Home » Posts tagged with » Protecting Women

UK Police Instructed to share Less Data On Abused Migrant Women

UK Police Instructed to share Less Data On Abused Migrant Women

Police should share less information with immigration officials about abused or trafficked migrant women as it stops them seeking help, Britain’s police watchdog said on Thursday. The report, co-led by Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary and Fire & Rescue Services (HMICFRS), said some women did not report their abuse for fear of deportation, as data […]

Egypt Approves Law To Protect Identities Of Women Reporting Sex Abuse

Egypt Approves Law To Protect Identities Of Women Reporting Sex Abuse

Egypt approved a new law on Sunday to protect the identity of women who come forward to report sexual harassment or assault in a move that aimed to encourage women and girls to report cases of sexual violence. The law, which will give victims the automatic right to anonymity, comes as hundreds of women have […]

End Sexual and Gender-Based Violence Now – UN

End Sexual and Gender-Based Violence Now – UN

It’s time to end sexual and gender-based violence once and for all, participants of a two-day conference said. In Norway, United Nations agencies, governments and civil society convened for the first-ever thematic humanitarian conference to combat sexual and gender-based violence (SGBV) in humanitarian crises. The conference, which brought together representatives from 100 nations and over […]

Whether Migrant Or Not, They Are Women.

Whether Migrant Or Not, They Are Women.

 International migration is a complex phenomenon dealing with overlapping issues relating to the human rights of migrants, mixed migration flows, international protection, smuggling and trafficking, as well as other push and pull factors affecting migration. But, the need of the hour is a rights-based comprehensive approach placing the human rights of migrants at the center […]