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"Little Barbies" Sex Trafficking of Young Girls in America

Children are being “ targeted and sold for sex  in America every day".  John Ryan, National Center for Missing & Expl...

domenica 29 maggio 2016


It is crucial to understand pornography as a form of violence against women. Dr. Julia Long teaches Sociology at Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge. She is a feminist activist and campaigner, and the author of “Anti-Porn: The Resurgence of Anti-Pornography Feminism.”

giovedì 26 maggio 2016

Sex workers suffer horrific levels of violence and abuse

London: Sex workers around the world face violence, rape, widespread discrimination and extortion, a global human rights watchdog said on Thursday, with male or transgender sex workers facing further stigma from the police, clients and the community.

lunedì 23 maggio 2016

martedì 17 maggio 2016


Disgusting!” “Revolting!” “This is full on porno!” Those are just a few of the outraged reactions to a photo that was shared on Calvin Klein’s official Instagram page on Tuesday, with the fashion company drawing the ire of countless critics.

lunedì 16 maggio 2016

Prostitution and Rape Culture

When Pala Molisa argued in an article on this website that prostitution was a form of male violence against women that’s fuelling our rape culture — and that the government was wrong to legalise it in 2003 — he was accused of being “whorephobic”. Sex work was empowering, said his critics, and sex workers weren’t selling their bodies, but a service, much like the dentist or physio. Here’s Pala’s response to that.  

Fighting Rape Culture

In a culture that consistently tells women that a “good” rape victim is pure, sober, and helpless, these YA novels point out the absurdity of such a narrow stereotype. 

domenica 15 maggio 2016

Rape Culture and the Justice System

The real life women at the centre of investigative journalist Jon Krakauer's piercing examination of an American college town's sexual assault crisis also have to rebuild their lives.

sabato 14 maggio 2016

Rape Attitude

Cape Town -”If I was a bus or a painting, maybe UCT management would care about me.” This was the sentiment of UCT students who gathered at the Bremner Building on Wednesday to express their anger at vice-chancellor Dr Max Price over the way the university handled incidents of sexual violence.

giovedì 12 maggio 2016

Assam girl raped, killed, burnt and thrown to a river

On 28 April, a 20-year-old girl's body was found floating at the Dehing river in Assam's Margherita sub-division of Tinsukia district. According to The Times of India, the girl, a higher secondary student was returning home from beauty parlour when she was abducted and murdered but not before she might have been brutally murdered as per information from the police

New England Private Schools Sexual Abuses and Cover-Ups

Più di 200 vittime presunte in 67 scuole private del New England negli Stati Uniti. Cifre choc riportate dal quotidiano americano Boston Globe. 

lunedì 9 maggio 2016

11-year-old Hindu boy raped and murdered in Pakistan

Pakistan Paediatric Association Sindh protest outside the Hyderabad Press Club on Sunday. PHOTO: SHAHID ALI/EXPRESS
A 11-year-old Pakistani Hindu boy has been raped and murdered in Sindh province, triggering protests by people demanding a probe into the recent incident.

venerdì 6 maggio 2016

After 14-Year-Old's Brutal Gang Rape, Indonesian Women Fight for Reform

Fourteen-year-old Yuyun, or YY, was walking home from school last month when 14 boys attacked, raped, and killed her, leaving her body in a ravine. Now, activists are demanding the country do something about its epidemic of violence against women.

Kerala horror: 20-year-old student ‘raped’ by auto driver, his friends

While the state was yet to recover from the shock of the brutal rape and murder of a law student in Kochi, another woman, a nursing student, was gang-raped by three men in Varkala near Thiruvananthapuram.

Human Trafficking: the fastest-growing criminal enterprise in the world

On just one station, a former pimp talks about his victims and the sex trade. “There’s gonna be monsters like me. They’ve been there since the beginning of time.” He doesn’t want to share his name, but he will share his story.

mercoledì 4 maggio 2016

Brutal rape, murder of a woman in south India sparks protests

Students protest after the murder of a law student in Kerala CREDIT: AP
CHENNAI, India, May 3 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Hundreds of people in southern India took to the streets on Tuesday to demand a fast investigation into the rape, murder and mutilation of a woman whose death has drawn comparisons with a 2012 gang rape that forced a change to the law.

Brutal gang rape of 14-year-old in Indonesia

Jakarta: Yuyun, a 14-year-old student from a small village in Sumatra, was walking home in her school uniform on April 2 when she was dragged into a forest and allegedly gang raped and murdered by 14 males.

lunedì 2 maggio 2016

Kerala woman brutally raped and killed

A 29-year-old Dalit woman was brutally raped and murdered near Kochi in Kerala and her intestines ripped out, bringing back memories of the 2012 Delhi gang rape that triggered widespread protests.


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