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Indian girl set on fire for resisting rape dies

Nita Bhalla

An 11-year-old Indian girl set on fire by a man who tried to rape her five days ago has died from her injuries, prompting her family to demand the death sentence for her attacker

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Brazil: ‘Real Men Don't Beat Women’


Brazilian athletes, actors, and society members joined the action on the World Bank Brasil's Facebook page to inspire Brazilians to speak out against domestic violence in Brazil

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UNICEF launches initiative to shine spotlight on ‘invisible’ violence against children


The End Violence Against Children initiative builds on growing popular outrage that erupted following horrific attacks against children

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Yemeni girl from YouTube wants education, not marriage

Mohammed Jamjoom and Hakim Almasmari


In the nearly two-and-a-half-minute video, which was uploaded to YouTube and quickly went viral, Nada accuses her parents of trying to get her married off in exchange for money

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Legal definition of raping is being concreted in Georgia

Tazo Kupreishvili

Draft law, changing the legal definition of raping, is a part of the package of legislative changes, concerning the elimination of domestic violence

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Afghanistan: Escalating Setbacks for Women


Afghanistan’s lower house of parliament, the Wolesi Jirga, should reject a proposed criminal law revision that would effectively deny women legal protection from domestic violence, Human Rights Watch said

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Egyptian women's voices must be heard without threat of violence


A senior United Nations official stressed the need to ensure women can make their voices heard in Egypt without fear of violence, stressing that their right to take part...

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"They violated every inch of my body"- Egyptian women speak about sexual attacks


Egyptian mobs sexually assaulted and in some cases raped at least 91 women in Cairo's Tahrir Square over four days of protests

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Angelina Jolie Calls On U.N. To Fight Sexual Violence In Conflict

Hayes Brown

Famed actress Angelina Jolie took up her lesser-known role of United Nations representative, promoting strong action against rape and sexual violence in war zones

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