Young women face the highest rates of dating violence and sexual assault. Nineteen percent of women (nearly 1 in 5) report experiencing sexual assault while in college. Many of these assaults occur when the offender, often an acquaintance, has targeted and isolated a young woman in vulnerable circumstances. Dating violence also disproportionately affects young women […]
Tiawanda Moore discretely turned on her BlackBerry recorder as two Chicago police internal affairs investigators were trying to talk her into dropping her sexual harassment complaint against a patrol officer. Moore claimed that the patrol officer who answered the domestic disturbance call at her home had fondled her and given her his personal phone number. […]
29-year-old Victor Burgos still had his Facebook page open when a task force of U.S. marshals and NYPD detectives arrived at his Brooklyn apartment. The man was placed under arrest and taken to Oneida County where he is facing charges related to domestic violence and harassment of his ex-girlfriend. Before his arrest, Burgos posted messages […]
In an effort to save people from the reality of contacting a private investigator to discreetly monitor a spouse’s behavior, there’s a trend afoot in China that supposedly makes it easy for angry husbands and wives to discover that their partner’s been unfaithful.
Two women, a grandmother and her former daughter in law, were convicted for a vicious attack on another woman when the pair hired some juveniles to throw acid on the victim, Esperanza Medina, in July 2008. Medina received chemical burns on 30% of her body; a large portion of the burns were on her face, […]