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Father kills son, himself during supervised visit at YWCA offices in New Hampshire

Father kills son, himself during supervised visit at YWCA offices in New Hampshire | Gender and Crime | Scoop.it
Police responding to reports of shots fired inside YWCA offices discovered two bodies Sunday but said the public is not in any danger.
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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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Study: Parental incarceration may be worse than divorce

Study: Parental incarceration may be worse than divorce | Gender and Crime | Scoop.it
Parental incarceration can have negative effects on children's health.

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For Nuncio Accused of Abuse, Dominicans Want Justice at Home, Not Abroad

For Nuncio Accused of Abuse, Dominicans Want Justice at Home, Not Abroad | Gender and Crime | Scoop.it
A top Vatican ambassador, or nuncio, was accused of child sexual abuse in the Dominican Republic, but the Vatican has stirred an outcry because it helped him avoid prosecution there.
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Bullying husbands face jail under new proposals by Theresa May - Telegraph

Bullying husbands face jail under new proposals by Theresa May - Telegraph | Gender and Crime | Scoop.it
Home Secretary unveils plan to criminalise "domestic abuse" which involves no violence, in a bid to crack down on "brutal reality" of intimidation behind closed doors

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Ebola crisis: This is why '75%' of victims are women - The Times of India

Ebola crisis: This is why '75%' of victims are women - The Times of India | Gender and Crime | Scoop.it
About 75 per cent of people contracting Ebola are women because they are often the primary care-givers, nurses and traders, health officials have said.
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Parental incarceration can be worse for a child than divorce or death of a parent

Parental incarceration can be worse for a child than divorce or death of a parent | Gender and Crime | Scoop.it
With more than 2 million people behind bars, the U.S. has the highest incarceration rate in the world. This mass incarceration has serious implications for not only the inmates, but their children. The study found significant health problems, including behavioral issues, in children of incarcerated parents and also that, for some types of health outcomes, parental incarceration can be more detrimental to a child’s well-being than divorce or the death of a parent.
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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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More bang for your buck

More bang for your buck | Gender and Crime | Scoop.it
WARNING: We rarely feel the need to alert readers to explicit content. But our discussion of the online sex trade requires frank language, and some may find the...
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Worried About Date Rape? These Guys Have the Nail Polish for You

Worried About Date Rape? These Guys Have the Nail Polish for You | Gender and Crime | Scoop.it
Many have spoken out against the epidemic of sexual assault on college campuses, and many others have spoken out against the booze-fueled party culture in which sexual assaults often take place and the "progressivism" that blurs distinctions between different kinds of assault. While the pundits and policymakers debate...
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These Are What Goddesses Look Like

These Are What Goddesses Look Like | Gender and Crime | Scoop.it
On Saturday August 9 roughly 60 women in Oregon City, OR shed their clothing and swam naked under the full moon in the Clackamas Cove to raise money for two important causes. They called themselves goddesses and their swim the Naked Goddess Swim.

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Primary care physicians can be critical resource for abused women in rural areas

Primary care physicians can be critical resource for abused women in rural areas | Gender and Crime | Scoop.it
Many primary care physicians in rural communities do not routinely screen women for intimate partner violence, according to public health researchers. Rural women who are exposed to such violence have limited resources if they seek help.

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Expert: DNA evidence links suspect to killing - The Sacramento Bee

Expert: DNA evidence links suspect to killing - The Sacramento Bee | Gender and Crime | Scoop.it
DNA evidence taken from the clothing and body of Carol Alford a quarter-century after her death linked her slaying to a serial killing suspect with such certainty that no other person on Earth could have deposited the cells, an expert testified Tuesday.
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