Issues: Violence against women

See also: Violence, Women's rights
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Reference Guide for Anti-Trafficking Legislative Review

In order to promote a more comprehensive approach towards the fight against trafficking in human beings and protection of the rights of trafficked persons, this reference guide is structured according...

Regions: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Canada

Issues: Human trafficking, Sexual exploitation, Slavery & forced labor

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Operation Bold Employee- domestic worker protest in Peru

Hundreds marched onto the beaches of Asia, a Peruvian resort south of Lima, under the banner “Basta de Racismo” (Stop Racism), after domestic workers were banned from swimming at the beaches befor...

Regions: Peru

Issues: Racial discrimination, Torture, Violence against women

Witnessed: 12711 times

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Everywoman-Women and the Politics of Water - Part 2

In the second part of our programme on women and the politics of water we look at women fighting back for control over their water resources.

Regions: Global

Issues: Violence against women, Water

Witnessed: 1877 times

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Forced Labor in China (Graphic)

Two policemen handcuffed this woman to a heating pipe and shocked her with three electric batons continuously for seven hours, burning her face to a crisp. This photo was taken 10 days later.

Regions: China

Issues: Slavery & forced labor, Torture, Violence against women

Witnessed: 21427 times

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China: Government’s video-censorship foiled

When a young teacher is found dead outside her apartment building in Ruian, the police report concludes suicide, but her family and students suspect a cover-up....

Regions: China

Issues: Freedom of opinion & expression, Police brutality, Violence against women

Witnessed: 37008 times

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China: Videos emerge of clashes between police and students in Jiangxi [via GV/WITNESS]

[Originally published here as part of WITNESS's collaboration with Global Voices Online]

Regions: China

Issues: Impunity, Police brutality, Violence against women

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Egypt: Cairo's women speak out against violence [via GV/WITNESS]

[Originally published here as part of WITNESS's collaboration with Global Voices Online]

Regions: Egypt

Issues: Poverty, Violence against women

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