What’s Current: Digital sex crime is pervasive in South Korea

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  • Digital sexual abuse in South Korea is pervasive to the point of affecting the quality of life of women and girls, with many victims saying they had considered suicide or leaving the country, according to research based on interviews. South Korea is regarded as the global epicenter of a spy cam pornography epidemic.
  • Mexican police searching for a missing woman discovered her remains in the home of a butcher in Mexico City, where they also discovered what they believe to be the remains of 17 other victims.
  • The rape and murder of a 20-year-old student in India has renewed calls for action to be taken to prevent male violence against women. The Guardian reports that little has changed since the widely publicized gang rape and murder of a student in 2012 drew international attention.
  • A 10-year-old girl in Haryana was raped in a school building by eight boys and one adult man. The minors were between the ages of 10-15. The accused recorded a video of the assault and uploaded it online.
Genevieve Gluck

Genevieve Gluck is a writer and advocate for women's sex-based rights and creator of Women's Voices, an audio library dedicated to bringing awareness to feminist texts and speeches.