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 2018-07-15 13:18 

Reuters

Indian police hunt for five accused of gang raping woman...

Police in India said on Sunday they were looking for five men after a 35-year-old woman was gang raped and burned alive in the northern city of Sambhal, the latest registered rape in a country that sees hundreds of cases of sexual violence against women e...

 2018-07-10 15:13 

The Tampa Tribune

Accused of repeated violence, a Clearwater police sergeant is allowed to retire on his terms...

CLEARWATER A battery arrest in October marked the third time over his 25-year career that former police Sgt. John Brown was accused of violence against women.Clearwater Police Chief Dan Slaughter stripped his rank and demoted him to officer. But Brown cha...

 2018-07-10 12:57 

National Post

India's highest court affirms three men convicted of gang-raping student in 2012 will hang...

The men were among four sentenced to death for an attack that galvanized a country where widespread violence against women had long been quietly accepted...

 2018-07-10 12:49 

Manila Bulletin

CWR: 'High number of state-perpetrated violence against women is very alarming'...

A research group expressed alarm over the increasing number of sexual abuse cases allegedly perpetrated by policemen against Filipino women....

 2018-07-10 09:43 

News24

SEE: The #100MenMarch against gender violence takes to the streets of Pretoria...

The 100 Men March, expected to make its way through Pretoria, is aimed at raising awareness of violence against women and children in the country....

 2018-07-09 19:55 

South China Morning Post

[ Asia ]

India's top court rejects appeals of death sentences in fatal gang rape of medical student...

India's highest court on Monday rejected the requests of three men to change their death sentences to imprisonment in the 2012 fatal gang rape of a 23-year-old medical student in New Delhi.The Supreme Court said there were no grounds for changing the ...

 2018-07-09 18:28 

The Hindu

Delhi gangrape case: Death not the solution, says Amnesty...

Executions will not eradicate violence against women, Amnesty International India said on Monday, after the apex court dismissed pleas by three of the four convicts in the 2012 Nirbhaya gangrape and m...

 2018-07-09 11:59 

The Times of India

[ India ]

Executions don't eradicate crime against women: Amnesty on SC order in Nirbhaya case...

India News: NEW DELHI: Executions do not eradicate violence against women, Amnesty International India said on Monday after the apex court dismissed pleas of thre....

 2018-07-09 11:48 

Reuters

[ UK ]

Indian court upholds death for 2012 Delhi gang rape convicts...

India's Supreme Court on Monday upheld the death penalty for three men convicted in the gang rape of a young woman in Delhi in 2012, a landmark case that brought an unprecedented level of attention to violence against women in the country....

 2018-07-09 11:45 

Reuters

Indian court upholds death for 2012 Delhi gang rape convicts...

India's Supreme Court on Monday upheld the death penalty for three men convicted in the gang rape of a young woman in Delhi in 2012, a landmark case that brought an unprecedented level of attention to violence against women in the country....

 2018-07-09 09:56 

Reuters

Indian court upholds death for three men for 2012 Delhi gang rape...

India's Supreme Court on Monday upheld the death penalty for three men convicted in the gang rape and murder of a young woman in Delhi in 2012, a landmark case that focused attention on violence against women....

 2018-07-09 09:53 

Reuters

[ UK ]

Indian court upholds death for three men for 2012 Delhi gang rape...

India's Supreme Court on Monday upheld the death penalty for three men convicted in the gang rape and murder of a young woman in Delhi in 2012, a landmark case that focused attention on violence against women....

 2018-07-09 00:29 

The Independent

Misogyny should be classed as a hate crime, campaigners tell police...

'Classifying misogyny as a hate crime enables the police to deal robustly with the root causes of violence against women'...

 2018-07-06 22:05 

ABC Australia

[ Victoria ]

"We all need respect": A Bollywood-style feminist anthem...

A Bollywood-style song and dance video sends a message to prevent violence against women....

 2018-07-06 22:05 

ABC Australia

[ Victoria ]

That Girl Wodonga film clip...

The song and dance project aims to prevent violence against women....

 2018-07-06 16:58 

Salon

Trump, unhinged in Montana, mocks #MeToo movement...

The president managed to invalidate violence against women and bolster dangerous propaganda about the movement...

 2018-07-03 20:57 

Miami Herald

This Miami Gardens fatal shooting broke the city's trend, continues a national trend...

Though Tuesday morning's Miami Gardens homicide fell outside the norm for the city's fatal shootings, it continued a broader trend of violence against women. Unlike recent Miami Gardens homicides, which ... Click to Continue...

 2018-07-03 14:08 

New Indian Express

[ Nation ]

Activists slam Meenakshi Lekhi's comments on violence against women in India...

Lekhi had rejected as "fake" the findings of a Thomson Reuters Foundation survey of about 550 experts, which found India the world's most dangerous country for women....

 2018-07-03 13:57 

The Times of India

[ India ]

Meenakshi Lekhi's comments show callous mindset of govt: women activists...

India News: Accusing the BJP of ignoring the increasing violence against women, activist Kavita Krishnan too held Lekhi accountable for the deteriorating situatio...

 2018-07-03 03:48 

Business Insider Australia

Just about every senior politician in Australia says David Leyonhjelm should apologise for his 'offensive' comments...

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull says NSW crossbench senator David Leyonhjelm should have apologised and withdrawn "offensive remarks" he made to Greens senator Sarah Hanson-Young a debate on violence against women in the Senate last week....

 2018-07-02 22:53 

ABC Australia

[ World ]

Hanson-Young accuses Leyonhjelm of 'slut shaming' her...

Sarah Hanson-Young says David Leyonhjelm was suggesting she's "sexually promiscuous" when he told her to "stop shagging men" during a parliamentary debate about violence against women....

 2018-07-02 15:09 

RT.com

'Stop shagging men': Uproar at senator for using sexist slur in parliament...

An Australian senator is receiving a major backlash for publicly slut-shaming his female colleague, by telling her to "stop shagging men," during a parliamentary discussion on rape and violence against women....

 2018-07-02 09:34 

Courier Mail

Natasha and her ‘future woman’ join the fight...

ONE of Adelaide's most prominent women says she is "haunted" by violence against women....

 2018-07-02 09:04 

NPR

Papua New Guinea Aims To Redefine Masculinity In A Way That's Nonviolent...

The Pacific Island nation of Papua New Guinea faces one of the highest rates of intimate partner violence. A question for leaders there is how to stop violence against women. One answer: talk to men....

 2018-07-01 08:51 

Reuters Africa

Ambassadors join Ugandan march to protest violence against women...

The ambassadors of the United States and France joined dozens of Ugandan demonstrators in the capital Kampala on Saturday to protest against what they say is rising violence against women, including murder, rape and kidnapping for ransom....

 2018-06-30 21:03 

VOA

Diplomats Join Ugandan March to Protest Violence Against Women...

The U.S. and French ambassadors joined dozens of Ugandan demonstrators in Kampala on Saturday to protest against what they say is rising violence against women, including murder, rape and kidnapping for ransom.A flurry of unsolved killings and kidnappings...

 2018-06-30 17:01 

The Independent

'We need to knock down the wall of silence': The struggle to end violence against women in Syria...

Doctors, lawyers and activists are working to bring perpetrators of sexual violence to justice as well as eradicate the stigma suffered by so many women in Syria's brutal civil war...

 2018-06-30 16:45 

US News & World Report

Ambassadors Join Ugandan March to Protest Violence Against Women...

By Elias BiryabaremaKAMPALA (Reuters) - The ambassadors of the United States and France joined dozens of Ugandan demonstrators in the capital......

 2018-06-30 16:45 

Reuters

Ambassadors join Ugandan march to protest violence against women...

The ambassadors of the United States and France joined dozens of Ugandan demonstrators in the capital Kampala on Saturday to protest against what they say is rising violence against women, including murder, rape and kidnapping for ransom....

 2018-06-30 15:26 

New Indian Express

[ Nation ]

Report calling India most dangerous for women should be taken seriously: Activists...

Mariam Dhawale, general secretary of All India Democratic Women's Association said that the report has highlighted what activists in India have been pointing out for long....

 2018-06-30 13:55 

Malay Mail Online

Ugandans protest surge in violence against women...

KAMPALA, June 30 — Hundreds of protesters marched through the streets of Uganda's capital today demanding police action to stop a spate of kidnappings and murders of women that have gripped the country. "We demand action and accountability f...

 2018-06-30 12:49 

The Daily Mail

Ugandans protest surge in violence against women...

Hundreds of protesters marched through the streets of Uganda's capital Saturday demanding police action to stop a spate of kidnappings and murders of women......

 2018-06-29 03:48 

IBTimes India

Delhi most unsafe for women? Here is what the foreigners think about the city...

A recent opinion poll by Thomson Reuters Foundation, based on the perceptions of 548 experts, termed India as the most dangerous country for women. The report claimed India to be unsafe for women more than endemic violence against women in Syria and Iraq ...

 2018-06-28 23:20 

The Age

'Stop shagging men': Senator accused of sexist slur...

Ms Hanson-Young claims Senator Leyonhjelm hurled sexualised abuse at her, during a motion addressing violence against women....

 2018-06-28 12:16 

Newsweek.com

'You Should Stop Shagging Men': Senator Shouts at Female Colleague During Violence Against Women Debate...

Senator David Leyonhjelm refused to apologize for his remarks during a debate into pepper spray laws....

 2018-06-28 10:46 

Sydney Morning Herald

'Stop shagging men': Sarah Hanson-Young accuses David Leyonhjelm of sexist slur...

Ms Hanson-Young claims Senator Leyonhjelm hurled sexualised abuse at her, during a motion addressing violence against women....

 2018-06-27 13:16 

The Sun

America ranked as dangerous as SYRIA for sexual violence against women after #MeToo movement as world's 10 riskiest countries are revealed...

AMERICA has been ranked as dangerous as Syria for sexual violence against women after the #MeToo movement triggered a flood of complaints, a new study has revealed. And according to the survey, India is the most dangerous country in the world to be a woma...

 2018-06-27 10:42 

AKIpress News Agency

12.4% of Kyrgyz women aged 20-49 get married before 18: Study...

AKIPRESS.COM - Abduction of girls for forced marriage and marriage at a minor age, which are forms of violence against women, are widespread in Kyrgyzstan, new study finds...To Read the Full Story...

 2018-06-27 03:04 

Radio New Zealand

Nurses seen as key to reducing cutting violence...

The UN agency dealing with reproductive health and rights says midwives and nurses can play a big role in reducing violence against women....

 2018-06-27 03:03 

Radio New Zealand

Dateline Pacific evening edition for 27 June 2018...

PNG police defend a curfew for refugees on Manus Island; nurses are seen as the key to cutting violence against women in the region; poor sanitation behind an increase in typhoid cases in Fiji; a call is out for a yoga teacher with more visited expected i...

 2018-06-27 01:12 

Radio New Zealand

Pacific midwives can help reduce domestic violence - UN...

Midwives and nurses can play a bigger role in reducing the Pacific's high rates of violence against women as well as improving maternal health, a UN agency says....

 2018-06-26 13:54 

The Telegragh - Calcutta

[ India ]

Rahul targets Modi over women's safety issue...

Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday targeted Prime Minister Narendra Modi over the issue of women's safety, and said it was "a shame" that a survey found India to be leading in rape and violence against women....

 2018-06-26 11:04 

New Indian Express

[ Nation ]

Rahul Gandhi targets PM Modi over news report calling India dangerous for women...

Congress president Rahul Gandhi said it was "a shame" that a survey found India to be leading in rape and violence against women....

 2018-06-26 07:27 

The Week

[ India ]

Rahul fires yoga jibe at Modi over women's security survey...

Gandhi said it was a shame India leads Syria, Afghanistan in violence against women. Narendra Modi. Most Dangerous Country. Thomson Reuters Foundation. Yoga. fitness. Rahul Gandhi. Saudi Arabia. Afghanistan....

 2018-06-26 00:11 

9Honey

How do we end violence against women?...
 2018-06-25 21:18 

NPR

Native American Tribes Want To Close Loopholes In Violence Against Women Act...

Four out of five Native American women experience violence in their lives. Tribes have greater powers to prosecute such crimes due to the Violence Against Women Act, but some loopholes still remain....

 2018-06-25 14:30 

Sky News

Teen faces death for killing rapist husband...

There are only two pictures of Noura Hussein in the public domain but each one embodies a set of deeply disturbing facts....

 2018-06-24 06:00 

The Telegraph

Prince Harry hails a new generation of 'incredible' young leaders...

Between them, they are fighting mental health stigma, tackling violence against women and quite literally saving lives around the Commonwealth, all in the name of the Queen....

 2018-06-24 04:52 

9Honey

How do we end violence against women?...

It's time for a big change....

 2018-06-22 20:32 

CBC

Lorne Grabher wins $750 from province amid battle over licence plate...

The Nova Scotia government has to reimburse a retiree for a court skirmish over a report suggesting a licence plate bearing his family name supports sexual violence against women....

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