Unite End Violence Vs Older Women: September 25, Orange Day #olderwomen #endviolenceolderwomen #UN2017orangeday

Physical, sexual and psychological violence, financial exploitation, neglect and other forms of violence against older women are widespread yet mostly hidden. It occurs in multiple, often intersecting forms by varying perpetrators, including intimate partners or spouses, family members, caregivers (both in and outside of institutional settings), or members of their community. Older women face a […]

EcIntimate Partner Violence, Sexual Assault, & Stalking Economic Cost #economiccostviolence #stalking #abuse

   Percent of Victims Experiencing Abusive Behavior Affecting their Work, by Type of Abuse Intimate partner violence (IPV), sexual assault, and stalking have profound economic effects on victims and survivors. The physical aspects of violence often result in significant medical costs and time off from work. Expected lifetime income losses for adolescent victims of sexual […]

NEW DNA SWAB CAN HELP PROVIDE EVIDENCE & PROSECUTE SEXUAL VIOLENCE

Victims Taking Control Scientists have created a self-testing DNA swab that could make it much easier to prosecute the perpetrators of sexual violence in poor and war-torn countries where victims typically have poor access to forensic tools. The new swab will allow victims to recover genetic evidence following a sexual assault, without the need for […]