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  1. News - Hong Kong - CRIME

    Domestic violence by women against men on the rise

    Posted Nov 12th 2012, 12:00am by Simpson Cheung

    ... Simpson Cheung simpson.cheung@scmp.com Rising gender equality blamed for leap in cases of attacks on men by women Domestic attacks on men on the rise Women are increasingly using violence against their husbands and boyfriends, according to figures from the police and Social Welfare Department. A social worker said women are facing growing pressure outside home as many have to make ...

  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion - WHO SAID IT?

    Who said it?

    Posted Dec 24th 2012, 12:00am by AGENCIES

    ... will be delivered Sonia Gandhi, to protesters camped outside her home demanding action to stop violence against women ...

  3. News - Asia - AFGHANISTAN

    Afghan women suffer despite progress on rights

    Posted Dec 11th 2012, 04:49pm by Agence France-Presse in Kabul

    ... Agence France-Presse in Kabul Afghanistan has made some progress in using the law to protect women against violence but many still suffer horrific abuse at the hands of men, a UN report ... situation of many women in the patriarchal and war-ravaged Islamic country, the report described a sharp increase in the number of reported cases of violence against women as “an encouraging ...

  4. News - China - GENDER

    Chinese women post nude photos online to fight domestic violence

    Posted Dec 04th 2012, 12:00am by Mimi Lau

    ... Mimi Lau mimi.lau@scmp.com Women post provocative photos of themselves online to challenge people's prejudices and demand a law against violence in the home Nude campaign in fight ... to use this approach to show my support for women and raise awareness about violence against women." The campaign, which started on November 6, has already collected over 5,000 signatures. ...

  5. News - Asia - INDIA

    Gang-rape victim in India speaks to police about ordeal

    Posted Dec 24th 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... the assault. The attack has triggered angry demonstrations in Delhi and in other cities across the country, with protesters demanding the death penalty for the rapists and better security for women ...

  6. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Mobs burning mosques in Rohingya villages in Myanmar, witnesses say

    Posted Aug 26th 2012, 12:00am

    ... even practise islam' For the past two months, Ayesha Akhtar has lived in fear amid escalating violence against the Rohingya Muslim minority in Myanmar. The 50-year-old woman describes how ... afternoon. She said most of the Rohingya men fled, fearing arrest or an attack, but the remaining women and children witnessed the demolition of the village's Kala Mosque. "Three or four ...

  7. News - World - RUSSIA

    Anti-gay violence increases in Russia

    Posted Nov 06th 2012, 12:00am by The Guardian in Moscow

    ... created an atmosphere where discrimination and violence against gay people are tolerated. "The authorities have given a command- that such attacks will not be punished, that we are a group ... once, a young gay couple on a TV sitcom. Then last week, Korolyova, 48, was forced to stand pressed against the wall of a gay-friendly club and watch as a group of burly men, their faces hidden ...

  8. News - China

    Suspects arrested in separate knife attacks on children in Henan and Beijing women

    Posted Dec 14th 2012, 01:52pm by Amy Li

    ... Amy Li Henan man injures 22 pupils and in Beijing, subway attacker slashes the faces of several victims, mostly young women A man wielding a knife in China’s central Henan province ... of "a number" of women in subway cars. The 25-year-old suspect, identified only by his last name Hu, confessed to slashing the faces of his victims, mostly young women, on the city's ...

  9. News - Asia

    Indian women arrested for Facebook post on Mumbai shutdown

    Posted Nov 20th 2012, 12:42pm by Agence France-Presse in New Delhi

    ... by a local Shiv Sena leader, according to the PTI news agency. Press Council of India chief Markandey Katju said the accusations against the women were “absurd” and called for immediate action ... The women were arrested on Sunday, when a huge funeral procession attended by hundreds of thousands was held in Mumbai for Thackeray, the divisive founder of the rightwing Shiv Sena party. Reports ...

  10. News - World - IRAQ

    Attacks against Shiites kill 31 in Iraq

    Posted Nov 29th 2012, 05:13pm by Agence France-Presse in Hilla

    ... largely free of violence this year, though two attacks against pilgrims killed three people and wounded 35. Pilgrims also walk from across Iraq to Karbala during the 40-day mourning period ... marked the second wave of bombings against Shiites this week after three car bombs exploded near their places of worship in Baghdad on Tuesday, killing 12 people and wounding 50. In Thursday’s ...




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