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42 percent girls under the age of 19 face sexual violence in India Unicef study

Sep 12, 2014

42 percent girls under the age of 19 face sexual violence in India Unicef study

A Unicef study says the close to 42 percent of all girls in India have faced some sort of sexual violence before the age of 19. #Numbers #India #Sexual violence #Sexual abuse #Crimes against women #child marriage #Unicef study
About 120 million girls worldwide sexually abused UNICEF

Sep 05, 2014

About 120 million girls worldwide sexually abused UNICEF

On average, about six in 10 children worldwide, or almost 1 billion, between the ages of two and 14 are regularly subjected to physical punishment, the UN report said. #ThatsJustWrong #World #Sexual violence #children #Unicef #sexual assault #girls #Crimes against children
Uttar Pradesh again Rape accused's sister gangraped

Sep 02, 2014

Uttar Pradesh again Rape accused's sister gangraped

A rape accused's sister was kidnapped and gangraped by five men in Uttar Pradesh's Muzaffarnagar district, police said on Tuesday. #Uttar Pradesh #India #Rape #Women #sexual violence against women in India #Akhilesh Yadav government
After Badaun girls' death, village gets 108 toilets for women

Sep 01, 2014

After Badaun girls' death, village gets 108 toilets for women

Decorated with marigolds and ribbons, 108 toilets unveiled in a tragedy-hit village are a small step in Prime Minister Narendra Modi's push to end open-air defecation for impoverished Indian women. #Violence against women #Women #Toilets #sexual violence against women #Sulabh #Toilets in Indian villages
Fifteen-year-old girl kidnapped, raped in Muzaffarnagar

Aug 27, 2014

Fifteen-year-old girl kidnapped, raped in Muzaffarnagar

A 15-year-old girl was raped allegedly by two youths at Firozabad village in Muzaffarnagar district, police said #Uttar Pradesh #India #Sexual violence #Crime #Rape #Murder #Muzaffarnagar #raped

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Fifteen-year-old girl kidnapped, raped in Muzaffarnagar

Sep 18, 2014

Nigerian police use torture to extract confessions, says Amnesty

Rights group says men, women and children are being subjected to beatings and sexual violence amid hunt for extremists Torture has become so institutionalised in the Nigerian police force that many stations have an informal torture officer, says Amne... #Amnesty International #Nigeria #Africa
Fifteen-year-old girl kidnapped, raped in Muzaffarnagar

Sep 18, 2014

Lingerie store withdraws 'crime scene' pants after 'rape' backlash

Lingerie brand Tezenis has removed a piece of underwear from a range on sale in its British store after receiving a backlash of criticism over the phrase ‘crime scene’ printed across them. The latest clothing gaffe saw social media users deriding the... #Europe #London
Fifteen-year-old girl kidnapped, raped in Muzaffarnagar

Sep 16, 2014

The Islamic State of Sexual Violence

The jihadists' rape campaign in Iraq and Syria is not a women's issue. It is a terror tactic and a crime against humanity. So why won't anyone in Washington talk about it... #Syria #Iraq