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The artile reports, “The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) and its Goodwill Ambassador, Academy Award-winning actress Mira Sorvino, today launched a new fund that will support groups working on the frontlines to assist the victims of human trafficking.”
The article reports, “Dov Charney built a fashion empire around hipster chic and a louche lifestyle that embraced pornography and lascivious advertising. Now the founder and chief executive of American Apparel sees both his life and his work crumbling around him in the form of a devastating sexual harassment suit by a former employee.”
USA Today is commemorating the 100th anniversary of International Women’s Day (March 8th) with a special insert that will reach more than 1.5 million readers.
A growing number of women are serving in the US military. In 2008, 11% of Veterans from the Afghanistan and Iraq military operations were women. These numbers are expected to keep rising. In fact, women are the fastest growing group of Veterans (National Center for PTSD).
The article reports, “California’s participation in a federal immigration enforcement program may endanger undocumented victims of domestic violence, according to groups that work with abuse victims.”