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Texas Students Thrown in Jail for Days- Punishment for Missing School #WTFnews

Texas‘s solution to truancy appears to be making kids miss even more school as they sit in jail. Alternet June 13, 2013  | School tardiness and absences come at a high cost in Dallas, Texas. Gone are the days of detention… Continue Reading →

When Cops Rape … and Nothing Happens #Vaw

The American Prospect / By Steve Yoder Police officers who sexually assault women rarely face the consequences of their actions. How can that be changed? May 23, 2013  |   When 20-year-old Sarah Smith got into an accident with a motorcyclist in 2008, it… Continue Reading →

Combatting Sexual Assault on Campus: There’s an App for That

 [vimeo http://vimeo.com/38802136] May 3, 2012 , NEW YORK CITY — Appropriately enough, Circle of 6 was born on Twitter. Nancy Schwartzman, a longtime advocate against sexual violence, first heard about it when her friends and followers started pinging her about… Continue Reading →

FBI updates Rape definition after 85 years

 The FBI (FBI) and the US Department of Justice (DOJ) [official websites] announced an official update of the federal government’s definition of rape [press release] to include the violation of “any person” rather than the previous definition that only covered women. The previous definition had… Continue Reading →

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