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 2017-11-18 02:37 

Press TV

EU rights agency highlights persistent violence against women... +

The European Union's Agency for Fundamental Rights has collected evidence showing women and girls across the EU experiencing persistent discrimination and violence....

 2017-11-17 01:37 

Jakarta Post

Komnas Perempuan condemns assault of Tangerang couple... +

The National Commission on Violence Against Women (Komnas Perempuan) has condemned an assault of a couple accused of having premarital sex in Tangerang, saying the act was inhumane and degrading....

 2017-11-17 00:37 

Daily Times

Documentary on violence against women sparks rights debate... +

KARACHI: Rights activists on Thursday underlined the need for strict implementation of laws passed for the protection of women, at a panel discussion after the screening of a documentary, "Hidden Footsteps", depicting violence against women. The p...

 2017-11-16 19:07 

Jakarta Globe

Gov't Must Conclude Negotiations on Sexual Violence Elimination Bill: Komnas Perempuan... +

The National Commission on Violence Against Women, or Komnas Perempuan, on Wednesday (15/11) stressed that the government must conclude negotiations on the Elimination of Sexual Violence Bill to protect sexual assault victims, in the wake of a recent inci...

 2017-11-16 18:08 

Yahoo News

Northern California Shooter Had History Of Violence Against Women... +

The northern California gunman who authorities say killed his wife before carrying out a deadly shooting spree this weekreportedly had a history of domestic violence calls to his home and had previously attacked two female neighbors....

 2017-11-16 18:08 

The Huffington Post

Northern California Shooter Had History Of Violence Against Women... +

Kevin Neal was out on bail for violently attacking two women when he killed his wife and four others, officials say....

 2017-11-16 13:17 

Reuters

Men urged to take a stand to stop '50 shades of violence' against women... +

By Anastasia MoloneyLONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Women and girls around the world face ...

 2017-11-15 13:59 

Newsweek.com

Who Is Kevin Jansen Neal? California School Shooter Was Another Angry White Man With A Record Of Violence Against Women... +

The suspected gunman in a California shooting that left four dead and multiple injured was a white male who had threatened women before and was set to face trial for stabbing and robbing women in the community....

 2017-11-15 11:00 

Montreal Gazette

MP Schiefke's office collecting goods for local women's shelter... +

A local MP is marking the International day for the Elimination of Violence against Women on Nov. 25 by helping a local womens shelter....

 2017-11-15 03:30 

Raw Story

If you've said this recently to your daughter, you may be perpetuating a cycle of violence against women... +

Sexual assault has arguably become the hot-button issue of the fall. Harvey Weinstein's fall and the #MeToo social media movement have awakened many Americans to the reality that almost every woman has encountered sexual harassment or assault at some ...

 2017-11-14 23:03 

KABB

[ FOX San Antonio ]

Cases of domestic violence increase in Bexar County... +

They are staggering numbers of cases of violence against women, men and children. In Texas, last year there were 196, 564 cases of family violence, a .9% increase over 2015. Bexar County is 16, 639 of those cases and District Attorney Nico Lahood says th...

 2017-11-14 13:00 

The Huffington Post

There Are No Innocent Men... +

Physical and sexual violence against women and children has its roots in both seeing women and children as less than human and framing women and children......

 2017-11-13 20:27 

AlterNet.org

If You've Said This Recently to Your Daughter, You May Be Perpetuating a Cycle of Violence Against Women... +

Lets stop telling girls that boys bully them ...

 2017-11-13 09:44 

Malay Mail Online

Law enforcers downplay reports of online violence against women, report shows... +

KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 13 A recent report by local civil society groups to the United Nations (UN) revealed that law enforcers not only make light of online violence against women (VAW) as reported by victims, but also treat these incidents as...

 2017-11-13 03:42 

KTTV

[ Los Angeles ]

Hundreds of women march in Hollywood demanding to end sexual harassment and violence... +

Hundreds of people marched through Hollywood on Sunday to put out a clear message -- sexual harassment and violence against women must stop. ...

 2017-11-12 23:26 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

Women's groups urge Asean to put sexual violence on agenda... +

Women's rights groups across Southeast Asia on Sunday called on the Association of Southeast Asian Nations to make sexual violence against women and children a priority on the agenda of the 31st Asean Summit in Manila.In a forum organized by women'...

 2017-11-12 08:46 

NDTV

This Unique Film Festival Aims To Break Gender Stereotypes... +

"Basically, we are covering films on gender-based discrimination and gender based violence against women," said Harish Sadani, co-founder of MAVA - Men Against Violence and Abuse...

 2017-11-12 08:05 

Los Angeles Times

As harassment allegations rock Sacramento, violence against women becomes a focus of state Senate campaign... +

Baldwin Park Councilwoman Susan Rubio is running for state Senate a year after she sent shock waves through the Capitol when she went to court and obtained a domestic violence restraining order against her estranged husband, then-Democratic Assemblyman Ro...

 2017-11-09 21:52 

VOA

India Urges Private Sector to Report Sex Pests After #MeToo... +

Amid global efforts to crack down on sex harassment in the workplace, India is reaching out to women in the private sector, urging them to report sex pests via an online portal previously restricted to government staff.Activists dismissed the change, sayi...

 2017-11-09 20:24 

NY Times

Reddit Bans 'Incel' Group for Inciting Violence Against Women... +

The incels, or involuntary celibates, violated the internet forums new policy against advocating physical harm, including rape....

 2017-11-08 18:37 

ANSA

Police start new training on cases of violence against women... +

Police have started permanent courses to train officers to deal more effectively with cases ofviolence against women, in particular domestic abuse, deputy police chied Francesca Romana Capaldotold a Lower House meeting on women chaired by Speaker Laura .....

 2017-11-08 07:37 

The Guardian

Rate of sexual violence against women has risen dramatically since 2012, ABS says... +

Bureau of Statistics finds one in five women have experienced sexual violence but overall rate of violence is dropping...

 2017-11-08 01:05 

Courier Mail

Violence against women hurting millions... +

THE extent of domestic violence, sexual harassment and violence in Australia has been revealed in the most extensive survey of its kind....

 2017-11-07 23:43 

Globe and Mail

Politicians in pink heels stand up to violence against women... +

Male politicians and staff members strutted on Parliament Hill in bright pink high heels on Tuesday in support of ending violence against women....

 2017-11-07 21:42 

Global News

London neighbourhood remembers Josie Glenn by turning porch lights purple... +

The campaign falls in line with LAWC's Shine the Light campaign, which urges locals and businesses to turn purple throughout the month of November to condemn violence against women....

 2017-11-06 18:34 

ThinkProgress

After the Texas shooting, we need to talk about masculinity and domestic violence... +

The man suspected of killing 26 people and wounding 20 others with an assault rifle during a church service in Sutherland Springs, Texas on Sunday had a history violence against women, like so many other men who committed mass shootings before him. The su...

 2017-11-05 18:44 

Global News

Brockville police mark Shine the Light month aimed at preventing violence against women... +

November is woman abuse prevention month in Ontario. ...

 2017-11-04 12:12 

KAYU

[ FOX Spokane ]

French jog to honor slain woman runner, protest sex abuse... +

PARIS (AP) Hundreds of people are holding a memorial run through Paris to pay......

 2017-11-04 12:12 

CBS 8

[ San Diego ]

French jog to honor slain woman runner, protest sex abuse... +

Hundreds of people are holding a memorial run through Paris to pay tribute to a slain jogger and to denounce abuse and violence against women....

 2017-11-04 12:11 

KFFX/KCYU

[ FOX Yakima ]

French jog to honor slain woman runner, protest sex abuse... +

PARIS (AP) Hundreds of people are holding a memorial run through Paris to pay......

 2017-11-04 12:11 

News12.com

[ Hudson Valley ]

French jog to honor slain woman runner, protest sex abuse... +

Hundreds of people are holding a memorial run through Paris to pay tribute to a slain jogger and to denounce abuse and violence against women....

 2017-11-04 12:11 

News12.com

[ Westchester ]

French jog to honor slain woman runner, protest sex abuse... +

Hundreds of people are holding a memorial run through Paris to pay tribute to a slain jogger and to denounce abuse and violence against women....

 2017-11-04 12:07 

Washington Post

French jog to honor slain woman runner, protest sex abuse... +

Hundreds of people are holding a memorial run through Paris to pay tribute to a slain jogger and to denounce sex abuse and violence against women....

 2017-11-04 12:05 

NewsOK

[ The Oklahoman ]

French jog to honor slain woman runner, protest sex abuse... +

PARIS (AP) — Hundreds of people are holding a memorial run through Paris to pay tribute to a slain jogger and to denounce sex abuse and violence against women. The social media-driven initiative Saturday was prompted by the killing of 29-year-old Al...

 2017-11-04 12:04 

AP

French jog to honor slain woman runner, protest sex abuse... +

PARIS (AP) — Hundreds of people are holding a memorial run through Paris to pay tribute to a slain jogger and to denounce sex abuse and violence against women....

 2017-11-04 12:04 

Washington Times

French jog to honor slain woman runner, protest sex abuse... +

Hundreds of people are holding a memorial run through Paris to pay tribute to a slain jogger and to denounce sex abuse and violence against women....

 2017-11-04 12:04 

US News & World Report

French Jog to Honor Slain Woman Runner, Protest Sex Abuse... +

Hundreds of people are holding a memorial run through Paris to pay tribute to a slain jogger and to denounce abuse and violence against women....

 2017-11-04 12:03 

Federal News Radio

French jog to honor slain woman runner, protest sex abuse... +

Hundreds of people are holding a memorial run through Paris to pay tribute to a slain jogger and to denounce abuse and violence against women...

 2017-11-04 12:03 

WTOP

French jog to honor slain woman runner, protest sex abuse... +

PARIS (AP) — Hundreds of people are holding a memorial run through Paris to pay tribute to a slain jogger and to denounce sex abuse and violence against women. The social media-driven initiative Saturday was... The post French jog to honor slain wom...

 2017-11-02 18:56 

NPR

Miss Peru Contestants Startle Peruvians By Sharing Stats On Gender Violence... +

October saw several high profile cases of violence against women in Peru. So the beauty pageant decided it was time to speak up. How did Peru react?...

 2017-11-02 14:53 

International Business Times

[ Economy ]

It's Not Just O'Reilly And Weinstein: Sexual Violence Is A 'Global Pandemic'... +

The recent exposure of widespread sexual predation in the American media industry, from Harvey Weinstein to Bill O'Reilly, has elicited shock and sparked debate on violence against women in the United States....

 2017-11-02 02:54 

Deutsche Welle

Miss Peru pageant protests sexual violence... +

The contest shocked viewers as the contestants read out data on crimes against women in Peru instead of their measurements. Miss Peru Romina Lozano has said she will use the platform to condemn violence against women....

 2017-11-01 20:40 

Digital Spy

Miss Peru contestants list violence-against-women stats... +

Miss Peru 2018 contestants have used the competition to highlight the plight of women and girls in their country, where gender-based violence goes largely unpunished....

 2017-11-01 19:41 

The Huffington Post

Peruvian Beauty Pageant Focuses On Women's Rights... +

During this years Miss Peru pageant, instead of offering their physical measurements, contestants read statistics on violence against women....

 2017-11-01 17:25 

The Guardian

Miss Peru contestants subvert tradition to highlight violence against women... +

Contestants read out facts and statistics about violence against women in Peru instead of the traditional measurements of bust and hip sizes...

 2017-11-01 16:31 

Euronews

Miss Peru contestants share gender violence stats instead of body measurements... +

Contestants in the Miss Peru beauty pageant broke with tradition this week by reciting statistics on violence against women instead of giving their body measurements.The...

 2017-11-01 16:24 

NY Post

Miss Peru contestants sound off on violence against women... +

Beauties at the Miss Peru pageant on Sunday opened the show by shifting the focus from their looks to a troubling issue in their country: Violence against women. Rather than announce their body measurements as they introduced themselves, each contestant q...

 2017-11-01 16:17 

Taipei Times

Contestants turn beauty pageant into protest... +

Contestants broke with tradition and turned the Miss Peru pageant into a protest highlighting violence against women in one of South Americas most dangerous countries for women....

 2017-11-01 15:41 

The Huffington Post

Pageant Contestants Highlight Violence Against Women Instead Of Their Measurements... +

The Miss Per 2018 beauty pageant aired on Sunday night....

 2017-11-01 15:41 

Yahoo News

Pageant Contestants Highlight Violence Against Women Instead Of Their Measurements... +

Contestants in the Miss Per 2018 beauty pageant made a powerful statement about violence against women on Sunday night....

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