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'Beijing Five' Feminist Activists Still Face Charges After Release From Prison

4 days agoNews : Vice News

The five young women have been release more than a month after they were detained for planning to protest against domestic violence.

China frees domestic violence activists

Their big crime was to prepare to hand out flyers against domestic violence on International Women’s Day. Apparently that’s a big no-no in China. So authorities arrested the five women. They’ve been behind bars for about a month. But they’ve just been released. China capitulating to international outrage over their arrests.

Dead women, killer ratings: “Game of Thrones,” “True Detective” and TV’s epidemic of violence against women

In a culture besieged with violence against women, it's imperative to think about the shows we choose to watch

China Releases Women’s Activists After Month’s Detention

Five women were detained last month for preparing to distribute posters and stickers against domestic violence

Worth reading: Better condoms, government handouts, and online violence

Recent pieces address condom innovation and approval, government handouts to the rich, online violence against women and girls, and more.

Trending Stories Report for 13 April 2015

Trending news releases with the most views in a single day. Topics include: fertility, same-sex marriage, mobile apps, IL tornado, Clinton running for President, violence against women, CA water crisis, medical research

Darren Sharper's Rape Spree Shows Why Athletes Get Away With Crimes

last weekSports : Vice: Sports

A damning investigative report shows how police and prosecutors repeatedly failed to end ex-NFL player Darren Sharper's serial violence against women.

Game of Thrones vs. Real Life: 5 Ways Fact is Worse than Fiction

The long-awaited fifth season of Game of Thrones begins on Sunday 12 April. Broadcast in 170 countries, the show shocks viewers and generates controversy with graphic violence, especially against women. Yet many aspects of real lifeShow More Summary

New Report Sheds Light on Cable News' Dismal Coverage of Transgender Issues

last weekLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

Media Matters has published an extensive report showing that cable, broadcast, and Spanish language networks have ignored an epidemic of violence against transgender women in 2015 despite (most of them) devoting coverage to trans issues. Among the findings in the...

Violence Against Women: No Longer Sight Unseen

The bruised face of a woman on a billboard displayed in London's Canary Wharf heals faster as more passersby look at her. This advertisement, which recognizes when people are paying attention to the image of the bruised woman, sendsShow More Summary

Outsiders have been raping Native American women with ‘impunity’ — but legal loophole may finally close

last weekNews : The Raw Story

Native American tribes may finally begin prosecuting sex assaults under the federal Violence Against Women Act, closing a legal loophole that allowed outsiders to get away with raping women on reservations. The legislation, which was reauthorized in 2013, gave tribal courts jurisdiction to...

An Interview With Shawn Partridge on Violence Against Native Women

Native women in the United States are 2.5 times more likely to be victims of sexual assault. Shawn Partridge is too familiar with this reality. She has served as the Program Director of the Family Violence Prevention Program of the Muscogee (Creek) Nation for nearly three years. Show More Summary

No One Is Free Until All Are Free

2 weeks agoNews : Truthdig

The fight to end male violence against women is crucial to the struggles of wider liberation. We cannot stand up for some of the oppressed and ignore others who are oppressed.

Men’s Violence Against Women

7 attitudes that have to change The post Men’s Violence Against Women appeared first on The Good Men Project.

Shook Ones: President Obama’s Baller Niece Threatened With Gun Violence Prior To NCAA Tournament Game

Barack Obama’s Basketball Player Niece Threatened Prior To Princeton’s NCAA Tourney Game What the hell?!? Via NYDailyNews A gun threat against President Obama’s basketball-playing niece before her team’s NCAA women’s tournament game was a false alarm, police said. A caller

Thousands Of Indian Schools Implement Gender Classes To Fight Inequality

Some boys in India are questioning why their girl classmates have much more housework than they do. And according to some, those questions could lead to less violence against women when those boys become adults. In more than 12,000 Indian...Show More Summary

Thousands Of Indian Schools Implement Gender Classes To Fight Inequality

3 weeks agoNews : Huffington Post

Some boys in India are questioning why their girl classmates have much more housework than they do. And according to some, those questions could lead to less violence against women when those boys become adults. In more than 12,000 Indian...Show More Summary

News in Asia

We have your mixed bag of good news and bad news; trying to include more good than bad. Please know that this week's edition carries trigger warnings for violence against women and rape. China So, first some bad news. China is now third in weapons production and will soon flood the arms market with cheap aircraft and ships. … Continue reading News in Asia

Dakota Johnson and Jamie Dornan Do Not Agree When It Comes to 'Fifty Shades'

Post by Lisa Fogarty. A lot of people are torn over whether they think Fifty Shades of Grey is a sexy love story or insanely inappropriate film that promotes violence and abuse against women. It seems the movie's stars, Jamie DornanShow More Summary

What the Dallas Cowboys’ Signing of a Man Found Guilty of Assault Says About the NFL

The NFL and its teams seem to have no real plan to combat violence against women or enforce consequences against players who commit it. Image: ABC News/Youtube The post What the Dallas Cowboys’ Signing of a Man Found Guilty of Assault Says About the NFL appeared first on RH Reality Check.

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