Search Results for Tag: sexual assault
Are the media making big mistakes in the way they represent women? What about how they ‘show’ violence against women?
Date01.11.2015 | 15:35
Tags#sexualviolence, Ayyan Ali, Media, Roheena Sajid, sexual assault, south asia, women's rights, womensrights
Sexual assault is often caused by the combination of expectation of how women must behave in society and male chauvinism. Posts with this topic also get much attention from readers. Check the latest comments here!
Date20.10.2015 | 11:41
TagsAbuse, bollywood, burka, dress code, empowering women, Kashmir, sexual assault, women's rights, womensrights
Female migrants coming to Europe are exposed to physical and sexual violence while living in cramped shelters with other refugees. But cultural prejudices and trauma make it difficult for them to talk about abuse.
Date13.10.2015 | 12:29
Tagsfemale refugees, refugee girls, refugee women, sexual abuse, sexual assault, sexual violence, Syria, women's rights, womensrights
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A report by International Federation for Human Rights suggests men, women and children are being abused after the Egyptian military takeover in July 2013. Read more news about women here.
Date22.05.2015 | 14:47
TagsAbuse, Ausgerechnet Kabul, egypt, Farkhunda, feminist, Human Rights Watch, Kabul, Middle East, nepal, Ronja von Wurmb-Seibel, sex attack, sexual assault, sexual violence
“The nation as been split,” said one of Paraguay’s leading churchmen over the case of a pregnant 10-year-old girl who was raped by her stepfather and denied an abortion. The argument over the girl has drawn unusually strong attention to the issues of child abuse and abortion, which is banned in the country. Read more here.
Date15.05.2015 | 21:40
Policemen in Dhaka, the capital of Bangladesh, have been in the news this week after officers brutally beat and kicked a girl taking part in a protest against sexual harassment. The incident has been condemned in social media.
Date15.05.2015 | 12:12
TagsArafatul Islam, bangladesh, girl, Ismat Jahan, Lucky Akter, sexual assault, sexual harassment, women's rights
Once again, the Indian media is abuzz with the reports of a sexual assault. Only this time around, is not a “migrant” worker who can be pinned down as a rapist because he didn’t know any better in a city full of “loose” women. This time it is someone from our own fraternity: Tarun Tejpal. He is the editor-in-chief and founder of Tehelka (literally meaning storm), an independent website known for its sting operations that have uncovered several scams and shaken governments in the past. “Free, fair, fearless” is the motto of the publication.
Date27.11.2013 | 14:58