MCASA participates in effort to raise awareness of child sexual abuse in Maryland

January 31 2012 - Press Releases
As a member of the Maryland Partnership to Prevent Child Sexual Abuse, MCASA attended a press conference held at the

Latest Funding Alert

January 24 2012 - Press Releases
From the National Resource Center on Domestic Violence & National Sexual Violence Resource Center The FUNDING ALERT provides a synopsis

MCASA announces 2012 legislative priorities

January 12 2012 - Press Releases
Maryland’s 2012 Legislative Session began on Wednesday, January 12th. MCASA supports legislation that promotes justice for survivors of sexual violence,

FBI Director approves new definition of rape

December 16 2011 - Press Releases
The definition of rape that dictates how local police departments report crimes to federal record keepers is expected to change —

CDC Releases National Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence Survey

December 15 2011 - Press Releases
The National Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence Survey, or NISVS, is one of CDC′s latest public health surveillance systems

FBI Criminal Justice Advisory Board votes to update UCR definition of rape

December 07 2011 - Press Releases
The FBI Criminal Justice Advisory Board voted unanimously yesterday afternoon to update the current Uniform Crime Report’s definition of

Support the reauthorization of VAWA

December 06 2011 - Press Releases
The Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) is due for reauthorization. Senators Patrick Leahy (D-VT) and Mike Crapo (R-ID), introduced a

National study released on prevalence and characteristics of youth sexting

December 05 2011 - Press Releases
The American Academy of Pediatrics has released its national study on the prevalence and characteristics of youth sexting. The objective

MCASA continues work with national partners to ensure Maryland’s concerns are heard

November 30 2011 - Press Releases
The Violence Against Women Act is due for reauthorization. Senators Patrick Leahy (D-VT) and Mike Crapo (R-ID), will introduce a

NSVRC provides online resources on child sexual abuse

November 28 2011 - Press Releases
The collection of online resources provides information and tools for caretakers, organizations and communities assuming the responsibility of preventing child

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