Tag: sexual assault

Guards may be responsible for half of prison sexual assaults

Guards may be responsible for half of prison sexual assaults

| February 17, 2014

A new Justice Department study shows that allegations of sex abuse in the nation’s prisons and jails are increasing—with correctional officers responsible for half of it—but prosecution is still extremely rare.

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Sexual assault remains silent epidemic

Sexual assault remains silent epidemic

| April 3, 2013

By Zach Burgess Special to the NNPA from The Philadelphia Tribune |
It is not talked about much within the African American community—the sexual abuse of women.

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Sexual Assault Treatment Center offers healing, hope

Sexual Assault Treatment Center offers healing, hope

| April 3, 2013

By Lori LaBundy | The Fort Wayne Sexual Assault Treatment Center (SATC) provides first-response medical forensic examinations to children, women and men who have been victims of sexual assault.

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