ERIC Number: ED330929
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1990-Jun-28
Reference Count: N/A
Victims of Rape. Hearing before the Select Committee on Children, Youth, and Families. House of Representatives, One Hundred First Congress, Second Session.
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Select Committee on Children, Youth, and Families.
This hearing before the House Select Committee on Children, Youth, and Families presents information on victims of rape. The opening statement is given by George Miller, representative from the state of California, and chairman of the committee. A fact sheet about victims of rape and the facts and findings of the committee are presented. The findings include information on the nature and scope of rape, crime and punishment, the rape victim, date rape and spousal rape, the rapist, theories of rape, reforms of rape laws, and helping rape victims. Statements are given by: (1) Martha Zehner, survivor of rape and psychotherapist, Spring Garden Psychological Associates, Hellam, Pennsylvania; (2) Gail Elizabeth Wyatt, associate professor of medical psychology, University of California at Los Angeles, California; (3) Dean G. Kilpatrick, professor of clinical psychology and director of crime victims research and treatment center, Medical Univesity of South Carolina at Charleston; (4) Wanda Keyes-Robinson, division chief, sex offense unit, Office of State's Attorney for Baltimore City, Baltimore, Maryland; (5) Jane Nady Burnley, director, Office for Victims of Crimes, U.S. Department of Justice, Washington, District of Columbia; and (6) B. Joyce Dale, executive director, Delaware County Women Against Rape, Media, PA, and president of the National Network for Victims of Sexual Assault, Arlington, Virginia. Prepared statements, letters, and supplemental materials are included. (LLL)
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Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
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Authoring Institution: Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Select Committee on Children, Youth, and Families.