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Gender-based violence "comes from a mindset, an idea that is so deeply ingrained that it is almost impossible to retrain", said Ran.(Pixabay)

Men enlisted to fight 'tradition' of gender violence in Cambodia

Reuters |
PUBLISHED ON JAN 25, 2021 11:41 AM IST
Ran is among 30 men coached by Gender and Development for Cambodia, a non-profit, to identify and root out violence against women by intervening in disputes, holding workshops and acting as a go-to for victims and authorities in communities.
Rights advocates say there is still a pressing need to raise more awareness of the issue.(Unsplash)
Rights advocates say there is still a pressing need to raise more awareness of the issue.(Unsplash)

Gender violence takes centre-stage in new Spanish opera

Reuters |
PUBLISHED ON JAN 09, 2021 05:02 PM IST
Spain was a pioneer in introducing gender-targeted violence legislation and the government keeps a widely reported public tally of women who have been killed by partners or ex-partners.
Under the new measures, victims will be able to access improved support services, emergency accommodation and claim a new social benefit for those at risk of extreme poverty.(Unsplash)
Under the new measures, victims will be able to access improved support services, emergency accommodation and claim a new social benefit for those at risk of extreme poverty.(Unsplash)

Spain provides lockdown support for trafficking victims, prostitutes

Barcelona | By Reuters
UPDATED ON APR 22, 2020 02:43 PM IST
Spain unveiled on Tuesday a series of measures aimed at helping prostitutes and victims of trafficking and sexual exploitation survive the country’s coronavirus lockdown.
Indian activists holds placards as they protest against violence and crimes against women, Siliguri ,July 26, 2013(AFP/Getty Images)
Indian activists holds placards as they protest against violence and crimes against women, Siliguri ,July 26, 2013(AFP/Getty Images)

Tackling gender violence: Why police need to work with people

Hindustan Times | By Lalita Panicker
UPDATED ON DEC 22, 2019 06:03 PM IST
Given the alarming rate at which crimes against women and girls is increasing, the police have to be made more aware of gender justice and its myriad forms. We have a strong government; there is no excuse not to begin these reforms.
Students marched inside the campus on Thursday demanding justice for a varsity student who was allegedly raped last Friday.
Students marched inside the campus on Thursday demanding justice for a varsity student who was allegedly raped last Friday.

JNU students protest, demand justice for fellow raped last week

New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON AUG 12, 2019 08:50 AM IST
Carrying posters, students raised slogans demanding gender justice on campus along with revival of the anti-sexual harassment committee, GSCASH, which was replaced with the ICC.
Activists take out a candlelight protest to condemn rising incidence of sexual crimes against women across the country at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi recently.(Saarthak Aurora/ HT Photo)
Activists take out a candlelight protest to condemn rising incidence of sexual crimes against women across the country at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi recently.(Saarthak Aurora/ HT Photo)

We need strong response from church on gender violence: Women’s group

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON AUG 15, 2018 05:31 AM IST
The church’s response to recent allegations of rape against priests was discussed at the first national convention of Indian Christian Women’s Movement in Pune.
All India Dalit Mahila Adhikar Manch general secretary Asha Kotwal (right) at the United Nations Human Rights Council meeting.(HT Photo)
All India Dalit Mahila Adhikar Manch general secretary Asha Kotwal (right) at the United Nations Human Rights Council meeting.(HT Photo)

Dalit women’s group bats for rights at United Nations forum

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Dhamini Ratnam
PUBLISHED ON JUN 22, 2018 07:32 AM IST
The All India Dalit Mahila Adhikar Manch (AIDMAM), a collective of Dalit women and girls, which works as an advocacy forum, released a report —Voices Against Caste Impunity: Narratives of Dalit Women — and showed a short documentary, #DalitWomenFight.
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