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 2017-09-20 15:10 

International Business Times UK

Rome mayor declares September 'black month' as spate of rape cases leaves Italy shocked... +

Virignia Raggi calls for special laws to be introduced to tackle violence against women in the country....

 2017-09-19 18:31 

US News & World Report

Italy Urges More Patrols, Punishment After Spate of Rapes... +

Officials are calling for increased police patrols and new laws to punish perpetrators after a spate of rapes around Italy....

 2017-09-19 18:31 

Fox News

[ World ]

Italy urges more patrols, punishment after spate of rapes... +

Italian officials called Tuesday for increased police patrols, video surveillance and tougher laws to punish perpetrators after a spate of rapes renewed attention on violence against women in Italy....

 2017-09-19 16:37 

Breitbart.com

Spate of Rapes Spark Calls for Patrols, Punishment in Italy... +

ROME (AP) — Italian officials called Tuesday for increased police patrols, video surveillance and tougher laws to punish perpetrators after a spate of rapes around the country renewed attention on violence against women in Italy....

 2017-09-19 16:06 

The Guardian

Angelina Jolie has found a powerful voice as a director. Its time we listened... +

Jolies latest film, set in Cambodia under the Khmer Rouge, continues her unflinching portrayal of male violence against women and children, writes journalist and author Bidisha...

 2017-09-19 14:00 

Jakarta Post

Women, elderly suffering the most from repression: Komnas Perempuan... +

Women and the elderly are the ones suffering the most from the growing repression of survivors of the 1965 mass killings, the National Commission on Violence Against Women (Komnas Perempuan) stated on Monday....

 2017-09-19 07:19 

The Courier.co.uk

Schools targeted in new domestic abuse crackdown... +

Schoolchildren across Perth and Kinross will play a key role in a new blitz on domestic violence, sexual assault and human trafficking. A multi-pronged strategy is being launched by the areas Violence Against Women Partnership as new figures reveal local ...

 2017-09-18 21:46 

NewsBusters

MSNBC: Trumps Anti-Hillary Tweet Promotes Violence Against Women... +

On Monday, MSNBC anchor Stephanie Ruhle hyped: “President Trump is being slammed for his use of Twitter this weekend, especially for one tweet some claim promotes violence against women.” After reciting tweets from liberals blasting the Presid...

 2017-09-18 18:04 

Breitbart.com

Jennifer Palmieri: Trump’s Golf Gif Is ‘Promoting Violence Against Women’... +

Monday on MSNBC, former Hillary Clinton’s 2016 presidential campaign director of communications Jennifer Palmieri said President Donald Trump’s retweet of an animated gif that shows him knocking down Hillary Clinton with a golf ball was “...

 2017-09-18 16:37 

The Daily Caller

Jen Palmieri: Trump Golf GIF 'Promotes Violence Against Women' [VIDEO]... +

Jennifer Palmieri argued Monday that a gif of Trump hitting Clinton with a golf ball ...

 2017-09-18 09:52 

Malay Mail Online

Mexicans march to protest violence against women... +

MEICO CITY, SEPT 18 Thousands of women of all ages marched yesterday through Mexico City, demanding justice in the case of a young woman who was kidnapped and murdered.It wasnt your fault, Mara, read a sign carried by one marcher,...

 2017-09-18 08:37 

Al Jazeera

Interactive: Violence against women in Mexico... +

A look at how the country's domestic abuse problem is contributing to a high number of female rapes and murders....

 2017-09-18 07:27 

Hindustan Times

Mexicans march to protest violence against women... +

The protests were organised after 19-year-old Mara Castilla was found dead on Friday after being sexually assaulted in Puebla....

 2017-09-18 06:41 

Press TV

Thousands protest violence against women in Mexico cities... +

Mexican women stage nationwide rallies to protest the gruesome murder of a a young girl after taking a taxi from a ride-sharing app....

 2017-09-18 01:20 

France 24

Mexicans march to protest violence against women... +

Thousands of women of all ages marched Sunday through Mexico City, demanding justice in the case of a young woman who was kidnapped and murdered."It wasn't your fault, Mara," read a sign carried by one marcher, rejecting attempts to shift the blame on the...

 2017-09-17 21:20 

Chicago Tribune

Trump golf ball tweet should earn unanimous rebuke from congressional women... +

Every women in Congress should refuse to work with President Donald Trump until he apologizes for retweeting a gif that shows him hitting Hillary Clinton in the back with a golf ball. Enough. Beyond enough. Violence against women is a global epidemic. Its...

 2017-09-17 20:25 

CNN

[ US ]

With golf retweet, Trump blunders into the 'Streisand effect'... +

His retweet of a GIF, edited to look like he knocked over Hillary Clinton with a golf shot, made it seem like the President condones violence against women; it also dredged up subjects that do him damage, writes Kara Alaimo. ...

 2017-09-17 14:08 

Infowars.com

Trump Retweets GIF Of Himself Hitting Hillary Clinton With A Golf Ball... +

Left thinks Trump condones violence against women...

 2017-09-17 13:10 

The Daily Mirror

Donald Trump wipes out Hillary Clinton with golf ball in viral video tweeted by US president HIMSELF... +

Some users found the clip funny while others considered it grossly offensive and demonstrative of the president's penchant for violence against women ...

 2017-09-16 19:25 

Haaretz Daily

Hundreds protest violence against women in Israeli Arab village after murder... +

Marchers were joined by Joint Arab List lawmakers after 35-year-old Hiba Manaa was murdered in the village in broad daylight at the beginning of the week...

 2017-09-15 14:23 

The Huffington Post

Young people in Kosovo take action to combat violence against women... +

Cross-posted from UN Women. Supported by UN Women and UNICEF Innovation Labs, young people in Kosovo have developed innovative solutions to address......

 2017-09-15 10:37 

Hindustan Times

Violence against women has increased in our country: Celina Jaitly on her bathtub pic backlash... +

Bollywood actor Celina Jaitly, who was shamed on social media for sharing a pre-delivery photograph of her blossoming baby bump, has said slut-shaming is dangerous......

 2017-09-14 21:47 

NY Post

Mayweather: Only real men talk about sexually assaulting women... +

Donald Trumps biggest fan in the sports world is speaking out on the presidents behalf again. It appears, however, Mayweather, who has multiple convictions of violence against women, disagrees with his fellow athletes. He is suggesting, at least in his lo...

 2017-09-14 15:53 

BuzzFeed

George Osborne Has Been Criticised In Parliament For Apparently Using "Violent" Language About Theresa May... +

Leon Neal / Getty Images George Osborne, the former chancellor who is now editor of the London Evening Standard, has been criticised in the House of Commons after it was reported that he had used violent language when talking about prime minister Ther...

 2017-09-08 22:50 

BBC

Pope Francis addresses violence against women on Colombia visit... +

Pope Francis calls for respect for "strong and influential" women during a five-day trip to Colombia....

 2017-09-08 21:57 

VOA

Visiting Colombia, Pope Addresses Patriarchy, Violence Against Women... +

Pope Francis, visiting a war-torn region of Colombia, on Friday said women are weighed down by patriarchal and chauvinistic customs and that violence against women is widespread. The Argentine pontiff, saying Mass in the central plains city of Villavice...

 2017-09-08 19:41 

Reuters

Visiting Colombia, Pope addresses patriarchy, violence against women... +

By Anastasia MoloneyBOGOTA (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Pope Francis, visiting a war-torn region of Colombia, on Friday said women are weighed down...

 2017-09-08 19:27 

Reuters

Visiting Colombia, Pope addresses patriarchy, violence against women... +

By Anastasia MoloneyBOGOTA, Sept 8 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Pope Francis,visiting a war-torn region of Colombia, on Friday said women areweig...

 2017-09-08 10:21 

Deutsche Welle

Contemporary Turkish photographers depict Turkey's unrest and upheavals... +

From the construction boom to violence against women, refugees to the Gezi protests: a Berlin exhibition of modern Turkish photography captures the Bosphorus nation's turmoil through journalistic yet artistic images....

 2017-09-06 20:41 

Radio New Zealand

EU and Forum sign agreement to tackle gender inequality in Pacific... +

The European Union and the Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat have signed a Financing Agreement to tackle the root causes of gender inequality and violence against women and girls in the Pacific....

 2017-09-06 18:01 

Press Enterprise

Elisabeth Moss says we should be paying attention to rape and violence against women ahead of ‘darker’ ‘Top of the Lake’ premiere... +

After coming off The Handmaids Tale, the very busy actress tackles another dark project while still looking for that comedy....

 2017-09-06 18:01 

Orange County Register

Elisabeth Moss says we should be paying attention to rape and violence against women ahead of ‘darker’ ‘Top of the Lake’ premiere... +

After coming off The Handmaids Tale, the very busy actress tackles another dark project while still looking for that comedy....

 2017-09-05 20:30 

Daily Voice

[ Clarkstown ]

Rockland Center Gets Nearly $700,000 To Combat Violence Against Women... +

NEW CITY, N.Y. -- The Center For Safeyty & Change is the recipent of a new grant to help survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault and other violent crimes in Rockland.The New City based organization is receciving $669,997 in federal funding. The...

 2017-09-05 05:44 

News24

Men, take responsibility to end gender violence - Ramaphosa... +

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa says the root cause of violence against women is unchallenged patriarchal culture, and it is up to men to take responsibility to change it....

 2017-09-04 13:45 

SABC

SA records alarming rise in violence against women... +

The alarming statistics on femicide, rape and domestic violence demonstrate these unprecedented levels....

 2017-08-31 20:43 

ABC Australia

[ Victoria ]

Global photojournalists find regional Victoria... +

Violence against women is the theme for one of many striking images on show in Ballarat....

 2017-08-31 10:25 

Business Live

Women's group calls for Mduduzi Manana to be fired as an MP... +

Womens Legal Centre says Parliament must dismiss the former deputy minister to send a clear message that violence against women will not be tolerated...

 2017-08-31 01:31 

Sydney Morning Herald

[ NSW ]

Alan Jones accused of inciting violence against women in Cloud Arch tweet... +

Broadcaster Alan Jones' colourful hyperbole has spilled out from the airwaves and private speaking engagements onto social media....

 2017-08-30 21:17 

SABC

Violence against women reaches crisis point in South Africa... +

Violence against women has reached crisis point in South Africa, yet it's no longer shocking, this emerged during the launch of the Violence against Women Research....

 2017-08-26 22:25 

The Scotsman

New law doesn’t blame victims of revenge porn so neither should we... +

Feminists and activists have long argued that violence against women is never the victims fault. Weve done so against every other powerful influence within society, many of whom are often arguing the exact opposite. The media especially can be quick to ju...

 2017-08-25 18:04 

La Croix International

Ending sexual violence against women requires major changes - La Croix International... +

Ending sexual violence against women requires major changes . Violence and sexual crimes against women in Bangladesh are often met with apathy and vilification by the public and the state....

 2017-08-24 16:39 

NY Post

Moroccans outraged after sexual assault on bus goes viral... +

LONDON &#-; A video of a young woman being sexually assaulted by a gang of teenage boys on a bus in Casablanca has sparked outrage in Morocco, reigniting a bitter debate about violence against women in the Muslim country. The video, which was posted on...

 2017-08-24 01:19 

The Telegraph

Almost 80% of South Korean men have abused girlfriend, study claims... +

Disturbing footage of a man hitting and kicking his ex-girlfriend before chasing her down a street in central Seoul with a truck shocked South Korea in July and triggered a police 100-day action campaign to combat violence against women....

 2017-08-23 07:02 

The Independent

Video of Moroccan woman being sexually assaulted on bus by gang of teenage boys sparks outrage... +

A video of a young woman being sexually assaulted by a gang of teenage boys on a bus in Casablancahas sparked outrage in Morocco, reigniting a bitter debate about violence against women in the Muslim country. The video, which was posted on social media on...

 2017-08-22 14:40 

NDTV

In Video, Woman On Bus Molested, Young Men Insult Her In Arabic... +

A video of a young woman being sexually assaulted by a gang of teenage boys on a bus in Casablanca has sparked outrage in Morocco, reigniting a bitter debate about violence against women in the Muslim......

 2017-08-22 14:07 

Haaretz Daily

Violence against women takes center stage in Morocco after bus attack sparks outrage... +

The video of a young woman being sexually assaulted by a group of boys on a public bus shared on social media sparks bitter public debate about violence against women...

 2017-08-22 05:00 

The Telegraph

JK Rowling's Cormoran Strike drama will not have 'voyeuristic level of violence against women'... +

The television adaptation of JK Rowlings detective stories will avoid the voyeuristic violence against women common to so many crime dramas, its producer has said....

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