What’s current: Ontario moves to allow abuse victims to break rental agreements without penalty

Image: Joel Sossa/Flickr
Image: Joel Sossa/Flickr

Ontario moves to allow victims of abuse to break rental contracts early, just one of many hurdles women face when they want to leave an abusive partner.

Ex-Mayor of Hubbard, Ohio admits to raping a four-year-old, despite claiming he led a life “dedicated to Christ.” Richard Keenan blames the young girl for her own abuse, stating that she was a “willing participant.”

Obama’s female staffers spill on their strategy to get heard in meetings. 

Iowa teen, who plead guilty to raping a two-year-old on camera, will not face a single day in jail

Teen responsible for a sexually-motivated East Van break-in was arrested this morning. The 17-year-old male was known to police and implicated in other break-ins.

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