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Current events stories on sexual assault. Since its creation in 1975, the Pennsylvania Coalition Against Rape (PCAR) has been at the forefront of the anti-sexual violence movement. PCAR has utilized its voice to advance the rights of countless victims and to affect critical change through its active role in public policy, education, and prevention.
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NOW- The National Organization for Women (NOW) is the largest organization of feminist activists in the United States. This is the NOW page on violence against women.
This web site features the latest news feeds from around the world. Our goal is to bring you closer to the truth and closer to what is going on in the media so that you can be educated and draw upon your own opinions regarding this issue.
This is a listing of events hosted by rape crisis centers across the country. Please contact the centers directly for more information and to become involved in your community. Submissions for this listing should be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Databases for news articles: Access World News, Alt-PressWatch, Lexis-Nexis Academic Universe, Gender-Watch, any women's studies databases, Reuters.
Your library may have online access to the New York Times, Wall Street Journal and other national news sources. They may be located under "quick reference". Ask the reference librarian for help finding them.
Search Time Magazine's archives for articles on rape or sexual assault (scroll down) (This is a popular magazine- not a scholarly journal. That means the articles are assigned to writing specialists and not experts on the particular subject.)
see also: Retreats
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Macdonalds, J. (2004). World Book Encyclopedia. United States of America: World Book Inc.
rape. (2006). Encyclopædia Britannica. Retrieved May 2, 2006, from Encyclopædia Britannica Premium Service. http://www.britannica.com/eb/article?tocId=9376486
Smith, M. D. (2004). Encyclopedia of Rape. USA: Greenwood Press.
Sedney, M., "rape (crime)." Grolier Multimedia Encyclopedia. Scholastic Library Publishing, 2006 <http://gme.grolier.com> (February 1, 2006).
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