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Woman confesses to involvement in killing Texas prosecutors

Woman confesses to involvement in killing Texas prosecutors | Gender and Crime | Scoop.it
KAUFMAN, Texas (Reuters) - The wife of a former Texas justice of the peace confessed to her involvement in shooting deaths of the local district attorney, his wife and a prosecutor who had helped to convict...
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ISIS says child rape is justified, child under 9 costs $166

ISIS says child rape is justified, child under 9 costs $166 | Gender and Crime | Scoop.it

The Islamic State militant group (ISIS/ISIL) has released a guide to the capture, punishment and rape of female non-believers. It outlines how to use them as their sex slaves and also justifies child rape,


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Breeding violence and perversion through the insane faith-based beliefs ! Speak up - Speak out against holy wars - nothing holy about this! POS!

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When Helping Rape Victims Hurts a College’s Reputation

When Helping Rape Victims Hurts a College’s Reputation | Gender and Crime | Scoop.it
Better support services can encourage more students to speak out—and that increases the number of reported assaults on campus.
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Houston photographer captures Texas women with their pistols

A Houston photographer sought to photograph Texas women with some of their most prized possessions, the handguns they use for personal protection in public and in their inner sanctums.
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Pakistani Woman Stoned to Death by Family

Pakistani Woman Stoned to Death by Family | Gender and Crime | Scoop.it
A 25-year-old Pakistani woman was stoned to death today by her father and family for registering to marry a man of whom they did not approve. 
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'Face-sitting' protest held over UK porn censorship law

'Face-sitting' protest held over UK porn censorship law | Gender and Crime | Scoop.it
At the UK Parliament, protesters against new rules limiting online pornography gathered to simulate some now-banned sex acts, including "face-sitting."
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Exclusive: Rape of vulnerable women ‘has been effectively decriminalised’

Exclusive: Rape of vulnerable women ‘has been effectively decriminalised’ | Gender and Crime | Scoop.it
Rape of vulnerable women, especially those with learning difficulties, has effectively been “decriminalised”, according to a research academic employed by the country’s largest police force.
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Five Ways You Can Promote Gender Equality in Your Workplace

Five Ways You Can Promote Gender Equality in Your Workplace | Gender and Crime | Scoop.it
With the help of Kumpf, UNDP and the UN Foundation, I have compiled a list of some easy ways that you can take action today to help "paint the world orange" and promote gender equality in your workplace....

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Is there such a thing as ethical porn?

Is there such a thing as ethical porn? | Gender and Crime | Scoop.it
The actors say they’re happy, the makers say it’s guilt-free – but what exactly is ‘fair trade’ porn? Zoe Williams finds out

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Why did Shrien Dewani case collapse? 7 reasons why he is free

Why did Shrien Dewani case collapse? 7 reasons why he is free | Gender and Crime | Scoop.it
The top blunders that caused the Dewani case to collapse. Piece by piece, this is how the prosecution case came unstuck, leading to the collapse of the Shrien Dewani trial
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Why Rape Victims Have A Hard Time Getting People To Believe Them

Why Rape Victims Have A Hard Time Getting People To Believe Them | Gender and Crime | Scoop.it
Rolling Stone's backpedaling on a cover story about rape at UVA could make it even harder for rape victims to get justice.
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Obama Orders Federally Funded Schools to Let Students Choose Their Own Gender | Vision to America

Obama Orders Federally Funded Schools to Let Students Choose Their Own Gender | Vision to America | Gender and Crime | Scoop.it
Obama Orders Federally Funded Schools to Let Students Choose Their Own Gender http://t.co/mxIun5aDfN via @po_st
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Clues emerging about Arctic gene, diet and health

Clues emerging about Arctic gene, diet and health | Gender and Crime | Scoop.it
There is evidence that the historic diet based on foods like muktuk and seal and walrus meat has been imprinted on the genes of Inupiat, Yupik and other northern peoples, with health effects that are potentially dangerous for babies and young children but potentially helpful for adults. 
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This is fascinating. It only makes sense that people living on such a different diet would have some biological differences. I think the fact that it goes all the way to the genetic level is very interesting. I'm looking forward to how this research continues. It it especially important for children to be diagnosed with this so their families can properly care for them until they can begin to care for themselves.
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Tallulah Willis bares all for the 'What's Underneath Project'

Tallulah Willis bares all for the 'What's Underneath Project' | Gender and Crime | Scoop.it
Like many teenagers, Tallulah Willis suffered from body image and self-esteem issues. This, she says, led to struggles with body dysmorphia and substance abuse. These are difficult challenges for any young person, but, since she was raised by two famous parents, her insecurities played out on the public stage.
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We have the legislation to convict British citizens who abuse children abroad – why don’t we use it more?

We have the legislation to convict British citizens who abuse children abroad – why don’t we use it more? | Gender and Crime | Scoop.it
The Simon Harris case is the exception rather than the norm

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Cosby Won't Be Charged Over Molestation Claim

Cosby Won't Be Charged Over Molestation Claim | Gender and Crime | Scoop.it
Los Angeles prosecutors on Tuesday declined to file any charges against Bill Cosby after a woman recently claimed the comedian molested her around 1974.
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Soldier charged with drowning transgender woman allegedly told colleague 'I think I killed a he-she'

Soldier charged with drowning transgender woman allegedly told colleague 'I think I killed a he-she' | Gender and Crime | Scoop.it
He allegedly confessed that he choked the victim until she stopped moving after he undressed her and found out she was transgender.
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Official: Woman who killed American in UAE committed 'personal terrorist act'

Official: Woman who killed American in UAE committed 'personal terrorist act' | Gender and Crime | Scoop.it
A woman who allegedly stabbed a U.S. teacher at a mall in the United Arab Emirates committed a "personal terrorist act," an official said.
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Mom charged for posting pics of son dressed as girl as form of discipline

Mom charged for posting pics of son dressed as girl as form of discipline | Gender and Crime | Scoop.it
A Florida mom and her roommate face second degree felony charges after conjuring up a cruel way to discipline her 10-year-old son.
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Harder than it looks

Harder than it looks | Gender and Crime | Scoop.it
DESPITE an ugly split in Germany's grand-coalition government, the cabinet has decided to impose a quota for women on German company boards. The decision was...
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Violence against women and sports: ethical responsibility or brand control?

Violence against women and sports: ethical responsibility or brand control? | Gender and Crime | Scoop.it
Male sports stars perpetrating violence against women is a phenomenon that, sadly, seems to cross both international and sporting borders. In the most recent high-profile case, NFL player Ray Rice was…

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Dad: Teen lit on fire in rural Miss. may have ID'd her killer

Dad: Teen lit on fire in rural Miss. may have ID'd her killer | Gender and Crime | Scoop.it
COURTLAND, Miss. — A teen who died a gruesome death at the hands of an unidentified assailant may have told police who her killer was before she died, family members said. On Saturday night in rural Panola
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Victims to have greater say on Restorative Justice | Scoop News

Victims to have greater say on Restorative Justice | Scoop News | Gender and Crime | Scoop.it
Restorative Justice Aotearoa welcomes the implementation of the changes to the Sentencing Act that will be implemented throughout all District Courts from today.
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​German Student Dies After Defending Teen Girls From Harassers

​German Student Dies After Defending Teen Girls From Harassers | Gender and Crime | Scoop.it
About 150 people gathered in Berlin, Germany, today to attend a vigil commemorating Tugce Albayrak, a 23-year-old woman who died after she was beaten by a man she had just stood up to earlier for harassing two teen girls.
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A bird, but not a plane

A bird, but not a plane | Gender and Crime | Scoop.it
The Secret History of Wonder Woman. By Jill Lepore. Knopf; 448 pages; $29.95. Scribe; £20. Buy from Amazon.com, Amazon.co.uk WONDER WOMAN appeared just as America...
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