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Circle Of 6 App: Stopping Sexual Violence Before It Happens

April 2, 2012
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Circle Of 6 App: Stopping Sexual Violence Before It Happens

By Soraya Chemaly I live in a city where the death of college student Yeardley Love and the conviction of her classmate George Hugeley for second degree murder, loom large. How, so many asked, could this have happened? Where were the parents? Where were the teachers? Where were the friends? And yes, why didn’t she end it?...
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    Paws   In sixth grade, I started to envy certain girls’ hands. Not always manicured, but always neat. Fingers thin and smooth. These hands gently freed sheets of paper from their metal spirals and lifted loops of hair to more beautiful perches. Lunch trays floated inside their gentle grip while [...]

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