Former IMF head Dominique Strauss-Kahn has been arrested and released again, this time in connection with a prostitution scandal.
The case of Dominique Strauss-Kahn is widely seen as another case of powerful and wealthy men thinking they have the right to sexually exploit women in subordinate positions.
It's Kafka-esque. A small number of specialists have been ordered to determine if South Africa's international champion in the women's 800 meter race, Caster Semenya, is really a woman. After her blazing victory and complaints from her international opponents, the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) ordered a "gender test" that includes examinations by "a gynecologist, endocrinologist, psychologist, an internal medicine specialist and an expert on gender."