CNN Feels Sorry for Steubenville Rapists; World Can’t Believe its Ears

March 18, 2013

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 Source by Winston Ross Mar 18, 2013 4:30 PM EDT Since when do rapists get all the sympathy? After a CNN reporter seemed to side with the defendants, the critics called for blood. But CNN isn’t alone, writes Winston Ross. Rarely do rapists evoke such sympathy. After two teenagers were convicted on Sunday of raping […]

Shocking facts of stalking (UK)

March 17, 2013

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Source Nick Botton director of Sanctuary Investigations at a personal safety and self defence session at Hove Town Hall It is the stuff that horror films are made of – perhaps a jilted ex who cannot let go or a distant stranger who develops an unwavering affection for a bar worker they hardly know. But […]

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Analysis: Will U.N. declaration on violence against women change Egypt?

March 17, 2013

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Source Amr Abdallah Dalsh / Reuters Women shout slogans against Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi and members of the Muslim Brotherhood during a protest rally near Tahrir Square in Cairo on March 8, 2013. By Charlene Gubash, Producer, NBC News, News analysis After a decade of disagreement, 130 nations decided on Friday to adopt a historic, […]

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Justice Minister: Violence against women a major problem (Finland)

March 17, 2013

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Source Finland is far behind the other Nordic and Western European countries when it comes to reducing and preventing violence against women, a situation that is unacceptable, says Justice Minister Anna-Maja Henriksson. Image: Mikko Suhonen Speaking Saturday to a gathering of the women’s organization of the Swedish People’s Party, Henriksson said that a full 18 […]

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Historic UN declaration adopted to combat violence against women

March 17, 2013

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 Source Muslim and Western nations overcame deep divisions to agree on a landmark United Nations code to combat violence against women and girls. Iran, Libya, Sudan and other Muslim nations ended threats to block the declaration and agreed to language stating that violence against women could not be justified by “any custom, tradition or religious […]

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Iraq war 10 years on: ‘There is phenomenal violence against women. I hear of rape cases in prison. Police officers are doing it’ (Iraq)

March 17, 2013

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Source Women’s rights activist Hanaa Edwar explains why her campaigns have struggled to make progress, and why Iraq is at a critical and dangerous crossroads Hanaa Edwar, Iraqi women’s rights activist. Photograph: Peter Beaumont for the Observer I first encountered the campaigner Hanaa Edwar in 2005 while researching the murder of women’s rights campaigners in […]

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Hotel soaps used to combat human trafficking (USA)

March 17, 2013

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source http://www.wdrb.com/story/21661429/hotel-soaps-used-to-combat-human-trafficking?autoStart=true&topVideoCatNo=default&clipId=8639894     LOUISVILLE, KY (WDRB) — It looks like an assembly line for party favors. A group of women standing around a table, stuffing plastic gift bags with bars of soap. The women are volunteers with the group S.O.A.P or Save Our Adolescents from Prostitution. Their gathering this weekend in Louisville was part […]

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