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Kano Rape Case: 16-Year Raped in deserted Offices

Two of the three dismissed policemen standing trial on a 13-count charge for allegedly raping a 16-year-old girl last year, used abandoned offices belonging to a telecommunications company and a polit … Read More»

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Violence against women and the cultural legacies of Sudan

Sudanese women to exercise many of the practices that can be placed in the category of violence, violence is the psychological abuse or physical or mental abuse, whether it be … Read More»

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Judgment in God's Court

They always say that there are two sides of the coin. In their coverage, the media make it a point to seek both sides to be able to present balanced news. … Read More»

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A Teenage Girl is Molested by Hundreds of Men in a 11 Hour Ordeal

A 15 year old teenage girl was mauled and molested by hundreds of men in an incident in India. … Read More»

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Local Court Junks Filed Case by Halili Against Kho

The Pasig Regional Trial Court dismissed the criminal and civil cases filed against Doctor Hayden Kho Jr., by actress Katrina Halili in connection with the sex video scandal last year. … Read More»

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For the Millions of Hushed Voices

From her home in Cameroon, Shekina urges President Obama to pass IVAWA to liberate women from what she calls a subtle and brutal form of slavery. Read More »

"Our imaginations cannot thrive when the world gives a deaf ear to the raging acts of violence that are perpetrated against us day and night."


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Victimized to silence: Sexual Violence in Somalia

Victimized to silence: Sexual Violence in Somalia … Read More»

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Rape in Haiti: Where Is The International Community?

This post originally appeared on RH Reality Check … Read More»

SPECIAL REPORT: Haiti, Women, and the Elections: Following Africa's Lead

As Haiti gears up for its November 28 elections, World Pulse talked to dozens of women on the ground to find out what’s needed to rebuild the post-earthquake nation. Read More »

“The president needs to be a woman who has a feminist heart.”

Yolette Mengual

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The myriad challenges of Zimbabwe’s response to rape

Imagine spending a weekend in a hospital casualty department just after enduring a brutal rape - traumatised and inconsolable, you are unable - for two whole days - to wash away the mess of blood, tis … Read More»

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