Philadelphia Tribune

Groups Gather to ‘Take Back the Night’ From Fear, Sexual Violence">Groups Gather to ‘Take Back the Night’ From Fear, Sexual Violence

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At least one in five women — and one in seven men — have been victims of sexual assault, according to the Rape, Abuse and Incest National Network. In Philadelphia, 163 rapes were reported in 2013, up from the 149 in 2012.

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[NATIONAL] The Lack of Health Literacy has Cascading Effect

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As public schools lose funding from debt-ridden state budgets, school administrators are being forced to cut “non-essentials,” meaning fewer teachers and more students in classes, all of which can have a negative effect on student achievement and competency in later grades — especially for disadvantaged students; many of whom will end up poorer and sicker throughout their adult life.
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