Jessamy Nichols, Africa Correspondent Last Modified: 00:02 a.m. DST, 25 February 2014 When discussing tools of warfare, one tends to think of guns, tanks, espionage and bombs. Unfortunately though, the damaging and lasting elements of war go far beyond this list and are seldom given the attention they deserve. For instance, rape has been utilized […]
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Sex for sale from Moldova to Dubai. Mimi Chakarova tells a powerful story through photos and in the words of the victims of this heinous crime. The booming “Sex Tourism” industry is no longer a threat to women and children in remote, impoverished countries, it is a plague that is infecting all countries. The men and women who abuse and use other human beings for their own sexual gratification do not live in isolation. They could be and probably are someone to whom you are married and sleep with, or with whom you work or attend religious functions, or who educates your children. We must be more vigilant in trying to stem the tide of this worldwide crisis.
Patrice Ellerbe, Staff Writer Last Modified: 21:44 p.m. DST, 11 January 2014 WASHINGTON, DC – Sexual assaults are something no woman, or man, ever wants to speak about. To have the privacy of your body snatched from you and exposed to someone who has no right, is already a traumatic situation itself; but having to […]
Alex Hamasaki, Student Intern Last Modified: 00:32 a.m. DST, 17 August 2013 DUBAI, UAE – A Norwegian woman was slapped with jail after reporting to the police in Dubai that she had been raped. Her sentence is longer than her convicted rapist’s. During her business trip to Dubai, the woman found herself jailed for the […]
Ayanna Nahmias, Editor-in-Chief Last Modified: 01:28 a.m. EDT, 09 May 2013 CLEVELAND, Ohio – Raped, starved, beaten, and kept in chains for over 10-years, three young women were rescued on Monday thanks to the bravery of one of the victims, Amanda Berry, and the heroic efforts of a neighbor, Charles Ramsey. Ariel Castro, 52, who […]
Patrice Ellerbe, Staff Writer Last Modified: 00:35 a.m. DST, 20 April 2013 NOVA SCOTIA, Canada – Rehtaeh Parsons, a 17-year-old girl from Canada, died in the hospital after her family took her off life-support. Prior to being disconnected, she languished in a comatose state for three days after trying to commit suicide by hanging herself […]