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    The Victims Poem Analysis

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    Upon initial reading, “The Victims” by Sharon Olds seems to be a poem that paints the picture of a life of abuse; starting from the dawning of the exploitation and arching over into the life of the abused following the maltreatment. In the work, it is made to be believed that the clear victims of the poem are the speaker and their family—which is a rightful and obvious assumption—but there is another victim that is not as prevalent as that of the speaker and their family: the speaker’s father.…

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    make a positive change is victims of sex/ human trafficking. Each year, right here in the United States, hundreds of sex/human trafficking cases go unreported or undetected. It has now become known as the modern day mode of slavery and can induce victims regardless of age, race, and sex, and socio-economic background. These victims are forced to perform sexual acts and are sometimes forced into manual labor. Personally, enough is not being done bring justice for these victims and their…

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    The Victims Poem Summary

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    The Victims by Sharon Olds centers the question of who the real victims of divorce are. On the surface, it may appear a certain way, but upon further inspection, the answers may be something very different. The Victims can be split into two parts according to tone and tense. The first half of the poem is from the “child’s” point of view, and the second half, in the “adults” view. The first half of the poem (lines 1-17) is in the past tense and it appears as if the speaker is a young child…

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    October 9, 2015 National Organization for Victim Assistance National Organization for Victim Assistance The History of the Program The National Organization for Victim Assistance was established in 1975.According to Tolley (1996, “Since it first opened its doors in 1996, “founded in 1975, NOVA is the oldest national victim assistance organization of its type in the United States as the…

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    children experienced in school or playgrounds but this has changed, now with modern technology bullies can follow their victims to their homes by sending emails, SMS or posting on their social network pages. Traditionally, victims of bullying would look forward to their homes as a safe haven where they would be free from being bullied. However, modern bullies continue to torment their victims even when they are at home. This situation has led to a rapid rise in the number of children taking…

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    crimes well hidden or disregarded. As a result, victims of trafficking are able to obtain financial compensation and have their traffickers both fined and prosecuted under the Trafficking Victims Protection Act of 2000 that was developed by the General Assembly. The Trafficking Victims Protection Act outlaws human trafficking in order to help victims in forced labor, involuntary servitude, peonage, and slavery. Additionally, under the Trafficking Victims protection Act it is considered a…

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    If I were to ask a crowd full of people what is a victim, what would be most results? Most likely something similar to someone being harmed or killed due to a crime or incident that had occurred. What not many people understand is that words can be used in multiple scenarios can be used in many different ways. I was first actually introduced to the word when I began watching one of favorite shows “C.S.I Miami”. This show was mainly about murders occurring in the city and the main…

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    for the victim, or others may insinuate that the whole action was there fault. However, imagine how the victim feels after this degrading and traumatizing event. They may feel disgusted, shocked,and upset. Now they must live with these feelings just because of someone else 's actions towards them. Now all of a sudden their life isn’t the same, and it has changed. Although, they can…

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    Myths About Rape Victims

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    The police who are interviewing the victims needs to stay away from the myths about rape victims that have been pushed on society by the media. The police have to have caring attitudes. The myths about the victims could cause the victim to have a “second rape” or question if the rape was partly their fault. The myths that surround the victims of rape can influence the way that law enforcement and other members of the community interact and stereotype the victims. Most people in the community…

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    The National Organization for Victim Assistance is a private, nonprofit organization of victim and witness assistance, however the criminal justice professional’s researchers the former victims and others that committed to recognizing victims rights in four areas: national and local legislative advocacy, direct victim assistance, member support, and professional development. NOVA coordinates the National Crisis Response Team and the National Crime Victim Information and Referral Hotline. The…

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