Against a wider backdrop of sexual violence being committed against, and perpetrated by, children and adolescents, the sexualization of under-aged teenagers in Jamaica is extremely problematic.
Reproductive health bill to be debated in Philippines; National Organization of Women endorses Obama; The story of Joe Biden and the Violence Against Women Act; Palin says she fired Monegan for going above her head to secure funds to fight sexual abuse; More funding needed to fight HIV in Cleveland; Family planning and global population.
Planned Parenthood Action Center on Friday released a TV ad set to air in Denver and other markets where the McCain campaign has been advertising a claim that Barack Obama favored teaching kindergartners about sex.
Violence gets insidiously soaked in to everyday life in India. But sensitivity towards victims of such crimes remains abysmally low.
In the four weeks since the May 12 federal immigration raids at Agriprocessors in Postville, Iowa, St. Bridget’s Church has been a refuge for the plant’s undocumented workers.
More than two weeks have passed since the federal government launched an immigration raid — the largest single-site raid in American history — against Agriprocessors in Postville, Iowa, and more stories of abuse continue to surface.
Jackson Katz, an internationally recognized educator on violence prevention among men and boys, asks why rape is a “women’s issue” when over 99 percent of rapes are perpetrated by men.
Californians will head to the voting booth in November to weigh in one more time on what they think of a parental notification law for minors.
Federal immigration officials raided a slaughterhouse in Postville, Iowa, last week, and as advocates have interviewed immigrant workers at the processing plant, stories of quid pro quo sexual abuse have emerged.
With a very limited and negative view of sexuality, the Catholic Church’s attention always seems inordinately focused on what it views as “unnatural sex acts” — and it doesn’t bother distinguishing between consensual acts and abuse.