Why Is A 12-Year-Old Incest Victim In Prison?

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  • This is too horrible: a 12-year-old Bolivian girl who was repeatedly raped by her father, grandfather and godfather  and is is now pregnant from the incest is living inside a prison. No, she didn’t break the law — Bolivia makes live in youngsters in prisons with relatives if there is no one else to care for them. Um, someone please fix this soon, kthx.[Sky News]
  • A committee in the Texas House of Representatives have advanced new restrictions on abortion. [My Fox Austin]
  • When a New York voter referred to his opponent Christine Quinn as a “dyke,” mayoral hopeful and dick pic enthusiast Anthony Weiner did the absolute wrong thing. [Towleroad]
  • Stalking victims say the job search social media site LinkedIn isn’t doing enough to keep them safe from their abusers. [AOL]
  • A former Seattle City Councilwoman penned a very sad, intesne op-ed in the New York Times about why she needed to have an abortion at 23 weeks. [New York Times]
  • Cosign everything Senator Barbara said. [MSNBC]
  • On why products like hairy stockings which claim to fight rape culture are a dopey strategy. [PSFK]
  • Attention, VICE: here’s 99 reasons this female writer won’t be killing herself. [Bitch Magazine]
  • Writer Sarah Blustain on why sexism in the media is not just an “atmosphere.” [The Daily Beast]

INTERNATIONAL

  • Meet the beauticians of Kabul, Afghanistan. [Al-Jazeera]
  • Teen girls a high school in England started a feminist society at the Altrincham Grammar School for Girls and are getting bashed on social media for it. Stay strong, ladies! [Guardian UK]
  • Israeli female soldiers speak out about violent behavior in the military. [WomensENews.org]
  • The UK’s Standard newspaper is being urged to drop art collector Charles Saatchi as a columnist after pictures surfaced this week of him choking his wife, Nigella Lawson. [Guardian UK]
  • Feminist activists in Tunisia are trying to distance themselves from FEMEN, the topless Ukrainian feminist activist group. [Spiegel DE]
  • Meet a female fighter pilot in Pakistan’s military. [Reuters]

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