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Interlinked Experiences - Part 2


Emotional manipulation, rape, sexual harassment, abortion, disordered eating, body shaming, suicide.

Note from the editors: This story is the second part of a story that was submitted by a woman who wishes to remain anonymous.   1,242 more words

Caledonian Women


On March 28, 2016 Gallery Parko galerija located in the neighborhood of the Presidential Palace in Kaunas opened the exhibition The Woman’s Portrait in Contemporary Lithuanian Visual Art… 140 more words

Elena Balsiukaitė-Brazdžiūnienė

Bringing Awareness to the Violence Against Women

Growing up I heard of all of the violence in the world towards women but never saw it as more of a problem than violence which for all I knew would happen all of my life. 1,469 more words


Conference on the Status of Women proved weary, but source of optimism

When The Advocates for Human Rights asked whether we wanted to join them at the UN Commission on the Status of Women’s 60 session (CSW), we jumped at the opportunity. 287 more words

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#FreeHandwaraGirl -State Women Commission asks police to withdraw security for Handwara girl

Handwara Girl committed to reveal everything: Nayeema

Sumaiya Yousuf

Srinagar, April 28:The State Women’s Commission (SWC) Thursday asked police to remove protection for the Handwara girl who is at the centre of controversy that led to killing of five civilians in Kupwara district earlier this month. 267 more words

Human Rights

Teen Vogue launches sexual assault awareness campaign

Popular teenage fashion magazine, Teen Vogue has launched a new magazine series which aims to dispel the myths and common misconceptions about sexual assault, particularly the concept of victim blaming which remains an almost ubiquitous belief despite recent public awareness campaigns. 34 more words

Activists Crash a Shareholders Meeting to Raise Issues of Rape at Barrick Mines

Hilary Beaumont | Vice News | April 28 2016

Four activists crashed the annual general meeting of the world’s biggest gold mining company on Tuesday morning while, outside, around 60 protesters chanted at company shareholders, “Quit while you’re ahead, Barrick Gold is dead.” 694 more words

Papua New Guinea