Tag: violence against women
At least 137 sexual offences are committed per day, mainly against women in South Africa.
Yusra Ali Salm says she and her son feel safe in Malaysia.
Under the marital rape exception in Section 375 of the Penal Code, it is not rape even if a husband has sexual intercourse with his wife without her consent.
A survey by aid agency Oxfam, interviewed 4,731 men and women aged 15 to 25 in Bolivia, Cuba, Colombia, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua and the Dominican Republic, showed violence against women is seen as normal.
Bulgaria's ruling GERB party withdrew the Istanbul Convention, which combats violence against women, from being ratified in parliament.
Moroccan police are now attempting to "identify the attacker" and "determine where and when this crime took place".
If ratified, the Council of Europe convention would prevent and combat violence against women in Croatia.
The new law recognises physical, moral and sexual abuse as well as abuse in the form of financial exploitation.
Slovakia followed the lead of Bulgaria, which also recently rejected the same treaty, by doing so.
Yendi Guadalupe Torres Castellanos was murdered in her car in Pánuco.
France's first lady Brigitte Macron will be personally involved with an effort to raise awareness of harassment in schools.
Threatening and provocative actions are undermining Malaysian values, says Hafidzah Mustakim.
Awam training adviser says the White Ribbon Run hopes to send the message that men are the "solution" to end domestic violence and not the root cause of it.