— Ash Denham MSP (@ashtenRD) March 17, 2017
Scottish National Party passes resolution in favour of adopting the Nordic Model of prostitution law. MP Ash Denham introduced the motion:
“Prostitution is fundamentally incompatible with the principles of respect, of justice and equality that the SNP stands for,” she said to applause. “The exchange of money does not buy consensual sex. As one survivor put it: ‘They do not buy our consent, they buy our silence’.”
Vancouver woman takes to Twitter to document the sexual harassment she is subjected to on her daily commute:
Wondering how often a female gets groped, harassed, or inappropriately touched? Here is a record of my personal experience, as it happens.
— Groped Girl (@GropedGirl) March 3, 2017
Finn Mackay says sexual harassment is “a daily reminder of how urgent women’s liberation remains.”
Don’t forget Ireland’s women’s rights issues this St. Patrick’s Day.
Several women’s descriptions of sexual assaults perpetrated by Larry Nassar, who worked with worked with athletes at USA Gymnastics and Michigan State University, indicate MSU tried to protect Nassar and itself from accountability.