10 Surefire Ways to Prevent Sexual Assault

Posted On: December 21, 2009

A tongue in cheek list of suggestions on how to prevent sexual assault from Feminist Law Professors. I found it on Scarleteen. Assault is no laughing matter but read between the lines for the teaching points. We agree with them that these ten tips absolutely, positively can prevent many sexual assaults without fail. 1. Don’t […]

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Singapore Girls Under 16 Having Sex

Posted On: December 9, 2009

In Singapore, girls aged between 12 and 14 are considered victims of statutory rape. Cases involving girls below the age of 12 are investigated as rape. Offenders can be jailed for up to 20 years, and fined or caned. Under the Women’s Charter, sex with a girl aged above 14 but below 16 is termed […]

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Battered Women’s Ills Go Beyond Bruises

Posted On: October 16, 2009

Women abused by their romantic partners are more likely to suffer from a long list of medical maladies than other women, a new study shows. Abused women were also nearly six times more likely to abuse substances and more than three times more likely to have been diagnosed with depression and sexually transmitted diseases. The […]

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Violence towards women

Posted On: August 16, 2009

On Aug 4, a Pennsylvania man walked into a gym aerobics class and opened fire, killing three women and wounding nine before turning the gun on himself. George Sodini, 48, brought four handguns into the LA Fitness gym outside Pittsburgh and used three of them, firing at least 36 times around 8 p.m. Tuesday. An […]

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