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Statistics have Names

On the subject of statistics, former Soviet leader Joseph Stalin is reported to have said, “The death of one man is a tragedy. The death of millions is a statistic,” while the inimitable Mark Twain opined, “There are three kinds of lies: lies, damned lies, and statistics.” 697 more words

Social Issues

Unite for Women Around the World

By 5 o’clock in the morning, Nairobi had already come to life. Or, perhaps it never went to sleep. I watched the early morning activity from the van as it rolled past bar owners finally closing up shop, with drunkards stumbling away. 535 more words

International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women

Today, November 25th, is the International day for the elimination of violence against women. The United Nations explains why this is an international day with the following points: 200 more words

Legal Information

Indian doctor fights landmark case to highlight girl deficit

Indian doctor fights landmark case to highlight girl deficit

Indian doctor alleges husband tricked her into having ultrasound to reveal sex of her children

An Indian paediatrician who has accused her husband of tricking her into revealing the sex of her unborn girl twins and then allegedly pressurising her into aborting them is waging a landmark legal battle over the case at India’s high court. 342 more words

Female Feticide

Spain needs a good education system in order to beat gender violence

In the twentieth century, the gender violence is still one of the most important remaining duties in Spain. Four mortal victims because of gender violence in 72 hours, … 325 more words


Changing the Culture of Victim Blaming

Back in April, I was asked to write an article for a local Pennsylvania magazine for Sexual Assault Awareness month. In my article, Surviving the Storm: A Call for Change… 178 more words

Assault In The City


It pains my heart what some people do to make money costing the liberty of other human beings. The rate of child trafficking is elevating and the wounds engraved  within the memories of the victims is quite grave. 44 more words