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  1. News - Hong Kong

    'V-Day' rises to the challenge of violence against women and girls

    Posted Feb 13th 2013, 12:00am by Jennifer Cheng

    ... billion people around the world to oppose violence against women- by, among other activities, dancing. For 15 years, Valentine's Day has also been "V-Day"- a day of global events in a campaign to end violence against women and girls. The V stands for victory, vagina and valentine. This year the campaign is promoting "One Billion Rising"- an effort to get a billion ...

  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    World cannot ignore acts of violence against women

    Posted Mar 08th 2014, 04:53am by VINCENT PIKET

    ... Vincent Piket Vincent Piket says the world needs to strengthen its resolve to stamp out all forms of violence against women, which still too often go unpunished Brutal truth The motto ... This must change. Discrimination and violence against women is a global scourge. Violence takes many forms, including physical, mental or sexual violence, violence based on so-called ...

  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Violence against women must not be tolerated

    Posted Feb 13th 2013, 12:00am by GEORGE PAPANDREOU, OUAFA HAJJI

    ... George Papandreou and Ouafa Hajji George Papandreou and Ouafa Hajji urge support for victims of abuse Make a date tomorrow to end violence against women Tomorrow, on Valentine's Day, ... of silence that shrouds violence against women- which often begins at home- and protects the perpetrators. From honour killings to child marriages, from date rape to sex slavery, crimes against women ...

  4. News - China - WOMEN'S RIGHTS

    Harbin city shatters taboos with landmark policy against abuse of women

    Posted Sep 26th 2014, 04:10pm by WU NAN

    ... Wu Nan nan.wu@scmp.com Harbin city is set to enforce a landmark regulation protecting women against violence – but it has also stirred debate online for covering touchy issues ... to a rise in domestic violence against women in Harbin, the largest city in Heilongjiang province with a population of more than 10 million. Research showed that domestic violence cases in the city ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN

    Sexual abuse victims share stories as part of One Billion Rising campaign

    Posted Feb 15th 2013, 12:00am by Jennifer Cheng

    ... room. The story was part of the global One Billion Rising campaign- which yesterday attempted to draw out a billion people to protest against violence against women. The identity of the victim ... Jennifer Cheng jennifer.cheng@scmp.com As part of One Billion Rising campaign, women share stories of sexual attacks they suffered Raped as a child, betrayed by family The story ...

  6. News - World - VIOLENCE

    Violence against women ‘extensive’ across European, says report

    Posted Mar 05th 2014, 08:55pm by GDN

    ... The Guardian Survey of 28 member states in EU reveals abuse on large scale, much of it unreported Violence on women 'extensive' in Europe Violence against women is "an ... Convention, which demands more protection for women, and urges action from private and public organisations. "Action to combat violence against women needs to come from different quarters- ...

  7. News - Asia - INDIA

    Four Indian sisters injured in acid attack

    Posted Apr 03rd 2013, 09:34pm by AFP

    ... at a local government school and were returning home from work. They were taken to hospital for treatment but not admitted. Attacks on women have topped the national agenda since December, when ... doubling the minimum prison sentence for gang-rape to 20 years, but lawmakers voted against increasing the punishment for acid attackers. They can be jailed for eight to 12 years depending ...

  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    End assaults on women, starting with the violence in words

    Posted Jun 16th 2014, 03:09am by Alice Wu

    ... unfortunate, though, that it takes that much star power to get attention. The fact of the matter is that violence against women doesn't only occur during times of conflict. During times ... there have been several cases of sexual harassment during a live telecast of Egypt's presidential inauguration celebrations. Politicians have continuously vowed to stop violence against women ...

  9. Lifestyle - Technology - ANTHROPOLOGY

    Men and violence- how they size up one another and why numbers count

    Posted Oct 19th 2014, 04:35am by MCT

    ... Using violence- how men size up one another Daniel Fessler is at the University of California Los Angeles' Drake Track Stadium to do a bit of discreet academic observation. It's autumn ... shortcut that may shed light on the confrontations in both places and help explain why men resort to violence. First, his undergraduate research assistants will have to lure male students ...

  10. News - World - IRAN

    Thousands protest in Iranian cities over acid attacks on women

    Posted Oct 23rd 2014, 10:04pm by GDN

    ... that described the attackers as Iran's own version of Islamic State, the extremist group that has committed atrocities in Iraq and Syria. "Stop violence against women" read a placard held ... Guardian in Isfahan Thousands hit the streets in the tourist centre of Isfahan as anger grows Protests at acid attacks on women Thousands of people have staged a protest in Isfahan, Iran ...




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