Posts Tagged "rape"

‘Pretty Woman’ Vs. The Real World Of Prostitution

‘Pretty Woman’ Vs. The Real World Of Prostitution

By PHILLIP MARTIN Most charges brought against men who have been arrested in Massachusetts for soliciting prostituted women are dropped, according to findings by the New England Center for Investigative Reporting. Two years after the state signed into law an anti-human trafficking statute that classifies many prostitutes as victims, they continue to be arrested and prosecuted in larger numbers...

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Explicit Lyric Warning: Feminist Law Students Clarify The Lines

Explicit Lyric Warning: Feminist Law Students Clarify The Lines

The Law Revue girls would like to define those supposedly “blurred lines.” Enjoy our parody of Blurred Lines by Robin Thicke. Sing Along. How many of us were disturbed by Robin Thicke’s thin disguise of self-loathing? Big Dick? Really? Join in with much better lyrics… its time to undermine the masculine confines…. CUDOS to Adelaide and her gang. Vocals: Zoe Ellwood,...

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Military Rape Trial

Military Rape Trial

As the Senate Armed Services Committee meets to take up its version of the Defense Authorization bill, senators will likely devote at least as much verbiage to discussion of sexual assault in the military ranks as they do to the finer points of the Pentagon budget that is the bill’s main focus. But missing from the committee’s final version of the bill will be the one measure that advocates...

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I call. You’re stone. One day you’ll look and find I’m gone.

I call. You’re stone. One day you’ll look and find I’m gone.

Poetry Magazine’s Landays: Poetry of Afghan Women http://bit.ly/12raltn I call. You’re stone. One day you’ll look and find I’m gone. The teenage poet who uttered this folk poem called herself Rahila Muska. She lived in Helmand, a Taliban stronghold and one of the most restive of Afghanistan’s thirty-four provinces since the U.S. invasion began on October 7, 2001. Muska, like many...

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Survivors Stand Up To Violence

Survivors Stand Up To Violence

Women hit back at India’s rape culture A self-defence group in Lucknow have a simple message to the men who make their lives a misery – stop it, or else The male tormentor of the young women of the Madiyav slum did not spot the danger until it was too late. One moment he was taunting them with sexual suggestions and provocations; the next they had hold of his arms and legs and had hoisted...

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