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Council Orders Indian Girl to be Raped as Punishment for Her Brother’s Crime

15/07/2014

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Through the Veil, Photo by Joel Dousset

Allyson Cartwright, Contributing Journalist Last Modified: 00:58 p.m. DST, 15 July 2014 SWANG GULGULIA DHOURA, India — A 13-year-old girl in a rural Indian village was condemned to be raped by the head of her village as a punishment for her older brother. The girl’s brother, according to CNN, attempted to rape a married woman, […]

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Korean ‘Comfort Women’ Still Protesting Decades Later

25/06/2014

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Photo by: Melissa Wall "Unveiling of Comfort Women Memorial"

Olivia Elswick, Asia Correspondent Last Modified: 12:36 p.m. DST, 25 June 2014 SEOUL, South Korea — Elderly Korean women (euphemistically referred to as “comfort women”) who were forced into prostitution as teenagers during WWII, have gathered every Wednesday since 8 January, 1992, outside the Japanese embassy in Seoul to protest the atrocities they faced. These […]

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Changing Egypt: Sexual Harassment Criminalized

18/06/2014

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Beautiful Arabic Eyes, Photo by Fernando Cortes

Allyson Cartwright, Contributing Journalist Last Modified: 00:28 a.m. DST, 18 June 2014 CAIRO, Egypt — Egypt’s interim president, Adly Mansour, has approved amendment to sexual harassment laws this month that would make sexual harassment a punishable offense with fines and prison sentences. This action from Mansour also reflects newly-elected incoming President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi’s stance against sexual […]

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Teen Sisters Raped, Hanged in Rural India

30/05/2014

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Kashmir Protests, Photo by Burhaan Kinu

Michael Ransom, Managing Editor Last Modified: 02:50 p.m. DST, 30 May 2014 UTTAR PRADESH, India — Two teenage girls were brutally raped, strangled, then hung by a group of men in the rural Katra Shahadatganj village of Uttar Pradesh. Two men have been charged in the crime, and two police officers are being held for […]

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The “Manosphere” | This is a Woman’s World Too, or Not

29/05/2014

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"Caos Calmo" Photo by: Monica Antonelli

Michael Ransom, Managing Editor Last Modified: 03:43 p.m. DST, 29 May 2014 ENTER THE “MANOSPHERE” at your own risk. This community of blogs and user forums are think tanks of misogyny, where expert womanizers share their secrets and angry ‘alpha males’ disparage the opposite sex. The various websites within the loosely affiliated “manosphere” often operate […]

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