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Civil society groups condemn rape and attempted murder of Irene Aisha in Kibarani, Mombasa

Civil society groups under the Africa UNiTE Kenya Chapter have condemned the physical assault, rape and attempted murder of Ms. Irene Aisha Syongula by men in Kibarani, Mombasa on 16 February, 2017. 272 more words

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MANHOOD Jingles

Recently we created a soundcloud account to host our jingles and various audio podcasts that addresses masculinity and issues on violence against women. Listen and drop us a comment.

Violence Against Women

Kerala was a beacon of hope for India on gender issues, but things are changing for the worse

Written by Shoba Arun.

The alleged abduction and assault of a well-known actress in the southern Indian state of Kerala has caused outrage among activists who say the case highlights the dangers faced by all women in India and a lack of justice for victims of sexual violence. 806 more words

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V-Day Spotlight 2017: Violence Against Women in the Workplace

Each year, the international V-Day organization chooses a Spotlight. V-Day “spotlights” a certain group of women who are facing violence, “with the goal of raising awareness and funds to put a worldwide media spotlight on this area and to aid groups on the ground who are addressing it.” Previous Spotlight Campaigns featured Afghan Women (2002); Missing and Murdered Women in Juarez, Mexico (2004); and the Women and Girls of Haiti (2011 and 2012). 523 more words

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Feminism and Eating Disorders

Any woman who chooses to behave like a full human being should be warned that the armies of the status quo will treat her as something of a dirty joke.

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Lions tackle “locker-room talk” in anti-violence initiative at Okanagan schools

One in three women will be sexually or physically assaulted in their lifetime.

It’s a shocking statistic and one that two BC Lions football players used at Southern Okanagan Secondary School in Oliver today to underscore the importance of ending violence against women. 433 more words

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"But what about the women who rape men?"

Whenever women write about, march against, or mention rape, there is inevitably that one man who will show up and ask this. “What about the women who rape men? 572 more words

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