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The Craigslist Rape Victim
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More About Sexual Assault
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about this today. This month April is a very important month it's sexual assault awareness month. There are so many people you. Your kids your family your loved ones and strangers. Who are being victimized as we speak there's an organization called rain. At. -- web site is www. Rain again that's our any -- and and dot or. It stands for rape . Abuse and incest national network. So let's just talk about a few with the facts that. I'm gonna be hearing from you when you give me a call in a few minutes in the phone number just in case you don't have it. Is 866 hope for -- That's 86667724. 96 -- get ready to call me in a few minutes maybe you've got your own story of where you were sexually assaulted . Or may be where it almost happened. But it didn't. I wanna -- you a few facts. About how pervasive. This issue is of sexual assault . Every at bat in America at every Two and a Half Men. A woman is sexually assaulted . I'm gonna get to men because just so that you know this is not an issue that only impacts women. Men are also victimized and sexually assaulted but that every two. 22 and a half minutes. Eight an American is sexually assaulted . -- the number of American women who are victims of attempted or completed re. It's about one in six let me remind you of this this is my own bias when numbers and statistics come and I always believed that they are usually higher. Not particularly when we're talking about victimization because so many people do not ago. And report to the police they don't tell friend sometimes and you know this from listening to the doctor Robin shouldn't sometimes the first time. That someone talks about there. Assault therapy youth is want to show that might be unity day maybe you never told any. What's going on. In your life what happened in your past or maybe what happened yesterday. Maybe got married to you know that you can be yeah you can be sexually assaulted . Why your marital partner and -- Which means the leasing and doctor Robin do you mean a husband. Can rape a wife yes. A wife can reach a husband yet. -- doesn't mean that it have to involve the gunpoint -- work.
think well I mean does that constitute. Rate won't does that constitute sexual assault . If you didn't wanna have facts if someone is holding a gun literally to your head war. Threatening you and some other way yes. That is being assaulted it's being abused it's being manipulated. The percentage of sexual assault victims who are men is about 10% now just remember. If it says 10%. Doctor Robin is saying the number is probably
we do something but principal ally when it's -- no hand. Somehow sexual assault . And sexual harassment of men lately who look at week literally we didn't mean it. And we make and I'll always and
A Sexually Assaulted Teen Takes Control, via Twitter
channel for justice in the case of sexual assault might be among them? When 16 ..... brave tweets, a 17-year-old rape victim is now curating an international conversation about sexual assault in America...And she’s speaking
Talking With Teens About Date Rape
specifically. The book which is date rape . And it is looking to get ..... mine didn't involve actual date rape but I was given a date rape drug when I was in college ..... patients who have been victims of sexual assault . Including date And it's
And there's one topic -- you mentioned specifically. The book which is date rape . And it is looking to get an adult content -- usual conversation because what was to bring this up with your daughter because -- should be a situation -- -- -- -- but of course it happens all the time -- a personal experience with this as well -- chronicled the -- let's talk to that -- Well fortunately mine didn't involve actual date rape but I was given a date rape drug when I was in college -- And had to complete. Black out. With no memory and no capacity to really talk or walk. And luckily I happen to be in a relatively safe place with people that I knew and trusted and so. -- nothing happened but I have unfortunately. Numerous patients who have been victims of sexual assault Including date -- And it's something that as you mentioned does not get mentioned. Certainly doesn't usually get mentioned by pediatricians are
David Copperfield Addresses Sexual Assault Allegations
In 2007, a woman came forward claiming that illusionist David Copperfield sexually assaulted her. Three years later, the criminal and civil suits against David were dropped. It's been years since the scandal broke, but David tells Oprah how these false accusations continue to plague his personal ...
Surviving Sexual Assault
and so her passion for acting is rivaled by her support for the rape treatment center. At UCLA. And she often visits there to share ..... book called hidden joy in a dark corner and she was a victim of rape . And her actually right after she graduated college and not
so her passion for acting is rivaled by her support for the rape treatment center. At UCLA. And she often visits there to share her story with young women and she's here. -- to share
hidden joy in a dark corner and she was a victim of rape . And her actually right after she graduated college and not far off the age that you are. And she never had back
How Do I Avoid Getting Slipped a Date Rape Drug?
wing woman in your case. That can watch so this doesn't happen because that's not a myth it is happening. And those date rape drugs can render you really incapacitated doctor Austin knocking down you know. We use these. these medications to animals
doesn't happen because that's not a myth it is happening. And those date rape drugs can render you really incapacitated doctor Austin knocking down you know. We use these. -- these medications to -- animals pursuit
How to Safely Prevent a Sexual Assault
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really wanna be conscious of it. But when -- how you that. Sexual assault . You know what I imagine is. You know someone scene like -- those what would -- do things He knows someone sees
Male Sexual Assault
Oprah Radio host Dr. Robin Smith talks with Curtis St. John, former president of MaleSurvivor, an organization that helps victims of sexual assault . He shares his story of being sexually abused when he was 10 years old.
Artist For the Prosecution
old girl has come to police headquarters in downtown ..... describe the man who sexually assaulted her the week before ..... that she, too, was a rape victim . "For a while, I ..... working for the Houston police in 1982. Three out ..... headed the Houston police robbery division for nine ..... as payback for her rape 30 years ago. "I