Category Archives: Coerced Sex
Upcoming Conference at Brown: “Beyond Borders: Innovative Approaches to Combat Human Trafficking in the United States and Abroad”
May 24, 2008, 11:00 a.m. List Art Center Auditorium, 64 College Street, Providence According to the United Nations, over 12 million people worldwide are trafficked for forced labor or sexual exploitation every year. In the United States, an estimated 17,500 … Continue reading
Since 2005, four states have finally recognized that fraudulent inducement of sex is rape. Not just immoral, not just “boys being boys” behavior, but misappropriation of a woman’s personal right to choose who invades her body. Perhaps surprisingly, the first … Continue reading
Full report here (PDF). The research reflects a collaboration between the Women’s Support Project in Glasgow and Prostitute Research and Education in the U.S.. Links to press coverage of the report here. Via The Burning Times.
So far, anyway: This. Why does the blogger worry that feeling upset about a “manager” father who is pressuring his 18 year old daughter into porn and prostitution means she is “not as progressive as [she] thought”? Coercion and manipulation … Continue reading
That is the title of a post about sexual violence at Document The Silence, which in part suggests Wearing Red on April 30, 2008 in observation of Sexual Assault Awareness Month.
From the publisher’s website: Governments in different parts of the world have been struggling to develop constructive policies to deal with prostitution â€“ as, for example, the British Home Office recently instigated a £1.5 million programme to help address the … Continue reading
Sparkle*Matrix has an account of a recent horrifying porn-inspired rape.
Check out the excellent coverage and link round-up at Diary of An Anxious Black Woman.
Kamal Ghali, “No Slavery Except as a Punishment for Crime: The Punishment Clause and Sexual Slavery”
The abstract: This Article is about the hidden complexity of the textual exception to the Thirteenth Amendment. The amendment mandates that there shall be no slavery”except as a punishment for crime.”At first glance, the exception seems insignificant: The drafters sought … Continue reading