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    Legal Protection for Elderly Americans

    For too long, the United States had a silent crisis of elder abuse: the experience of neglect, exploitation, and physical or emotional abuse by older Americans. The Elder Justice Coalition advocated for over a decade for the passage of the Elder Justice Act (EJA). A partnership between the Coali...

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    Success Story: Protecting Anonymity

    “Say hi to your mom. You will be an Internet celebrity.” With these words, a pack of Neo-Nazis publicly taunted and tortured a Russian teenager—outing him to the entire world in a country where it is illegal to be gay. The perpetrators intended to share......

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    Success Story: A Warlord Behind Bars

    In the long running civil war in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), children as young as eight years old were used as soldiers. Congolese activist Bukeni Waruzi filmed the children’s stories, and with WITNESS’ support produced two videos. These videos were part of a 14-year struggle......

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