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I never said yes: Sarah’s story

March 27, 2012

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Posted on 27 March 2012 Nicole Campbell, Pips Taylor and Sarah Lauren Scott Four hundred and sixty days ago my life was changed forever. Four hundred and sixty days ago I was raped. I was 19 years old, carefree and trying to figure out the balance between education, being a mother to my beautiful son, […]

Alleged rape victim arrested in Ireland for refusal to testify

February 13, 2012

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Eastern European woman was told by judge to stand in front of three accused and point out her alleged assailants Henry McDonald, Ireland correspondent guardian.co.uk, Sunday 12 February 2012 A woman who alleged that she was the victim of a gang rape in the Republic of Ireland has been arrested and temporarily imprisoned after refusing […]

Enduring myths about rape victims lead to acquittals, says chief prosecutor

January 30, 2012

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Alison Saunders says jurors arrive at court with preconceptions about women which affects how they consider evidence Nick HopkinsThe Guardian, Monday 30 January 2012 Alison Saunders of the Crown Prosecution Service says women can become amost demonised by the media and that this affects preconceptions of female rape victims. Photograph: Felix Clay The demonisation of […]

Enduring myths about rape victims lead to acquittals, says chief prosecutor

January 30, 2012

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Alison Saunders says jurors arrive at court with preconceptions about women which affects how they consider evidence Nick HopkinsThe Guardian, Monday 30 January 2012 Alison Saunders of the Crown Prosecution Service says women can become amost demonised by the media and that this affects preconceptions of female rape victims. Photograph: Felix Clay The demonisation of […]

‘Stolen Babies’ Trial Awaits U.S. Documents

January 23, 2012

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WeNews correspondentMonday, January 23, 2012 Argentina’s Grandmothers of Plaza de Mayo think a trial now underway could reunite them with stolen grandchildren. A key ally is U.S. Rep. Hinchey, who is pushing Obama to declassify relevant documents by executive order. BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (WOMENSENEWS)–In a major trial here, the government is accusing 11 former leaders […]