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Tribes get more power to handle domestic violence cases

Tribes get more power to handle domestic violence cases | Gender and Crime | Scoop.it
TUCSON — During his 18 years with the Pascua Yaqui Police Department, Michael Valenzuela repeatedly grew frustrated when responding to reports of domestic violence.
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EVENT: Risks and Rewards of Restorative Justice: Striking the Right Balance for Women

EVENT: Risks and Rewards of Restorative Justice: Striking the Right Balance for Women | Gender and Crime | Scoop.it
Tuesday 28th January, 6.45pm for 7pm. Houses of Commons, Committee Room 6 Please allow at least 20 minutes to go through security. With: Dan Jarvis MP, Shadow Justice Minister; Restorative Justice ...
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'Friend to the Martyr, a Friend to the Woman of Shame': Thinking About the Law, Shame and Humiliation by Michael L. Perlin, Naomi Weinstein :: SSRN

'Friend to the Martyr, a Friend to the Woman of Shame': Thinking About the Law, Shame and Humiliation by Michael L. Perlin, Naomi Weinstein :: SSRN | Gender and Crime | Scoop.it
This paper considers the intersection between law, humiliation and shame, and how the law has the capacity to allow for, to encourage, or (in some cases) to rem
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Ariel Castro’s Neighbor Admits To Raping Children, Killing Two Women 15 Years Ago

Ariel Castro’s Neighbor Admits To Raping Children, Killing Two Women 15 Years Ago | Gender and Crime | Scoop.it
Ariel Castro's neighbor Elias Acevedo pleaded guilty to hundreds of charges including murdering women and raping children.
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Scans Reveal Big Difference In Male, Female Brains

Scans Reveal Big Difference In Male, Female Brains | Gender and Crime | Scoop.it
Men aren't from Mars and women aren't from Venus, but their brains really are wired differently, a new study suggests.
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Colombian accused of selling virginity of 12 daughters - CNN

Colombian accused of selling virginity of 12 daughters - CNN | Gender and Crime | Scoop.it
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(CNN) -- A mother of 14 in Colombia tried to make ends meet, police say, by pushing her daughters into "hell" and selling their virginity for a couple hundred dollars.
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Sex and equality

Sex and equality | Gender and Crime | Scoop.it
How women fare around the worldFOR eight years the World Economic Forum has released a ranking of how women are narrowing the gap compared to men in the terms of...
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8 Inventions by Women That Dudes Got Credit For

8 Inventions by Women That Dudes Got Credit For | Gender and Crime | Scoop.it
Monopoly, nuclear fission, and programming: Ladies did it first.
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Why Saudi Arabia Is the Next South Africa

Why Saudi Arabia Is the Next South Africa | Gender and Crime | Scoop.it
As the world moves toward gender equity, will the Gulf kingdom become a pariah state?
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Postpartum psychosis: Beyond depression, a rare disorder may be behind fatal DC chase

Postpartum psychosis: Beyond depression, a rare disorder may be behind fatal DC chase | Gender and Crime | Scoop.it
We have an exclusive interview with the psychiatrist who testified in the Andrea Yates trial, who says postpartum depression isn't to blame
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Florida high-schooler takes plea deal in sex crime case - Reuters

Florida high-schooler takes plea deal in sex crime case - Reuters | Gender and Crime | Scoop.it
New York Daily News Florida high-schooler takes plea deal in sex crime case Reuters ORLANDO, Florida (Reuters) - A Florida high-school student charged in February with a felony sex crime over her affair with a younger girl accepted a plea deal on...
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Saudi Sheikh: Women Driving Are Damaging Their Pelvises and Ovaries

Saudi Sheikh: Women Driving Are Damaging Their Pelvises and Ovaries | Gender and Crime | Scoop.it
Driving may be hazardous to your ovaries, ladies!
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This is religion without philosophy or reason...

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17 Ways To Be Indispensable At Work

17 Ways To Be Indispensable At Work | Gender and Crime | Scoop.it
So many employees in today's workforce worry about job security--but if you can become indispensable to your employer, it may be less of a concern. Here's how to be indispensable at work.
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Adopted daughter accuses Woody Allen of molestation

Adopted daughter accuses Woody Allen of molestation | Gender and Crime | Scoop.it
Woody Allen, 78, on Sunday lashed out against allegations by his adopted daughter Dylan Farrow, 28, that the American film icon sexually molested her when she was 7 years old.
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Alhambra High School administrator resigns amid sex abuse case

Alhambra High School administrator resigns amid sex abuse case | Gender and Crime | Scoop.it
An Alhambra High School administrator has resigned after a woman accused her of sexual abuse in a YouTube video.
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‘Octomom’ charged with welfare fraud in California

‘Octomom’ charged with welfare fraud in California | Gender and Crime | Scoop.it
Authorities say Nadya Suleman, the single mother of 14 children, failed to report $30,000 she earned while collecting public assistance money
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Some Creepy Dudes Said Some Creepy Things To This Reporter. So She Is Calling Them Out In Public.

Some Creepy Dudes Said Some Creepy Things To This Reporter. So She Is Calling Them Out In Public. | Gender and Crime | Scoop.it
You'd make this face too if you saw the comments this science reporter gets on a daily basis.
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Bernadette Barker-Plummer's curator insight, December 4, 2013 11:32 AM

I like this cool young woman calling out the ways that sexism insodiously affects  public women, go Emily.

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For Victim of Ghastly Crime, a New Face, a New Beginning

For Victim of Ghastly Crime, a New Face, a New Beginning | Gender and Crime | Scoop.it
Six years after being beaten and burned beyond recognition, Carmen Tarleton is adjusting to a transplanted face.
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Women gain as gender gap 'narrows'

Women gain as gender gap 'narrows' | Gender and Crime | Scoop.it
The gender gap is narrowing across the world, a World Economic Forum report suggests, with Nordic countries leading the way but Arab nations lagging behind.
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Teen found with fetus in bag at store, NYPD says

Teen found with fetus in bag at store, NYPD says | Gender and Crime | Scoop.it
NEW YORK (AP) â€" The results of an autopsy could determine whether two teenage girls are hit with serious charges after one of them was found carrying a dead fetus in a bag while shopping at a Victoria's Secret store in Manhattan.
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Woman who controlled crack trade in NY neighborhood, employed own kids faces sentencing

BUFFALO, New York - For a dozen years, Theresa Anderson was the queen of Deshler Street.
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Official: Woman killed in DC chase was delusional, believed president communicated with her

Official: Woman killed in DC chase was delusional, believed president communicated with her | Gender and Crime | Scoop.it
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A Bold Plan to Aid Sex-Trafficking Victims

A Bold Plan to Aid Sex-Trafficking Victims | Gender and Crime | Scoop.it
An important initiative in New York aims to treat those charged with prostitution as abused victims, rather than criminals.
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Navarro County authorities believe five killed in murder-suicide, including three children

Navarro County authorities believe five killed in murder-suicide, including three children | Gender and Crime | Scoop.it
View Larger Map Update at 9:17 a.m.: Navarro County Sheriff Elmer Tanner said this morning that authorities
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