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Men march against femicides (Dominican Republic)

July 31, 2012

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Source Santo Domingo. – On Tuesday hundreds of men staged a long walk against the wave of violence plaguing the country to raise public awareness about men who commit femicide and for respect of women’s rights in Dominican Republic. The National District City Council organized the march led by mayor Roberto Salcedo, who said, “it’s […]

Female foeticide rises in Saptari (Nepal)

July 27, 2012

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HIMALAYAN NEWS SERVICE RAJBIRAJ: In what could hint at the possible gender imbalance in the long run, Saptari has witnessed an increasing trend of foeticide and infanticide carried out on gender preference for quite some time now. The issue has drawn much discussion recently in the wake of the finding of four abandoned neonatal – […]