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By: claudie

"The Norwegian government is made up of approximately 50% women and 50% men." I dream this could be hear by the french government and the parlament! If only one day we could have a such law! The action of Diane against the violence made to women is fabulous!

How a Life That Showed Promise Veered Into Violence Against Asian Women

yesterdayNews : NYTimes: News

Tyrelle D. Shaw, a budding artist and bow-tie designer, seemed to be overcoming his difficult upbringing, until feelings of rejection drove him to assault at least four women before staging a gruesome last act.

Emilia Clarke on Game of Thrones’ Violence Against Women: Don’t Take It Too Seriously

Just as George R.R. Martin and Amanda Peet did before her, Emilia Clarke has waded into the murky rhetorical waters of discussing the violence against women on Game of Thrones in an interview with Entertainment Weekly Radio. It's a tricky line to walk — you can't trash the show that... More »

Here's How Trans Folks on Twitter Are Reacting to Marriage Equality

The consensus? Great news; now let's refocus on transphobic discrimination and violence, especially against trans women of color. read more

In a Twist, Florida State Quarterback Suspended for Punching Female Student at Bar

The tradition of Florida State quarterbacks violence against women continued on Thursday night when freshman QB De'Andre Johnson was indefinitely suspended from the team after he allegedly punched a female FSU student at a bar Wednesday night. Show More Summary

Warren Sapp reportedly charged with three counts of domestic violence in altercation with girlfriend

Warren Sapp is back in trouble for another alleged incident of violence against women. The Hall of Fame defensive tackle has been charged with three counts of domestic violence stemming from an April altercation with his girlfriend, according to an account Thursday by TMZ, which cited a police report. In May, Sapp arrived at a […]

Illinois 'Officer of the Year' Accused of Raping Women

Only months ago, Officer Jerad Gale, 31, of the Champaign Police Department in Illinois was named the force’s Officer of the Year. On Tuesday, he was arrested for sexual assault and domestic violence against two former girlfriends.

The Mary Sue Exclusive: Mairghread Scott on Respectfully Depicting Sexual Violence in Facets of Honor

4 days agoHumor / odd : Geekosystem

If you're a regular Mary Sue reader, you know that we frequently critique the way violence against women is depicted in media. It's not that we think rape or assault are off limits in art, but that we want creators to be aware of the influence and context of their work and consider the ramifications of how they choose to depict certain subjects.

Record convictions for violence against women in England and Wales

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The number of both prosecutions and convictions for violence against women in England and Wales hit all-time highs in the past year, the Crown Prosecution Service said on Thursday, an increase welcomed by activists.

Amanda Peet Thinks You Should Can Your Misplaced Game of Thrones Misogyny Complaints

5 days agoFilm / Film Reviews : Pajiba

Peet, who's David Benioff's wife, defends 'Game of Thrones' nudity and violence against women.

Domestic Violence is Gender Blind; Hope Taught Me That

United States Women's Soccer Goalkeeper Hope Solo's alleged actions of domestic violence elicits an imbalanced reaction compared to violence against women. Why? The post Domestic Violence is Gender Blind; Hope Taught Me That appeared first on The Good Men Project.

'It Should Be Shut Down': Untold Misery at UK Immigration Center

A leaked report by the United Nations special rapporteur on violence against women calls for an urgent independent inquiry into Yarl’s Wood immigration center in the UK that detains around 400 women.

Angelina Jolie Delivers Passionate Speech About A ‘Global Epidemic Of Violence Against Women

Angelina Jolie spoke passionately in an attempt to gain global support to end violence against women. The award-winning actress, filmmaker, humanitarian, and Special Envoy of United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, addressed a...Show More Summary

'Islamaphobes' Are For Protecting Human Rights of Girls

Do the name callers who label people "Islamaphobic" support Qur'an instructed violence against women and girls?

Angelina Jolie Pitt Discusses Global Violence Against Women at Summit 

Angelina Jolie Pitt attended the African Union Summit where she participated in a panel discussion about sexual crimes against women around the world. Jolie Pitt met with African Union chairwoman Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, former British...Show More Summary

Hope Solo’s husband says domestic violence controversy is ‘a witch hunt’

2 weeks agoSports : The Early Lead

So far, so good for Hope Solo in the Women’s World Cup. The Team USA goalkeeper has given up just one goal combined in the team’s first two matches against Australia and Sweden in the so-called group of death. Her life off the field, however, has been a little more turbulent as she continues to fight […]

Angelina Jolie urges African leaders to end ‘near total impunity’ for sexual violence

2 weeks agoNews : The Raw Story

Actress Angelina Jolie on Friday appealed to African leaders attending a summit in Johannesburg to confront the “near total impunity” that hampers efforts to tackle violence against women across the continent. Speaking at a forum ahead of the Africa Union summit starting Sunday, Jolie...

Online Violence Against Trans Women Perpetuates Dangerous Cycle

Millions of women and girls use the Internet to navigate their personal and professional lives. Sadly, they are also the targets of the most extreme types of violent online threats. According to a University of Maryland study, womenShow More Summary

Penn State Fraternity Pledge Sues After Being Raped During Rush Party

2 weeks agoLGBT / Gay : Queerty

In a mirror image of the debate over sexual violence against women on college campuses, Reginald Stewart is suing another man, Charles Gibson, and the Phi Kappa Psi fraternity, alleging he was raped while intoxicated. Stewart, 19 when the incident took place in 2013, attended a rush party hoping to join the fraternity. The lawsuit claims that he was served several drinks by […]

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