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Broader Gun Restrictions Mean Fewer Intimate Partner Homicides

Wednesday, November 29, 2017
April Zeoli, assistant professor of criminal justice, discusses her research on Monday October 29, 2012.

State laws that restrict gun ownership among domestic abusers and others with violent histories appear to significantly reduce intimate partner homicides, indicates a groundbreaking national study led by…

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Sexual Violence of College Women Targets Their Disabilities

Tuesday, June 6, 2017
Amy Bonomi

College women with mental health or behavioral disabilities are experiencing sexual violence and intimate partner violence that involves intimidation, name-calling and humiliation that specifically targets their disability, according…

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Study Reveals Ways to Reduce Health Care Violence

Monday, January 30, 2017
Judy Arnetz and Secchia Center

Violence toward health care workers is an occupational hazard of epidemic proportion, but a new study by a Michigan State University College of Human Medicine researcher found that…

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Study May Help Doctors Uncover ‘Reproductive Coercion’

Tuesday, October 11, 2016
Heather McCauley

New research finds that men purposely are breaking their own condoms and pressuring female partners in their teens and 20s to go without birth control in order to…

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Widespread Sexual Harassment Persists in India

Monday, March 28, 2016
Mahesh Nalla

Sexual harassment remains a pervasive problem in India despite tougher laws enacted more than three years ago after a woman was gang raped on a bus and later…

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MSU’s Campbell Honored for Research on Sexual Violence

Wednesday, September 2, 2015
woman

Michigan State University psychology professor Rebecca Campbell has been honored again for her groundbreaking research on violence against women. End Violence Against Women International said Campbell will receive…

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Can Science Predict Gang Killings?

Thursday, August 13, 2015

Gang slayings move in a systematic pattern over time, spreading from one vulnerable area to the next like a disease, finds a groundbreaking study by Michigan State University…

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Justice System Chips Away at Women’s Rights

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

Arrests of women increased dramatically in the past two decades, while domestic abuse laws meant to protect female victims have put many behind bars for defending themselves, a…

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MSU Co-Author of ‘Hillary Doctrine’ Book Honored

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

A book co-authored by a Michigan State University faculty member that examines what is known as the “Hillary Doctrine” has been nominated by the Kirkus Reviews as one…

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