Issues: Violence against women

See also: Violence, Women's rights
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NGO Focus with AWAM

The All Women's Action Society (AWAM) is an independent non-profit organisation that is involved specifically in areas concerning women's rights and countering violence against women. ...

Regions: Malaysia

Issues: Violence, Violence against women, Women's rights

Witnessed: 2877 times

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Female genital mutilation and oppression of women in rural Kenya

In rural Kenya, women and girls lead a very difficult life. One of their many sufferings has to do with female genital mutilation....

Regions: Kenya

Issues: Violence against women

Witnessed: 4053 times

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The Cut - female genital mutilation

Mary from Kenya and her community are preparing for her ceremonial cutting. Mary goes through the preparations and rituals in silence....

Regions: Kenya

Issues: Violence against women

Witnessed: 4274 times

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Female genital mutilation victim tells her story

Female Genital Mutilation - FGM - affects the lives of girls and women almost all over the world. Irene from Kenya shares here about how she was cut at the age of 16. ...

Regions: Kenya

Issues: Violence against women

Witnessed: 4381 times

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Results of our Meeting with President Calderón

BACKGROUND: Read the series of posts about our trip to Mexico City to meet with President Calderón to urge him to end feminicide in Mexico: ...

Regions: Mexico

Issues: Impunity, Rape and sexual abuse, Violence against women

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Mexico Trip Update - Slideshow

WITNESS staffers Tamaryn Nelson and Rebecca Lichtenfeld travel to Mexico City with musician and WITNESS founder Peter Gabriel to meet with Mexican President Felipe Calderón.  The mission?...

Regions: Mexico

Issues: Impunity, Rape and sexual abuse, Violence against women

Witnessed: 2408 times

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