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Angeline Binick

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I.          GLOBAL NEWS

II.         SEXUAL HARASSMENT
III.        SEX TRAFFICKING

IV.        ARMED CONFLICT

V.         MILITARY

VI.        CAMPUS

VII.       CHILD MARRIAGE

VIII.      CLERGY ABUSE
IX.        SEXUAL ABUSE BY PROFESSIONALS

X.         ARTS & CULTURE

XI.        ENTERTAINMENT

XII.       CASE STORIES

XIII.      COMMENTARY

 

 

 

 

 

GLOBAL NEWS

 

Canada: Warning signs present in 1 in 3 homicides of intimate partners, CBC investigation finds
(Trigger warning)
https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/warning-signs-intimate-partner-homicide-1.6269761



Northern Ireland: New plans to tackle causes of violence against women
https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/sunday-life/news/new-plans-to-tackle-causes-of-violence-against-women-41118139.html



Hundreds of calls made to UK helpline about sexual abuse in schools
https://www.theguardian.com/education/2021/dec/06/hundreds-of-calls-made-to-uk-helpline-about-sexual-abuse-in-schools



Hundreds of women protest against gender-based violence in Ivory Coast
https://www.africanews.com/2021/12/05/hundreds-of-women-protest-against-gender-based-violence-in-ivory-coast/



South Africa: The rape survivor who convicts rapists
(Video)
https://www.bbc.com/news/av/world-africa-59523997



India: Accused known in 91% child sexual abuse cases in West Bengal, says report
https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/kolkata/accused-known-in-91-child-sexual-abuse-cases-in-state/articleshow/88058832.cms



Women in Chile voice fears over far-right presidential candidate
https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2021/12/3/women-in-chile-voice-fears-over-far-right-presidential-candidate



Israel: Leading LGBT activist Gal Uchovsky questioned by police over alleged sexual assault
https://www.timesofisrael.com/leading-lgbt-activist-gal-uchovsky-questioned-by-police-over-alleged-sexual-assault/


 




SEXUAL HARASSMENT


CNN fires Chris Cuomo for role in fighting brother's sexual harassment scandal
https://www.npr.org/2021/12/04/1061546161/cnn-fires-chris-cuomo-sexual-harassment-allegations-andrew



Public sexual harassment could become criminal offence in England and Wales
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2021/dec/04/public-sexual-harassment-could-become-criminal-offence-in-england-and-wales


 




SEX TRAFFICKING


White House updates national strategy to root out human trafficking
https://www.upi.com/Top_News/US/2021/12/03/joe-biden-human-trafficking-plan/6151638546742/



Jeffrey Epstein accuser reflects on being a sex trafficking victim — and recruiting other girls: "The guilt will never go away"
https://www.cbsnews.com/news/jeffrey-epstein-accuser-sex-trafficking-haley-robson/



British woman testifies about grooming by Ghislaine Maxwell
https://apnews.com/article/ghislaine-maxwell-europe-new-york-florida-new-york-city-b958c119d4ef050b59258ab217497840


 




ARMED CONFLICT

 

Ethiopia: Rights experts call for end to violence against women in Tigray conflict
https://news.un.org/en/story/2021/12/1107122


 




MILITARY

 

UK: Female Royal Navy staff back calls for rape cases to be tried in civilian courts
https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2021/dec/06/female-royal-navy-staff-back-calls-for-cases-to-be-tried-in-civilian-courts


 




CAMPUS

 

A ‘double red zone’: Alarms raised at many universities over sexual assault reports
https://ctmirror.org/2021/12/04/a-double-red-zone-alarms-raised-at-many-universities-over-sexual-assault-reports/


 




CHILD MARRIAGE

 

What really happened to Parwana? CNN revisits disputed story of an Afghan child bride.
https://www.washingtonpost.com/media/2021/12/04/media-cnn-parwana-afghan-child-marriage/


 




CLERGY ABUSE


Another woman joins sexual abuse lawsuit against Orthodox groups that employed Baruch Lanner
(Trigger warning)
https://www.jta.org/2021/12/01/united-states/another-woman-joins-sexual-abuse-lawsuit-against-orthodox-groups-that-employed-baruch-lanner

 

 




SEXUAL ABUSE BY PROFESSIONALS

 

Pennsylvania: Problem Philly cop, once fired for alleged sexual assault, is hired by Sheriff’s Office as deputy chief
https://www.pennlive.com/news/2021/12/problem-philly-cop-once-fired-for-alleged-sexual-assault-is-hired-by-sheriffs-office-as-deputy-chief.html



Liberty University professor accused of sexually assaulting student
https://www.washingtonpost.com/dc-md-va/2021/12/03/liberty-professor-charged-assault/



Sexual abuse in German judo: 'I thought I must have deserved it'
(Trigger warning)
https://www.dw.com/en/sexual-abuse-in-german-judo-i-thought-i-must-have-deserved-it/a-60032789


 




ARTS & CULTURE

 

Kansas: Controversial art piece auctioned off to support sex trafficking survivors
https://www.ksn.com/news/controversial-art-piece-auctioned-off-to-support-sex-trafficking-survivors/


 




ENTERTAINMENT

 

Joshua Bassett Opens Up About Being a Survivor of Sexual Abuse
https://www.teenvogue.com/story/joshua-bassett-survivor-sexual-abuse


 




CASE STORIES


Uber to pay $9m in sex-assault report settlement
https://www.bbc.com/news/technology-59522079



Olesen appears in court, denies sexual assault on flight
(Trigger warning)
https://apnews.com/article/sports-london-golf-tennessee-sexual-assault-45d57ab9d84d48062e2e836eb0782f1b


 




COMMENTARY


First Person: ‘Trafficking is a crime that can happen in front of our eyes’
https://news.un.org/en/story/2021/12/1107042



Spike in child marriages may be ‘the most disturbing fallout of the Taliban takeover’
https://www.law.upenn.edu/live/news/14262-spike-in-child-marriages-may-be-the-most




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