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I.          GLOBAL NEWS

II.         POLICY / LEGISLATION
III.       
MEDICAL

IV.        SEX TRAFFICKING

V.         MILITARY

VI.        FEMALE GENITAL MUTILATION

VII.       CASE STORIES
VIII.      COMMENTARY

 

 

 

 

 

 

GLOBAL NEWS

 

Women leaders examine how to end ‘invisible emergency’ of gender-based violence

https://news.un.org/en/story/2021/12/1108162

 

 

 

 

 

 

POLICY / LEGISLATION

 

Legislator Pushes for Law Requiring Illinois Hospitals to Report All Assaults to Police

https://www.propublica.org/article/legislator-pushes-for-law-requiring-illinois-hospitals-to-report-all-assaults-to-police

 

 

Maryland: Baltimore City officials hold hearing on violence against women

https://www.wypr.org/wypr-news/2021-12-15/baltimore-city-officials-hold-hearing-on-violence-against-women

 

 

Angelina Jolie returns to Congress to advocate for Violence Against Women Act

https://thehill.com/blogs/in-the-know/in-the-know/585903-angelina-jolie-returns-to-congress-to-advocate-for-violence

 

 

 

 

 

 

MEDICAL

 

Childhood trauma increases risk of opioid abuse

https://news.uga.edu/childhood-trauma-increases-risk-of-opioid-abuse/

 

 

No more 'patch and go': Revolving emergency departments must deliver more for victims of child abuse and neglect

https://medicalxpress.com/news/2021-12-patch-revolving-emergency-departments-victims.html

 

 

Many nurses ‘lack confidence’ in responding to violence against women

https://www.nursingtimes.net/news/education/many-nurses-lack-confidence-in-responding-to-violence-against-women-16-12-2021/

 

 

 

 

 

SEX TRAFFICKING

 

The Facts Of, The Myths About, And The Solutions For Child Trafficking

(Audio)

https://www.npr.org/2021/12/16/1064868658/the-facts-of-the-myths-about-and-the-solutions-for-child-trafficking

 

 

Ghislaine Maxwell’s defense to finish arguments in sex-trafficking trial

https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2021/dec/17/ghislaine-maxwell-trial-defense-finish-arguments-sex-trafficking

 

 

 

 

 

 

MILITARY

 

Canada: Changing the military's culture to end sexual misconduct could take 5 years, senior officer says

https://www.cbc.ca/news/politics/sexual-misconduct-military-carignan-1.6288723

 

 

 

 

 

 

FEMALE GENITAL MUTILATION

 

Female genital mutilation care can improve: study

https://www.canberratimes.com.au/story/7555503/genital-mutilation-care-can-improve-study/

 

 

 

 

 

 

CASE STORIES

 

Chris Noth accused of sexual assaults; actor denies claims

https://apnews.com/article/entertainment-arts-and-entertainment-los-angeles-hollywood-sexual-assault-24725410290dd98d9a31c5d93ac90c41

 

 

Peloton pulls Mr Big advert amid Chris Noth sexual assault allegations

https://www.pinknews.co.uk/2021/12/17/peloton-big-chris-noth-sex-and-the-city/

 

 

 

 

 

 

COMMENTARY

 

Why Won’t These Colleges Promise to Protect Their Athletes From Sexual Abuse?

https://www.cosmopolitan.com/lifestyle/a38526186/college-athletes-sexual-abuse-allyship/

 

 

Sounds Like Sexual Harassment Still Exists in Space

https://www.thecut.com/2021/12/at-elon-musks-spacex-sexual-harassment-is-everywhere.html

 

 

A former male model speaks out about on-the-job sexual abuse at the hands of photographers: 'They prey on our silence'

https://www.yahoo.com/lifestyle/former-male-model-speaks-out-sexual-abuse-photographers-184259997.html

 

 

Trafficked and Trapped in Libya: A Nigerian Woman’s Story

(Video)

http://www.ipsnews.net/2021/12/trafficked-trapped-libya-nigerian-womans-story/

 

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