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Syracuse University Students Address Japanese Military Sexual Slavery During World War II

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Click play to learn more about what the Japanese Military Sexual Slavery was. Audio Transcript: Lee_longformat_Homecoming By Jonathan Lee SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — A dozen South Korean students at Syracuse University conducted a fundraiser on April 12 to raise awareness on the forced sexual slavery during World War II by the Imperial Japanese Army in occupied […]

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Central New York, Health, Health Care, Sexual Awareness, Sexual Transmitted Disease, STD Testing

Local Organizations Support AIDS Prevention Plan Known As PrEP

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Click the play button above to learn if local health organizations think the United States can meet the new CDC director’s goal of ending the AIDS epidemic in the seven years.  Audio Transcript: CentralAIDSPrevention By J.D. Raucci SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — As people flowed into Central Library on Wednesday morning, they weren’t met with the normal […]

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Central New York, Sexual Assault, Sexual Awareness

Vera House: “Cultural Change” Needed Regarding Sexual Assault and Violence

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Syracuse, N.Y. — The national reckoning of sexual assault and misconduct has a spawned a social movement in the United States. On twitter, hashtags like #MeToo and #iWill have given victims an avenue to come forward and share their story. Since the fallout of Harvey Weinstein more than 34 men have been accused of some […]

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Education, Non-profit, Sexual Awareness, Sexual Transmitted Disease, STD Testing

STDs Are On The Rise in Onondaga County

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By Ashley Burroughs SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – Onondaga County has some of the highest rates of sexually transmitted diseases in the state of New York. This county is specifically susceptible for these rates because of the high populations of poverty and college students. These numbers have doubled because people who are infected don’t know […]

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Central New York, Community, Education, Sexual Awareness, Syracuse

Oregon School’s Sex Rule For Minors Not Popular In Syracuse

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SYRACUSE, N.Y Mac Konrad– The Salem-Keizer school district in Oregon, an area an hour south of Portland, approved a rule requiring faculty to report students engaging in sexual relationships to state or law enforcement officials. The rule has been very controversial since it’s implementation and in Syracuse it’s seen no differently. Syracuse Teacher’s Association President Megan […]

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Central New York, Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault, Sexual Assault, Sexual Awareness, Syracuse

“It’s On Us” Week Starts at Syracuse University

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By Emma Pettersen SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News)- This week marks the start of the “It’s On Us” Week of Action at Syracuse University. The “It’s On Us” campaign aims to educate college students about sexual assault and empower them to be active bystanders. Student Emily Durand is a member of the National Student Advisory Committee and […]

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