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Iceland closes gender gap but violence against women remains

For nine years in a row, the World Economic Forum has ranked Iceland as having the world's smallest gender-equality gap, and for about as long gender studies professor Gyda Margret … Click to Continue »

The Black Progressive Antebellumists Of Today - Part 2: MY PROBLEM: I CONSUME The Antics Of The "Black Racial Services Machine Oligarchy" With The Assumptions That They Are LEGITIMATE Until I Apply RATIONALITY And WEIGHT To My Analysis

Last week I posted that I had finally gotten around to watching the C-SPAN Book TV episode at the Baltimore Book Fair called: 'POLICE VIOLENCE AGAINST BLACK WOMEN". On stage one of the Black Feminist Progressive Nationalist made reference...Show More Summary

Man Kills His Girlfriend and Her Unborn Baby Because He Didn’t Want to be a Father

A pregnant mother and her unborn baby died in a shooting Saturday in Memphis, Tennessee, yet another incident in a long pattern of violence against women and their unborn babies. Fox 13 News reports police arrested Brandon Freeman, the woman’s boyfriend, and charged him with first-degree murder several hours after the shooting occurred in the […]

Angelina Jolie Calls On NATO To Strengthen Its Protection Of Women's Rights In Powerful Op-Ed

Angelina Jolie continues to champion women's rights abroad. In a powerful op-ed co-written with NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg, the 42-year-old actress addressed violence against women around the world — arguing it is "often more dangerous to be a woman in a warzone today than it is to be a soldier." The two went on to [...]

Evangelicals and Domestic Violence: Are Christian Men More Abusive?

A sociologist looks at the data on domestic abuse against women. As a sociologist who studies family and marriage trends, I predict that in the coming years, we’ll see a growing wave of mainstream media and academic stories contending that religion, especially evangelical Christianity, hurts women, children, and families. Show More Summary

Lehigh U. student entrepreneurs develop device to combat gender violence

(Lehigh University) A team of 13 Lehigh University students are adding a technological twist in the fight against gender violence with the device, Soterra, which will provide women with access to emergency response services;The students...Show More Summary

All-women police unit formed in Guerrero

A 100-strong, all-female state police unit in Guerrero will focus its efforts on fighting violence against women and children. The state government created the Gender Police Unit (Unidad Policial de FULL STORY The post All-women police unit formed in Guerrero appeared first on Mexico News Daily.

Charities you can donate to during 16 days of activism

DURBAN - The sixteen days of activism for no violence against women and children is currently taking place between the 25th of November and the 10th of December. You can do your bit for these sixteen days by donating to charities that support victims of child and women abuse. Show More Summary

When Will the Violence End? / A quand la fin de la violence?

National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence against Women in Canada / Journee nationale de commemoration et d'action contre la violence faite aux femmes au Canada

Sporting sector may be key to reducing violence against women

A roundtable led by academics and sporting professionals has explored the relationship between sporting codes and violence against women.

Killing of Mexican prosecutor of crimes against women sparks outcry

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - The European Union on Thursday condemned the killing of a female Mexican prosecutor who specialized in violence against women, as the country grapples with its worst murder rate in two decades, including a spate of attacks on rights workers and reporters.

South Sudan violence against women is twice global average

The "shocking scale" of violence against women and girls in South Sudan is double the global average, a new study released Wednesday says. The first comprehensive report on the "magnitude, … Click to Continue »

Community based intervention to prevent domestic violence against women in the reproductive age in Northwestern Ethiopia: a protocol for quasi-experimental study

Violence against women is a well understood devastating global pandemic, and human right violation. One in three women experienced intimate partner violence worldwide. In Ethiopia, the level of domestic violen...

Pamplona festival gang rape trial wraps up in Spain

The trial of five men accused of gang raping a woman at Pamplona's bull-running festival wrapped up Tuesday in case that shocked Spain and sparked protests against violence against women. The men, aged 27 to 29, are accused of having...Show More Summary

Miss Universe Demi-Leigh: Sexual harassers 'should know that their actions have consequences'

2 weeks agoNews : USAToday: News

The newly crowned Miss Universe talked to USA TODAY about the unfortunate reality of violence against women and what she plans to do about it.        

U.N. seeks report from Myanmar on rapes, deaths of Rohingya women

GENEVA (Reuters) - A United Nations women's rights panel called on Myanmar on Tuesday to report within six months on rapes and sexual violence against Rohingya women and girls by its security forces in northern Rakhine state and measures taken to punish soldiers.

France To Punish 'Gender-Based Insults' With Fines

Marking the International Day for Elimination of Violence Against Women on Saturday, French President Emmanuel Macron proposed new policies that he's aiming to go into effect in 2018.

ACT joins in national recognition of Family Violence Orders

2 weeks agoAustralia / Canberra : RiotACT

Friday 24 November marked the beginning of the annual 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence, and the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women. It’s also the day that the ACT began its participation in the national recognition of interstate Family Violence Orders. Family Violence Orders (or FVO’s, which you may also […]

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