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Angeline Binick

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Dec 13, 2021, 8:04:09 PM12/13/21
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I.          GLOBAL NEWS

II.         SEXUAL HARASSMENT
III.        SEX TRAFFICKING
IV.        MILITARY

V.         CHILD MARRIAGE
VI.        CLERGY ABUSE
VII.       SEXUAL ABUSE BY PROFESSIONALS

VIII.      CASE STORIES
IX.        COMMENTARY

 

 

 

 

 

 

GLOBAL NEWS


‘We need to speak up’: How fashion mogul Peter Nygard’s sons helped his alleged sexual assault victims
https://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/-need-speak-fashion-mogul-peter-nygards-sons-helped-alleged-sexual-ass-rcna8353



China: Alibaba Dismisses Employee Who Accused Her Boss of Rape
https://www.nytimes.com/2021/12/12/business/china-alibaba-rape-metoo.html



Azerbaijani Activists Raise Alarm About Domestic Violence
https://www.voanews.com/a/azerbaijani-activists-raise-alarm-about-domestic-violence/6350031.html



French Olympic swimming champion Yannick Agnel faces rape investigation
https://www.scmp.com/news/world/europe/article/3159369/french-olympic-swimming-champion-yannick-agnel-faces-rape



UK: Rape victims with minor criminal convictions blocked from financial compensation
https://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/home-news/rape-victims-criminal-convictions-compensation-b1975056.html



UK: Former Conservative MP Andrew Griffiths raped his wife, court finds
(Trigger warning)
https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2021/dec/10/former-conservative-mp-andrew-griffiths-raped-wife-family-court-finds


 

Australia: Report outlines 24 recommendations to improve ACT's response to victims of sexual assault
https://www.abc.net.au/news/2021-12-13/act-government-report-find-failings-in-sexual-assault-response/100695036



Australia: Tasmanian gang rape survivor joins national campaign to have rapist-murderers locked up for life
https://www.abc.net.au/news/2021-12-13/survivor-joins-push-to-have-rapist-murderers-jailed-for-life/100691818


 




SEXUAL HARASSMENT

 

Tesla sued by second female worker over sexual harassment, retaliation
https://www.reuters.com/business/autos-transportation/tesla-sued-by-second-female-worker-over-sexual-harassment-retaliation-2021-12-10/


 




SEX TRAFFICKING

 

Pennsylvania is among the top human-trafficking states in the country
(Video)
https://www.fox43.com/video/news/local/pennsylvania-is-among-the-top-human-trafficking-states-in-the-country/521-20d13d8a-0501-4eb3-a31c-9c56c8811bb5



The prosecution rests its case in Ghislaine Maxwell's sex-trafficking trial
https://knpr.org/npr/2021-12/prosecution-rests-its-case-ghislaine-maxwells-sex-trafficking-trial


 




MILITARY


Australia: Female sailor tells royal commission navy failed to protect her after alleged sexual assault by shipmate
(Trigger warning)
https://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/2021/dec/10/female-sailor-tells-royal-commission-navy-failed-to-protect-her-after-alleged-sexual-assault-by-shipmate



Canada: Anand, Eyre offer official apology to victims of military sexual misconduct
https://www.cbc.ca/news/politics/military-sexual-misconduct-anand-eyre-apology-1.6281762


 




CHILD MARRIAGE


India: Marked rise in child marriages, says SP
https://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/Tiruchirapalli/marked-rise-in-child-marriages-says-sp/article37933923.ece



Chinese authorities break up arranged child marriage after teenage daughter calls police to report her own wedding
https://www.scmp.com/news/people-culture/article/3159067/chinese-authorities-break-arranged-child-marriage-after-teenage


 




CLERGY ABUSE


Washington: Seattle Catholic archdiocese settles sexual abuse claim
https://www.q13fox.com/news/seattle-catholic-archdiocese-settles-sexual-abuse-claim



Pope says he’ll meet with French sex abuse commission
https://apnews.com/article/pope-francis-religion-france-europe-sexual-abuse-by-clergy-eb7680782ec57361cfbc36d84144ca20

 

 




SEXUAL ABUSE BY PROFESSIONALS

 

Larry Nassar sex abuse victims reach $380M settlement with USA Gymnastics
https://www.cbc.ca/sports/olympics/summer/gymnastics/larry-nassar-sex-abuse-victims-settlement-usa-gymnastics-1.6283763



Spain: Former Barcelona youth coach investigated for sexual abuse
https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2021/12/11/former-barcelona-youth-coach-investigated-for-sexual-abuse


 




CASE STORIES


Report: Yasiel Puig confidentially settled claims of sexual assault in 2017
https://www.usatoday.com/story/sports/mlb/2021/12/13/yasiel-puig-confidentially-settled-sexual-assault-claims-per-report/6499535001/



CNN Senior Producer Arrested After Being Accused of Persuading Minors to Engage in Sex Acts
(Trigger warning)
https://www.nbcconnecticut.com/news/national-international/connecticut-man-arrested-after-being-accused-of-persuading-minors-to-engage-in-sex-acts/2670370/


 




COMMENTARY


Today, on Human Rights Day, the U.S. Must Abolish Child Marriage
https://www.marieclaire.com/politics/child-marriage-usa/



Canada: What this sexual misconduct survivor wants to hear in the military's formal apology
(Video)
https://www.cbc.ca/player/play/1983528003831






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