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Stories by Marie Tessier
The DNA of Violence
Posted on: Dec 20, 2008, Source: DELETED
Millions of dollars in new security systems do less to combat violence than the simple recognition of sexual assault as an inherently violent crime.
Record Number of Women Victimized by Murderous Ex-Lovers
Posted on: Jul 29, 2008, Source: Women's eNews
Violence permeates -- or threatens -- the lives of millions of U.S. women.
Sexual Violence: An Occupational Hazard -- In Iraq and at Home
Posted on: Dec 25, 2007, Source: Women's Media Center
One in five acts of nonfatal violence against women happen in the workplace.
Custody Disputes Often Ignore Evidence of Child Abuse
Posted on: Jul 10, 2007, Source: Women's eNews
Research indicates that abusers seek sole custody more often than nonviolent parents, and they succeed about 70 percent of the time.
Military Fails Another Victim of Sexual Violence
Posted on: Oct 15, 2006, Source: Women's Media Center
Three years after the public and Congress demanded reform, sexual assaults remain a persistent fact of life in the military.
Sexual Assault Pervasive in Military
Posted on: Apr 1, 2003, Source: Women's eNews
Experts say the military's hierarchy is ill-equipped and unprepared to deal fairly with rape complaints.
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