The Age, 29 March 2018
Sexual assault claims made by mental health patients are not being reported to police or even the alleged victims’ families in most cases, a scathing report has revealed.
Families are told of allegations in only a quarter of cases, while police reports are made only 40 per cent of the time, leaving alleged victims at risk of further abuse.
Posted in Crime and law, Mental health & sexual health, Sexual, gendered & partner violence |
Tagged Australia, best practice, crime, criminal offence, families, human rights, inpatients, institutional settings, law enforcement, mental distress, Mental Health Complaints Commissioner, mental illness, monitoring, patients, police, policies and procedures, rape, report, research, risk, safety, sexual abuse, sexual assault, sexual harrassment, sexual violence, victims, Victoria, violence against women
Yale News, June 8, 2015
Women who have just given birth are often motivated to prevent a rapid, repeat pregnancy. For those who prefer a contraceptive implant, getting the procedure in the hospital immediately after giving birth is more cost-effective than delaying insertion to a 6-8 week postpartum visit, according to a new study by Yale School of Medicine researchers.
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Posted in Contraception, Gynaecology & andrology, Reproductive health |
Tagged birth control, childbirth, contraception, contraceptive implants, cost-effectiveness, health policy, inpatients, postpartum, pregnancy, research, unplanned pregnancy, USA