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    13-Sep-2019 11:00 AM EDT

Article ID: 718740

High Social Support Associated with Less Violence Among Male Teens in Urban Neighborhoods

Health Sciences at the University of Pittsburgh

UPMC Children's Hospital researchers find that the presence of adult social support is linked to less violence among at-risk teen boys.

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10-Sep-2019 12:00 PM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

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Article ID: 718839

Victims of domestic violence often stuck with financial debt

Michigan State University

New research from Michigan State University uncovers the troubling financial situation women face due to “coerced debt” their partners place in their names, jeopardizing their chances of starting over and building a life of their own.

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11-Sep-2019 2:05 PM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Article ID: 718056

Intimate Partner Violence Against Women Creates Economic Hardship, Rutgers Study Finds

Rutgers University-New Brunswick

Women who experience intimate partner violence, including physical, emotional, and controlling abuse, are more likely to suffer material hardship – the inability to purchase food, housing, utilities, medical care or other needs for a healthy life, according to a Rutgers-led study.

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27-Aug-2019 10:05 AM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Article ID: 717462

#MeToo media coverage sympathetic to but not necessarily empowering for women

Carnegie Institution for Science

The #MeToo movement has encouraged women to share their personal stories of sexual harassment.

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14-Aug-2019 11:05 AM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Newswise: Kinsey Institute Launches Effort to Collect Data on Sexual Assault, Aggression

Article ID: 717131

Kinsey Institute Launches Effort to Collect Data on Sexual Assault, Aggression

Indiana University

The Kinsey Institute has released an updated version of its smartphone app for the anonymous collection of data on sexual behavior that addresses the subject of sexual assault and aggression.

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7-Aug-2019 4:05 PM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

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Article ID: 716797

Biophysicists Join Effort to Eliminate Sexual Harassment in STEMM

Biophysical Society

The Biophysical Society (BPS) is proud to add its name and support to the Societies Consortium on Sexual Harassment in STEMM (science, technology, engineering, mathematics and medicine) to measurably advance professional and ethical conduct, climate and culture across their respective fields.

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1-Aug-2019 1:05 PM EDT

Law and Public Policy

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Article ID: 714765

Rush University Medical Center Joins Sexual Assault Prevention Efforts

Rush University Medical Center

Rush University Medical Center is increasing its efforts to bring safety, equity and dignity to the workplace as part of the TIME’S UP Healthcare (TUH) campaign. Rush is the first and only academic medical center in Illinois and among 29 signatories that pledged their commitment to address workplace discrimination, harassment and abuse; and create equitable and safe cultures with the healthcare industry.

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21-Jun-2019 2:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 713659

UNH Researchers Say Companies Need to Get Schooled on Sexual Harassment Training

University of New Hampshire

From Hollywood to Washington, D.C., and everywhere in between, there has been a steady stream of high-profile sexual harassment allegations making headlines and starting conversations about better awareness. While many businesses have sexual harassment training in place, they might be more successful by considering the results of sexual assault and harassment prevention programs offered on college campuses, according to researchers at the University of New Hampshire.

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30-May-2019 9:00 AM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences


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