Posts Tagged "rape"

Number of States in Which Rapists Can Sue For Custody & Visitation Rights — 31 — & Other Shocking Rape Facts

Number of States in Which Rapists Can Sue For Custody & Visitation Rights — 31 — & Other Shocking Rape Facts

From Alternet by Soraya Chemaly Remember facts? Remember facts about rape? Because it turns out that a whole lot of people know less than nothing about the subject. Indeed what they think they know is a whole lot of something that is wrong and dangerous to our heath, safety and well-being. Republican Representative Richard Mourdock’s recent “ [3]misspeaking [4]” is...

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New Zealand’s Example

New Zealand’s Example

Let’s take a look at the impact of decriminalizing prostitution in New Zealand. They have allowed decriminalized prostitution since 2003. Below is a summary of recent news reports on the topic. Please go to original article to read ARTICLE LINKS: A review of our posted articles (see Get Informed-News-Prostitution-NZ) illustrates what decriminalization of prostitution has done and is...

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Day of the Girl

Day of the Girl

Why a Day for Girls? “We want to be seen as equals, in the eyes of others AND in our own eyes.” Why a day just for girls? Because girls can save the world. And we deserve a bigger part of it. A Dozen Reasons As girls, we experience inequality in every aspect of our lives. There are a billion reasons why we need the Day of the Girl, but let’s start with just a dozen (all are...

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Can’t Get a Witness

Can’t Get a Witness

Left photograph is of David Albert Mitchell, who is being arrested for rape and battery of a 73 year-old woman who photographed his public sexual behavior in Central Park. Challenging men’s anonymity around sexual abuse remains a hurdle that must be overcome before women will have personal freedom. We must continue to challenge men’s so-called “right” to 24 hour access to...

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Your Rapist Is Your Work Supervisor?

Your Rapist Is Your Work Supervisor?

Your Rapist Is Your Work Supervisor? It should be no surprise that on America’s farms, many women are treated as less than human, since not even the government sees them as worthy of respect under the law. There aren’t many jobs in the U.S. that are tougher than farmwork–spending the day picking crops under a sweltering sun, earning just enough to survive, jumping from one...

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