A Salvadoran woman imprisoned for over seven years after giving birth prematurely to a stillborn baby is finally free.
The UK Liberal Democrat party has up with a prostitution policy all about penis rights. Sarah Ditum writes:
“The idea that full decriminalizing of kerb-crawling and brothel-keeping would make prostitution safe is based on the bizarre misapprehension that the only thing making prostitution unsafe is the law. Actually the thing that makes prostitution unsafe is men, and without men to pay for sex there would be no prostitution.”
A number of U.S. states, including Missouri and Ohio, are following California’s lead, and introducing bills that decriminalize victims of child sex trafficking.
Canada’s Status of Women Minister, Maryan Monsef, says denying abortion is a form of violence against women.
Israeli judges refuse to grant a battered woman a divorce, believing her husband’s violence was justified and only a one-time offense, as she tried to leave him.
“Hair removal, at its core, is a form of gendered social control.”