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Turkish Men Wear Skirts in Protest to Sexual Violence
World  (tags: world, Turkey, Human Rights, sexual assault, rape culture, men women, violence, politics, freedoms, ethics, crime, news, society )

Carrie
- 421 days ago - bullhorn.nationofchange.org
Turkish men take to the streets & utilize social media, posting themselves wearing skirts to protest sexual violence and assault. Their protest is in response to the rhetoric of rape culture, which assumes that women provoke sexual assault by dressing...
Please Sign: Remove India Politician Who Said Women Invite Rape With Clothing and Behavior
World  (tags: India, rape, sexual violence, blaming the victim, Asha Mirje, Indi National Commission for Women, New Delhi, sexual assault, women's rights, violence, crime )

Susan
- 819 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Politician Asha Mirje stunned the world last week by blaming India's rash of sexual violence on women's behavior and dress. So why hasn't Mirje been removed from the National Commission for Women?
INDIA: Islamic Jihadis Go Beserk in Villages of West Bengal , Media Blacks Out Jihadi Riot Once Again
World  (tags: India, Islamic Violence against Hindus, Rioting, Looting, Sexual Assault )

Beth
- 1164 days ago - haindavakeralam.com
Canning: Widespread rioting and looting by Jihadi's has been reported from South 24 Parganas. Large scale looting and arson of Hindu houses. Severe molestation of 5 Hindu women including Lakshmi Naskar (38 year ) by Muslims took place at Kholakhali....
India Dramatically Tightens Laws on Sexual Assault & Trafficking
World  (tags: world, humanrights, Human trafficking, sexual assault, India new laws )

Rose
- 1184 days ago - asafeworldforwomen.org
India dramatically tightened its laws on sexual assault and trafficking Sunday, with a far-reaching package of measures rushed through to satisfy public opinion in the wake of the horrific gang rape and murder of a young woman in the capital in December.
Protect Native American Women From Sexual Assault
World  (tags: world, government, usa, ACTION, SEXUAL ASSAULT, NATIVE AMERICAN WOMEN )

Rose
- 1227 days ago - forcechange.com
Target: Rep. John Boehner, Speaker of the House; Rep. Eric Cantor, House Majority Leader Goal: Ensure the protection of Native women from assault by non-Native perpetrators. One in three Native American women is a victim of sexual assault.
Egypt: Widespread Reports of Sexual Assaults on Women in Tahrir Protests
World  (tags: Egypt, Sexual Assault, Tahrir Square, Muslim Brotherhood, Women, HumanRights )

Jay
- 1251 days ago - breitbart.com
Many are blaming the Muslim Brotherhood for the assaults. Some are suggesting that female journalists are being targeted again...An alliance of Egyptians quickly formed to try to combat the sexual assaults, creating a Twitter account Twitter shut down
ACTION ALERT: NYPD: Stop Blaming Victims and Shaming Women! PLEASE SIGN !
World  (tags: rape, sexual assault, violence, rights, women, misjustice, police department )

Simone
- 1671 days ago - forcechange.com
Brooklyn residents are reeling from a spate of at least 10 unsolved sexual assaults since last March. However, rather than engaging in constructive efforts to catch the sexual predators, the New York City Police Department is blaming women for wearing
60 MINUTES: Lara Logan Breaks Silence on Cairo Assault
World  (tags: world, womens rights, media, Lara Logan, sexual assault, Egypt, rviolence, politics, news, middle-east, society )

Cal
- 1829 days ago - cbsnews.com
After the assault: Lara Logan comes home The "60 Minutes" correspondent on her life since the attack, new fears as a reporter, and the people who helped restore her dignity
4 Days, 179 Congolese Women Raped
World  (tags: congo, women, rape, weapon of war, sexual assault )

Merissa
- 2074 days ago - womensrights.change.org
These days, rape is to the Congo like peanut butter is to jelly. The two seem to naturally go together, so high are the rates of rape as a weapon of war and civilian sexual assaults in the conflict-torn Congo.
   

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