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Children and Teenagers

#293 Sexual Violence Against Women

In A Womb of Her Own (Routledge, 2017) Kristen Davisson writes as follows:

Given women’s increased risk for development of secondary trauma, consideration of the prevalence of sexual violence becomes significant in understanding the extent of this exposure. The World Health Organization (2005) found that...


Children and Teenagers

#292: Female Witnesses to Rape

Kristin Davisson writes in a compelling way about the traumatic effects of witnessing rape or sharing those experiences with a loved one or friend. (A Womb of Her Own. Routledge 2017) Davisson writes as follows:

In 2010, I completed my doctoral clinical research project/dissertation on...


Children and Teenagers

#290: Healing from Rape

In our book A Womb of Her Own (Routledge, 2017) Susan Kavaler-Adler writes as follows:
Soon after Sherry’s mother returns to Europe, the mother and daughter experience a moment of mutual caring. This happens over the telephone, and now some four years into Sherry’s therapy....


Children and Teenagers

#285 Men Defining Women

In our book A Womb of Her Own (Routledge 2017) Susan Kavaler-Adler writes: It is not just the act of date rape we need to attend to. The male rapist defined his female victim before he raped her. She would have surrendered willingly, but...