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BREAKING: UN says Northern Ireland’s pro-life laws are ‘violence against women

The country's law against abortion 'amounts to discrimination against women,' says the UN report.

Chuck Grassley lashes out at college basketball player for protesting during national anthem

Since the beginning of the season, Wisconsin Badgers women’s basketball forward Marsha Howard has remained in the tunnel during the national anthem, as a way to protest gun violence. Before Sunday’s game against the University of Iowa in Iowa City, Howard had to come up with a new plan, because the Badgers bench was not […]

Trump Administration’s Top Job Preventing Violence Against Women Remains Unfilled

President Donald Trump's White House has recently come under fire for its handling of domestic violence allegations against a top aide.

Nobel Prize-winning economist Paul Krugman has a biting take on Netflix's new show 'Altered Carbon'

Nobel Prize-winning economist Paul Krugman made a comment about Netflix's new show 'Altered Carbon' reflecting our own world and power structure. The show's violence against women has been a source of debate, with some saying it's gratuitous...Show More Summary

Bulgaria’s ruling party shuns treaty opposing violence against women due to lack of support

SOFIA (Reuters) - Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borissov said that the ruling GERB party is withdrawing a European treaty designed to combat violence against women from ratification in parliament over strong opposition expressed by religious and political groups.

Morocco adopts law on violence against women

The Moroccan parliament on Wednesday, after months of heated debate, adopted a law first drafted five years ago to combat violence against women. "Thank God!" Hassima Hakkaoui, the minister of family affairs, women and solidarity, wrote...Show More Summary

Female Republicans Blast Women of the White House for Failing to Speak Out Against Domestic Violence

Rob Porter's first wife said she "expected a woman to do better" after White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders stood by the president's defensive of her allegedly abusive ex-husband.

Conway Defends Trump Response To Abuse Allegations Against Ex-Aide

White House counselor Kellyanne Conway said she has “no reason not to believe the women” who accused staff secretary Rob Porter of domestic violence ? but then defended President Donald Trump, who has suggested that the allegations might not be true.

Trump backer flails wildly on CNN: Hiring Hope Hicks proves he won’t tolerate violence against women

last weekNews : The Raw Story

Former Trump campaign adviser Steve Cortes on Sunday tried to defend President Donald Trump’s response to the resignation of a White House staff member who had been accused of beating two ex-wives — but he ended up flailing wildly in a strange tangent involving Kellyanne Conway and Hope...

Here are all the Trump-linked officials who have been accused of violence against women

The White House has been engulfed in scandal in recent days after allegations emerged that a high-ranking staffer, Rob Porter, abused his two ex-wives. Though Porter resigned on Wednesday, the controversy only escalated after news surfaced...Show More Summary

Steelers’ William Gay teams up with Joe Biden to end violence against women

Gay has long been an advocate against domestic violence, and he does this in his late mother’s memory. Steelers cornerback William Gay has a new teammate — former vice president Joe Biden. Gay’s mother, Carolyn Hall, was killed by her boyfriend in a tragic murder-suicide when he was just 8 years old. Show More Summary

Rob Porter's ex-wives told FBI of abuse, he got Trump WH job and security clearance anyway

2 weeks agoHumor / odd : Boing Boing

Why is this bad, even if you don't care about violence against women? Because blackmail risk.???? (more…)

Men Like John Kelly Are the Reason the MeToo Movement Exists

As long as they sweep sexual and physical violence against women under the rug, it will continue.

A Counter-Intuitive but Plausible Solution to the Problem of Violence Against Women

What does it mean to be male and how do we reframe the discussion with empathy for all? The post A Counter-Intuitive but Plausible Solution to the Problem of Violence Against Women appeared first on The Good Men Project.

Female stars of Netflix's 'Altered Carbon' defend its brutal violence against women: 'It's a real thing and not enough people talk about it'

Netflix's new sci-fi series "Altered Carbon" has generated some criticism for its depictions of violence against women. The show's female stars defended the violence, comparing the dark, dangerous world on the series to the real world. Netflix's...Show More Summary

Chief investigator Bastrykin blames outbreak of domestic violence on recent decriminalization

2 weeks agoLocal Interest / Russia : RT

The head of Russia’s Central Investigative Committee has suggested that an increase in crimes against women and children could be caused by the law making first-time domestic violence a civil offence. Read Full Article at

Quentin Tarantino’s History of Disturbing Behavior Toward His Actresses

2 weeks agoNews : The Daily Beast

Photo Illustration by Sarah Rogers/The Daily Beast For Quentin Tarantino, a man whose taste for portraying violence against women has often been mistaken for feminist filmmaking, the line between fiction and reality is equally blurred. Show More Summary

Latin American football seen as rife with violence against women

2 weeks agoSports / Football : EPL Talk

Buenos Aires (AFP) – The world of Latin American football is often criticized as one in which violence against women is tolerated, and now there is a new case to further soil its reputation. Two top players — Colombians Edwin Cardona...Show More Summary

'Altered Carbon' Cast, Creator Respond to Whitewashing Criticisms at L.A. Premiere

"It's always fair to criticize, to question, to engage about things like whitewashing and violence against women and choices of lack of diversity," showrunner Laeta Kalogridis told THR. read more

‘Our history is incredibly relevant’: Cherokee playwright brings her family’s past to the present

When President Obama signed the Violence Against Women Act in 2013, the assembled crowd was too big for the White House. They gathered instead at the Department of the Interior, where everyone — Native women, domestic abuse survivors, the President of the United States, together — could fit. Since an infamous 1978 Supreme Court decision, tribal […]

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