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The Economic Case for Paternity Leave

The Economic Case for Paternity Leave | Gender and Crime | Scoop.it
Giving new moms paid time off only goes so far.
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ISIS Fight: Mariam Al Mansouri Is First Woman Fighter Pilot for U.A.E. - NBC News

ISIS Fight: Mariam Al Mansouri Is First Woman Fighter Pilot for U.A.E. - NBC News | Gender and Crime | Scoop.it
The first female fighter pilot for the United Arab Emirates led the mission when that country joined the United States and other allies in airstrikes against...
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Man Acquitted of Rape Due to 'Sexomnia'

Man Acquitted of Rape Due to 'Sexomnia' | Gender and Crime | Scoop.it
A Swedish man who was convicted of rape had his charges overturned after an appeals court found the man could have been asleep during the attack and cited "sexomnia" as a reason he should be released.
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How Sugar Daddies Are Financing College Education

How Sugar Daddies Are Financing College Education | Gender and Crime | Scoop.it
The popular website Seeking Arrangement sets up "mutually beneficial relationships" between wealthy older men and young female students. What the site doesn’t talk about is sex.
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'Violence Is Violence': Adrian Peterson and the Science of Spanking

'Violence Is Violence': Adrian Peterson and the Science of Spanking | Gender and Crime | Scoop.it
A four-year-old can barely distinguish between right and wrong, between cause and effect, between his or her home and the whole world. Good and bad are still vague notions for a preschool child...
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Transgender Teen In Colorado Crowned Homecoming Princess, Receives Criticism And Support

Transgender Teen In Colorado Crowned Homecoming Princess, Receives Criticism And Support | Gender and Crime | Scoop.it
A transgender teen in Colorado was crowned homecoming princess, beating out three biological girls and upsetting some of her peers.
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The Too-Common Crime People Don't Want To Talk About, And The 3 Million Kids Who Need Us To

The Too-Common Crime People Don't Want To Talk About, And The 3 Million Kids Who Need Us To | Gender and Crime | Scoop.it
Things that matter. Pass 'em on.
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Rape Culture in the Alaskan Wilderness

Rape Culture in the Alaskan Wilderness | Gender and Crime | Scoop.it
In the tight-knit communities of the far north, there are no roads, no police officers—and higher rates of sexual assault than anywhere else in the United States.
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School board refuses $1.4 million settlement with alleged sex abuse victim

School board refuses $1.4 million settlement with alleged sex abuse victim | Gender and Crime | Scoop.it
Update 1:13 p.m.: Includes comment from assistant borough attorney.
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Ex-FBI director to investigate Ray Rice case

Ex-FBI director to investigate Ray Rice case | Gender and Crime | Scoop.it
Ex FBI Director Robert Mueller will lead independent inquiry into the NFL's investigation of the Ray Rice case
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Revenge Porn by Teens in the United States and India:A Socio-Legal Analysis

Revenge Porn by Teens in the United States and India:A Socio-Legal Analysis | Gender and Crime | Scoop.it
Sexting among teens has become a phenomenon problem in the US as well as in India. This has given birth to numerous issues including issues related to child pornography, exploitation of images by perpetrators and revenge porn. While in the US laws
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Video of Ray Rice punching wife in elevator gives Roger Goodell second chance to get punishment right 

Video of Ray Rice punching wife in elevator gives Roger Goodell second chance to get punishment right  | Gender and Crime | Scoop.it
Roger Goodell, the NFL commissioner, admitted last week he got it wrong with Ray Rice. Now, with the release of a new video on TMZ.com showing what really happened that night in an elevator in the Revel casino in Atlantic City, we found out exactly how wrong Goodell got it.
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Lawyer for mom who drove kids into ocean says she had low blood sugar

Lawyer for mom who drove kids into ocean says she had low blood sugar | Gender and Crime | Scoop.it
A motion filed by an attorney representing a South Carolina woman accused of trying to kill her three children by driving them into the Atlantic Ocean in a minivan says she was severely disoriented due to low blood sugar at the time.
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Women’s Rights Activist Executed by Islamic State in Iraq

Women’s Rights Activist Executed by Islamic State in Iraq | Gender and Crime | Scoop.it
Sameera Salih Ali al-Nuaimy, an Iraqi lawyer known for her work promoting women’s rights, was killed by a firing squad after she posted comments on Facebook condemning the militant group.

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Giving Good Praise to Girls: What Messages Stick

Giving Good Praise to Girls: What Messages Stick | Gender and Crime | Scoop.it
Carol Dweck's research, which focuses on what makes people seek challenging tasks, persist through difficulty and do well over time, has shown that many girls believe their abilities are fixed, that individuals are born with gifts and can't change.
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Date-rape drug? No dear, you just had too much to drink

Date-rape drug? No dear, you just had too much to drink | Gender and Crime | Scoop.it
Many students wrongly link the symptoms of a bad hangover to 'date-rape' drugs, a University of Kent study shows. (from the UK: "The study, published in the British Journal of Criminology, found that three quarters of students...
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Schools Are Still Slut-Shaming Girls While Enforcing Dress Code

Schools Are Still Slut-Shaming Girls While Enforcing Dress Code | Gender and Crime | Scoop.it
Don't teach girls to cover themselves from the male gaze. Teach boys to look at something else.
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Could Brain Injuries Be Behind the NFL Rap Sheet? - NBC News

Could Brain Injuries Be Behind the NFL Rap Sheet? - NBC News | Gender and Crime | Scoop.it
Nobody saw the warning signs before pro wrestler Chris Benoit strangled his wife and smothered his son, before he placed Bibles next to the bodies and hanged...
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LEGO’s Girl Problem Starts with Management

LEGO’s Girl Problem Starts with Management | Gender and Crime | Scoop.it
Half the population is not a niche.
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Facebook vs. Drag Queens: The Social Network Says Drag Names Can’t Be Used in Profiles.

Facebook vs. Drag Queens: The Social Network Says Drag Names Can’t Be Used in Profiles. | Gender and Crime | Scoop.it
On Wednesday, drag queens and similar performers began complaining of problems with their Facebook profiles. Artists from across the country reported being forcibly logged out of their accounts and informed that they would need to update their profiles with their legal names in order to lift the suspension.   According to New...
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Police investigate alleged assault by HPD officer caught on video

Police investigate alleged assault by HPD officer caught on video | Gender and Crime | Scoop.it
The Honolulu Police Department has opened an internal affairs investigation after an off-duty HPD sergeant was caught on surveillance video appearing to assault his girlfriend in a Waipahu restaurant Monday night.
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Before and after the killing: the Pistorius I knew - CNN.com Video

CNN's Robyn Curnow, who visited Oscar Pistorius at the house where he killed his girlfriend, reflects on his murder trial.
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Indiana Couple Accused of Locking Woman in Cage - NBC News

Prosecutors formally charged an Indiana couple on Monday with kidnapping a woman, locking her in a small wooden cage meant for a dog and making her a sex sla...
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DNA testing reportedly reveals identity of Jack the Ripper

A self-described armchair detective and a Finnish molecular biologist have claimed to have discovered the identity of the serial killer known as Jack the Ripper, who brutally murdered at least five prostitutes in the East End of London in the autumn of 1888. 
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I Bet You Label Girls... This Will Make You Stop - The Daily Positive

I Bet You Label Girls... This Will Make You Stop - The Daily Positive | Gender and Crime | Scoop.it
I don’t have any sisters. My family is about 90% boys and the bruises, stitches, and dirt would prove it.  At…Continue Reading
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