UK: Teen boys should get HPV jab like girls – to protect against cancer

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'The deadly virus can be passed on through unprotected sex and is also linked to head, neck, cervical, penile and vaginal cancers.

Girls already receive the HPV vaccine on the NHS but health chiefs have previously claimed it was not cost effective in boys.

Doctors, dentists and cancer charities have been campaigning for the vaccination programme to be extended to all children.

They said denying boys the jab left them vulnerable if they were gay or had sex with a woman who had not been vaccinated.

Now the Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation has suggested ministers adopt a “gender neutral” programme.'

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Ex Boys & Girls Club worker charged with sex assault

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'A former Boys & Girls Clubs of Maui employee is facing charges alleging she sexually assaulted a pre-teenage girl at the agency’s Central Maui clubhouse last year.

Victoria Satoafaiga, 28, of Waikapu was arrested in December after being indicted by a Maui County grand jury. She posted a $101,000 bail bond to be released, court records show.

Satoafaiga has pleaded not guilty to third-degree sexual assault, first-degree sexual assault and second-degree custodial interference.

Another charge of attempted third-degree sexual assault was dismissed July 11 when 2nd Circuit Judge Rhonda Loo granted a defense request.

She said the prosecution asserted that the attempted third-degree sexual assault involved sexual biting and sucking of the victim’s chest area, causing hickeys, on Oct. 27.

“The state, however, fails to include this information in the indictment,” Loo said.

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Right On Cue, Kavanaugh Accused Of Hiding Sexual Harassment

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'Fresh off the seeming success of the smear campaign against Congressman Jim Jordan (R-OH), a liberal feminist group is attempting to connect Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the sexual harassment of his former boss.

Kavanaugh is President Donald Trump’s nominee for the Supreme Court seat vacated by Justice Anthony Kennedy’s retirement. Now the liberal group UltraViolet is trying to derail his nomination using the anti-sex abuse harassment known as #MeToo.

Kavanaugh had previously clerked for 9th U.S. Circuit Judge Alex Kozinski from 1990 to 1991. Kozinski abruptly retired last year after 15 women accused him of sexual harassment. Now Ultraviolet is tying Kavanaugh to Kozinski by demanding an investigation into whether the Supreme Court nominee knew about his former boss’ alleged abuse.'

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Student Expelled On Hearsay Gets Punishment Overturned

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'A judge has ordered California State University to overturn the expulsion of a male student who allegedly sexually assaulted a female student.

John Doe, as he is referred to in court documents, will be reinstated after the school relied on hearsay and misrepresented evidence to conclude he had committed sexual assault against a student referred to as Jane Roe.

As is typical in these cases, the two students met at an off-campus party. The party occurred on March 5, 2016 at the Delta Chi Fraternity chapter of California Polytechnic University-San Luis Obispo, which falls under the CSU umbrella. Both students have admitted to kissing while dancing together, but that’s where their stories diverge.'

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Canada: Paid pre-apprenticeship program recruiting women only for the trades

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'Women interested in careers like plumbing, electrical, and carpentry will get the chance to get paid while learning about the trades this fall, thanks to a new pre-apprenticeship program exclusively for women.

The paid program, called CRAFT Women (Creating Real Apprenticeships for Toronto) will offer 15 successful applicants four weeks of in-class training at the College of Carpenters and Allied Trades and then a 10-week job placement arranged by the Daniels Corporation or Heights Development.
The program will run from Aug. 27 to Nov. 30 and participants will earn $14/hr. According to Selva, most pre-apprenticeship programs do not pay wages.

Costs for childcare, travel, basic tools and safety equipment will be covered, along with mentorship through Sisters in Trades, an organization that supports women in construction.'

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Military outcomes from lowered standards

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'During the early weeks after the USS Fitzgerald was speared by a lumbering Philippine container ship, it was noteworthy that the captain and a couple of admirals were publically named, but not the actual officer in charge, the officer of the deck. (OOD) The other person who should have kept the Fitz out of trouble is the person in charge of the combat information center, the Tactical Action Officer. That individual is supposed to be monitoring the combat radar, which can detect a swimmer at a distance of two miles.

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Day care owner who tried to hang toddler from noose gets probation

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'A day care owner who pleaded guilty to attempted murder for trying to kill a toddler by hanging him from a noose in her basement was sentenced Monday to probation.

Nataliia Karia, 43, was sentenced in Hennepin County court in Minnesota to 10 years, the Star Tribune reported. She also was sentenced to mandatory mental health treatment, and will be on electronic home monitoring for two months.

In November 2016, a father was dropping off his son at Karia’s home for childcare, a criminal complaint stated. She led him to the basement, where he saw a toddler hanging from a noose. The father released the 16-month-old and fled. The child survived.

Karia reportedly fled the scene in her minivan, and while doing so, hit a pedestrian, another driver and a bicyclist — for which she pleaded guilty to criminal vehicular operation.'

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Law Professor Thinks Women Should Kill Alleged Campus Rapists

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'Campus rape isn't the problem it's been portrayed as in the mainstream media; the average campus is a safer place for women than the real world. Though even one case, anywhere, is far too many.

Law professor Wendy Murphy thinks she has a solution to the fake campus rape problem:


As a personal defense enthusiast and writer, part of me wants to applaud this.

The problem, of course, is that campuses have mucked up the definitions. They include things as rape or sexual assault that do not match legal definitions. For example, consenting women who later regret the sex have made "rape" accusations on campus, and punishments have indeed been given in such situations.

Murphy wasn't done, though. After some mentioned the issues with her statement, she doubled down:


Does she envision self-defense shootings happening in. say, an awkward, drunken encounter such as the one a woman publicized after having with Aziz Ansari?

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Judge: UM student accused of sex assault to get hearing

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'A University of Michigan student accused of sexual assault will be granted a hearing, a federal judge ruled this week, overriding the university’s policy that denies such hearings.

“As soon as practicable, the University is hereby ordered to provide Plaintiff with the opportunity for a live hearing in accordance with the procedures set forth in the Statement of Student Rights and Responsibilities,” U.S. District Judge Arthur Tarnow wrote in an opinion filed Friday.

The University of Michigan’s policy does not grant live hearings for defendants of sexual misconduct, while doing so for others accused of wrongdoing.'

Also see: UMich must prove Title IX staff not 'biased against males'

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Professor cleared in sexual harassment cases

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'A University of Maine professor who was accused of sexual harassment has been cleared.

The Bangor Daily News reports that English professor Robert “Tony” Brinkley was granted access to campus last month after officials concluded an investigation. Brinkley was placed on leave on Jan. 2.

University officials determined Brinkley didn’t violate the school’s policy standards in two cases. Officials have declined to provide details.

Brinkley, who has taught at UMaine since 1983, said university officials honored the complaints and conducted a thorough investigation, “as they should.”'

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Experts: University of Kentucky's sexual assault policy may be illegal

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'Changes in how the University of Kentucky handles sexual assault allegations are in line with new Trump administration guidelines, but experts warn they may break the law by giving the accused more rights than the accuser.

The changes, which UK made last month, allow a person who is found to have committed sexual misconduct by a disciplinary panel to appeal the findings, but they do not give the same opportunity to the person who made the allegations.

"Any time you say one person gets one thing and the other person doesn't, I think we have to all agree that that is inequitable," said Colby Bruno, senior legal counsel for the nonprofit Victim Rights Law Center. "I think they're going to get sued by a victim."'

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UK: Woman jailed over false rape claim designed to win another man’s heart

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'A woman has been jailed after she falsely claimed she had been raped to try to win another man’s affection.

Saskia Hargrave, 22, claimed Gary Williams raped her in an alleyway and was “crying and sobbing hysterically” when she told police about the fake attack.

Innocent Mr Williams was held in custody for 16 hours during which he suffered a seizure brought on by the stress, the court heard.'

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Men Don't Deserve All This Hate

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'I’M done with apologising for men. I’m done with this endless listing of male sins, as if masculinity were a disease.

I’m done, after watching the latest video from the “comedy” channel of our national broadcaster, the ABC.

Strange, I thought, how the ABC finds — and pays — six women to sarcastically list various ways women should apparently thank men for protecting them, only to indict men collectively as violent bastards.

In the video, even holding the door open for a women is savaged as toxic male arrogance, when it is in fact the opposite — a ritual act of humility to acknowledge that men, being generally stronger physically, have a special responsibility to use that strength to protect and even defer to those weaker.'

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Henry Cavill apologizes after #MeToo backlash

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'Henry Cavill has apologized after backlash over statements he recently made during an interview with GQ Australia.

The "Man of Steel" star talked to the magazine about his thoughts on the current #MeToo movement.

While the actor said, "Stuff has to change, absolutely, in terms of men's behavior," he also added: "It's important to also retain the good things, which were a quality of the past, and get rid of the bad things."

"There's something wonderful about a man chasing a woman," he said. "There's a traditional approach to that, which is nice. I think a woman should be wooed and chased, but maybe I'm old-fashioned for thinking that."

"It's very difficult to do that if there are certain rules in place," Cavill said.

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UK: Thousands turn out for jailed activist Tommy Robinson

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'Tommy Robinson is sitting in jail for for filming outside of child gang rape trial in Great Britain.

US Ambassador for International Religious Freedom and former Kansas governor, Sam Brownback, complained to the British ambassador in Washington DC this past week about the treatment of imprisoned activist Tommy Robinson.'

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