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Angeline Binick

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I.          GLOBAL NEWS

II.         SEXUAL HARASSMENT
III.        FORENSIC EVIDENCE

IV.        SEX TRAFFICKING

V.         ARMED CONFLICT

VI.        MILITARY

VII.       CAMPUS

VIII.      FEMALE GENITAL MUTILATION

IX.        CHILD MARRIAGE

X.         CLERGY ABUSE

XI.        SEXUAL ABUSE BY PROFESSIONALS

XII.       ARTS & CULTURE

XIII.      COMMENTARY

 

 

 

 

 

 

GLOBAL NEWS

 

Canada: Coercive control, the silent partner of domestic violence, instills fear, helplessness in victims
(Trigger warning)
https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/nova-scotia/relationships-domestic-violence-control-1.6271236



Ireland: Plans under way for multi-agency child sexual abuse services for Dublin and Cork
https://www.irishexaminer.com/news/arid-40759773.html



UK: Most rape victims in London drop complaints after speaking to police
https://www.theguardian.com/society/2021/dec/07/rape-victims-in-london-drop-complaints-after-speaking-to-police



Australia: Nationals MP James Hayward fronts parliament for first time since child sex charges laid
https://www.abc.net.au/news/2021-12-08/nationals-james-hayward-fronts-parliament-after-child-sex-charge/100671534





SEXUAL HARASSMENT

 

Fired CNN anchor Chris Cuomo steps away from his SiriusXM show
https://www.npr.org/2021/12/06/1061985485/chris-cuomo-fired-cnn-siriusxm


 




FORENSIC EVIDENCE

 

Wisconsin: Evers signs bills to improve sexual assault kit process
https://apnews.com/article/wisconsin-sexual-assault-law-enforcement-agencies-48ff2c12e04b06da849c7694bd14f615


 




SEX TRAFFICKING


'I didn't know how to say no': Ghislaine Maxwell accuser testifies in court
https://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/-didnt-know-say-no-ghislaine-maxwell-accuser-testifies-court-rcna7775



Woman testifies Ghislaine Maxwell groomed her for abuse by Jeffrey Epstein starting at 17
https://www.cbc.ca/news/world/ghislaine-maxwell-trial-second-accuser-1.6275419



Canadians 'shockingly unaware' of human trafficking, says national organization
https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/nova-scotia/atlantic-canadians-shockingly-unaware-of-human-trafficking-1.6275475


 




ARMED CONFLICT

 

Mozambique jihadis kidnap 600 women, girls since 2018: report
https://www.dw.com/en/mozambique-jihadis-kidnap-600-women-girls-since-2018-report/a-60041923


 




MILITARY

 

Canada: Sexual assault complainants say military shut down cases because the accused wouldn't talk
https://www.cbc.ca/news/politics/canadian-armed-forces-sexual-assault-survivors-cases-closed-during-crisis-1.6274844



Canada: Military closed sexual assault cases as Ottawa announced transfer to civilian courts
https://www.cbc.ca/player/play/1981365315717


 




CAMPUS

 

UK: Oxford postgrad says sexual assault complaint was met with hostility
(Trigger warning)
https://www.theguardian.com/education/2021/dec/05/oxford-postgrad-says-sexual-assault-complaint-was-met-with-hostility


 




FEMALE GENITAL MUTILATION

 

Kenya: First Lady Margaret Kenyatta launches beads trade initiative in fight against FGM
https://www.standardmedia.co.ke/national/article/2001431179/first-lady-margaret-kenyatta-launches-beads-trade-initiative-in-fight-against-fgm


 




CHILD MARRIAGE

 

Bangladesh: Government to include child marriage in primary school curriculum
https://www.dhakatribune.com/feature/education-feature/2021/12/06/govt-to-include-child-marriage-in-primary-school-curriculum


 




CLERGY ABUSE


Pope approves updates to norms for dealing with 'grave crimes'
https://www.ncronline.org/news/accountability/pope-approves-updates-norms-dealing-grave-crimes



Swiss Catholic church orders study of past sexual abuse
https://apnews.com/article/europe-religion-sexual-abuse-by-clergy-sexual-abuse-switzerland-beb7b2f2f9bf796eedf7ff673b22f0d2


 




SEXUAL ABUSE BY PROFESSIONALS

 

How USA Badminton found itself at the center of athlete abuse allegations
https://www.latimes.com/sports/olympics/story/2021-12-05/us-badminton-sexual-assault-allegations


 




ARTS & CULTURE

 

Legal hurdles for today's sexual assault victims took shape in Medieval England
https://www.cbc.ca/radio/ideas/medieval-rape-trial-1.6271792



Japan: Man arrested for threatening organizer of Tokyo art event featuring 'comfort women' statue
https://www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2021/12/05/national/art-event-threat-arrest/


 




COMMENTARY


Mozambique: Hundreds of Women, Girls Abducted
https://www.hrw.org/news/2021/12/07/mozambique-hundreds-women-girls-abducted





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