International Women’s Day in Madrid draws 40,000 protesters Municipal officials estimated at least 40,000 people had rallied in Madrid, and smaller protests were held in Barcelona and other cities. Around 40,000 protesters took to the streets of Madrid to mark International Women’s Day and call for an end to domestic violence. Gathered in the centralRead More
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A systematic mode of thinking is required to ensure rape victims are not blamed for their suffering. Binarism – overly simplistic evaluations – is a default position that causes considerable damage. Sex education and support for feminist movements are vital. http://www.opendemocracy.net/alexios-arvanitis/politics-of-impotence
Protest against unethical media coverage of Tehelka Case: The Network of Women in Media, India is deeply concerned about what appears to be a renewed media campaign that threatens the course of justice in the sexual assault and rape case involving the former editor of Tehelka, Tarun Tejpal. Courtesy: http://www.kractivist.org/protest-against-unethical-media-coverage-of-tehelka-case-vaw/?subscribe=success#blog_subscription-2
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The chairperson of the state commission for women of Goa, Vidya Shet, on Monday hit out at the managing editor of the Tehelka magazine, Shoma Chaudhury, in the journalist sexual assault case. She condemned Chaudhury and said that she should be arrested as she has given protection to the accused. http://www.hindustantimes.com/audio-news-video/AV-India/Shoma-Chaudhury-should-be-arrested-Vidya-Shet/Article2-1155623.aspx?hts0021
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