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More details emerge in Naval Academy sex assault case

More details emerge in Naval Academy sex assault case | Gender and Crime | Scoop.it
Testimonies continue in trial where three midshipmen are accused of assaulting female colleague while she was blackout drunk at party
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Elizabeth Parsons Packard: Profile of a women's rights advocate

Elizabeth Parsons Packard: Profile of a women's rights advocate | Gender and Crime | Scoop.it
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Imagine a time when a spouse could imprison another spouse (i.e., wife) in a mental asylum just for disagreeing with his religious beliefs.... That's what happened to Elizabeth Packard and her advocacy after her release helped abolish the practice.

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The Holiday Spike in Domestic Abuse

The Holiday Spike in Domestic Abuse | Gender and Crime | Scoop.it
Beth Punches/Flickr For Peg Hacskaylo and her team at the District Alliance for Safe Housing in Washington, D.C., the holiday season is an especially hectic time.

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Quiz: How Legitimate Is A Rape?

Quiz: How Legitimate Is A Rape? | Gender and Crime | Scoop.it
If you're looking at this Buzzfeed quiz thinking there's nothing funny or cute about rape -- you're right.
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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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Transphobic hate crimes rising in UK, police say

Transphobic hate crimes rising in UK, police say | Gender and Crime | Scoop.it
Forces reveal number of offences against transgender people while charity warns real figure could be much higher

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Women in prison: the cycle of violence

Women in prison: the cycle of violence | Gender and Crime | Scoop.it
Most
women in prison in Britain have experienced sexual or domestic violence, yet
the system fails to address their needs and further victimises them. For some,
it is the end of the road.
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ISIS’s sex slaves pushed to suicide, says Amnesty

Yazidi women and girls held by the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) and forced into sexual
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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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Linda Lee King's curator insight, December 14, 1:10 PM

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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