This is not surprising, A while back we were looking into at a number of elder abuse cases and wanted to see what the state was doing about it. We asked a number of Adult Protective Services (APS) and Financial Abuse Services Team (FAS) (http://www.coaoc.org/pdf/fast_info.pdf) representatives as to whether they knew they were doing a good job or not. We also contacted the a representative of the California Consumer Affairs ( http://www.dca.ca.gov/consumer/seniors/elder_abuse.shtml) and the Chairwoman of the California Committee on Aging and Long-Term Care (CCALC)
- Victims’ needs: how victimization and its aftermath affect people’s lives, especially people who are marginalized (including but not limited to victims who are: people of color; immigrants; male; Deaf or hard of hearing; lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender ; people with disabilities; elderly; members of cultural, linguistic and/or religious minority groups; incarcerated or formerly incarcerated; and/or living in poverty), and what they need to cope, heal and achieve safety and justice.
Must watch documentary: India's Daughter
If you think men in Iran have it bad, where even dancing is forbidden, consider what women must do: