What’s Current: Harvey Weinstein faces three more felony counts of sexual misconduct

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  • Harvey Weinstein is now facing three additional felony counts of sexual misconduct, including two counts of predatory sexual assault, which come with charges ranging from 10 years to life in prison.
  • Another Saudi women’s rights activist, Hatoon al-Fassi, has been detained by authorities, shortly before she’d planned to drive journalists on an outing marking the end of the kingdom’s ban on women driving.
  • Charlotte Rooks was kidnapped and tortured for months in Wales, in a shocking case of domestic violence, while police officers who visited the residence several times missed numerous signs that something was terribly wrong.
  • An Alberta man who worked as a family doctor has been arrested for trying to buy a five-year-old girl to rape her.
  • A major study indicates that if organizations want to end sexual harassment, they must not only remove perpetrators, but set the expectation that sexual harassment will have consequences.
Natasha Chart
Natasha Chart

Natasha Chart is an online organizer and feminist living in the United States. She does not recant her heresy.

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