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Blame victims and the West – India’s way of justifying sexual assaults?

bangaloreAn incident of “mass molestation” on New Year’s Eve in Bangalore has put an ugly spotlight back on sexual assault against women in India. But some officials insist on blaming victims and western values.

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10.01.2017 | 12:14

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Angela Merkel – Sticking to Her Stance against All Odds

© picture-alliance/AP Photo/M. Sohn

© picture-alliance/AP Photo/M. Sohn

Germany has been facing huge problems in regard to refugees that have been arriving in the country since last year. One might say, all this is caused by Chancellor Angela Merkel’s policy of accepting refugees and refusing to define a maximum number of refugees Germany will allow into the country. In this regard Germany stands very much alone in the European Union.

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08.03.2016 | 11:38

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© AP Photo/Andrew Harnik

The refugee crisis remains a hot topic in Europe. The sexual assaults in Cologne on New Year’s Eve have made it even more complicated. Another sexual crime committed by a refugee was reported last week. Read a reader’s comment here. Another question that popped up: Do women have to vote for Hillary Clinton to become the next US president just because she is a woman? And the never ending debate: Who should do the household chores; only the wife, or the wife and the husband?

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12.02.2016 | 15:03

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