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Namibia: Woman Stabbed And Burned To Death

Namibia: Woman Stabbed And Burned To Death

Helaria Hainane, 48, became the latest casualty of domestic violence after she was allegedly stabbed and set on fire with a chain tied around her neck at Okahamevona at Okongo last week Thursday. Hainane’s younger sister, Nadula Hainane, told New Era that apart from the burned body, there was apparently a ditch dug at their […]

Chemical Castration Of Sex Offenders In Turkey Condemned By Women’s Groups

Chemical Castration Of Sex Offenders In Turkey Condemned By Women’s Groups

Women’s rights groups, lawyers and doctors have condemned Turkey’s decision to introduce a mandatory chemical castration programme for convicted sex offenders, arguing the treatment does not address the underlying reasons for widespread violence against women, and that bodily punishment will instead lead to increased abuse. Özgül Kaptan, director of the Women’s Solidarity Foundation (Kadav), has […]

Domestic Violence: 4,000 Cases Recorded In 1year –LASG

Domestic Violence: 4,000 Cases Recorded In 1year –LASG

The Lagos State Government says no fewer than 4,035 domestic violence cases were recorded in the last one year, adding that they ranged from rape, child abuse, sexual assault and sexual abuse to defilement, divorce and other matrimonial issues. The government, which vowed not to shy away from prosecuting perpetrators of domestic crimes, added that […]