Every other week a young girl of color from the Bronx goes missing

Every other week a young girl of color from the Bronx goes missing

Two Los Angeles police officers to be charged with sexual assault of Four women

Two Los Angeles police officers who once worked as partners patrolling the streets of Hollywood have been charged with sexually assaulting four women they encountered while on duty, prosecutors announced Wednesday.

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Make your voice heard for 16-year-old #GynnyaMcMillen

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Guatemala: first trial for systematic violations of indigenous women

Guatemala’s recent history bears the mark of a 36 year long, painful internal armed conflict, during which the State systematically violated the rights of the Mayan population.

 

According to the Report of the Commission for the Historical Clarification of Human Rights Violations in Guatemala, 83.3 percent of the human rights violations were committed against them.

Indigenous women have particularly suffered from the conflict.

 

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Napa Valley Wine Train CEO Apologizes to Women Escorted Away For #LaughingWhileBlack

Remember that group of women whose story went viral a few days ago because they were kicked off of a Napa Valley Train wine tour for laughing? They’re now getting the apology they deserve from the train’s CEO, Anthony “Tony” Giaccio.

 

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