are not doing enough to prevent sexual assault and harassment. According to an article written by Angela Brauer and published by Indianapolis’ CBS 4, just in Indianapolis Public Schools last year as of 2016 the schools recorded 1,760 such allegations and within only three months into the 2017 - 2018 school year there was more than 190 claims (Brauer). This straight out of the gate makes someone wonder how can a number be so high if schools are allegedly taking action to prevent this. Here is an easy
still lacking in today's society. Actions that they have taken include decreasing the wage gap, expanding knowledge on women's health issues, gaining marriage and family rights, and targeting the lack of realistic representation of women in our society. The National Organization for Women also operates on an international base, with the United Nations as their main international focus. Even so, though the majority of their actions are focused with the United States.
Prostitution has underlyingly lingered in the history of the United States from the beginning of English settlements. In the industrial times, five percent of the population of women working were prostitutes. During the migration to the West, prostitutes were the majority- if not the only women in boom towns. Not until 1875, were there any laws officially banning prostitution. The Page law was created when Chinese immigrant women become prostitutes or second wives to European men. The law banned
Prostitution can take many forms, from streetwalkers and brothels, to sophisticated call-girl or escort services. The laws regarding prostitution differ everywhere around the world. In some places around the world, soliciting a prostitute is grounds for punishment and even criminalization (Prostitution). Many prostitutes are criminalized because of their work. Therefore, they are usually victims of many crimes such as rape and assault. However, through the legalization of prostitution becoming a business, sex
Domestic violence is the act of being angry and taking the wrong actions about the anger. “Violence and neglect are a part of many families’ everyday lives” which should not be considered a normal thing. Physical neglect is just one portion of domestic violence. “Failure to provide food, medical care, or shelter” is described as physical neglect. “Abuse can be a whole range of physical behavior—slapping, hitting, beating, or using weapons to hurt someone. Abuse includes verbal and emotional abuse
Since the mid twentieth century, funding resources provided to American mental and psychoanalytic hospitals from government based agencies, has been decreasing to an unbelievable point, in millions of dollars per state to be exact. It seems that today people have completely forgotten about those in need of support and care; instead of help, these struggling people, having no intensions to hurt neither themselves nor anybody around them, get thrown into jails where their mental conditions further
a larger problem affecting our over all society in America. Yearly a sizable amount of high school graduates go off to college, leaving their families behind to attend college. Some may attend school close to home or in a different section of the state or country. These college students face bigger issues than within the classroom. They face challenges of drinking, drugs, and peer pressure. This paper will discuss the pressures placed upon college students and some contributing factors with the use
The United States prison population has expanded at an increasingly rapid rate over that past several decades. Each day, more and more criminal offenders are sent to prisons; most of which were designed to house fewer inmates but are now packed to their limits. This “mass- incarceration era” as many scholars and commentators of the Criminal Justice System call it, is a result of several key issues that have created an environment within the correctional system that forces many inmates to serve longer
Early Prevention is Key in Reducing Bullying at an Earlier Age Starting at very young ages there are bullies. They develop early and often never grow out of that stage, but rather it just increases with time and age so the crimes become more serious. This is why it is necessary to target children with their unkind or violent tendencies before it gets out of control. Children usually turn into bullies for reasons such as craving attention, wanting power, low self-esteem, inability to control
Decreasing Violence in America Today in St. Paul two people were murdered. It has been reported that the two were fighting with a third party about a phone call that was made. The suspect is in custody and the case is under investigation,” a reporter in the ten o’clock news reports. “Spouse and child abuse are on the rise. This year alone over ‘6 million men, women, and children were victims of severe physical attacks from their spouses or parents’(article 16)*,” another reporter reports.