Break the Cycle believes teen victims of dating violence deserve the same legal protections that adult victims of domestic abuse receive.Young victims should have access to the legal system and other sensitive services needed to ensure their safety.
Sexuality in ancient Rome, and more broadly, sexual attitudes and behaviors in ancient Rome, are indicated by Roman art, literature and inscriptions, and to a lesser extent by archaeological remains such as erotic artifacts and architecture.
It has sometimes been assumed that "unlimited sexual license" was characteristic of ancient Rome; Verstraete and Provençal express the opinion that this perspective was simply a Christian interpretation: "The sexuality of the Romans has never had good press in the West ever since the rise of Christianity.
In the popular imagination and culture, it is synonymous with sexual license and abuse." Roman society was patriarchal (see paterfamilias), and masculinity was premised on a capacity for governing oneself and others of lower status, not only in war and politics, but also in sexual relations.
(Virtus), "virtue", was an active masculine ideal of self-discipline, related to the Latin word for "man", vir.
The Report Cards survey the civil domestic violence protection order laws of all fifty states and the District of Columbia, assessing their impact on teens seeking protection from abusive relationships.
Here are the highlights from the 2010 State Law Report Cards: Thank you to the attorneys of Latham and Watkins, LLP and the University of Minnesota researchers who generously gave their time to this project.
After a few years off, Break the Cycle is back to work updating the State Law Report Cards. Obviously, some states have changed their laws since we published the 2010 State Law Report Cards.
If you know of a change or want an update on your state, email us at [email protected]
The corresponding ideal for a woman was pudicitia, often translated as chastity or modesty, but a more positive and even competitive personal quality that displayed both her attractiveness and self-control.