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Women Marines Are Targeted By Revenge Porn More Often Than Their Military Peers

Women Marines Are Targeted By Revenge Porn More Often Than Their Military Peers

More than 2% of women Marines said a fellow service member posted sexual images of them without their consent in 2016, a rate that’s higher than their peers in other branches of the military, according to a new report.The Department of Defense released the report examining misuse of social media that creates a sexually hostile work environment on Monday. The findings were part of a larger study on sexual assault within the military, the findings of which have been sent to members of Congress.According to the report, 2.3% of women Marines said someone they worked with “took or shared sexually suggestive pictures or videos of them without their consent.” Across the Department of Defense, which includes more than 200,000 women serving active duty, the rate was 1.3%.Women
People Are Livid About This Video That Says Violence Against Women Is Sometimes OK

People Are Livid About This Video That Says Violence Against Women Is Sometimes OK

Islamic community leaders have reacted with anger to a video by international Islamic group Hizb ut-Tahrir which claims it is sometimes OK for men to be violent towards women. View this image › Women of Hizb ut-Tahrir Australia/Facebook ID: 10882268 In the video, two women identified as Reem Allouche and Atika Latifi spoke about men as “protectors and maintainers of women” within Islam, in a video posted to Facebook by the Women of Hizb ut-Tahrir Australia.It’s been reported that Allouche is a Sydney school teacher but a NSW Department of Education spokesperson told BuzzFeed News: “This person is not c