Trend Results : Violence Against Women

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Eleven Arrested Supporting Nauru Refugee Reportedly Pregnant After Sexual Assault

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.

3rd World Conference of Women's Shelters Offers an Opportunity to Connect and Act to End Violence Against Women

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

Australia deports American anti-abortion activist

Country's highest court ruled that he posed a threat to public order amid concerns he could incite violence against women

Anti-Abortion Activist Will Be Deported From Australia Over Concerns He’s A Threat To 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.

Op-ed: End Epidemic of Violence Against Transgender Women

Today in the Detroit Free-Press, HRC President Chad Griffin and HRC board member Judy Shepard wrote about the increase of anti-transgender violence.

To End Violence Against Women, End Violence Against Boys

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

Tanya Plibersek 'Deeply Concerned' By Nauru Rapes; Less Concerned About Bringing Victims To Oz

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.

UN Broadband Commission Releases Questionable Report On 'Cyber Violence' Against Women

last weekIndustries / Law : Techdirt

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

It's Naive to Think That Revoking Chris Brown's Visa Will Stop Violence Against Women

The problem of misogyny and violence against women does not start or end at your border controls.

Violence Against Women In Australia, Bad; Violence Against Women In The Care Of Australia, Acceptable

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”…

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 […]

UN urges action to combat online violence against women

Almost three quarters of women online have been exposed to some form of cyberviolence, says a new UN report.

Quickies: Supermoon eclipse, UN report on cyber violence against women, and male separatists

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...)

Trudeau’s an authoritarian pro-abortionist - but he got it right on porn and misogyny

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 United Nations Released A Report On Cyber Violence Against Women & Girls

last weekHumor / odd : Geekosystem

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

PM unveils domestic violence plan

Turnbull announces $41m package, says violence against women a 'national disgrace'.

Another Millionaire Matchmaker Star Is Busted For Brutally Attacking A Female

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 …

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.

Here's Why We Need a Bisexual Awareness Week

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

A Hillary Clinton Story That Matters

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

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