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Indian Lawmakers Take Key Steps Toward Recognizing the Importance of Consent
February 28, 2017
Indian Lawmakers Take Key Steps Toward Recognizing the Importance of Consent
Two recent developments in India suggest slow but sure change in how gender-based violence is viewed in the country.
Indian Lawmakers Take Key Steps Toward Recognizing the Importance of Consent
Honor Killings in Afghanistan and Pakistan
December 30, 2016
Honor Killings in Afghanistan and Pakistan
What the two neighbors can learn from each other's efforts to protect women.
Honor Killings in Afghanistan and Pakistan
A Curious Change to India's Domestic Violence Law
November 26, 2016
A Curious Change to India's Domestic Violence Law
An October 2016 ruling by the Indian Supreme Court considerably changes a 2006 law on preventing domestic violence.
A Curious Change to India's Domestic Violence Law
#JusticeForJisha: How Well Has India Come to Handle Rape and Violence Against Women?
May 12, 2016
#JusticeForJisha: How Well Has India Come to Handle Rape and Violence Against Women?
After a brutal rape shook India in 2013, how has the country broached the issue of rape and sexual assault?
#JusticeForJisha: How Well Has India Come to Handle Rape and Violence Against Women?
Cafe Sheroes: A Place for Acid Attack Victims in India
March 16, 2016
Cafe Sheroes: A Place for Acid Attack Victims in India
One Indian cafe has made it self a place of refuge and recovery for India's acid attack victims.
Cafe Sheroes: A Place for Acid Attack Victims in India
Pakistan’s Prime Minister Vows to Stop Honor Killings
March 01, 2016
Pakistan’s Prime Minister Vows to Stop Honor Killings
Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif is determined to put an end to honor killings.
Pakistan’s Prime Minister Vows to Stop Honor Killings
4 Sentenced to Death in Farkhunda Murder Trial
May 07, 2015
4 Sentenced to Death in Farkhunda Murder Trial
The four day trial strikes some as too short, with actual justice lacking.
4 Sentenced to Death in Farkhunda Murder Trial
Papua New Guinea’s Tragic Witch-Hunts
October 21, 2014
Papua New Guinea’s Tragic Witch-Hunts
Every year, dozens of men, women and children are brutally murdered on accusations of witchcraft or sorcery.
Papua New Guinea’s Tragic Witch-Hunts
Medievalism in Modern India
February 05, 2014
Medievalism in Modern India
India's economy might be growing, but its society has major problems.
Medievalism in Modern India
India: Newly Released Guns For Women Do More Harm Than Good
February 01, 2014
India: Newly Released Guns For Women Do More Harm Than Good
A handgun isn't the right way to prevent violence against women in India.
India: Newly Released Guns For Women Do More Harm Than Good
Violence Against Women in Afghanistan Peaked in 2013
January 14, 2014
Violence Against Women in Afghanistan Peaked in 2013
Despite a 2009 law, violence against women is on the rise in Afghanistan, hitting record levels in 2013.
Violence Against Women in Afghanistan Peaked in 2013
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