Posts Tagged ‘victim advocacy’

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Two days ago a story was posted on Seattle news station KOMO’s website that has ignited a firestorm of comments, http://www.komonews.com/news/local/Police-officer-accused-of-groping-handcuffed-pregnant-woman-190472651.html. A young woman leaving a bar claims that she was followed a short distance home by a police officer and sexually assaulted. Other news sources say that the officer claims he was off duty when it happened and thought she was “pretty” (as if that excuses the assault in any way). (more…)

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This information was featured in an email from End Violence Against Women International today, http://www.evawintl.org/. Here is the explanation from that email: (more…)

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