Judge who told woman to ‘close your legs’ to prevent assault is removed from bench

Proposed by Leo Kalovyrnas By Gino Spocchia Court conduct committee said he had ‘displayed a lack of integrity that is unworthy of judicial office’ A New Jersey judge who said closing your legs could prevent sexual assault has been barred from presiding over a courtroom and dismissed from the State Supreme Court bench. The unanimous decision …

Mexico sees almost 1,000 women murdered in three months

Mexico sees almost 1,000 women murdered in three months as domestic abuse concerns rise amid coronavirus Maya Oppenheim Women’s Correspondent @mayaoppenheim Almost one thousand women were murdered in Mexico in the first three months of the year, new figures show. The news comes as campaigners warn the country is witnessing a rise in domestic abuse in …