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Croats Protest Against Domestic Violence

Croats Protest Against Domestic Violence

The rally was prompted by a recent case where a father threw his four children out of an upper floor window Several thousand Croats demonstrated in Zagreb on Saturday, demanding tougher measures against domestic violence and more training for employees in state institutions to help them tackle the problem. The rally was prompted by a […]

Bow Wow Arrested for Woman Battery

Bow Wow Arrested for Woman Battery

American entertainer, Bow Wow has been arrested for beating up a woman hours after promoting his mother’s Super Bowl pop-up shop during the Super Bowl weekend. His alleged victim is his off and on girlfriend, Leslie Holden also known as Kiyomi Leslie. According to TMZ, he has been charged with Battery Substantial Physical Harm by […]

Afghanistan Is Still Not An Easy Place To Be A Woman

Afghanistan Is Still Not An Easy Place To Be A Woman

Eighteen years ago, at the height of the Taliban’s power in Afghanistan, Roshan Mashal secretly taught her daughters to read and write alongside a dozen local girls who smuggled school books to her house in potato sacks. Mashal’s daughters have since gained university degrees in economics and medicine. But she now fears the looming prospect […]

Morocco Group Empowers Women To Fight Domestic Abuse, Rape

Morocco Group Empowers Women To Fight Domestic Abuse, Rape

Victims of domestic violence are often unaware of resources available to them and are too afraid to ask. In Morocco, a new initiative aims to change that by helping women take legal action against their violent husbands. Now 23, a mother of two and an education worker, Salma remembers her marriage as seven years of […]

Michael Avenatti Arrested After Domestic Violence Allegations

Michael Avenatti Arrested After Domestic Violence Allegations

Michael Avenatti, the lawyer who represents adult film star Stormy Daniels, was arrested in Los Angeles on Wednesday on allegations of domestic violence, according to several media outlets. The LAPD confirmed the arrest in an email to HuffPost, but said he had not been booked. The Associated Press notes that police had taken a report […]

Shelter For Women Victims Of Violence Opens in Seychelles

Shelter For Women Victims Of Violence Opens in Seychelles

The only shelter for women of gender-based violence has opened in Seychelles, a hidden refuge against dangerous situations. The EU-funded facility, which is run by Citizens Engagement Platform of Seychelles (CEPS), was opened by the Ambassador of the EU to the island nation, Marjaana Sall, the Minister for Family Affairs — Mitcy Larue — and […]

‘I Will Rape You’ – Female Journalists Face ‘Relentless’ Abuse

‘I Will Rape You’ – Female Journalists Face ‘Relentless’ Abuse

 More than half of women in media have suffered work-related abuse, threats or physical attacks in the past year Female journalists are facing a “relentless” barrage of attacks and harassment, with nearly a third considering leaving the profession as a result, media support organisations have warned. More than half of women in media have suffered […]

Man Batters Wife For Serving Late Meal

Man Batters Wife For Serving Late Meal

A pregnant woman is nursing serious injuries after she was allegedly beaten by her husband. Valarie Masibo, 29 suffered facial, ear and dental injuries after she was allegedly being beaten by Naftali Luzeli, 26, at Kipkaren Estate in Eldoret on Friday. Reason? She delayed his supper. Ms Masibo’s photos went viral on Facebook and Twitter. […]

Half Of Murdered Women Killed By Their ‘Partners’ – UN Deputy Chief

Half Of Murdered Women Killed By Their ‘Partners’ – UN Deputy Chief

Amina Mohammed, UN Deputy Secretary-General, has said that worldwide, almost one-in-two women murdered were killed by a partner or ex-partner. Mrs Mohammed stated this in Brussels at the launch of a new partnership between the UN and EU, an essential tool to make violence against women and girls “a thing of the past”. Addressing the […]

If The Current Method Of Eliminating Violence Isn’t Working, Change The Strategy

If The Current Method Of Eliminating Violence Isn’t Working, Change The Strategy

The newly-appointed chairperson of the United Cities and Local Government of Africa Forum of Local Managers and Training Institutes, Ms. Paulita Wie, has called on African countries to take proactive measures to promote gender equality and women’s empowerment at all levels. Ms. Wie is the deputy minister for urban affairs at the Ministry of Internal […]

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