Question It!


All too easy to make a snap decision from a distance, but my gut reaction is one of revulsion that so young a girl should have had to face such a situation.

Researching Reform

Welcome to another week.

A judge in Italy has ordered a 15 year old girl, who was at the centre of a paedophile ring, to read feminist books in order to give her an understanding of the “damage that has been done to her” and to take on “feminist values” from the materials.

The court in Rome has given one of the men involved a two-year jail sentence for paying to have sex with the girl, and has ordered that he pay for the books and films which she must read and watch.

The ruling, which was passed down by a female judge, was met with criticism by one of the authors on the court ordered reading list, who felt that the books should be read by the perpetrator instead.

A very concerning mental health issue also arises from this judgment. By placing some of the responsibility on the young girl for the…

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