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Police referrals of domestic violence cases drop 13%

Alan Travis

Fall in number of cases being sent to Crown Prosecution Service to be considered for charge coincides with police staff cuts

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One Indian woman killed every hour over dowry


Figures from Crime Records Bureau reveal that 8,233 women were killed last year over disputes regarding dowry payment

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Saudi Arabia passes historic domestic abuse legislation

Lisa Anderson

Saudi Arabia’s Cabinet has passed landmark legislation recognising all forms of abuse, including domestic violence, as offenses deserving investigation, prosecution and punishment by law...

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Victims of domestic violence face uphill battle for protection in Russia

Gabriela Baczynska

A new draft law would change that by making clear domestic violence is illegal and laying out the rights of victims in Russian law for the first time

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Child marriage campaigners in south Asia receive $23m cash injection

Mark Tran

Multimillion-dollar donations will underpin awareness and empowerment efforts in Bangladesh, Nepal and India

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U.N. pressures Indonesia to stop health workers performing FGM

Maria Caspani

Indonesia should stop allowing doctors, midwives and other health workers to carry out female genital mutilation (FGM) on children and babies as young as six months

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To create referral mechanisms for survivors of violence


The Women’s Resource Center is cooperating with governmental administrations and local NGOs of Lori, Shirak and Syunik regions to create referral mechanisms for survivors of violence

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Italy passes new laws to tackle violence against women

Lizzy Davies

Stiffer penalties for some forms of domestic violence, and complainants will no longer be able to withdraw reports of abuse

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Women’s Group Details Domestic Violence Deaths In Armenia


As many as seven women have been killed and more than a dozen others seriously injured in Armenia over the past year as a result of domestic violence, according to local women’s rights activists

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