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Archive of posts filed under the Rape category.

UMKC Police Department Presents R. A. D. Training

The Rape Aggression Defense Basic Personal Defense System is a national program of realistic self-defense tactics and techniques taught for women only.  All courses are taught by nationally certified R.A.D. instructors. R.A.D. provides information on physical and non-physical optons, as well as insight into the attacker mindset.  The system will provide students with the knowledge […]

On Prostitution

By Kristi Holsinger The media request came to a few of the faculty in the Criminal Justice and Criminology department at UMKC.  They were looking for an expert to interview about “why prostitutes are easier targets for serial killers than people who work ‘regular’ jobs?” Although I have learned a great deal about prostitution over […]

Women’s Center Sends Out Challenge: Walk A Mile In Her Shoes

The UMKC Women’s Center and Violence Prevention and Response Project are again challenging men at UMKC and in the Kansas City community to help stop violence against women by walking a mile in her shoes.  Literally. UMKC’s sixth annual Walk a Mile in Her Shoes: An International Men’s March to Stop Rape, Sexual Assault, and […]

How to Stop the Right’s Campaign Against Rape Victims

By June Carbone The Republican leadership is at it again. House Republicans rode into office on claims that President Obama and the Democratic Congress were promoting a “liberal” agenda rather than focusing on the real task at hand — job creation. Yet the first act of the new Republican House was a symbolic repeal of […]