Domestic violence

By IndepthAfrica
In Djibouti
Mar 8th, 2014
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Facing inequality, poverty and domestic violence, Ethiopian women are aspiring for a better future, as millions around the world as marking the International Women’s Day. “I support my family. I pay school fees for my sisters and brothers. I am also married,” Elzabeth Beyene, 21, a ...
By IndepthAfrica
In Article
Mar 20th, 2013
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After the rape of Anene Booysen and other acts of violence outraged many South Africans, some organisations have publicly demonstrated their view that enough is enough. GREG NICOLSON & SHASHA MODIKE look at a few groups who have expressed their outrage and want to do something about violence agai...
By IndepthAfrica
In Article
Dec 8th, 2012
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Gender equality is an issue that is afforded a significant amount of attention right now in Ethiopia. Many facets of public policy are designed to ensure the representation and benefit of women. For these reasons and many others, including the scores of exemplary women who have taken the lead against...
By IndepthAfrica
In Article
Mar 8th, 2012
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Marren Akatsa-Bukachi Ending gender-based violence will mean changing cultural concepts about masculinity. This includes recognition of the importance of active engagement of men and women at all levels, whether they are policy makers, parents, spouses or young boys and girls. It is significant that ...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Feb 20th, 2012
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A Kenyan men’s lobby group has called for a six-day food boycott to highlight what it says is increasing domestic violence against men. The organisation, Maendeleo Ya Wanaume, wants Kenyan men to stop eating meals cooked at home by wives and partners. It says men should instead eat together out...
By IndepthAfrica
In Press Releases
Dec 16th, 2011
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United Nations Special Rapporteur Rashida Manjoo urged* Friday the UN community, donors and other stakeholders to address more directly the needs of the Somalian people by balancing between immediate humanitarian requirements and the promotion and protection of women’s human rights. “I have hea...
By benim
In Article
Dec 2nd, 2011
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New reports show that HIV-positive women may face more gender-based violence than HIV-negative women. Women make up 50 percent of the 34 million people living with HIV-AIDS globally, and the vast majority of HIV-positive women acquired the infection as a result of heterosexual sex. World AIDS Day 201...
By benim
In Children & Youth
Mar 29th, 2011
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South African children aged 12 to 17 are more likely to be raped than people of any other age, in a country where the incidence of rape is among the world’s highest, a minister said Tuesday. The women’s minister, Lulu Xingwana, said the finding was based on a study of people who sought he...
By benim
In Abuse
Oct 17th, 2010
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I am sure that most of you have heard of the name O. J. Simpson. Juice, as he was affectionately called by the media, rose to prominence playing American football. He was quite exceptional at this game. In various selections, he was named NFL player of the year in 1972, 1973, and 1975. Of course, [&h...