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This introduction piece is part of a larger project, After The Assault, which aims to change the conversation around sexual violence to better support survivors seeking healing and justice. USC Annenberg Center for Health Journalism’s Impact Fellow, Sammy Caiola, helps us understand survivor experie
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Luz Vazquez Hernandez talks about the papers she wrote for scholarships for college. Vazquez, 18, is the daughter of farmworkers
First-person stories from migrant families: A teen spends her schooldays in the fields. A middle-schooler tries to do better. A father carries guilt.
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In this week's Coronavirus Files newsletter, eviction moratorium are set to expire; restrictions lift as the virus simmers; delta variant is poised to dominate
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The Post and Courier is looking for a health reporter. Kaiser Family Foundation is seeking a digital strategist.
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Survivors say the meticulous medical exam that some sexual assault survivors undergo can be taxing and retraumatizing. But the DNA samples collected become evidence that can make or break an investigation.
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Many survivors who decide to report their rapes don’t necessarily get justice. They must navigate the complicated maze that is the investigation process for sexual assaults.
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Many survivors who choose to report to law enforcement say their interactions with officers left them feeling blamed, dejected and angry.
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A child observes the photos of women victims of femicides that were placed as a tribute on the Teodoro Moscoso bridge.
There has been a huge increase in domestic violence since Hurricane María passed through Puerto Rico in 2017.
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Westgate Gardens Care Center staff held a vigil at the nursing home, calling for boosted pay and better treatment.
COVID-19 outbreaks in local nursing homes have been one of the main drivers of Tulare County COVID-19 infections.
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The group has a disproportionate number of nurses, health care workers and families living in multigenerational homes.
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Demonstrators wearing face masks and holding signs take part in a rally to raise awareness of anti-Asian violence
The Atlanta shooting served as a catalyst for a group of Asian American researchers to launch a new survey they hope will foreground the wellbeing and mental health of younger Asian Americans.
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