Tag Archives: rape

India: Gender Inequality Seriously Harms Women and Girls

The problem of abuse of women in India will only be solved by changing entrenched culture norms that allow the abuse and degradation of women.

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Message to India: We Have to Bring Up Our Boys Differently

That the #MeToo movement has spread to India with such rapidity is a tribute to globalization.

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India: How to Deal With Rape?

India’s criminal justice system needs an overhaul. Politicians need to do far more than give in to populist impulses.

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South Sudan: Losing the Last Vestiges of Our Moral Fabric

“Never again,” adopted in the wake of the Second World War, has become nothing but an empty slogan in South Sudan, Syria, Libya and Yemen.

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Beyond Harvey Weinstein: Sextortion Around the Globe

Sextortion – the demand for sexual favors by powerful men – is especially prevalent in poor countries. It is the least investigated form of corruption in the world.

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South Korea/Japan: “Comfort Women” as a Political Football?

The tragic case of Japan’s WWII sex slaves.

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Uber’s Constant Overreach

India is not alone in battling the U.S. app phenom.

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The Connection Between Toilets and Rape in India

Around 65 percent of the rural population in India defecates in the open – this puts women at risk.

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10 Facts: “Open Defecation” in India

India needs to change some sanitation habits to protect health and safety.

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No Aid for Syrian Refugee Survivors of Rape

In Syria, once again, rape is being used as a weapon of war. What can be done?

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