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The American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) and IAFN have partnered to offer a certification through portfolio for Advanced Forensic Nurses, which is an alternative assessment method for recognizing individual registered nurses in Forensic Nursing.
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Deadline Approaching for Early Conference Registration
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The Early Registration rate for the Preconference Day is $150 USD for members and $250 USD for nonmembers. Early Registration ends July 31.

The Early Registration rate for the Main Conference (three days) is $325 USD for members and $425 USD for nonmembers. Early Registration ends July 31.

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Sponsorship Opportunities Still Available
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IAFN Sponsorship Opportunities reach the core forensic examiner market. Ever wonder how to go about including your announcement in the tote bags that are distributed at the IAFN Annual Conference or in sponsoring something year-round? Check out our 2013 Exhibitor Prospectus and all of the wonderful opportunities available to you.
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DNA from bone bits may ID train dead using 9/11 methods
Bloomberg
Advances in forensic science since the Sept. 11, 2001, terror attacks may help Canadian authorities identify the remains of dozens of people killed in what may be the country’s worst rail accident in more than 100 years. Even tiny shards of bone may be helpful to scientists, said Mark Desire, assistant director of the DNA World Trade Center Identification Project in New York...

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New rules for forensic exam in sexual assaults
The Times of India
NAGPUR: The Maharashtra government has finally decided to implement new guidelines and format for forensic medical examination in sexual assault cases.

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The birth of forensic nursing
Advance for Nurses
How Virginia A. Lynch's determination to stop clinicians from unintentionally obstructing justice inspired a new nursing specialty. "After 30 years of experiencing the lightning strikes of 'Aha! Moments,' in the forensic sciences and merging these concepts into the science...

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Violence against women is epidemic
All Africa
As the authors of the new report acknowledge, many of the estimates included have wide margins of errors. The estimates of violence against women by non-partners are likely to be under-estimates; and the data on conflict zones was insufficient to make systematic comparisons of the additional violence in these areas. But the indisputable takeaway is that, in the words of Dr. Margaret Chan, Director-General of WHO, "violence against women is a global health problem of epidemic proportions."
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Why rape incidents continue to haunt Isles' children
All Africa
Rape and defilement in Zanzibar is a much bigger problem than it is spoken, officials from the Ministry of Social Welfare, Youths, Children, and Women Development say, "it is an outcry yet perpetrators remain at liberty." Many cases are unreported and the perpetrators are arrested and then released in an out-ofcourt agreement with victim's parents. This has been a common practice in many areas particularly in villages.
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Domestic violence is a global public health concern
The Boston Globe (opinion)
Physical or sexual violence is a serious public health problem that affects more than one third of all women globally, according to a new report by the World Health Organization. The findings of the report "send a powerful message that violence against women is a global health problem of epidemic proportions," says Dr. Margaret Chan, director-general of WHO. The WHO report, “Global and regional estimates of violence against women: Prevalence and health effects of intimate partner violence and non-partner sexual violence,’’ is the first systematic study of global information on the prevalence of violence against women — both by partners and by non-partners.
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Patient wakes up just before organs harvested
The Christian Insititute
A patient in the state of New York woke up on the operating table as her organs were about to be harvested. This comes as the Welsh assembly passed a controversial Bill to bring in presumed consent for organ donation. Critics have previously warned that such a scheme may result in organs being harvested from patients who are not yet dead.
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Diverse coalition behind Gillibrand sexual assault bill
USA Today
For every congressional showdown featuring overwrought partisan fighting between Republicans and Democrats, there are scenes in which a rare collection of senators share the same agenda. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., brought such a diverse coalition together for a news conference promoting new support for her proposal to limit commanders' ability to intervene in sexual assault cases involving members of their units.
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'No action taken' against one-third of sexual assault suspects in cases closed in 2010
Government Executive
The military did not take action against one-third of those accused of sexual assault in cases completed in 2010, according to a new report from the Pentagon’s watchdog. The Defense Department’s inspector general investigated 501 sample sexual assault cases from the 2,263 cases closed in 2010, and found that roughly 33 percent of the suspects or “subjects” in those cases fell into the category of “no action taken.”
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Vatican city will strengthen its punishments for child sex abuse
Think Progress
Pope Francis has created new laws criminalizing sexual abuse of children within the Vatican, in his first set of laws issued on Thursday. The legislation, which will take effect on Sept. 1, only affects those who live or work in Vatican City. The new laws create a broader definition of crimes against children, including sexual violence and sexual acts with children, the production and possession of child pornography, the sale of children, and child prostitution.
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