Sex Offender Registry is Not Enough to Curb Sexual Violence Against Women

Oct 15 (IPS) – India recently launched a sex offender registry to deter sex offenders from perpetrating crimes against women and children by indicating that the government is keeping track of them. The personal details of 440,000 sex offenders who have been convicted for various crimes like “eve-teasing”, child sexual abuse, rape and gang rape will be registered in this database and accessible to law enforcement.

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Word for Word: President Trump on Sexual Misconduct Allegation Against Judge Kavanaugh (C-SPAN)

President Trump again answered reporters’ questions on allegations of sexual assault by his Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh. The president said Christine Blasey Ford should have the opportunity to speak about her claim that Mr. Kavanaugh assaulted her while both were teenagers. He also praised his nominee, calling him an “outstanding man” and adding “it’s very hard for me to imagine that anything happened.” Full video here: https://cs.pn/2MLhflb

Federal prosecutors weigh charges against Democratic powerbroker in Manafort-linked probe

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  2. ‘Bada bing bada boom’: Paul Manafort’s attempt to smear a jailed Ukrainian politician  Washington Post
  3. Manafort’s pro-Ukraine lobbying campaign reached Obama, Biden  Politico
  4. Paul Manafort’s Plea Deal Could Be Bad News For A Bunch Of Washington Operatives  HuffPost
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OAS Chief Threatens Military Force Against Venezuela

  1. OAS Chief Threatens Military Force Against Venezuela  U.S. News & World Report
  2. Venezuelan firemen jailed for donkey video mocking president  Washington Post
  3. Desperate for cash, Venezuela threatens to sue its neighbors  Miami Herald
  4. ‘Great founder’: Venezuela’s Maduro praises Mao during China trip  Aljazeera.com
  5. Venezuela Raises Minimum Wage 3000% and Lots of Workers Get Fired  Bloomberg
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