Online Program

My body, my life: Sex trafficking, sexual assault and health considerations for survivors

Tuesday, November 5, 2013: 10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Sexual assault occurs across the life span for women, and it crosses cultural, socioeconomic, and age boundaries. Untreated sexual trauma can have lifetime consequences that affect a girl/woman’s self esteem, outlook, behavioral choices, and mental and physical health. From sexual assault to rape to child trafficking, this session will offer opportunities for discussion of solutions, policies and women's rights that are important in protecting the health of girls and women everywhere.
Session Objectives: Describe the populations at risk for rape; Discuss the consequences of rape for differing female populations; and List ways that policy, science and programs are addressing sexual trauma/rape crisis across the globe
Michelle Williams, PhD, MPH, CHES

Childhood sexual assault history and premenstrual syndrome   
In Han Song, PhD, Jeniffer Kim, MSW and Sarah Gehlert, PhD
Sexual trauma and PTSD symptoms among female homeless youth   
Harmony Rhoades, PhD, Eric Rice, PhD and Hailey Winetrobe, MPH, CHES

See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement and author's information.

Organized by: Women's Caucus
Endorsed by: HIV/AIDS, Law, Injury Control and Emergency Health Services, Maternal and Child Health, Family Violence Prevention Caucus, Asian Pacific Islander Caucus for Public Health, Black Caucus of Health Workers, APHA-Committee on Women's Rights

CE Credits: Medical (CME), Health Education (CHES), Nursing (CNE), Public Health (CPH)

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