Deteriorating security conditions have severely disrupted life-saving interventions for children in Greater Kasai in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) in recent months, putting an estimated 400,000 children at risk of severe acute malnutrition, the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) has said.It is in this context that Jean-Pierre Lacroix took up his post as the new Under-Secretary General for Peacekeeping Operations at the beginning of April.These non-profits share common ground in providing essential services and programs to Asians and Asian-Americans, as well as contributing to the economic, cultural, and political development of the Commonwealth.By participating in this race, you will strengthen our vibrant community.Fact #1: Over 22 million women in the United States have been raped in their lifetime.(National Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence Survey 2010) Fact #2: 18.3% of women in the United States have survived a completed or attempted rape.Related problems not directly addressed in this guide, each of which requires separate analysis, include: † Much of the recent research about domestic violence refers to the problem as “intimate partner violence.” Mostly this guide keeps to the term domestic violence, not because it is more accurate, but simply because it is still so widely used by police. "Domestic Violence in Australia—an Overview of the Issues, E-Brief." Available at gov.au/library/intguide/SP/Dom_violence. Charlotte-Mecklenburg (North Carolina) Police Department (2002). "Baker One Domestic Violence Intervention Project: Improving Response to Chronic Domestic Violence Victims." Finalist for the Herman Goldstein Award for Excellence in Problem-Oriented Policing.
Another 6,646,000 are victims of other sexual crime, including sexual coercion, unwanted sexual contact, or unwanted sexual experiences. Fact #7: 15% of sexual assault and rape victims are under age 12; 29% are age 12-17; 44% are under age 18; 80% are under age 30; ages 12-34 are the highest risk years.Intimate partner violence (IPV) is domestic violence by a spouse or partner in an intimate relationship against the other spouse or partner.Intimate violence can take a number of forms including physical, verbal, emotional, economic and sexual abuse.YEP is a comprehensive, culturally competent program that trains Asian American youth on issues of domestic and dating violence, and inspires them to become agents of positive social change in their peer and cultural communities, and to change the culture of the next generation.The program has been nationally acclaimed by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation as a best practice model for Asian American youth.