Tumblr blogs about sexual abuseby Annalisa Lista - 2015.06.26
“What kills me most is that what he did to me, he also did to my younger siblings.” This is just one of the many posts that have been published on the blog Lasting Impact in the past few hours. Started by Alison, whose last name isn't given for privacy reasons, the Tumblr blog is about the consequences of sexual abuse, as well as the victories of those who managed to escape from the nightmare. The blog collects anonymous victims' stories and feelings from all over the world. Anyone can post their experience – some date back more than 50 years – and it's a way to feel less alone and find the courage to speak out.
The way women abuse men sexually
It is an argument not so widely explored, but also men suffer sexual abuse from women. Who use several ways of coercion to force men to have sex with them. A truth emerged from a paper released by the University of Lancaster. According to which, three are the most preferred Read More.
Identikit of women murdered in the United States
In the USA, more than half of the homicides committed against women are by their partner (or “ex”). Or, at least this is what has emerged in the Center for Disease Control and Prevention’s most recent report. Statistics were analyzed regarding domestic violence cases that took place in 18 states during Read More.
Men and women suffer equally after sexual abuse
Male victims of sexual violence suffer in the same way that women do. A study at Florida Atlantic University dispels the myth that the so-called stronger sex reacts better or in a more aggressive way to this kind of abuse. Based on an analysis of a large sample of individuals Read More.
It is considered maltreatment in the family even when you don’t live under the same roof
In Italy, the crime of maltreatment in the family can also apply to a de facto couple with children. That is also if the abuse occurred when the two were no longer living under the same roof. This was the ruling of the Court of Cassation, in pointing out that Read More.
In Italy Public defenders supplied for all victims of stalking
In Italy, all victims of stalking have the right to a public defender, regardless of their income. The same is true for victims of domestic abuse, female genital mutilation, or sexual violence. The Supreme Court ruled in favor of a woman who had been denied the right to a hearing Read More.
Sentence against Italy for not having avoided another act of domestic violence
A sentence without precedence. The European Court of Human Rights, has, in fact, condemned Italy for not having acted in time, to prevent yet another of many cases of domestic violence against a woman by her husband: despite the numerous complaints that had been filed. In this specific case, in Read More.