Rapid drop-volume electrochemical detection of the "date rape" drug flunitrazepam in spirits using a screen-printed sensor in a dry-reagent format - Papadopoulos F, Diamanteas K, Economou A, Kokkinos C.
Flunitrazepam is an extremely potent benzodiazepine sedative which is associated with "drug-facilitated sexual assault" when administered within an alcoholic drink. This work describes a simple electrochemical method for on-site rapid detection of flunitra... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 18, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Assisting decisions in child protection service institutions with the RIC - the Risk Indication in Child sexual abuse - Hansmann BC, Eher R.
BACKGROUND: The RIC (Risk Indication in Child sexual abuse) and its screening version (RIC:SV) are actuarial risk assessment instruments, developed at the Austrian Federal Evaluation Centre for Violent and Sexual Offenders and designed for child protection... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 16, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Caregiver and divine support: associations with resilience among adolescents following disclosure of sexual abuse - Gower T, Rancher C, Campbell J, Mahoney A, Jackson M, McDonald R, Jouriles EN.
BACKGROUND: Social support is believed to be important for fostering adolescent resilience following sexual abuse. Caregiver support is often examined as a source of support for adolescents, but divine support (support from God or a higher power) has recei... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 16, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Three perspectives on cover crop integration: New " Focus on Cotton " Webcast
(American Phytopathological Society) In " Thoughts About Cover Crops, " a freely available webcast, Extension specialists Tyson B. Raper (an agronomist), Heather M. Kelly (a plant pathologist), and Scott D. Stewart (an entomologist) share their perspectives on integrating cover crops into the production system and the benefits and drawbacks of doing so. Many farmers opt to use cover crops for weed control, and weed suppression does increase with higher levels of biomass, but there are many concerns when introducing large quantities of biomass. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - September 16, 2020 Category: Biology Source Type: news

World assumptions and posttraumatic stress in a treatment-seeking sample of survivors of childhood sexual abuse: A longitudinal study - Ferraj ão PC, Elklit A.
OBJECTIVE: The present study examined the bidirectional relation of world assumptions to posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) symptoms, that is, if world assumptions affect subsequent PTSD symptoms levels and also if PTSD symptoms affect subsequent levels ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 15, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

San fermines #la manada case: an exploratory analysis of social support for victims of sexual violence on twitter - Aurrekoetxea-Casaus M.
This study explores social support for sexual assault victims and rape culture myths by analyzing ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 14, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Online sexual abuse and symptomatology in Chilean adolescents: the role of peer support - Guerra C, Aguilera G, Lippians C, Navarro M, Paz M, Rebolledo D, Silva G, Alaeddine R.
Several authors are studying sexual abuse via the Internet and its consequences. However, the available studies have not sufficiently detected factors that could help reduce the symptoms that victims may experience. Given the importance of peers during ado... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 12, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

When mummy and daddy get under your skin: a new look at how parenting affects children's DNA methylation, stress reactivity, and disruptive behavior - Overbeek G, Creasey N, Wesarg C, Huijzer-Engbrenghof M, Spencer H.
Child maltreatment is a global phenomenon that affects the lives of millions of children. Worldwide, as many as one in three to six children encounter physical, sexual, or emotional abuse from their caregivers. Children who experience abuse often show alte... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 12, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

COVID-19: The need for screening for domestic violence and related neurocognitive problems - Fares-Otero NE, Pfaltz MC, Estrada-Lorenzo JM, Rodr íguez-Jiménez R.
During the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) confinement, domestic violence (DV), i.e., physical, emotional or sexual abuse by one family or household member against another, has vastly increased worldwide (Joint Leaders' statement, 2020). DV is a highl... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 12, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Risk Factor Prevalence, Injury Occurrence Source Type: news

The role of nurses regarding the care and support provided to victims of gender-based violence - Randa MB, Mokoena JD.
This paper focus on gender-based violence (GBV) is a global public health problem which includes physical violence, rape and sexual assault. Victims of GBV are often hospitalized from a variety of injuries such as partial or total loss of hearing or vision... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 12, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Violence and Weapons Issues Source Type: news

Family communication patterns of abuser and victim in sexual abuse case resolutions towards children in Medan city resort police - Haslinda H, Lubis L, Kholil S.
This study aims to analyze the family communication patterns of abuser and victim in sexual abuse case resolutions towards children, the application of the principles of Islamic communication in resolving sexual abuse cases towards children and to know the... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 11, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Non-partner sexual violence experience and toilet type amongst young (18-24) women in South Africa: a population-based cross-sectional analysis - Gibbs A, Reddy T, Khanyile D, Cawood C.
Inadequate toilet facilities may increase women's risk of experiencing non-partner sexual violence. We sought to assess the association between young (18-24 year-olds) women's access to toilets and past year non-partner rape experience, in deprived communi... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 10, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Service needs of young people affected by adverse childhood experiences (ACEs): a systematic review of UK qualitative evidence - Lester S, Khatwa M, Sutcliffe K.
BACKGROUND: Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) such as, physical and sexual abuse, neglect, or living in a household with domestic violence or substance misuse, can have negative impacts on mental and physical health across the lifecourse. A deeper under... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 10, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Former Manhattan Doc Robert Hadden Has Been Arrested, Faces New Sexual Abuse Allegations
He has been accused of sexually abusing dozens of women. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - September 9, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Elana Lyn Gross, Forbes Staff Tags: Business /business Innovation /innovation Healthcare /healthcare Breaking breaking-news Billionaires Source Type: news

Rape as a weapon of war against women and girls - Danjibo N, Akinkuotu A.
The world has witnessed conflicts in several forms which has enormously subjected many people in unprecedented levels of suffering. One of the major features of many conflicts around the world is gender based violence which has always been considered as a ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 8, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Sustaining a safe and secure learning environment: a case study of a selected school in Newcastle - Gumbi EB, Nkoane MM.
The focus of the research paper is mainly on the behavioural pattern of school learners, which tends to be disruptive and anti-socially incline. The prevalence of violent acts in schools, including bullying, fighting among learners, sexual abuse and harass... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 8, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Clergymen and victims' reporting of sexual abuse in Lagos, Nigeria: a qualitative study - Ayodele JO.
This study examines the reporting practices of victims of clergy sexual violence in selected Lagos' ch... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 8, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Unspoken victims: a national study of male rape incidents and police investigations in South Africa - Jina R, Machisa M, Labuschagne G, Vetten L, Loots L, Jewkes R.
BACKGROUND: The burden of sexual violence has been well described in children of both sexes and in women, but there is minimal literature on adult male rape victims. Studies of adult male rape victims have mainly been conducted among incarcerated males or ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 7, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Parents as teachers: mothers' roles in sexual abuse prevention education in Gorgan, Iran - Khoori E, Gholamfarkhani S, Tatari M, Wurtele SK.
BACKGROUND: Parents play an important role in protecting their children from sexual abuse. Mothers, in particular, play key roles in the sexual socialization of their children and in educating their children about child sexual abuse (CSA). OBJECTIVES: ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 5, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

A scholar's reflection on intimate partner violence in the Cape Verdean community - Thomas DM.
The #MeToo and Time's Up movements have sparked a significant cultural shift in the United States around sexual harassment and abuse by creating an environment of support, rather than one that punishes and silences women and men who come forward to tell th... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 4, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Disordered eating attitudes and behaviors in maltreated children and adolescents receiving forensic assessment in a child advocacy center - Brewerton TD, Ralston ME, Dean M, Hand S, Hand L.
Previous studies have indicated that childhood sexual abuse (CSA) and other forms of child maltreatment (CM), as well as their subsequent posttraumatic symptoms, are significant risk factors for the development of disordered eating behaviors and attitudes ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 3, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Predicting rape events: the influence of intimate partner violence history, condom use resistance, and heavy drinking - Gulati NK, Stappenbeck CA, George WH, Davis KC.
Sexual aggression perpetration is a public health epidemic, and burgeoning research aims to delineate risk factors for individuals who perpetrate completed rape. The current study investigated physical and psychological intimate partner violence (IPV) hist... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 3, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

The influence of socio-cultural practices amongst Vhavenda towards the disclosure of child sexual abuse: implications for practice - Ramphabana LB, Rapholo SF, Makhubele JC.
Children across many societies worldwide are vulnerable. They are often   victims of sexual abuse which is a major global health and social problem. The major issue regarding child sexual abuse is its disclosure. This paper aims to explore socio-cultural p... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 2, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Technology Meets Creativity on Women ’s Empowerment Platform
Artist Ayushi Chauhan’s painting on the Fuzia website. Credit: https://www.fuzia.com/By Fairuz AhmedNEW YORK, Sep 1 2020 (IPS) Eight years ago, and at the age of 11, Fuzia co-founder Riya Sinha decided to start the online platform for girls and women. Her story and Fuzia’s DNA are intrinsically wrapped around each other – and highlight how even in the age of feminism where women’s voices tend to be drowned out, a platform for them can become a global success. Sinha in an exclusive interview with Inter Press Service explains that Fuzia, with 4-million majority-female followership, was started after ...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - September 1, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Fairuz Ahmed Tags: Arts Development & Aid Education Gender Global Headlines Health Humanitarian Emergencies Labour TerraViva United Nations Fuzia 2020 Source Type: news

Childhood sexual trauma and antiretroviral therapy adherence: a mixed-methods systematic review - Brown MJ, Brown AD, Haider MR, Edwards A, Crouch E, Li X.
Childhood sexual abuse (CSA) has been shown to be more prevalent among populations living with HIV. Antiretroviral therapy (ART) adherence is crucial for populations living with HIV as it significantly increases the likelihood of attaining and maintaining ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 31, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Female pediatric and adolescent genitalia trauma: a retrospective analysis of the National Trauma Data Bank - Fan SM, Grigorian A, Chaudhry HH, Allen A, Sun B, Jasperse N, Albertson S, Nahmias J.
PURPOSE: Pediatric genitalia injury represents 0.6% of all pediatric trauma. It is crucial for providers to understand whether pediatric patients are at risk for violent mechanisms, such as rape, assault, or other abuse. Therefore, we sought to perform a l... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 31, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Technology assisted child sexual abuse: professionals' perceptions of risk and impact on children and young people - Hamilton-Giachritsis C, Hanson E, Whittle H, Alves-Costa F, Pintos A, Metcalf T, Beech A.
BACKGROUND: Despite the rise in 'online'/technology-assisted child sexual abuse (TA-CSA), little research has been conducted on professionals' perceptions beyond reporting on young people's experiences. OBJECTIVES: This novel study aimed to understand ho... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 31, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

The effect of passively viewing a consent campaign video on attitudes toward rape - Rowe EM, Hills PJ.
This study used a mixed met... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 31, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Addressing elder abuse: service provider perspectives on the potential of restorative processes - Brown MT, McNeal MH.
Older adults often rely on family and friends for care and support. Individuals providing support can take advantage of their vulnerabilities, resulting in neglect, physical, emotional, or sexual abuse, or financial exploitation. Conventional approaches, w... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 31, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Creative interventions for preparing and disclosing trauma narratives in group therapy for child sexual abuse - Shuman T, Johnson K, Lively Cookson L, Gilbert N.
Group therapy is a widely utilized and empirically supported treatment for victims of child sexual abuse (CSA). An important aspect of trauma-focused groups for CSA is the composition and presentation of a trauma narrative as part of a gradual exposure pro... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 31, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Authentic empathy and the role of victim service providers in (de)stigmatizing male sexual victimization - Emezue CN, Udmuangpia T.
Male victims of rape and sexual violence (SV) constitute a highly stigmatized group who doubly suffer the trauma of SV and hegemonic notions of real masculinity that punishes weakness and vulnerability in men. This double exposure produces a stigmatizing i... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 31, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

The impacts of international rape laws upon official rape rates - Chon DS, Clifford JE.
Relying on the official rape rates, previous cross-national researchers found a significant and positive relationship between gender equality and the rates of reported rapes, and they used such findings as supporting evidence of the backlash hypothesis tha... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 31, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

A trio of risk factors for childhood sexual abuse: investigating exposure to parental domestic violence, parental addiction, and parental mental illness as correlates of childhood sexual abuse - Fuller-Thomson E, Agbeyaka S.
Targeted screening for sexual abuse is needed for social workers to accurately identify those at risk. Drawing on a cumulative disadvantage framework, this study investigates how parental addictions, parental mental illness, and exposure to domestic violen... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 29, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Systematic review: effectiveness of psychosocial interventions on wellbeing outcomes for adolescent or adult victim/survivors of recent rape or sexual assault - Lomax J, Meyrick J.
Sexual assault and rape are common forms of sexual violence/abuse. The psychological/health consequences represent significant and ongoing harm. It seems imperative that victim/survivors receive evidence-based support within first response settings. To ass... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 29, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

What to do when a child reports sexual harassment and sexual assault to a medical professional - Michala L, Soldatou A.
Global exposure of children to sexual abuse is widespread. Disclosure may be extremely upsetting for both families and medical professionals. This review provides medical practitioners with practical tips for a stepwise approach of the child who discloses ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 29, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Priming self-affirmation reduces the negative impact of high rape myth acceptance: assessing women's perceptions and judgments of sexual assault - Huppin M, Malamuth NM.
Researchers have theorized and empirically shown that compared with low rape myth acceptance (RMA) individuals, those high in RMA are more likely to discount rape prevention messages. These researchers have urged the development of approaches to counteract... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 29, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Child sexual abuse myth scale: validity and reliability evidence in the Portuguese context - Chim I, Magalh Ães E, Graça J, Antunes C, Ferreira C.
Child sexual abuse myths legitimize abusive behaviors, involving high levels of victim blame and low levels of offender liability. The present study aims to: (i) adapt a measure of endorsement of child sexual abuse myths to the Portuguese context (i.e., Ch... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 27, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

New genetic markers of glucosinolates in rapeseed may help improve oil composition
(Skolkovo Institute of Science and Technology (Skoltech)) A group of scientists performed a genetic analysis of the Russian rapeseed collection. The research was published in the Genes journal. Scientists described the genetic diversity of Russian rapeseed lines and discovered new candidate genes that are potentially involved in controlling the content of glucosinolates, toxic secondary metabolites in rapeseed oil. Their findings can be used by crop breeders to improve the rapeseed oil composition. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - August 27, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

QUT algorithm could quash Twitter abuse of women
(Queensland University of Technology) Online abuse targeting women, including threats of harm or sexual violence, has proliferated across all social media platforms but QUT researchers have developed a sophisticated statistical model to identify misogynistic content and help drum it out of the Twittersphere. They now hope their machine-learning solution can be adopted by social media platforms. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - August 27, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Country diary: oilseed rape is a mixed blessing for bumblebees
Empingham, Rutland: The effects of mass-flowering crops are complex and there is often a twist in the tail for pollinatorsMost of our 24 British bumblebee species follow the familiar stripy, mousy or red-tailed formats, but a few beautiful and rare ones are more distinctive. Darting between the honeysuckle flowers in an Empingham garden is a big bumblebee, sooty black from frons to tail.Bombus ruderatussubsp. perniger is a special form of the large garden bumblebee, its blackness never seen outside Britain.When I first got to know this dark beauty, 25 years ago on south Cambridgeshire chalk, it was a rare beast heading tow...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - August 25, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Matt Shardlow Tags: Bees Environment Insects Wildlife Farming Biodiversity Animal behaviour Biology Source Type: news

A toxic trio of parental problems strongly linked to childhood sexual abuse
(University of Toronto) A new study has found that adults who had parents who struggled with substance dependence, intimate partner violence and mental illness are more than 10 times more likely to have been victims of childhood sexual abuse than those whose parents did not have these problems, once age and race are taken into account. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - August 25, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

One step at a time: UN women ’s health agency helping shift dangerous social norms 
One of the largest chiefdoms in Zambia’s Eastern Province is challenging harmful social norms, including child marriage, risky initiation and impunity for perpetrators of sexual abuse, according to the UN women’s health agency, UNFPA. (Source: UN News Centre - Health, Poverty, Food Security)
Source: UN News Centre - Health, Poverty, Food Security - August 24, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

"Just bring us the real ones": the role of forensic crime laboratories in guarding the gateway to justice for sexual assault victims - Campbell R, Fehler-Cabral G.
Throughout the United States, hundreds of thousands of sexual assault kits (SAKs; also termed "rape kits") have never been submitted by law enforcement personnel to a crime laboratory for forensic DNA testing. Prior research indicates that negative stereot... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 24, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

"They all laughed and asked me if I enjoyed having sex with those guys": exploring men's lived experiences when reporting rape to police in South Africa - Mgolozeli SE, Duma SE.
Rape is the most demoralizing type of crime violating human rights worldwide. Research has primarily focused on children and women's experiences of rape, even though victims include men and little documentation available concerning their experiences of rep... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 24, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Psychological and pharmacological interventions for posttraumatic stress disorder and comorbid mental health problems following complex traumatic events: systematic review and component network meta-analysis - Coventry PA, Meader N, Melton H, Temple M, Dale H, Wright K, Cloitre M, Karatzias T, Bisson J, Roberts NP, Brown JVE, Barbui C, Churchill R, Lovell K, McMillan D, Gilbody S.
BACKGROUND: Complex traumatic events associated with armed conflict, forcible displacement, childhood sexual abuse, and domestic violence are increasingly prevalent. People exposed to complex traumatic events are at risk of not only posttraumatic stress di... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 24, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

DEMS FOR MUTILATION: Democrat Sara Gideon of Maine shot down legislation to ban female genital mutilation, calling it "racist"
(Natural News) Sara Gideon, one of Joe Biden’s supporters who made an appearance at the recent virtual Democratic National Convention, is a far-left politician from Maine who many are unaware led the charge in her state to kill a legislative bill that would have outlawed a gruesome form of sexual abuse known as female genital... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - August 24, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Unspoken: child-perpetrator dynamic in the context of intrafamilial child sexual abuse - Katz C, Field N.
The literature on child sexual abuse (CSA) has contributed greatly to the understanding of child-perpetrator dynamic while mainly addressing the concepts of grooming and manipulation. Considerably less attention has been dedicated, however, to child-perpet... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 22, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Testing a mobile app for child abuse treatment: a mixed methods study - Luo S, Botash AS.
This study provides a preliminary evaluation of the usability and acceptability of a mobile application (sexual assault care algorithm, SACA). Methods: An explanatory sequential mixed methods research was used. A quantitative survey was foll... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 22, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Africa: Futures Destroyed - Covid-19 Unleashes 'Shadow Pandemics' On Continent's Girls
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Nairobi -- From rape and sexual exploitation to child marriage and early pregnancy, COVID-19 has unleashed a myriad of "shadow pandemics" on girls across Africa, say child rights groups (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 21, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

South Asian Albertan men's understandings of spousal violence - Bajwa J, Merali N.
This qualitative study investigated understandings of spousal violence among 17 South Asian men residing in Alberta, Canada using focus groups. Thematic analysis revealed men's ignorance about sexual coercion as a form of abuse, although they had a solid u... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 20, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news