Tagged: Abuse

Ariel Gore's Memoir Explores The Complex Role Of Caregiver

OPB | March 24, 2014 12:30 p.m.

MONDAY: In her new memoir, The End of Eve, Ariel Gore chronicles the experience of caring for her dying mother with both honesty and humor.

Conflict Minerals: The Human Cost of Consumer Tech

OPB | Jan. 09, 2014 12:30 p.m.

THURSDAY: While the ubiquity of smart technology has led to greater awareness of human rights issues worldwide, obtaining the metals used in these devices often comes with a terrible human cost. 

Protecting Oregon's Elders From Abuse

June 05, 2013 12:15 p.m.

This week the state legislature gave final approval to a bill that would expand the list of mandatory reporters for elder abuse.

How To Curb Child Sex Trafficking

April 01, 2013 12:06 p.m.

Several bills working their way through the legislature right now seek to crack down on child sex trafficking in Oregon.

Boy Scouts Files Released

Oct. 18, 2012 12:06 p.m.

Tens of thousands of pages of confidential files kept by the Boy Scouts of America were released Thursday.

Behind the NCAA's Penn State Decision

July 24, 2012 9:40 a.m.

Oregon State University President Ed Ray will be on to discuss the NCAA sanctions against Penn State as well as some issues affecting higher education here in Oregon.

The Murder of Karly Sheehan

May 23, 2012 9:06 a.m.

Karen Spears Zacharias's latest book — part crime story, part memoir — explores the brutal 2005 murder of a three-year-old girl.

Abuse at Coffee Creek Prison

May 01, 2012 9:25 a.m.

Oregonian investigative reporter Les Zaitz looked into widespread sexual abuse at Coffee Creek Correctional Facility.

The Death of Jeanette Maples

Sept. 06, 2011 9:06 a.m.

A new lawsuit against the Oregon Department of Human Services alleges the agency should have prevented the death of 15-year-old Jeanette Maples.

Rebroadcast: Troubled Teens

Sept. 01, 2011 9:06 a.m.

A whole industry has developed to help troubled teens. In this rebroacast, you'll hear about some of those in the business — from transport companies to consultants.

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