Protestors say that if the government is serious about tackling violence against women, it must stop the abuse of those in Australia's offshore detention network too.
by Bina Shah, a writer and columnist living in Karachi, Pakistan. She blogs at Bina Shah and can be found on Twitter @binashah.[Content Note: This post contains discussion of violence against women and girls. Below the fold, there is an image of a woman with injuries from domestic violence. Show More Summary
Country's highest court ruled that he posed a threat to public order amid concerns he could incite violence against women
"Mr. Newman’s presence in Australia risks inciting intimidation and violence against vulnerable women.” The post Anti-Abortion Activist Will Be Deported From Australia Over Concerns He’s A Threat To Women appeared first on ThinkProgress.
Today in the Detroit Free-Press, HRC President Chad Griffin and HRC board member Judy Shepard wrote about the increase of anti-transgender violence.
In her quest to achieve some semblance of justice in the world and in her own life, abuse survivor Rachael Kay Albers angrily sought refuge in feminism. Until one day, she noticed an irony: In her aggressive approach to fighting forShow More Summary
Amid the growing furore over violence against women, the Shadow Foreign Minister has dodged questions about bringing women held in detention on Nauru to Australia. Max Chalmers reports.
The UN's Broadband Commission has just released a report on "Cyber Violence Against Women and Girls." That this has been put together by the Broadband Commission rather than something more directly related to either law enforcement or human rights should be the first warning flag. Show More Summary
The problem of misogyny and violence against women does not start or end at your border controls.
The increasing focus on tackling violence against women in Australia is welcome, but what about women held on Nauru in Australian detention centres? Katie Robertson explains.
KEN WHITE: A Few Comments on the UN Broadband Commission’s “Cyber Violence Against Women And Girls” Report. I don’t trust the UN on free speech issues. You shouldn’t either. In a world where Iran wins a seat on the UN’s Commission on the Status of Women, people who care about women’s rights should also be […]
Almost three quarters of women online have been exposed to some form of cyberviolence, says a new UN report.
Categories: Quickies Sunday’s supermoon eclipse: When and where to see it – “The lunar eclipse will also feature the “biggest” full moon (in apparent size) of 2015, since the moon will also... (Read more...)
The links between violence against women, family breakdown, and porn are so well known that one can only be amazed at the hostile reaction to Justin Trudeau's recent remarks.
The UN released a lengthy report today about the types of online harassment and cyber crimes that are perpetrated primarily against women and girls, then hosted an event at which several speakers discussed the state of gendered violence...Show More Summary
Turnbull announces $41m package, says violence against women a 'national disgrace'.
So disgusting. For the second time this month, a Millionaire Matchmaker star was arrested for violence against women. The latest culprit is John Bonavia, a 30-year-old admitted "party boy investor" who appeared on the show in 2014 and is estimated to be worth $1 million. Related: Patti Stanger Just Confirmed She Will Not Be Returning To Bravo [...]
IN LIGHT OF THE STORY ABOUT the Afghan boy-abuse scandal, I should note my colleague Valerie Vojdik has an article on Sexual Violence Against Women and Men In Wartime.
There is an epidemic of sexual violence against bisexual women, and it’s invisible. Even most LGBT activists and sexual assault activists are unaware of the statistics that while straight women have a 17% chance of being raped and lesbian women have a 13% chance, bisexual women have a 46% chance of being raped. Show More Summary
Here's what I care about regarding emails and Hillary Clinton--it's what's in my inbox. I've been hearing from a lot of women who are proud of Hillary Clinton's lifelong commitment to preventing violence against women. Lately, they've...Show More Summary