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Saudi King Salman Moves to Improve Women’s Rights with Sexual Harassment Law Human Rights 

Saudi King Salman Moves to Improve Women’s Rights with Sexual Harassment Law

Saudi Arabia (Sputnik) – Following his decree to lift the ban on female drivers, Saudi Arabia’s King Salman Bin Abdulaziz called for officials on Thursday to draft a law criminalizing sexual harassment. “Considering the dangers sexual harassment poses and its negative impact on the individual, the family and society, along with its contradiction of Islamic principles, our customs and traditions,” the royal decree reads, “the ministry shall prepare a draft law to tackle sexual harassment.” The statement goes on to indicate the draft will outline specific “penalties that categorically prohibit such acts and deter anyone who feels tempted to commit them.” Per the Arab News, Read More

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What are ‘creepshots’ and what can we do about them? Women 

What are ‘creepshots’ and what can we do about them?

World (Conversation) -The “creepshot” is the latest trend concerning the non-consensual image-sharing of women. A creepshot – a photo taken discreetly of women in public by men – is provoking questions concerning rights to privacy in public, and ethical concerns about technology and bodily autonomy. What are ‘creepshots’? MetaReddit/Creepshots defines creepshots as: … the natural, raw sexiness of the subject without their vain attempts at putting on a show for the camera… Use stealth, cunning and deviousness to capture the beauty of your unsuspecting, chosen target. A creepshot is focused on women’s clothed bodies. Images are sexually suggestive rather Read More

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‘Marines United’: Two Marines Punished in Nude Photo Scandal, Investigation Continues Featured Scandal 

‘Marines United’: Two Marines Punished in Nude Photo Scandal, Investigation Continues

World (SPUTNIK) – Following an inquiry by the Naval Criminal Investigative Service into a members-only Facebook page containing links to thousands of illicit photographs of naked service members, two Marines have received punishment, while the investigation continues. According to reports, two Marines with the 2nd Battalion, stationed at Camp Pendleton in California, received a demotion in the form of less pay, and were given 45 days of punitive duty, under the acts of the Uniform Code of Military Justice. Over the past several months, prior to when the news broke, some 30,000 Marines were participants in a members-only Facebook page that, among other infractions, provided a link to a server containing thousands of compromising images of mostly Read More

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