Abusive Policing and Failures in Protection of Indigenous Women and Girls in Northern British Columbia, Canada
As a researcher on the rape kit backlog in the US, I have interviewed many survivors of rape. Still, this experience did not prepare me for the story I heard in January from a disabled woman in North Dakota who was brutally raped by an acquaintance.
Victims Rebuffed, Prosecuted, Lose Cases over Children
(Beirut) – United Arab Emirates authorities are failing to respond adequately to reports of domestic violence. The UAE should revise its laws to recognize domestic violence as a crime, and take immediate steps to prevent abuse and punish those responsible for domestic violence.
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While wars in Gaza, Syria, Iraq, and elsewhere grab the attention of the world, a different, everyday struggle rages in Europe: violence against women. One in three women in the European Union has experienced some form of physical and/or sexual assault since the age of 15, a survey found.
When she was 12, Chimwemwe, from a rural village in southern Malawi, married a 17-year-old boy. She had started having sex with him when she was 10 because, she said, he gave her money and small gifts, while her parents could not afford to feed her or buy her clothes.
La evaluación del comité debe conducir a la implementación de reformas fundamentales
(Beirut) – Las autoridades egipcias deberían actuar con celeridad para combatir todas las formas de violencia y hostigamiento contra las mujeres, señaló hoy Human Rights Watch.