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Angeline Binick

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I.          GLOBAL NEWS

II.         REGIONAL NEWS
III.        SEXUAL HARASSMENT

IV.        POLICY / LEGISLATION

V.         SEX TRAFFICKING

VI.        MILITARY

VII.       FEMALE GENITAL MUTILATION

VIII.      CHILD MARRIAGE
IX.        CASE STORIES

 

 

 

 

 

 

GLOBAL NEWS


South Africa battles 'second pandemic' of rape, abuse
(Trigger warning)
https://www.france24.com/en/live-news/20211220-s-africa-battles-second-pandemic-of-rape-abuse



Peng Shuai says she never accused anyone of sexual assault
(Video)
https://www.abc.net.au/news/2021-12-20/peng-shuai-says-she-never-accused-anyone-of-sexual/13684320


 




REGIONAL NEWS


Lancaster County man convicted of raping minor, sentenced to up to 60 years
https://local21news.com/news/local/lancaster-county-man-sentenced-to-up-to-60-years-in-prison-for-raping-minors



Bethlehem Township man pleads guilty in New Jersey women’s prison sexual assault case
https://www.mcall.com/news/police/mc-nws-bethlehem-womens-prison-guard-assault-20211220-2qudffzisjcunemipudgdzc3uy-story.html


 




SEXUAL HARASSMENT

 

China prepares new sexual harassment safeguards for women
https://news.trust.org/item/20211220144126-un38r/


 




POLICY / LEGISLATION

 

California: Local survivor working to end statute of limitations for child sexual abuse crimes
https://www.ksby.com/news/local-news/local-survivor-working-to-end-statute-of-limitations-for-child-sexual-abuse-crimes


 




SEX TRAFFICKING


Ghislaine Maxwell was dangerous predator, prosecutor says
https://apnews.com/article/ghislaine-maxwell-business-crime-new-york-jeffrey-epstein-220f0e87d8b8183f5ea8e0da464b63ae



Ghislaine Maxwell declines to testify as defense rests case in sex trafficking trial
https://www.abc.net.au/news/2021-12-18/ghislaine-maxwell-declines-to-testify-as-defence-rests-case/100711028



Judge finalizes jury instructions at Maxwell sex abuse trial
https://abcnews.go.com/US/wireStory/judge-finalizes-jury-instructions-maxwell-sex-abuse-trial-81834071



Lawsuit accuses Washington-area police of involvement in sex-trafficking ring
https://www.reuters.com/world/us/lawsuit-accuses-washington-area-police-involvement-sex-trafficking-ring-2021-12-17/



Kentucky lawyer sentenced on human trafficking charges
https://apnews.com/article/kentucky-human-trafficking-946a1630dfc2aca381ccb67191e6ed1c



Most Canadians say they can’t tell if someone is a victim of human trafficking: survey
https://www.ctvnews.ca/canada/most-canadians-say-they-can-t-tell-if-someone-is-a-victim-of-human-trafficking-survey-1.5713478


 




MILITARY

 

Canada: Military member waits almost a decade for defense department to process grievance
https://www.cbc.ca/news/politics/department-national-defence-grievance-ombudsman-gregory-lick-1.6290609


 



FEMALE GENITAL MUTILATION


Kenya: Reformed Lamu FGM cutters join fight against outlawed practice
https://www.the-star.co.ke/counties/coast/2021-12-19-reformed-lamu-fgm-cutters-join-fight-against-outlawed-practice/



Kenya: Fight to End FGM Intensifies
https://www.kenyanews.go.ke/fight-to-end-fgm-intensifies/


 




CHILD MARRIAGE

 

India: Raised child marriage age for woman ineffective in its prevention, say experts
https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/jaipur/raised-child-marriage-age-for-woman-ineffective-in-its-prevention-say-experts/articleshow/88348706.cms


 




CASE STORIES

 

Third woman accuses ‘Sex and the City’ actor Chris Noth of sexual assault
(Trigger warning)
https://www.wvnstv.com/news/third-woman-accuses-sex-and-the-city-actor-chris-noth-of-sexual-assault/


 


 

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