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Shattered Lives:Anna Doroghazi of CT Sexual Assault Crisis Services and Lavinia Masters of S.A.V.E. Ministry

SHATTERED LIVES with Donna R. Gore, “LadyJustice” Examining the effects of those who have survived violent crime and how it has impacted their lives. Real people, real tragedy, real help. Saturdays at 5pm ET Listen LIVE:  CLICK HERE Guests: Anna Doroghazi,Director of Public Policy and Communication CONNSACS and Lavinia Masters, Founder of S.A.V.E. Ministry Anna Doroghazi, CONNSACS Connecticut Sexual Assault Crisis Services, Inc. (CONNSACS) is a statewide coalition of individual sexual assault crisis programs. CONNSACS works to end sexual violence through victim assistance, community education, and public policy advocacy. CONNSACS’ mission is to end sexual violence and ensure high quality, comprehensive, and culturally competent sexual assault victim services. The SAFE Program provides care in a way that benefits both sexual assault victims and participating hospitals. Typically, victims wait in emergency departments for several hours before a physician or nurse becomes available to set aside several hours to provide care for the patient and complete the evidence collection process. In many cases, healthcare providers are not very familiar with the process which may lengthen the time that the victim remains in the emergency …

Lavinia Masters Honored to be Invited to South Africa

Noted DNA Research Company Extends Invitation to Lavinia Masters   February 14, 2011 — Dallas, Texas ……Lavinia Masters, Founder of S.A.V.E.(Sexual Abuse Victim Empowering) Ministry in Dallas, Texas has been invited to conduct workshops and speak March 19-27 in Pretoria, Cape Town, Johannesburg, and Port Elisabeth, South Africa, with other locations to be added in the near future. The invitation was extended by Chris Asplen, Vice President of International Public Affairs for Gordon Thomas Honeywell and consultant and speaker on forensic technologies, particularly DNA. Asplen is also the Executive Director for the non-profit, DNA4Africa. Lavinia’s host for the one week tour of speaking engagements and workshops for victims is Inqaba Biotec, a leading South African genome company and its executive director, Dr. Oliver Preisig. About Inqaba Biotec: inqaba biotec is a genomics company based in Pretoria, South Africa. We cater to the life science needs of academic and private institutions alike in Africa. inqaba biotec’s offerings include our own products and services such as : • Oligonucleotide synthesis • Sanger sequencing service using the ABI …