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Angeline Binick

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I.          GLOBAL NEWS

II.         SEXUAL HARASSMENT
III.        SEX TRAFFICKING

IV.        ARMED CONFLICT

V.         CLERGY ABUSE
VI.        SEXUAL ABUSE BY PROFESSIONALS

VII.       COMMENTARY

 

 

 

 

 

 

GLOBAL NEWS

 

WTA follows through with threats to suspend tournaments in China

(Audio)

https://www.abc.net.au/radionational/programs/drive/wta-follows-through-with-threats-to-suspend-tournaments-in-china/13659700

 

 

Paraguay: Girls face sexual violence, pregnancies and impunity in a labyrinth with no way out

https://www.amnesty.org/en/latest/news/2021/12/paraguay-girls-face-sexual-violence-pregnancies-impunity-labyrinth-no-way-out/

 

 

Argentina recorded more than 250 femicides in 2020, one every 35 hours

https://www.washingtonpost.com/photography/2021/12/02/argentina-suffered-more-than-250-femicides-2020-one-every-35-hours/

 

 

Australia: Task force recommends staged approach to criminalizing coercive control in Queensland

https://www.abc.net.au/news/2021-12-02/queensland-report-coercive-control-released/100668654

 

 

Canada: Peter Nygard won't be charged in Winnipeg cases involving 8 women, police say

https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/fifth-estate-nygard-winnipeg-1.6267003

 

 

Canada: Man sentenced to 22 years for sexual abuse of six boys in northern Manitoba

https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/manitoba/man-sentenced-22-years-sexual-abuse-boys-northern-manitoba-1.6270119

 

 

 

 

 

 

SEXUAL HARASSMENT

 

Microsoft shareholders vote for the company to publish sexual-harassment report, in rare win for activists

https://www.cnbc.com/2021/11/30/microsoft-shareholders-vote-for-sexual-harassment-report.html

 

 

Morgan Stanley settles sexual harassment lawsuit

https://news.trust.org/item/20211202102734-4mw0g/

 

 

 

 

 

 

SEX TRAFFICKING

 

Epstein accuser: Ghislaine Maxwell is a 'master manipulator'

(Video)

https://www.bbc.com/news/av/world-us-canada-59498832

 

 

 

 

 

 

ARMED CONFLICT

 

Suicide, forced puberty and underage marriage on the rise in war torn Syria, new report says

https://www.abc.net.au/news/2021-12-02/forced-puberty-and-forced-marriage-on-the-rise-in-war-torn-syria/100656708

 

 

 

 

 

 

CLERGY ABUSE

 

Portugal urges victims of clergy sexual abuse to break the silence

https://www.reuters.com/world/europe/portugal-urges-victims-clergy-sexual-abuse-break-silence-2021-12-02/

 

 

 

 

 

 

SEXUAL ABUSE BY PROFESSIONALS

 

$71M fund set up for victims of NY doctor charged with abuse

https://apnews.com/article/health-religion-new-york-manhattan-sexual-abuse-by-clergy-caf0669fc3d6e99e97fc9ac6bad4a813

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

COMMENTARY

 

What does ‘grooming’ mean in sexual abuse cases?

https://www.nytimes.com/2021/12/02/nyregion/grooming-sexual-abuse.html

 

 

Paraguay: 8 facts to understand the crisis of sexual abuse against children and teenagers

https://www.amnesty.org/en/latest/news/2021/12/paraguay-8-facts-to-understand-the-crisis-of-sexual-abuse-against-girls-boys-and-adolescents/

 

 

Buying silence: we can’t stop workplace sexual harassment without banning non-disclosure agreements

https://theconversation.com/buying-silence-we-cant-stop-workplace-sexual-harassment-without-banning-non-disclosure-agreements-172856

 

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