Search Results for Tag: Violence against women
— Bill Auclair (@bill_auclair) October 17, 2017
According to Huffington Post, more than 25.000 people have responded to Alyssa Milano’s call for sexual abuse victims to come forward. Here are some of the most retweeted tweets.
Date17.10.2017 | 15:02
Tags#MeToo, assault, catcall, sexual assault, sexual harassment, Violence against women, women's rights, womentalkonline
Women in Saudi Arabia are often seen in the West as oppressed. The Nesma embroidery and tailoring center in Jeddah is breaking new ground, giving Saudi woman a sense of freedom in a country that until recently excluded them from public life.
Date29.08.2017 | 15:54
It is rarely a good idea to pay too much attention to talk shows and their hosts. But once upon a time I thought differently and so they received much undeserved attention from me.
Date15.08.2017 | 13:53
TagsAyesha Hasan, gang rape, Honor killing, injustice, jirga, local council, Pakistan, panchayat, rape, revenge, revenge rape, sexual violence, Violence against women, women's rights
Rape culture in South Africa has become somewhat of a norm, a sign of its pervasive nature and society’s biased attitude towards gender and sexuality. Official statistics do not always reflect the fact that so many cases go unreported. This enduring nightmare often leaves victims helpless and scared for life. One victim of rape, decided to turn her status around, by taking this horrific crime and making it work for the greater good of the community around her.
Date14.08.2017 | 14:45
Tagsgang rape, Jes Foord Foundation, Jes Foordm, Sarona Wolter, South Africa, Violence against women, women, women's rights
The brutality of a recent rape and murder has drawn attention to an alarming rise of sexual violence in India. Activists say the surge is part of a deeper social dysfunction. Murali Krishnan reports from New Delhi.
Date17.05.2017 | 11:45
Tagsgang rape, India, Jyoti Singh, Murali Krishnan, National Commission for Women, rape, Violence against women
As a South African Indian girl born and raised in Durban, I can say that for the most part I have lived a sheltered and somewhat privileged life… I say privileged because even if there was a life out there that I did not know about, I was so sheltered and naive that it didn’t bother me.
Date16.05.2017 | 10:43
TagsDurban, equal pay, rape, Sarona Wolter, South Africa, Trevor Noah, Violence against women, women's right
In the streets, at university, in a club or at home; violence and sexual harassment can happen anywhere and to anyone. In Germany, violence against women – domestic violence in particular -, remains a widespread phenomenon.
Date18.04.2017 | 10:22
Tags#sexism, Delia Friess, domestic violence, gender inequality, gender intolerance, racism, Violence against women, womensrights, womentalkonline