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LIBERIA: Special Court for Sexual Violence Underway
World  (tags: Violence against women, rape, Liberia )

- 2213 days ago -
Half of reported rape cases are attacks against teenage girls between the ages of 10 to15 years old according to government statistics...the criminal courts have been pre-occupied with cases dealing with other crimes and this new court will surely bring r
Kenyan Women's Groups Mobilize to Demand a Voice at the Negotiating Table | MADRE: An International Women's Human Rights Organiz
World  (tags: violence against women, kenya )

- 2257 days ago -
reports of sexual violence against women have more than doubled, particularly in the displacement camps...Any further negotiations must thoroughly incorporate their perspectives."..."Inequality, Not Identity, Fuels Violence in Kenya."
UN Expert Urges Action to Help Women Victims of Violence
World  (tags: Congo, violence against women )

- 2271 days ago - help women in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) who have been victimized by violence, including sexual abuse and rape, perpetrated by both militia and Government troops and fostered by a culture of impunity.
Foreign Domestic Workers Face Serious Abuses -Violence, Harassment & Exploitation- From Middle East Employers
World  (tags: 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', MiddleEast, Violence against Women, Sri Lankan domestic workers, harassment, exploitation, slavery, violence, torture, abuse )

- 2341 days ago -
The govts of Middle Eastern countries expose these women to abuse by refusing to guarantee weekly rest day, limits to workday, freedom of movement & other rights taken for granted Human Rights Watch report says; should do more to protect them from labor
Saudi Rape Victim Sentenced To 200 Lashes & 6 Months In Jail Because She Appealed Rapists' Lenient Sentences
World  (tags: crimes against women, Saudi Arabia, corporal punishment, lashes, whipping, brutality, violence against women, rape, doubly victim )

- 2342 days ago -
21-yr-old woman, 19 at time, known by Saudi media as "the girl from Qatif," was raped by gang of 7, to get 200 lashes - over 2X original sentence for being alone with man not a relative - after she appealed lenient sentences given to attackers.
Act Now to Stop Violence Against Women - Amnesty International- MULTIPLE ACTIONS-Petitions WORLDWIDE
World  (tags: amnesty, violence against women, petitions, freedoms, HumanRights )

- 2436 days ago -
Appeals for Actions YOU can take to stop Violence Agansti Women Worldwide. Please take some time, there are many actions, & time dated. Please support Woman and Amnesty in their efforts. Get your Autofill ready and to to it! Worldwide Actions.

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