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Canada’s missing or murdered indigenous women may number as many as 4,000

2016-02-18

The number of missing or murdered indigenous women in Canada since 1980, previously estimated at around 1200, could be as high as 4,000

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Vicious ISIS thugs rape women for 'cheating' on husbands before stoning them to death

2016-02-16

BARBARIC Islamic State (ISIS) militants have brutally stoned to death four women accused of cheating on their husbands

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New law in Algeria punishes violence against women

2016-02-15

A new Algerian law came into effect punishing violence against women and sexual harassment, in a victory for feminist groups that had fought for years for the legislation

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UN human rights expert official visit to Georgia

2016-02-12

United Nations human rights expert Dubravka Šimonović will visit Georgia from 15 to 19 February 2016 to assess the situation of violence against women and girls in the country

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Isis Yazidi sex slaves subjected to traumatic 'virginity tests' after escaping

2016-02-01

Courts in Iraqi Kurdistan formerly used the method, which is also scientifically inaccurate, to prove abuse

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U.N. peacekeepers reportedly paid 13-year old girls for sex

2016-01-13

An investigation revealed that at least four UN peacekeepers have been accused of paying girls as young as 13 for sex in a camp for the internally displaced in the Central African Republic

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Ritual killings, witch trials go unpunished in Liberia - U.N.

Kieran Guilbert
2015-12-21

Liberia must tackle a widespread culture of impunity for perpetrators of ritual killings and trials of ordeal and put its human rights obligations before such traditional practices

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Sexual violence won’t end until states plug ‘gaping’ legal hole, says expert

2015-12-18

Former UN special rapporteur on violence against women calls for binding international treaty to hold governments to account and lend resolutions bite

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Dungeon uncovered where ISIS imprisoned Yazidi women


2015-12-18

Unsettling footage showing an underground prison where ISIS held Yazidi women captive has emerged out of northern Syria

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