's Office for willfully exposing himself to another person with the human immunodeficiency virus, or HIV."
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10 News San Diego, August 26, 2014.
Teacher Slaying Suspect in Court on new Assault Charge
"BOSTON (AP)—A Massachusetts teenager charged with killing his teacher last year after following her into a bathroom similarly followed a worker at a youth detention facility into a locker room last month before choking and beating her, prosecutors said Wednesday.
Philip Chism, 15, made sure he wasn't being watched, took off his footwear to muffle his footsteps, then crouched down as he made his way along a corridor before following the 29–year–old woman into the locker room at Metro Youth Services facility in Boston on June 2, prosecutor Mark Zanini told a judge in Boston Juvenile Court."
Associated Press, July 23, 2014.
Because not all sexual assaults involves what you or I might consider 'sexual' acts....
UConn to pay $1.3Million in sex assault handling lawsuit
"The bulk of the settlement, $900,000, will go to Silvana Moccia, a former UConn ice hockey player who alleged she was kicked off the team after reporting she had been raped by a male hockey player in August 2011.
The other four women will receive payments ranging from $25,000 to $125,000."
SF GATE, July 19, 2014.
Long-forgotten rape evidence finally reveals its clues in Northern Virginia lab
"There is no federal law requiring rape kits to be tested or tracked, and only a handful of states have enacted their own legislation. Staffing and money shortages have contributed to the backlog; a single kit can cost more than $1,000 to process. Sometimes, if a victim had already identified her attacker, police might not have processed her kit — though it could have contained DNA linking the assailant to other unsolved crimes."
Washington Post, June 16, 2014.
Harvard Crimson Senior Class Survey: 12 Percent of Women Graduating From Harvard This Year Say They Were Sexually Assaulted While in School
"One of the more troubling parts of the survey is students' responses to questions about sexual assault. The vast majority of sexual assaults at Harvard—more than 80 percent—went unreported, according to The Crimson's survey.
Twelve percent of women in the Class of 2014 responded that they were sexually assaulted at Harvard, but only 16 percent of victims reported their assault. Two percent of men said they were sexually assaulted at Harvard."
Business Insider, May 27, 2014.
Upstate NY man who raped girl, killed mother, sentenced to life in prison.
"David Renz, 30, was out on bail on kiddie porn charges in March 2013 when he carjacked Lori Bresnahan, 47, raped her 10-year-old daughter, then stabbed to the death after she broke up the attack. Renz disabled a GPS tracking device before committing the heinous crimes."
Daily News, May 16, 2014.
Judge rethinks sentencing rapist to volunteer at rape crisis center
DALLAS — "It was an unheard of probation condition — ordering an admitted rapist to do volunteer work at a rape crisis center.
Now the Dallas County district judge who ordered it is rapidly backpedaling."
WFAA-8 News, April 30, 2014
MI men sentenced to decades for brutal torture, imprisonment of women
"A judge sentenced two Ishpeming, Michigan men to prison for the imprisonment and torture of two women in the basement of a martial arts studio."
Daily News, April 26, 2014
Former NYPD cop repeatedly raped co-worker at Bronx hospital: suit
"Starting on day one, she claims, Reingold made it a point to let plaintiff know that defendant was a retired police officer and that plaintiff was required to do whatever he said or she would be fired."
Daily News, April 17, 2014
Connecticut police find men that sexually assaulted female Trinity College student and filmed it: report
"Police near Trinity College have found a group of men that allegedly drove around campus last weekend and filmed one of them groping a female student.
So far no charges have been filed.
Daily News, April 7, 2014
Georgia man says he's too handsome to be rapist
He's so good–looking, a man accused of rape, kidnapping, carjacking and weapon possession claims, his alleged victim willingly had sex with him.
Daily News, March 22, 2014
3 teens admit to attacking Audrie Pott, leading her to commit suicide
The boys attacked her after Pott passed out at a house party, taking photos of the incident and later sharing them with fellow classmates. Pott became so distraught that she committed suicide shortly after the horrific incident.
Daily News, January 15, 2014
Ohio college fraternity disbanded after hazing ritual costs pledge a testicle
Wilmington College's Gamma Phi Gamma's rights have been 'permanently extinguished' by a judicial board following a senseless Halloween ritual involving Icy Hot and balled-up T–shirts.
Daily News, January 03, 2014
Ex-Pennsylvania GOP leader faces 19 charges, including alleged sexual assault of unconscious victim
Robert J. Kerns, who resigned from his job as head of the Republican Party in Montgomery County earlier this month, has been accused of rape of a substantially impaired person, sexual assault, indecent assault and possession of a controlled substance. He is currently in police custody.
Daily News, November 26, 2013
60 Percent of Americans Know a Survivor of Domestic Abuse or Sexual Assault: No More Excuses
Huffington Post, September 24, 2013
Police arrest Indian man accused of raping, torturing 5-year-old, sparking heated protests about sexual violence in the country
Daily News, April 20, 2013
Homeless man arrested in Brooklyn attempted rape case
Daily News, March 21, 2013
Indian police launch manhunt for men who killed and raped 3 young sisters
Daily News, February 21, 2013
Calif. man used Christian dating site ChristianMingle.com to find his rape victim: cops
Daily News, February 17, 2013
Suspects in custody in case of rape of 6 Spanish tourists in Acapulco: authorities
Daily News, February 11, 2013
Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner (SANE) Programs: Improving the Community Response to Sexual Assault Victims
NIJ Journal, May 2013
Survivor of brutal attack by police officer heads to Albany to expand state's definition of 'rape' to include forced oral and anal sex: 'Rape is rape'
Daily News, February 10, 2013
Girl, 15, with low IQ gang-raped under desk during class in Elmont: suit
A mentally challenged 15-year-old girl was gang–raped beneath her desk during class — only feet away from her teachers — at an Elmont, N.Y., school, according to a lawsuit filed Friday. When the girl reported the horrific incident the next day, school officials failed to report it, the victim's mother claimed in the suit.
Daily News, January 12, 2013
Pakistani women slowly turning to divorce, at risk of death
Daily News, January 09, 2013
Millions of domestic workers worldwide lack legal protection and are vulnerable to abuse: U.N. report
Daily News, January 09, 2013
Defense lawyer in India rape case blames victim, says 'respectable' women in India are not raped: report
Daily News, January 09, 2013
- Viewpoints: What next after outcry over Delhi rape?
BBC News, January 04, 2013
- Brutal rape sets off debate over women's rights in India
USA Today, December 31, 2012
- Widespread outcry, demand for justice, as India rape victim's body cremated in New Delhi
Fox News, December 29, 2012
- Rape victim 'extremely critical', no New Year greetings for Congress
Gulf News, December 28, 2012
- Rape victim in India flown to Singapore for treatment, as PM pledges new laws, speedier trials to crack down on attacks
Daily News, December 27, 2012
- India Teen Commits Suicide After Police Pressure Her To Drop Gang Rape Case, Marry Attacker
Huffington Post, December 27, 2012
- India Rape Protests: Reporter 'Shot Dead'
Sky News, December 23, 2012
- Rape protesters battle Indian police for 2nd day
USA Today, December 23, 2012
"Long way to go" to stop violence against women in Afghanistan, U.N. report says
Daily News, December 11, 2012
Richard Mourdock: 'It is something God intended' when women are impregnated during rape
Daily News, October 24, 2012
Indonesia Gang-Rape Victim Reportedly Expelled From School For 'Tarnishing Institution's Image'
Huffington Post, October 10, 2012
Spanish Official: 'Laws Are Like Women, They're To Be Raped'
Huffington Post, October 10, 2012
Richard Fourtin Case: Connecticut Court Sets Accused Rapist Free, Says Handicapped Victim Did Not Resist
Huffington Post, October 04, 2012
Todd Akin On Abortion: 'Legitimate Rape' Victims Have 'Ways To Try To Shut That Whole Thing Down'
Huffington Post, August 19, 2012
Air Force instructor guilty in sex abuse scandal
Daily News, July 20, 2012
University Of Montana's Jim Foley Tried To Punish Alleged Rape Victim For Speaking Out, According To Emails
Huffington Post, May 21, 2012
Suspected rapist mocks Bronx DA's office
Daily News, February 19, 2012
FBI Takes Major Step Toward Updating Narrow Definition Of Rape
Huffington Post, December 06, 2011
Accused serial sex attacker on trial for raping prostitute, threatening to slice women with razor
Daily News, June 08, 2011
Suicide Attempts, Gender, and Sexual Abuse: Data From the 2000 British Psychiatric Morbidity Survey
The American Journal of Psychiatry, September 1, 2009
Women protesting 'rape law' in Afghanistan pelted with stones by angry mob
Daily News, April 15, 2009
Safety for Indian Women from Sexual Assault Offenders Demonstration Initiative
A report from the National Sexual Violence Resource Center regarding sexual assault, on- and off-reservation, among Native American populations, including jurisdictional problems and prevalence of violence (2005)
The Case of Dr. John Schneeberger
Article archive of the case of Dr. John Schneeberger, of Canada, convicted sex offender and court ordered visits with his young daughters (November 27, 1999 - July 22, 2004)
Judge Durke G. Thompson
Rapists, child molesters, domestic violence perpetrators, and others of that ilk terrorize more than just their individual victims; their presence in the community endangers us all. Alice Vachss, former Chief of the Special Victims Bureau for the Queens County (NY) District Attorney's Office, wrote a non-fiction account of her experiences on the front lines of the war against such criminals. In it, she coined the term collaborator to describe those who, by their attitudes and actions, aid and abet them. What follows is a series of news accounts, all featuring the same protagonist. You be the judge... (January 06, 2000 - September 18, 2002)
Pakistani Tribal Jury Ordered Gang-Rape for Teen to Punish Family
Associated Press, July 2, 2002
Girl, 17, Kills Herself After Giving Rape Evidence
The Telegraph, July 19, 2002
Former Officer Sentenced in Sex Assault on Inmate
Las Vegas Sun, July 18, 2002
Ireland Man Convicted of Wife Rape
Associated Press, July 18, 2002
Woman to Plead to Reduced Rape Charge
Associated Press, May 9, 2002
In Mexico, an Unpunished Crime
Washington Post, June 30, 2002
U.S. Rape Victims Shortchanged in ER, Study Finds
Reuters Health, June 3, 2002
Rape Victim Faces Stoning Death
New York Times, May 19, 2002
Anger Over Rape Law
Newsday, June 3, 2002
Calls to Students Offering Scholarships Are Actually Harassment Scams
The Kansas City Star, May 22, 2002
Rape Convictions Plummet in Britain, Report Says
Women's eNews, May 13, 2002
Emergency Contraception Not Offered in Many Assault Cases
Reuters Health, May 6, 2002
Ex-Convict Charged in Sexual Assault of 'Girl X'
CNN, April 4, 1997
South African Government Approves AIDS Drugs For Sexual Assault Victims
Associated Press, April 17, 2002
You've Been Raped. Why Bother Reporting It?
The Guardian, April 10, 2002
Sex Without Consent is Judged to Be Rape
The Scotsman, March 23, 2002
Vatican Plays Down Abuse ReportBBC News, March 21, 2001
Police Officer Convicted of Raping Woman After Responding to Call at Her Apartment
Associated Press, March 15, 2002
Judges Lash Soft Sentences In Gang Rape
The Sydney Morning Herald, February 2, 2002
Test Can Prove Rape Days Later
New Scientist, February 28, 2002
One Rape Case in Ten Gets to Court
The Scotsman, February 11, 2002
Why Is He Free?: Convicted Rapist Evades Prison For 13 Years
The Boston Herald, July 27, 2001
Lawmakers Want to Remove Deadline for Rape Prosecutions
Associated Press, January 21, 2002
Row as Teenage Rapist is Freed
The Scotsman, December 22, 2001
Defining the Rights of Victims
The Hartford Courant, November 28, 2001
Top Lawyer Says Juries Fail on Rape
The Age, November 19, 2001
DNA Alters Thinking on Swift Justice
The Dallas Morning News, July 30, 2001
Sex Abuse Priest Must Pay £64,000
The Guardian, July 26, 2001
Abortion Blocked For Raped 12-year-old Girl in Mexico
Associated Press, July 13, 2001
2nd Time Rape Offender Sentenced to Prison
The Billings Gazette, July 12, 2001
Rising Number of Sexual Assault Cases Linked to Internet
The Korea Herald, July 7, 2001
U.S. May Deport Krome Women Who Accused Guards of Sexual Assaults
Sun-Sentinel, June 12, 2001
All Agreed the Retarded Woman Was Raped: Case Closed
The Boston Globe, June 10, 2001
Pediatricians Urged to Ask About Rape
Associated Press, June 4, 2001
Sexual Attacks in New York City's Schools Are Up Sharply
New York Times, June 3, 2001
Care of the Adolescent Sexual Assault Victim
Policy statement from the American Academy of Pediatrics, June 2001
Sexual Attacks in Texas Prisons Seldom Prosecuted
San Antonio Express-News, May 24, 2001
The Sexual Victimization of College Women
Report from the U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, and National Institute of Justice released January 2001 regarding the sexual victimization of college women, on- and off-campus, including sexual assault, harassment, and stalking (December 2000)
Crime or Custom? Violence Against Women in Pakistan
Report from Human Rights Watch, August 1999
Nowhere to Hide: Retaliation Against Women in Michigan State Prisons
Report from Human Rights Watch regarding retaliation against female prisoners who report sexual assaults by guards (July 1998)
Trauma Treatment Manual
Written for those working with Bosnian rape victims; can also be used as a broad guide for those working with traumatized people (1996)
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COMMENTARY and OPINION
All Rape Is 'Real' Rape
by Alice Vachss, The New York Times, OP-ED, August 11, 1993
The Charge of Rape, the Force of Myth
by Alice Vachss, Washington Post, November 2, 2003
(click here for Articles/Information/Research)
Advice for Victims of Rape
Advice and resources for victims of sexual assault in the U.K., from the Metropolitan Police Service
Canadian Association of Sexual Assault Centres
77 East 20th Avenue
Vancouver, British Columbia, V5V 1L7
Family Violence and Sexual Assault Institute
6160 Cornerstone Court East
San Diego, CA 92121
Phone: (858) 623 - 2777
395 Hudson Street
New York, NY 10014
Phone: (212) 925-6635
Formerly the NOW Legal Defense and Education Fund.
Locate the Law: Prosecuting Sex Crimes, Child Abuse, and Computer Crimes
Comprehensive site from Dennis Nicewander, Asst. State Attorney (FL), with links to statutes, appellate decisions and case law pertaining to Sex Crimes, Child Abuse, and Computer Crimes, including child exploitation statutes for online crimes.
4768 Broadway #527
New York, NY 10034
This organization is committed through research, education, advocacy, and activism to the prevention, treatment and elimination of all forms of sexual victimization of boys and men.
Men Can Stop Rape
P.O. Box 57144
Washington, DC 20037
Phone: (202) 265-6530
Empowers male youth and the institutions that serve them to work as allies with women in preventing rape and other forms of men's violence.
National Sexual Violence Resource Center
123 North Enola Drive
Enola, PA 17025
Phone: (717) 909-0710
Rape, Abuse, and Incest National Network (RAINN)
Toll-free Hotline: 1-800-656-HOPE
RAINN is a national hotline for victims of sexual assault. Calls to the hotline are instantly computer-routed to the 24-hour rape crisis center nearest the caller.
Sexual Assault Hotlines in the U.S.
Local addresses and phone numbers for every U.S. state.
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