UN women stress the need to respond to what is happening with Iraqi women. "That response must recognize and respond to the particular experiences of women and girls and help them cope with their trauma, including the stigmatization that goes with sexual violation." #16days - See more at: http://www.unwomen.org/en/news/stories/2014/8/humanitarian-day-oped-on-irak#sthash.jsCn62EZ.dpuf
Study of Holocaust survivors finds trauma passed on to children's genes
CH 8: Individuals amongst us play an important role in deciding our actions, likes or dislikes and even the way we carry ourselves. Uncertainty Reduction theory, describes the emphasis that is put on society about first impressions. People often do not realize that they are trying to diminish any uncertainties that might occur between one another. An article by Claude Steele titled, A threat in the air: How stereotypes shape intellectual identity and performance,
"The Euro Mediterranean Human Rights Network released the report in connection with Monday’s International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, a day marked by the United Nations to recognize that violence against women is a “global pandemic,” with up to 70 percent of women experiencing it in their lifetimes."