Indonesia passes landmark sexual violence law

Indonesia’s parliament on Tuesday passed a long-awaited bill to combat sexual violence, aimed at providing a legal framework for victims to seek justice in a country where sexual abuse has often been considered a private matter. A majority of lawmakers backed the bill in the plenary session of parliament, overcoming opposition from some conservative groups … Read more

Access to abortion under renewed threat in Oklahoma and Missouri

CNN — As abortion rights advocates could score several victories across US states in the coming days, they are sounding the alarm over a bill from Oklahoma that would ban nearly all abortions that might be enacted into law. . Here are some of the moves this week in state legislatures and by heads of … Read more

Dominique Strauss-Kahn In brief | CNN

CNN — A look back at the life of Dominique Strauss-Kahn, former director of the International Monetary Fund. Date of Birth: April 25, 1949 Birth place: Neuilly-sur-Seine, France Birth name: Dominique Gaston André Strauss-Kahn Dad: Gilbert Strauss-Kahn, legal and tax advisor Mother: Jacqueline Fellus, journalist Marriages: Myriam L’Aouffir (October 2017-present); Anne Sinclair (1991-2013, divorced); Brigitte … Read more

Abortion, LGBTQ Rights and More: A Roundup of Controversial Red State Actions

CNN — Republican-led states across the country have enacted a series of new restrictions on abortion, the rights of LGBTQ and transgender youth, and the discussion of critical race theory. Here’s a look at some of the legislation passed this session, where the bills are coming from, and what’s under consideration. The flurry of activity … Read more

Sources detail alleged US Ski and Snowboard interference in sexual misconduct investigation

Multiple sources, including women who accused former US Snowboard head coach Peter Foley of sexual assault and misconduct, detailed to ESPN the events that prompted the US Center for SafeSport’s accusation that which US Ski and Snowboard interfered with its investigation. They told ESPN that US Ski and Snowboard representatives failed to properly report the … Read more

Highlights on Cristiano Ronaldo | CNN

CNN — Here is a glimpse into the life of professional footballer Cristiano Ronaldo. Date of Birth: February 5, 1985 Place of birth: Funchal, Portugal Birth name: Cristiano Ronaldo dos Santos Aveiro Dad: Jose Dinis Aveiro, gardener Mother: Maria Dolores dos Santos Aveiro, the cook Children: with Georgina Rodriguez: Alana, 2017; with mother’s name not … Read more

New law aims to expand care for victims of sexual assault, including access to rape kits

A nearly decade-long struggle for better access to care for rape victims is now law. On Tuesday, President Biden signed the Violence Against Women Act, which includes provisions of a bipartisan bill to expand access to care for victims of sexual assault. Washington Senator Patty Murray drafted legislation after hearing the story of Seattle voter … Read more

Philippines raises age of sexual consent from 12 to 16

CNN — Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has signed into law a bill that raises the minimum age of sexual consent from 12 to 16, his office announced Monday, in a bid to protect minors from rape and sexual abuse. Until now, the Philippines had one of the lowest minimum ages of sexual consent in the … Read more

Babylon school district teacher charged with alleged sex with minor in 2013

BABYLON, N.Y. (WABC) — A Babylon School District teacher was arrested Thursday for allegedly having sex with a minor in 2013. Suffolk County Police said they were contacted in October 2021 by administrators from the Babylon Union Free School District, who reported allegations of misconduct involving district staff. During an investigation by detectives from the … Read more

Parents Say Teenage Son With A Disability Was Raped By Fellow Student In School Bathroom, Allege CPS Coverup – CBS Chicago

CHICAGO (CBS) — A mother and father say their 15-year-old developmentally disabled son was raped in a school bathroom – and they say the Chicago Public Schools refused to say it happened, and also blamed their child. As CBS 2’s Irika Sargent reported Wednesday night, CPS tried to get a judge to dismiss the case … Read more