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Human Rights Day: US Should Support Victims of Violence Against Women - Huffington Post

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Institute of Development Studies
Human Rights Day: US Should Support Victims of Violence Against Women
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I met Dolores in 2012 through a prominent women's rights organization in Cartagena, Colombia.
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Thousands of additional domestic abuse cases reported - Irish Independent

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Irish Independent
Thousands of additional domestic abuse cases reported
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Mr Baggott said: "The emotional impact of domestic abuse should not be under-estimated.
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Muftah » Women's Rights in Egypt: the Anti-Sexual Harassment ...

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While the absolute standard of living and human rights for women in Egypt are certainly not worse than in places such as Iraq or Yemen, in recent years the circumstances facing women in Egypt have notably and rapidly ...
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Christmas domestic abuse: Police get more resources - BBC News

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Dorset Echo
Christmas domestic abuse: Police get more resources
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Known domestic abusers in Dorset are to receive a visit from police in an effort to reduce the number of incidents over the festive period.
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Forced into a C-section: The latest violation of pregnant women's rights - Salon

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Forced into a C-section: The latest violation of pregnant women's rights
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The link in Africa between violence to women and HIV must be broken - The Guardian

The link in Africa between violence to women and HIV must be broken - The Guardian | Women's Rights | Scoop.it
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The link in Africa between violence to women and HIV must be broken
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Rape, child abuse and domestic violence are all driving HIV on the continent.
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Forms of abuse: 'Change mindsets to end domestic violence' - The Express Tribune

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The Express Tribune Forms of abuse: 'Change mindsets to end domestic violence' The Express Tribune According to a recent WPF study of domestic violence in six districts of Pakistan, Sajjad said, 58 per cent of the women surveyed said they had...
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Efforts on to make Madurai child marriage free in 2014 - Times of India

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Efforts on to make Madurai child marriage free in 2014 Times of India MADURAI: In order to make 2014, a year free of child marriages, the district police have tied up with a Madurai-based company to chart out a plan of action to prevent such...
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Sexual abuse of women at workplace goes unchecked - Times of India

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Sexual abuse of women at workplace goes unchecked Times of India To add insult to injury, several prominent government and corporate offices in Hyderabad still have no internal complaints committees, despite it being made mandatory under the Sexual...
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Women's groups say Texas health care cuts, restrictions are a “human rights issue” - NBC Latino

Women's groups say Texas health care cuts, restrictions are a “human rights issue” - NBC Latino | Women's Rights | Scoop.it
Women's groups say Texas health care cuts, restrictions are a “human rights issue” NBC Latino The NLIRH and the Center for Reproductive Rights (CRR) recently issued a report, Nuestro Texas, where they state that recent policies in Texas have had a...
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Hope at last for Yemen's child brides

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According to Yemen's Ministry of Human Rights, a bill is to be put forward that would outlaw marriage for girls younger than 17.
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Women's Rights Groups Challenge Constitutionality Of Texas Abortion Law - Medical Daily

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Medical Daily Women's Rights Groups Challenge Constitutionality Of Texas Abortion Law Medical Daily Several women's health care clinics, along with the Center for Reproductive Rights, the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), and Planned...
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Nigeria's child brides: 'I thought being in labour would never end' - The Guardian

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Nigeria's child brides: 'I thought being in labour would never end'
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For Kanuma and many others in northern Nigeria, the recent outcry over child marriage is puzzling.
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Colombian reporter Jineth Bedoya Lima gives voice to abused women - The Guardian

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Colombian reporter Jineth Bedoya Lima gives voice to abused women
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"It happens in all wars now, the abuse of women's bodies as a weapon of war," she says.
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Afghan women's rights increasingly under attack - Guelph Mercury

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Afghan women's rights increasingly under attack Guelph Mercury The draft, leaked to me by someone desperate to prevent reinstatement of this Taliban-era punishment, is just the latest in a pattern of increasingly determined attacks on women's...
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Women crowd shelters to escape holiday abuse - 24 Hours Vancouver

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Women crowd shelters to escape holiday abuse 24 Hours Vancouver “Many women dread the violence that will happen when everybody's together and the many days in the same house with the man and the children,” said Hilla Kerner of Vancouver Rape Relief...
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Ethiopia: Overcoming Adversity: An Ethiopian Child Bride's Struggle For Education - AllAfrica.com

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Ethiopia: Overcoming Adversity: An Ethiopian Child Bride's Struggle For Education
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I was 10 years old when I married a boy from my village. Where I come from it is tradition to marry your children early.
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Greek police report spike in domestic abuse cases - Reuters AlertNet

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Greek police report spike in domestic abuse cases Reuters AlertNet LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Reports of domestic violence in Greece have soared in the last two years partly because of greater awareness about the crime, though some...
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Women victims of domestic abuse turned away - The Voice of Russia

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The Independent
Women victims of domestic abuse turned away
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Over 150 women victims in England of domestic abuse are being refused refuge every day.
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Child Marriage Still Persists - Guardian Express

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Child Marriage Still Persists
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For example, when crops whither in severe drought, desperate times prevail and child brides increase in number.
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YWCA's December 6 Fund provides money to help women fleeing abuse - MetroNews Canada

YWCA's December 6 Fund provides money to help women fleeing abuse
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A donation to the December 6 Fund will help a woman flee domestic abuse—and then it'll help another woman, and another.
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Women enslaved in UK beaten and emotionally abused - police - Reuters UK

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Brisbane Times Women enslaved in UK beaten and emotionally abused - police Reuters UK LONDON (Reuters) - Three women enslaved for 30 years in a London house were beaten and subjected to psychological abuse, in one of the worst cases of domestic...
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Egypt 'worst in Arab women's rights'

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Egypt is now the worst country for women's rights in the Arab world, according to a poll of experts on gender issues in 22 Arab states.

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Women lose education rights in Egypt - Deseret News

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Deseret News Women lose education rights in Egypt Deseret News Two female students hold banners while facing Egyptian riot police during an anti-government protest by university students in front of the Egyptian ministry of higher education in...
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UN breakthrough on child marriage welcomed by Plan - Reuters AlertNet

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UN breakthrough on child marriage welcomed by Plan
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MAJOR action by international governments at the United Nations to tackle the global blight of child marriage has been welcomed by child rights organisation, Plan International.
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