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Shocked by the Statistics

30 Shocking Domestic Violence Statistics That Remind Us It’s An Epidemic This article has listed out a lot of different facts about domestic violence with many different groups of people involved. The statistics listed include different races, ages, and sexual … Continue reading

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App challenging violence against women

http://www.theguardian.com/global-development/2015/jun/02/phone-app-challenging-violence-against-women-mumbai-slum-dharavi The article I choose was about a new phone app that women in Dharavi, India have been given. ┬áThe slum is home to approximately 300,000 to 1 million people, the slum is also home to a big number of … Continue reading

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Tortured For Being Gay

Tortured For Being Gay I couldn’t find JUST the article so this page includes the petition but don’t anybody feel obligated! I received this email a few days ago and felt it was appropriate for this weeks discussions. So, Gambian … Continue reading

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Sexual Assault in the LGBT Community

http://www.nclrights.org/sexual-assault-in-the-lgbt-community/ Did you know that April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month? Since we are looking at violence in the LGBT community this week, I thought it would be appropriate to make a post about what is happening in the LGBT … Continue reading

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Military Rape: Have times changed?

http://www.latimes.com/opinion/la-oew-marshall30jan30-story.html I have scoured the internet looking for information pertaining to the topic of military rape based on the lesson we discussed on Thursday. I have found this one which gives information to the injustices commonly done to those who … Continue reading

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In Bangladesh, Grassroots Efforts to End Violence Against Women

http://www.voanews.com/content/in-bangladesh-grassroots-efforts-to-end-violence-against-women/2793800.html This article works to bring attention to the issue of widespread domestic violence towards women and girls throughout the country of Bangladesh. However, there is difficulty in eradicating this problem, due to the ingrained cultural norms that have been … Continue reading

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Laws Permitting Violence Against Women

Although we have all talked and learned a lot about violence against women since the beginning of class, this article was interesting to me because it has statistical information that I was unaware of. For example, marital rape is still … Continue reading

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Male on Male Violence

Male on Male Violence in the LGBTQ Community

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Women in photos won’t press charges in Penn state frat case

Women in photos won’t press charges in Penn state frat case This story is similar to a previous post about women reporting sexual violence. I think its very relevant especially given the recent stories in the News. In this case … Continue reading

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Police Cruelty, Violence and Rape in Tunisia

I found this article interesting because these bold women reached out to the community about their experiences with the local police forces. Under multiple dictatorships, it took a lot to expose the truths behind their local law enforcement departments. Hamida … Continue reading

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