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International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women

Posted by Artemis on November 24, 2014 at 5:10 PM Comments comments (0)


End Violence against Women

Look out for our new 2014 In Focus package coming this Thursday 20 November!

The Issue


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It's a man's world

Posted by Artemis on November 19, 2014 at 6:30 AM Comments comments (0)


101 East

It's a man's world

Can perpetrators of violence against women play a role in preventing it and to what extent can early intervention help?

101 East Last Modified: 08 Mar 2013 19:35

Gang rape hit the headlines last year after the brutal attack of a woman on a bus in India’s capital, Delhi.

But new research suggests that gang rape is a wider ...

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Want to end sexual violence against women? Fix the men

Posted by Artemis on November 11, 2014 at 3:05 PM Comments comments (0)


A crisis of masculinity needs to be addressed in order to see a reduction in sexual violence against women.

Last updated: 13 Aug 2014 13:34

Bina Shah is an award-winning Pakistani writer from Karachi. She is a contributing opinion w...

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It's Time the Law Changes - Domestic Abuse Is About Perpetrators Using Their Control, Not Losing Control

Posted by Artemis on November 5, 2014 at 8:05 AM Comments comments (0)


Laura Richards

Chief Executive of Paladin, author of DASH Risk Model and the book Policing Domestic Violence

Posted: 17/10/2014 17:21 BST Updated: 17/10/2014 17:59 BST

The consultation has just closed on whether the law should be strengthened on domestic abuse. I firmly believe ...

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These Remarkable Women Are Fighting ISIS. It's Time You Know Who They Are

Posted by Artemis on October 29, 2014 at 9:05 AM Comments comments (0)


By Elizabeth Griffin

Editor's Note: The efforts of the YPJ are remarkable but Marie Claire does not condone the use of child soldiers in any capacity. This article has been edited to reflect that.

There's a group of 7,500 soldiers who have been fighting an incalculably dange...

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Labels against women

Posted by Artemis on October 22, 2014 at 12:15 AM Comments comments (0)

If you're going to warn girls about being "sluts", warn them about the dangers of marriage

Posted by Artemis on October 15, 2014 at 1:45 PM Comments comments (0)


Amanda Marcotte

16 Sep 2014

Sadly, not actually a sign of respect.

Tracy Moore at Jezebel wrote a post titled “What Forme...

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Dispatches: A Step Forward Today in Ending Violence Against Women in Europe

Posted by Artemis on October 8, 2014 at 11:45 AM Comments comments (0)


August 1, 2014

Gauri van Gulik

While wars in Gaza, Syria, Iraq, and elsewhere grab the attention of the world, a different, everyday struggle rages in Europe: violence against women. One in three women in the European Union has experienced some form of physica...

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New Domestic Abuse Law Could Include 'Psychological Abuse' - But What Exactly Does That Mean?

Posted by Artemis on September 30, 2014 at 4:15 PM Comments comments (0)


The Huffington Post UK

Posted: 22/08/2014 11:05 BST Updated: 22/08/2014 11:59 BST

A new domestic abuse law could criminalise 'psychological abuse' in intimate relationships.

This move h...

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10 Everyday Sexisms and What Do You Do About Them

Posted by Artemis on September 24, 2014 at 12:00 PM Comments comments (0)

Soraya Chemaly

Feminist, writer, and satirist (not always in that order)


This post is updated from an earlier version that appeared on Role Reboot.

Research show...

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