CA Corrections Officers Resign Over Sexual Misconduct Charges
Allegations of sexual misconduct at four California women's prisons have forced the resignations of five male corrections officers. Another officer will face sexual assault charges and has been placed on administrative leave. Kati Corsaut, Corrections Department spokesperson for the California Institution for Women in Frontera, said that another 40 male employees of the Frontera facility will face investigations.
7/2/2015 National Portrait Gallery Honors Dolores Huerta - Feminist Majority Foundation board member and lifelong feminist activist Dolores Huerta was honored by the National Portrait Gallery last night as the first Latina person to have a featured exhibition at the museum.
Huerta is an active defender of civil rights, farm workers' rights, women's rights, and immigrant rights, and has been for over five decades. . . .
7/1/2015 Women's Rights Activists are Suing the Kenyan Government for Reproductive Rights - A woman in Kenya is suing the Kenyan government for failure to provide safe and legal abortions, which caused her daughter - a 15-year-old rape victim - to suffer a kidney failure after undergoing the procedure illegally.
Currently, there are four petitioners on the case: the mother of the survivor, the Federation of Women Lawyers-Kenya, and two other women's rights advocates. . . .