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ICE arrests 2 in Massachusetts town tied to Boston bombing case

ICE arrests 2 in Massachusetts town tied to Boston bombing case | Gender and Crime | Scoop.it
Two foreign nationals have been arrested on immigration violations in the Massachusetts town where police say the surviving Boston Marathon bombing suspect may have once lived.
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Muslim child 'bride' was pregnant, court told

A 12-year-old girl who was "married" in an Islamic ceremony in her family's Hunter Valley home fell pregnant but miscarried, a court has heard.

The girl, who cannot be named for legal reasons, was examined at the Children's Hospital at Westmead after she complained of sharp right abdominal pain. Doctors found she had an ectopic pregnancy - where the fertilised egg implants outside the uterus - and miscarried.
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University Assault Audits Don't Tell the Full Story

University Assault Audits Don't Tell the Full Story | Gender and Crime | Scoop.it
A new study shows that sexual assaults reported under the Clery Act decline after government audits, suggesting drastic underreporting.
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"A girl is far more responsible for rape than a boy."

"A girl is far more responsible for rape than a boy." | Gender and Crime | Scoop.it

Taslima Nasreen posts the remarks made by one of the rapists in the Dehli rape case. Mukesh Singh said: “Women who went out at night had only themselves to blame if they attracted the attention of gangs of male molesters. A girl is far more responsible for rape than a boy.” Rape protests in New D...


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Storytime With Mom: A Genealogy of Rape

Storytime With Mom: A Genealogy of Rape | Gender and Crime | Scoop.it
"If two people come together," my mother began, "who've never had any power except by the way of abuse, it's going to be bad. Both of us had power exerted over us as children. I eventually learned that as an adult, I was still doing the dance, seeking out abusive relationships. That doesn't mean it was my fault. But I played a role. And your father was abused by his father and, as an adult, he became a rage-aholic, exerting power over others."
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16 Shocking Vintage Posters That Warned Men About The Dangers Of Women Having Rights

16 Shocking Vintage Posters That Warned Men About The Dangers Of Women Having Rights | Gender and Crime | Scoop.it
I couldn't believe what I was looking at
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Rape culture: would prison abolition help women?

Rape culture: would prison abolition help women? | Gender and Crime | Scoop.it
What would transformative justice for survivors look like? Part of Transformation's prison abolition series.
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Searching for Sex

Searching for Sex | Gender and Crime | Scoop.it
What big data reveals and conceals about our desires, our bodies and our many insecurities.
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Letter to My Rapist, Jailed for Raping Women Who Are More Respectable Than I Am

Letter to My Rapist, Jailed for Raping Women Who Are More Respectable Than I Am | Gender and Crime | Scoop.it
I'm writing to you to tell you that we're both human.

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Police: Child sex offender says he left Maryland mall with sisters on day they vanished 40 years ago

Police: Child sex offender says he left Maryland mall with sisters on day they vanished 40 years ago | Gender and Crime | Scoop.it
A convicted child sex offender behind bars has told cops he left a suburban Washington mall with a 10-year-old girl and her older sister the day they vanished 40 years ago.
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‘Dingo’s Got My Baby’: Lindy Chamberlain's Trial by Media

‘Dingo’s Got My Baby’: Lindy Chamberlain's Trial by Media | Gender and Crime | Scoop.it
Lindy Chamberlain of Australia said that a dingo had entered a tent where her baby lay, and made off with her, but it took 30 years for her to get vindication and closure.
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Man charged in 'brutal' sex trafficking that reached Fairbanks

Man charged in 'brutal' sex trafficking that reached Fairbanks | Gender and Crime | Scoop.it
ANCHORAGE — Police have arrested an allegedly abusive pimp who is charged with selling women for sex in Anchorage, as well as sending them to Fairbanks, Juneau and Kenai.
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Pediatrician won't treat baby with 2 moms

Pediatrician won't treat baby with 2 moms | Gender and Crime | Scoop.it
DETROIT — A doctor has come under fire from a lesbian couple for refusing treatment to their newborn daughter.
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Delhi rapist says victim shouldn't have fought back

Delhi rapist says victim shouldn't have fought back | Gender and Crime | Scoop.it

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more feminist street art

more feminist street art | Gender and Crime | Scoop.it

more feminist street art credit: hap19.tumblr.com (Orig. reblogged on tumblr.feimineach)


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India’s Daughter: ‘I made a film on rape in India. Men’s brutal attitudes truly shocked me’

India’s Daughter: ‘I made a film on rape in India. Men’s brutal attitudes truly shocked me’ | Gender and Crime | Scoop.it
Leslee Udwin spent two years making a documentary on the horrific rape and killing of young medical student Jyoti Singh. And it asks, has the attack really spurred a sea change for gender equality in India?

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College-Rape Documentary The Hunting Ground Plays Like a Horror Movie

College-Rape Documentary The Hunting Ground Plays Like a Horror Movie | Gender and Crime | Scoop.it
The filmmakers’ techniques are not subtle, but neither is their subject.
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Excerpts from a sex worker's letter to her rapist

Excerpts from a sex worker's letter to her rapist | Gender and Crime | Scoop.it

Letter to My Rapist, Jailed for Raping Women Who Are More Respectable Than I Am This letter is most of all impossibly generous and forgiving. It also describes, harrowingly, the disjuncture between social power and the capacity to be believed and cared for. CN, of course. I used to think about...


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Sex Orgies of the 1 Percent: What Really Happens When the Rich and Powerful Gather For Group Sex

Sex Orgies of the 1 Percent: What Really Happens When the Rich and Powerful Gather For Group Sex | Gender and Crime | Scoop.it
The Dominique Strauss-Kahn trial depicts events of force and coercion, but most sex parties aren't like that.

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Not one more | ACLU of Southern California

Not one more | ACLU of Southern California | Gender and Crime | Scoop.it
By Amanda Goad, @ACLUAmanda Her name was Lamia Beard. She was from Virginia. Her name was Taja DeJesus. She was from California. Her name was Penny Proud. She was from Louisiana. Her name was Ty Underwood. She was from Texas. Her name was Yazmin Vash … Continue reading →
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NASCAR suspends Kurt Busch after domestic violence details

NASCAR suspends Kurt Busch after domestic violence details | Gender and Crime | Scoop.it
NASCAR suspended Kurt Busch indefinitely on Friday after a judge said the former champion almost surely choked and beat an ex-girlfriend last fall and there was a "substantial likelihood" of more domestic violence from him.
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Sweden: Rape Capital of the West

Forty years after the Swedish parliament unanimously decided to change the formerly homogenous Sweden into a multicultural country, violent crime has increased by 300% and rapes by 1,472%. Sweden is now number two on the list of rape countries, surpassed
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Women in prison: Re-modelling prisons is missing the point

Women in prison: Re-modelling prisons is missing the point (via lexiconlane.co.uk) Feminism in London 2013 returned to London at the end of October 2013 for the first time since 2010 with over 850 women attending. The conference’s ‘Women Incarcerated’ workshop focussed on the lack of government p...


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