Sex workers in B.C. plan to create Canada’s first province-wide reporting system to reduce the levels of violence in the sector. The database will collect information concerning dangerous dates, as well as report any safety concerns workers may have.
Netflix’s new docuseries on the Yorkshire Ripper has plenty of people expressing their outrage against the local police’s handling of the case. The four-part series starts off as your average true crime documentary by recapping the Yorkshire Ripper’s crimes. It then dives into archival footage and survivors’ testimonies, revealing the blatant sexism of the West Yorkshire Police which led them to ignore crucial evidence that could have resulted in the Ripper’s capture before more innocent women were killed.
An officer named Hiroyuki Matsuo in Fukuoka, Japan is suspected of pimping out a then 17-year-old girl to customers back in March. Matsuo was arrested Tuesday and charged with violating the anti-prostitution law.