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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - January 16, 1975, Lethbridge, Alberta 20 THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD Thur.diy, Januiry 16, 1975 Status of women council concerned; Extensive rape study to be undertaken VANCOUVER (CP) The federal Advisory Council on the Status of Women will un- dertake an extensive study rape, detailing recommen- dations for legislative and social changes. The 30-member council, meeting here this week, turn- ed down a scries of SEE THE LENS THAT DARKENS IN THE SUNLIGHT (VARIGRAY) preliminary recommen- dations by its working group on social concerns because members felt a more detailed legal study was needed. "I think the discussion has shown that all of us feel the law regarding rape should be ,changed, but we heed far more information in order to make specific recommen- ACSW President Katie Cooke said. The working group recommendations, presented by group co chairperson Raizel Macklovitch of Montreal, called for review and amendment of rape legislation, with any new legislation to include a specific rape prohibition against cross examination of a rape victim regarding her "moral integrity, previous sex life and private life." the working group also recommended that rape and social assault counselling centres, to be funded by the federal government, be es- tablished in all major urban centres. These 'centres also should conduct educational courses regarding rape, com- pilation of evidence and other matters, the report said. In addition, the working group recommended that women RCMP and police members be trained in rape counselling. Ms. Macklovitch noted in the report that fear of cross examination, confrontation by male judges and juries and lack of knowledge about evidence needed for convic- tion deter victims from proceedings with prosecution. "While the statistical in- cidence of rape is increasing in Canada, the number of prosecutions and convictions continues to be Ms. Macklovitch said. Council members agreed that there were two aspects to any thorough report on rape the psychological, social and legal concerns at the preliminary, pre-trial stage of proceedings and the legal im- y plications of specific rape f legislation and court procedure. Noting that the Federal Law Reform Commission is studying sexual offences, Dr. Cooke suggested that the ACSW study to be presented at its April meeting in Ottawa consult the com- mission's documents, in addi- tion to research of psy- chological and social pr6blem.s by the working group as well as private legal research. JT introduces Memory Phone Says a lot for you. (It's a good listener, Leave your house or office anytime you like and never miss a phone call. You can leave Memory Phone alone, when you're not home. Memory Phone works just like any telephone, until you switch on the Then it answers every call for you in your own voice, your own unique way. And remembers every word your callers say. Memory Phone takes up to fifteen 30-second incoming messages. Listen to them at your leisure as often as you like. Memory Phone is personal. All calls are private because there's no third party involved. When you're out or just unable to get to the _; phone, Memory Phone is the perfect answer. And the convenience speaks for itself. Call your ACT Business Office for complete information. Now you can be in, when you're out. Not available tor party line customers. On with the new Members of the Victorian Order of Nurses all across Canada began 1975 on a colorful note with raspberry-hued uniforms. Lethbridge VON report they are very pleased with their new look and are particularly happy with the practical option of a pantsuit, included for the first time in their dress-jacket ensemble. Shown above, left, VON Head Nurse Timeo Hlronaka wears the new uniform while Joan Hurst models the out-moded 1974 navy dress. The uniforms nclude a navy overcoat and hood, which replaces the Order's former regulation cap. CAREER Natural Gas Liquids (NGL) Supervisory Positions in Atlantic Richf ield's new Offshore NGL facility in Indonesia Atlantic Richfield has two exceptional supervisory opportunities in its advanced Natural Gas Liquids facility now under construction in Indonesia. Those qualified will find their careers significantly enhanced by their association with this complete complex for gathering, compressing, and processing associated gas for the recovery of LPG. Professional challenges, key responsibilities, and high visibility will be combined with the attractions of overseas living. Further career potential is outstanding as Atlantic Richfield continues the large-scale, long-term expansion that has made it one of the world's leading producers of petroleum and energy products. Excellent benefits include company-paid family relocation, 30-day annual vacation with company-paid family transportation, and other special provisions. Gas Supervisor Plan, direct, and control operation and maintenance of offshore facility. Minimum of 10 years supervisory experience in natural gas plant operations essential. Offshore operating experience and engineering degree desirable. Salary range net, after housing and tax obligations are satisfied. Gas Maintenance Supervisor Plan, direct, and supervise all maintenance of the NGL facilities. Minimum 10 years experience, including at least 2 years in supervisory capacity, in maintaining gas processing equipment with special emphasis on gas turbines, centrifugal compressors, and turbo-expanders. Salary range net, after housing and tax obligations are satisfied. Local Interviews with Technical Management may be arranged: Send resume to: Mr. Leo Anderson, Atlantic Richfield Company, Dept. LH 515 South Flower St., Los Angeles, Calif. 90071 AtlanticRichf JeldCompany An equal opportunity employer, ;