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Report: Sexual abuse of female farmworkers common

By Tracie Cone, Published: May 16 FRESNO, Calif. — Female farmworkers across the United States are commonly sexually harassed and assaulted, in part because their immigration status makes them fearful of calling police, according to a report being released Wednesday by Human Rights Watch. The survey by the international rights group mirrors two previous reports on the risks facing women and girls that had focused on California, where most of the nation’s farmworkers reside. “Our research confirms what farmworker advocates across the country believe: sexual violence and sexual harassment experienced by farmworkers is common enough that some farmworker women see these abuses as...

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Whistleblowing Hebert nurse out of work and license in jeopardy

I followed the law and it didn't work.' By GERRY GOLDSTEIN, Valley Breeze & Observer Correspondent SMITHFIELD - Psychiatric nurse Jeannine Peterson, a rock-climber when she's not in uniform, is accustomed to scaling barriers, but she hasn't been able to get past the fallout from her latest role in life: whistleblower. It was a phone call from the 59-year-old Peterson that set into motion a recent investigation of sexual abuse that almost cost the Hebert Nursing Home its status as Medicare and Medicaid provider. So far the only result, as far she's concerned, is the satisfaction of believing that she did the right thing. Link...

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Strauss-Kahn Will Plead Not Guilty to Hotel Attack, Lawyer Says

June 6 (Bloomberg) -- Former International Monetary Fund Managing Director Dominique Strauss-Kahn will formally deny charges that he sexually assaulted and tried to rape a Manhattan hotel maid at a hearing today, his lawyer said. Strauss-Kahn, 62, will enter a plea of not guilty in New York State Supreme Court, attorney Benjamin Brafman said June 3. Strauss-Kahn previously rejected the allegations in his letter of resignation to the IMF last month. He was arrested May 14 and later indicted on seven counts, including criminal sex act, attempted rape, sexual abuse, unlawful imprisonment and forcible touching. If convicted of the top charges, he...

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