Discover and read the best of Twitter Threads about #rape

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"Minors in pornography is not an issue separate from the adult porn industry. There have always been teen girls and boys in the adult porn industry." 2)
"I was one of those. I was 14 when I was trafficked in porn ... the violence, the torture, and the fear and pain in my eyes and in my screams were 100% real." 3)
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Thread on yesterday’s debate in the House of Lords. A male, Conservative Peer has said what *some* Women’s organisations have been to afraid to say. I’m only part way through the transcript this is part 1.
Many of us have watched the direct attack on single sex spaces and how invariably the male toilets remain unaffected and women’s are converted to “gender neutral” i.e Mixed Sex. Or we are told those with urinals are suitable for both sexes. They are not.
The Question. 👇
Where is the research? Who is disadvantaged? WOMEN! For safety, dignity and privacy. For the record there are many male people who do NOT like mixed sex facilities. And YES there are many strange men in this world and every woman has met them.
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This article believes that silencing of female nurses by the "patriarchy" is WORSE than the genital mutilation of boys!

Not once does the author address the issue of #circumcision from the infant's perspective, being a violation of consent and bodily integrity. #i2
Why are you denying the humanity of African-American men who hate #circumcision like @quill_monger, @LaurenVino?

It's funny how you're trying not to be racist, but by denying their existence, you are racist.

> the manosphere is exclusively the domain of miserable white men
There are extremists in feminism, extremists in animal rights, extremists in environmentalism, so on.

If all intactivists are this way, then all feminists are misandrists. Tit for tat.

> Members of the impassioned anti-circumcision, or intactivist movement, took it from there
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OK. Here we go. #ICJ Provisional Measures Order #TheGambia v #Myanmar #Rohingya #Genocideconvention Judge Sebutinde - not on the bench.
- Background of application - omitting procedural history etc.
Reference to #Rohingya group that self-identifies as Rohingya; prima facie jurisdiction need not be definitive as to merits of the case - art 36(1) ICJ Statute & Art 9 Genocide Convention - this needs to be satisfied first
Parties to GC - no reservation to art 9 by Myanmar but to art 6 & 8; no reservations of Gambia; “dispute” exists where hold “clearly opposite views” re performance/non-performance of obligations;one party maintains dispute, other denies it. Therefore compromissory clause comes in
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1. We briefed the UN #SecurityCouncil on the question of #justice and reconciliation in #Bosnia and Herzegovina (5 Nov.) trialinternational.org/latest-post/tr…
2. Erwin #Sperisen, former chief of police of #Guatemala, will have to serve his 15-year prison sentence for complicity in 7 cases of #extrajudicialexecutions of prisoners. So has decided #Switzerland’s Supreme Court (26 Nov.)
trialinternational.org/latest-post/sw…
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Day 2 #Gambia v #Myanmar #ICJ begins, w/#ASSK up first. She declares #genocide is a crime, applied by #ICTR to #Rwanda but not to #Kosovo or #Croatia by #ICTY or #ICJ, because of a lack of dolus specialis.
Gambia has put fwd 'Incomplete & misleading factual picture'. Situation in #Rahkine is 'complex & not easy to fathom'. (same rhetoric as we have heard for years)
Complexities go back for yrs. Claims conflict btwn Arakan Army w/5000 fighters & the #Myanmar Army, w/Arakan Army seeking independence. The conflict has led to displacement & security measures such as curfew & checkpoints, applied to all regardless of background.
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Here we go. Commencement of provisional measures hearings at the #ICJ: first up, the appointment of the two #judges #adhoc - biographies of Navanethem Pillay & Claus Kress - chosen by #TheGambia & #Myanmar respectively. Art. 31, ICJ #Statute.
Priority of request of indication of provisional measures prioritized over all other cases, balanced with opportunity for parties to be represented. 3 hours per party Tuesday & Wednesday, after which reply on Thursday for each. ICJ Procedure.
No entering into merits of case, stick to requirements for provisional measures.
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A few years ago a girl was pushed into a SUV & gang raped. After outrage, police claimed arresting culprit Satya Naratan alias Sattu. They even said his bracelet was recovered from spot & it had Sattu engraved on it. People were suddenly cheering, demanding death for Sattu #Rape
Even before identification by victim, he was believed 'monster'. As reporting was still alive in those days, it was soon found that as the man had no connections, was poor, he was framed so as to get rid of pressure & questions about rape in moving car near police station. Now..
the officers plainly said, 'we will withdraw charges against him'. He was saved purely because of diligent reporting who revealed the entire sequence. The 'bracelet' did not even belong to him. The point is that when girl's kin approach police, they're not given proper response
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#Thread #Rape
आज समाज में बलात्कार की घटनाएं काफी बढ़ गई हैं। समाज के अंग होने के नाते हम सब ये सोच रहे हैं कि इसके पीछे का क्या कारण है और इसको कम कैसे किया जाए।

बलात्कार को समझने से पहले हमें मानव शरीर और मानव मस्तिष्क को समझना होगा।
@Aabhas24
ज्ञानेंद्रियों और कर्मेंद्रियों से जो भी सूचना हमारा मस्तिष्क ग्रहण करता है उसी से हमारे विचार बनते है। और विचार के आधार पर हम कर्म करते हैं। सूचना कैसी भी हो सकती है।

सात्विक सूचना:
अयं निज: परोवेति गणना लघु चेतसाम् ।
उदार चरितानाम् तु वसुधैव कुटुंबकम्।।

@DharmikSonal
तामसिक सूचना:
रसिका को अपने पति से चरमसुख नहीं मिला तो उसने नौकर से सहयोग लिया तथा उसके ससुर ने उसको सहयोग दिया।

अब आप विचार कीजिए, एक मानव मस्तिष्क यदि सिर्फ दूसरी सूचना ले और उसे कोई ये ना बताए की ये काफी गलत विचार है ग्रहण करने योग्य तो वो उसे ही सही मानेगा।
@saket71
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It’s #GivingTuesday!
Here are 9 great reasons to support TRIAL.
Oops, 10 reasons actually, as 2 generous donors will match all donations up to a total of 30,000 USD!!!
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Reason #1: Erwin #Sperisen, former chief of police of #Guatemala, will have to serve his 15-year prison sentence for complicity in 7 cases of #extrajudicialexecutions of prisoners. So has decided #Switzerland’s Supreme Court (26 Nov.) trialinternational.org/latest-post/sw…
2. #DRC: three former militiamen, including the infamous warlord Kokodikoko, have been sentenced for #CrimesAgainstHumanity to between 15 years and life in prison. Hundreds of victims have been awarded reparations (19 Nov.) trialinternational.org/latest-post/sh…
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Can Identity Of A Dead Rape Victim Be Disclosed?
[THREAD]
Supreme Court in Nipun Saxena Case held that the identity of #rape victims who have died or are of unsound mind cannot be divulged even with the consent of the parents. “The dead too are entitled to their dignity”

livelaw.in/identity-of-ev…
The bench comprising Justice Madan B. Lokur and Justice Deepak Gupta issued the following 9 important directives.

livelaw.in/fir-relating-t…
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It is a strange conundrum we face in India.

Purely going by statistics India seems to be better than many developed countries in terms of #Rape.

But the misoginy is so evident.

We r going through transition where women experience more 1/n

#Priyanka #Hyderabad #JusticeForRoja
freedom to work yet the ordinary Indian man has yet to come to terms with it.

Calling women 'whores', 'How much?' R still prevalent.

This disease is not uncommon across the world yet it only gets reported widely in India due to our sensationalist media.

We have to 2/n
While cases like this deserve all the attention one should remember that we r still majorly misogynistic n patriarchical.

Only way to get out of the malice is when women venture outside n this becomes commonplace.

And to deny that mass media n movies have no influence 3/n
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#Tories Election Cock-Up Chaos so far - a continuing series :

01 - #Tories admit and apologise for a doctored, misrepresentative video of Kier Starmer. Tory MPs like @JohnnyMercerUK leave it on their feed and actively continue to spread.
@JohnnyMercerUK #Tories Election Cock-Up Chaos so far - a continuing series :

02 - #Tories Boris #Johnson gets booed out of Addenbrooke Hospital by staff and patients alike, unmentioned by #BBC, who were right there.
@JohnnyMercerUK #Tories Election Cock-Up Chaos so far - a continuing series :

03 - #Tories MP Jacob Rees Mogg blames #Grenfell victims for their own deaths. It takes him four days before he's forced to retract and apologise.
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@SimonFanshawe Fairly shocking to find eradication of "mixed wards" By @NHSEngland @NHSImprovmeent was only rebranding exercise & that now they just lie about #male genitalia to #female patients so they have no way to protect themselves. @CMO_England @CNOEngland
@Jochurchill4
@SimonFanshawe @NHSEngland @CMO_England @CNOEngland @Jochurchill4 NHS guidelines:
Grade #1 woman: transwomen with #ladydique
Grade #2 woman: biological female #unraped (of course)
Grade #3 woman: Biological female - rape survivors, it doesnt matter that they can't sleep or scared out of their wits. @Baroness_Nichol
@SimonFanshawe @NHSEngland @CMO_England @CNOEngland @Jochurchill4 @Baroness_Nichol Ideally, of course #Female #Rape survivors (or victims) dont actually show up for medical treatment they need & deserve, freeing up #NHS resources for patients who are not damaged goods & who deserve actual health care.
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I'm shocked by Nobel Laureate Abhijeet Banerjee's this article on #rape! He thinks men rape because they do not get enough sex! And that child marriage is how village patriarchs try to prevent rape! I'm very worried about his gender empowerment projects!
hindustantimes.com/columns/it-s-t…
A thread

2/This article is #AbhijitBanerjee's explanation for the Delhi bus gang rape and an increase in such rapes. Do we assume that if poor men were each given 3-4 room houses where each person has private space to have sex then he won't rape? Do rich men not rape/gang rape?
3/ In all his work with the underprivileged, did #AbhijitBanerjee learn nothing about the sexual mores of various tribal communities in India which are far more open than educated urbans and allow for sexual freedom & choice for men & women (w/out owing homes or having privacy)?
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1. Thread on Illuminati Symbols - for those not familiar with it, perhaps look on it as a pictorial language that when you learn it, reveals hidden messages. First post is the Illuminati Ball 2018 in New York vigilantcitizen.com/vigilantreport… #Illuminati #IlluminatiSymbols #Rothschild
2. Lets jump to the 2014 American Music Awards Littered With Illuminati Symbolism. Take a look and a read vigilantcitizen.com/musicbusiness/… #Illuminati #IlluminatiSymbolism #HollywoodSymbols #TaylorSwift, #IggyAzalea #JenniferLopez #Fergie #JLo
3. Now it gets more sinister as we delve into an example of mind control symbolism - Ariana Grande’s “No Tears Left to Cry”: Blatant Monarch Mind Control Symbolism vigilantcitizen.com/musicbusiness/… #MindControl #ArianaGrande #Illuminati #IlluminatiSymbolism #HollywoodSymbols #Ariana
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New Deal For Nature picks up speed. Here we have Global Deal for Nature. All language/marketing leads to Global Deal For Billionaires.

"© Copyright Global Deal for Nature, a project of Sustainable Markets Foundation"

globaldealfornature.org
All aboard the Global New Deals for Nature train. #NewDealForNature, Voice for the Planet, Global Deal For Nature. Here we have science is being used as a tool and even a weapon to privatize the commons under the guise of protecting nature, climate & biodiversity.
We are subjected to the branding "United Behind the Science" with a heavy emphasis from the face of the campaign (exploited Thunberg) to "listen to the science". Unite Behind the Science is not meant to protect Earth. It is meant to unleash a new era of privatization & plunder.
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1/ "note the use of the phrase “modern times” in the title of chapter 1. This time frame is an imposed restriction since the suspicion or occurrence of clergy malfeasance is no new note in the history of deviance & criminality."

~Anson Shupe, "Spoils of the Kingdom", Preface
2/ "I coined the term clergy malfeasance...to merge religion & criminological concepts. Clergy is generally meant to be synonymous with cleric (by which any religious functionary with formal or delegated or self-delegated authority, ...). ...
3/ "Malfeasance can be construed as a religious leader’s malpractice...or cruel treatment or actions contrary to official (fiduciary) obligations to safeguard the interests and persons of lay persons, parishioners, or disciples. ...
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1. #Obama #Clinton created massive destabilization in Syria Then for no reason #Clinton ordered the destruction of Libya which was the only place holding back #terrorists etc from flooding #Europe After Gaddafi was slaughtered Libya went into meltdown It opened the floodgates for
2. #terrorists & #Immigrants which destabilized Libya even more They then flooded into Europe & the dictators also known as the #UN demanded countries take them in This was also pushed by #Radical #vile people like #GeorgeSoros & many other #Globalists Citizens were horrified and
3. complained & the political leaders & #media called those sovereign citizens #Radicals #FarRight #WhiteSupremacists #Racists then they'd find one nut who was one or all of that & do as many hit pieces on that person or small group as they could then #RadicalFeminism appeared
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To all #Muslim women sick of being beat and treated like dogs!

We have programs to help you escape your imprisonment...

Democrats won't tell you this because their best interest is in your Democrat vote and keeping you as a prisoner to their needs also...

#EscapeTheDems
Only you can stop it!

Call a Hotline or 911 for help to get the ball running to get your freedom from the men who beat you and your children.

thehotline.org/contact/
We need to unite to teach the Muslim communities women that in the US they have rights!

They no longer have to be treated like slaves! Many of them are!!!

The Democrats are bending our Laws to allow this behaviour! I am not OK with this as it will only give them more power!
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A tragic death, and instead of justice and closure, the case is fueled by #ignorance. According to the inspector, "Pramila could not have been raped because she was on her #period." Excuse me, what? #menstruation #rape #nepal
bit.ly/2WIdUbL
If there is evidence to support the fact that women are never raped when menstruating, then we should just change directions and support #chhaupadi as a safe practice for women, because apparently no rapes happen when women are #menstruating.
@NFCC has put out a statement on the story. Please read. And please, for the sake of women and girls everywhere, we must stop making blanket assumptions that perpetuate violence against women and girls. #VAW #menstruationmatters
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Okay guys... here we go... wish me luck. #puppetgate #allinarowplay #livetweet #amreading #ActuallyAutistic

Image Description: a copy of the play “All in a Row” lying on a blue pillow.
TW: #puppetgate

Okay, let’s start with the cover. My husband pointed out that the image has three upright cakes neatly lined up and the one blue cake that is fallen over. I assume that since there are four characters, the blue one is the autistic character. Out of place.
TW: #PuppetGate

Next you have big bios of all the cast and crew. Then there’s a two page preface written by Alex Oates and by golly he is TRYING. He uses identity first language (brownie points for that) and tries to explain everything including the puppet.
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