Tag Archives: Violence against women

22Oct/17

Swedish women rally in support of anti-sexual abuse #MeToo campaign

STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN (OCTOBER 22, 2017) (TV4 SWEDEN) – Thousands gathered in the Swedish capital Stockholm on Sunday (October 22) to voice their support for victims of sexual abuse and the #MeToo social media campaign to raise awareness about sexual harassment and abuse.
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12Sep/17

African migrant children face highest risk of abuse: U.N. report

A new UN report has revealed that migrant and refugee children and youth trying to reach Europe face appalling levels of human rights abuses, with 77 percent of those travelling along the Central Mediterranean route reporting direct experiences of abuse, exploitation, and practices which may amount to human trafficking.
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20Mar/16
Call me a survivor, says gang-raped woman in Dubai British woman who was kidnapped and gang-raped says she wants to be known as a survivor, not a victim Image Credit: Photo for illustrative purposes

Woman in northern India films rape by her father to prove abuse

In a shocking incident, a woman in India’s northern Jalaun district films her rape by her father to get proof and convince her family members, who refused to believe the story.

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13Jan/16

Brooklyn gang rape suspects claim victim was having sex with her father before the assault

The disturbing, but initially straightforward narrative about a teenage girl’s gang rape in a playground in Brownsville, Brooklyn last week while she was with her until-recently estranged father has become complicated by the role of her father during the incident.
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14Mar/15

Officials condemn gang rape of elderly nun in India

Officials give their reaction to the gang rape of a 72-year-old nun in the Nadia district of West Bengal.

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08Mar/15

India may act against broadcast of Delhi gang rape documentary by BBC

India’s Interior Minister, Rajnath Singh, says necessary action will be taken if there is breach of conditions by BBC in the broadcast of a documentary based on December 16 gang rape in New Delhi.
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01Mar/15

Brazilian authorities arrest suspected U.S. cult leader

Brazil captures suspected U.S. cult leader wanted on charges of sexually abusing underage girls at a Minnesota religious compound.

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21Feb/15

Turkish men don miniskirts to protest killing of woman who fought off rape attack

Stung by the reported killing of a woman as she tried to fight off a rape attack, Turkish men are mounting miniskirt protests at violence against women.

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