Tag Archives: sexual abuse
By Femination | Published: January 8, 2012
The Koran says women are worth half of a man. In many Muslim states that is, therefore, the law. We all know what comes with that: honor killings, forced marriages, weak "rape laws"... But Turkey is a state of secularism, and a state wishing with all its might to become part of the European Union. Many of us know the contributing factors that keep this from happening, but Turkey's several human rights violations are the main obstacle impeding the country from gaining membership of the European Union.
By Feminist in Combat Boots | Published: January 24, 2011
TweetAccording to the Department of Defense, they have a total of 3230 reported rapes in the military for fiscal year 2009 or roughly a rape is reported every four hours. According to experts from the Department of Defense, the Military Rape Crisis Center and the Department of Veterans Affairs many more rape cases go unreported [...]
By John Townsend | Published: July 22, 2010
TweetThis past May, The Village Voice released audiotapes which revealed an alarming practice established by high-ranking officers in the NYPD: the manipulation of crime statistics through the purposeful mishandling of incidents and information and – even worse – the intimidation of victims. With the release of these tapes, several current and former police offers stepped [...]