Growing up there was no such thing in my world as “Violence against women”.
There was a father who beat on his wife and children, and a women’s shelter that has since faded into a vague memory. 619 more words
I volunteer at my local library, a few months ago there was an incident of a pregnant girl getting killed by her father, ex-husband, brothers and other relatives within the premises of the district court where she had come with her second husband to attend a hearing of her case( case filled by her family against her second husband for kidnapping and forcibly marrying her without the consent of her ‘wali’ or guadian). 623 more words
Andrea Booth | Journalist | VICE | 20 November 2014 | Indonesia, women’s rights, human rights
On Monday, 17th November 2014, we had the MyDressMyChoice peaceful demonstration as mentioned in my previous post, an initiative planned by Esther Passaris, & the group Kilimani Moms following two different incidents in one week of men stripping ladies in apparent indecent dressing. 1,013 more words