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NCW, Plan International Egypt organize regional conference on violence against women and girls and COVID-19
Egypt’s National Council for Women launched 16-day campaign to combat violence against women, which will continue until 10 December
The event joined the global community in launching the 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence. The 16 day period commences every year on 25 November, which marks the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, and runs until International Human Rights Day on 10 December.
Thus women rights activists and organisations are calling for action to be taken to protect young girls and women from the violence they are exposed to.
The symposium included a theatrical to address how to deal with cases of sexual harassment and economic exploitation of women
The campaign starts every 25 November which marks the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, dubbed Orange Day, and runs until 10 December, the Human Rights Day.
Chan said the prolonged violence, including vandalizing shops and public facilities, has taken its toll on both Hong Kong’s economy and its reputation as a safe global commercial and financial centre.
They gathered in Kadikoy neighborhood on the Asian side of Istanbul, repeating chants, like “Stop the murder of women!”, “Stop male violence!”, and “Do not ignore violence! Do something!”. They highlighted various harsh stories of women who have been recently murdered across the country.
Campaign to find an end to the culturally acceptable behaviour of mistreating children, and using various kinds of violence against adolescences
Almost every day we read hundreds of reports of violence triggered by ethnic, religious or cultural hatred all over the world. It was dreadful to hear about the recent massacre at Walmart in Texas
Defendants in “Popular Resistance in Kerdas” case were facing accusations of establishing illegal group, using violence, and violating the laws
The ongoing confrontation has threatened to destabilize Libya’s energy sector and exacerbated the tragedy of human migration in the Mediterranean.
The Violence and Harassment Convention 2019 and Violence and Harassment Recommendation 2019, were adopted by delegates on the final day of the Centenary International Labour Conference (ILC) in Geneva.
Culture itself justifies physical violence, views beating children as form of discipline
Violence-victim shelters exist in Egypt; they change lives
Tadween aims to investigate reasons of increased harassment crimes, identify perpetrator motives behind these delinquencies
43% of women in Egypt were exposed to psychological violence; 32% to physical violence; 12% to sexual violence; 17% to various forms of violence by husbands or fiancés; most common type of violence was physical violence from husband: CAPMAS
Amid efforts to reach a ceasefire to end hostilities, Gaza factions launched dozens of rockets into southern Israel, which responded by carrying out scores of air strikes into the strip. The Palestinian Health Ministry said that three Palestinians have been killed: a pregnant woman, a toddler and a Hamas militant and six others were wounded …
Dream of Ottoman caliphate is one of reasons why Turkey entered Syrian territory
Angry mob attacked Coptic citizens in house used for prayer
Inheritance law very important as women are victims most vulnerable to this crime, says Sakina Fouad
About 750 million females married before 18th birthday in 2017, says UNICEF
The economic impact of violence on the global economy in 2016 amounted to $14.3tr
The court fined all the accused with a total amount of EGP 340,000
The initiative proposes ending both militant and security-led attacks
The campaign originally aimed to share female stories of success and breaking social taboos, yet their teaser ads caused a wave of criticism
The court also sentenced two other members to five years in prison and acquitted one defendant