"In 2016, the Centers for Disease Control published a report estimating that 513,000 girls and women in the U.S. were at risk or may have been victimized by FGM/C."
Washington, September 21, 2020
U.S. Representative Scott Perry (PA-10) applauded the passage of legislation in the House that changed our criminal code to ensure the successful future prosecution of those who perpetrate Female Genital Mutilation or Cutting (FGM/C).
Congressman Scott Perry said:
“FGM/C is an especially heinous practice that...
"Too often women are offended, mistreated, raped and forced to prostitute themselves ... If we want a better world, a home of peace and not a courtyard of war, we all must do much more for the dignity of each woman." – Pope Francis
Nov 25, 2020
PARIS (AP) — With domestic violence on the rise amid the coronavirus pandemic, activists are holding protests Wednesday from France to Turkey and world dignitaries are trying to find ways...
"Seven counts of sexual penetration of a person unconscious of the nature of the act by fraudulent representation"
Nov 17, 2020 |
CNN – The University of California system has reached a $73 million settlement Monday with alleged victims of sexual abuse by a former obstetrician-gynecologist Dr. James Heaps.
Heaps had worked part-time as a gynecologist at the University of California, Los Angeles's (UCLA) student health center from about 1983 to 2010, and was hired by UCLA...
"On October 2, Qatari authorities removed 13 women from an Australia-bound Qatar Airways flight and subjected them to forced gynecological examinations after a premature baby was found abandoned in a toilet at Doha’s Hamad International Airport according to an Australian news report." – Human Rights Watch, Oct 27, 2020
"Sharia law is the main source of Qatari legislation ... " – Wikipedia
In region where women are considered the property of men, female airline passengers were subjected...
"The razing of the palatial home might come as welcome news to residents ... "
GOOD RIDDANCE |
Notorious serial sex offender's former estate to be bulldozed |
The $22 million Palm Beach mansion owned by financier and convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein will be demolished to make way for an even more expensive home, according to the developer who is buying it.
The six-bedroom, 14,000-square-foot waterfront home with a staff house and pool house was previously owned...
Nov. 3, 2020
The New York Times – Betty Dodson, a feminist sexologist and evangelist of self-pleasure who taught generations of women how to masturbate in workshops, books, and videos, seeing the do-it-yourself climax as a liberating social force, died on Saturday at a nursing home in New York City. She was 91.
The cause was cirrhosis of the liver, said Carlin Ross, her business partner.
Ms. Dodson was a second-wave feminist making erotic art when she...
Nov 3, 2020 |
NEW YORK (AP) – Prosecutors and defense lawyers are clashing days before a deadline for evidence to be turned over in the prosecution of Jeffrey Epstein's one-time girlfriend on charges that she recruited girls for him to sexually abuse.
The trial of Ghislaine Maxwell is not scheduled to start until July, but prosecutors must turn over evidence to her lawyers by Monday.
Maxwell has pleaded not guilty to charges alleging that she recruited...
Yahoo! News – Prosecutors said they have filed seven additional sexual assault counts against adult film actor Ron Jeremy, which together with previous charges carry a maximum sentence of more than 300 years in prison.
The seven new counts, filed by the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office, involve six women and go back to 1996, the prosecutor's office said in a statement.
They add to other charges previously filed against Jeremy, 67, whose real name...
"Thirteen Australian women were taken to an ambulance on the tarmac and told to remove their underwear before being examined."
Qatar Airways Faces Protest Over Examination of Australian Women
October 27, 2020
Bloomberg – Qatar Airways faces an effective grounding of its planes in Sydney as workers consider striking over the treatment earlier this month of some female Australian passengers in Doha.
The union representing Sydney airport workers is considering refusing to service, clean or refuel Qatar Airways...
GOP Candidate: Keyed door “most definitely … an intimidation tactic” |
Female candidate's car tagged with obscenity |
Oct 7, 2020 |
FITS News – South Carolina state representative Nancy Mace was the victim of what appeared to be a non-random act of vandalism in Mount Pleasant, S.C. on Tuesday afternoon, according to a police report obtained by Meg Kinnard of The Associated Press.
A yet-to-be-identified vandal scrawled the words “F*ck You” onto the rear driver’s side door...
“The records that have been subpoenaed will make the ones provided look like a Post-It note,” the source said.
21 Sep 2020
THE SUN (UK) – The names of every passenger who ever flew on any of Jeffrey Epstein's aircraft are set to be revealed after all the flight logs were subpoenaed, it has been reported.
Denise George, the Attorney General for the US Virgin Islands, has requested passenger names and contact information for every flight...
"HPV is transmitted through sexual contact ... "
Women’s Health: Cervical Cancer
Sep 16, 2020
ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) – Unlike ovarian cancer, cervical cancer is usually discovered in an early or pre-cancerous stage.
Early detection means the survival rate for a woman diagnosed with cervical cancer is approximately 90%, says Dr. Nick Montalto.
Dr. Montalto specializes in gynecological surgery at Ellis Medicine, using minimally invasive techniques, according to Ellis Medicine.
Almost 14,000 women will get a cervical cancer diagnosis in...
Sex must be included as a variable in human genetics and genomics studies
Sex-specific standards need to be applied to therapeutics and drug dosing
Scientists found 58 previously unreported gender links in traits such as blood pressure, cholesterol levels, breast cancer, and body fat percentage
Northwestern University – Biological sex has a small but ubiquitous influence on gene expression — the amount of product created by a gene for cell function — in...
NYC gynecologist charged with six federal sex abuse counts |
Sep 10, 2020
CNN – A former Columbia University gynecologist accused by the wife of former Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang of sexual assault has been indicted for allegedly sexually abusing female patients -- including a minor -- over nearly two decades.
The unsealed indictment in US District Court for the Southern District of New York accuses Robert Hadden, 62, of six counts of enticing and inducing...
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