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Ending anti-women practices (Pakistan)

July 31, 2012

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Source President Asif Ali Zardari put his signature on Friday to “One Million Signatures” campaign to end violence against women, sending out the message that abuses and discriminatory practices against women must stop. As he pointed out, discrimination against women is deeply rooted in all spheres of society: social, political, economic and legal. Contrary to […]

Woman Goes Topless In NYC To Campaign For Equality (U.S.)

July 31, 2012

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http://www.inquisitr.com/289422/woman-goes-topless-in-nyc-to-campaign-for-equality/ Tuesday, July 31, 2012 is just another summer day in New York City. But when was the last time you walked down the street on a nice sunny day in Manhattan and saw a young woman walking towards you who was naked from the waist up? Women’s rights activist Moira Johnston hopes to raise […]

Man Attacks Girlfriend Over Suspected Affair With Mitt Romney (U.S.)

July 31, 2012

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Source (CBS News) A photo of Mitt Romney on Facebook is at the center of a recent domestic abuse case in Tennessee. Lowell Turpin, 40, accused his live-in girlfriend of having an affair with a man he did not recognize in a photo on her Facebook page. A police report posted on The Smoking Gun […]

Police: Husband kills wife, child, self in Calvert County (U.S.)

July 31, 2012

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Source: The Examiner A man, woman and young child were found dead Tuesday morning in a murder-suicide, Calvert County officials said. The three were discovered after police received a call about 8:30 a.m. from an anonymous caller reporting a domestic disturbance at a two-story home in the 18000 block of Candlelight Court. The home sits […]

Date rape drug used in several Gadsden cases (U.S.)

July 31, 2012

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Source Two recent rapes in Northeast Alabama have police warning women to be extra careful. Investigators believe the rapists used date rape drugs in both cases and that there could be more victims. Gadsden police said getting women to report these crimes is difficult. Sometimes the victims are ashamed and embarrassed. Even the two women […]

Man raped fiancee after they bought engagement ring court hears (Ireland)

July 31, 2012

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Source:Irish Central Recovering alcoholic drank heavily before attack By ANTOINETTE KELLY,   Dublin District Criminal Court Photo by http://www.courts.ie A recovering alcoholic who had been off drinking for several months until the night he attacked his fiancee, tried to force his partner to drink vodka from a bottle then raped and assaulted her at their […]

Woman Breaks Silence About Detective Who Kidnapped, Raped Her (U.S.)

July 31, 2012

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Source: CBS Los Angeles RANCHO CUCAMONGA (CBS) — A young woman is breaking her silence about the Westminster detective who kidnapped and raped her at gunpoint two years ago in Fontana. Erinn, who decided not to reveal her last name, was assaulted by former police detective Anthony Orban. She told CBS2’s Greg Mills that she hopes […]