Violence

March 7, 2017

On sexual violence – Feminist testimonies from Egypt

By Mada Masr: When I was asked to write a testimony on working in the women’s rights and gender field, I wanted to talk about what […]
February 19, 2017

Suspects implicated in assault on Coptic Minya woman referred to trial

Three men implicated in the May 2015 assault on an elderly Coptic woman in the village of Karm in Minya were indicted on Wednesday when a […]
February 13, 2017

Indigenous women take to radio to say, ‘no more violence’ in Nicaragua

“It makes us happy that we hear the men from our communities are listening to the radio and saying ‘no more violence’ and acknowledging that women […]
February 11, 2017

Russian newspaper tells women to be ‘proud of their bruises’ as state partially decriminalised domestic violence

One of Russia’s most popular newspapers has told women to be “proud of their bruises”, as the country partially decriminalises domestic abuse. The article, published by Komsomolskaya Pravda, […]