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  • Article: Hundreds of Women Are Breaking Their Silence With These Four Words
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    Hundreds of Women Are Breaking Their Silence With These Four Words

    By Daniele Selby|Sept. 21, 2018

    Approximately 70% of sexual violence incidents in the US are not reported. Read more

  • Article: Kavanaugh's Supreme Court Fight Unfolds in Spotlight of #MeToo
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    Kavanaugh's Supreme Court Fight Unfolds in Spotlight of #MeToo

    Sept. 21, 2018|Voice of America

    Allegations of sexual misconduct against US Supreme Court nominee causes turmoil. Read more

  • Article: India Launches First Sex Offenders Register Amid Wave of Assaults
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    India Launches First Sex Offenders Register Amid Wave of Assaults

    Sept. 21, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Database will be accessible only to law enforcement agencies, with 440,000 names registered. Read more

  • Article: 4 Powerful African Women You Need to Know
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    4 Powerful African Women You Need to Know

    By Hlumelo Siphe Williams|Sept. 21, 2018

    In all sectors, women are being completely amazing. Read more

  • Article: This Nigerian Crime Fighter Uses the Spirit World to Catch Sex Traffickers
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    This Nigerian Crime Fighter Uses the Spirit World to Catch Sex Traffickers

    Sept. 21, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Before leaving for Europe, women are made to take part in black magic rituals, known as juju. Read more

  • Article: Yet Another Malaysian Teen Married Off to Man Nearly Three Times Her Age
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    Yet Another Malaysian Teen Married Off to Man Nearly Three Times Her Age

    By Daniele Selby|Sept. 20, 2018

    Her father said he was driven by poverty to marry the 15-year-old off. Read more

  • Article: Drink Spiking in the UK Has Increased by 108% in Just Three Years
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    Drink Spiking in the UK Has Increased by 108% in Just Three Years

    By James Hitchings-Hales|Sept. 20, 2018

    And yet the vast majority of cases go unreported. Read more

  • Article: 50 Girls Hospitalized After FGM in Burkina Faso, Dozens Arrested in Crackdown
    Girls & Women

    50 Girls Hospitalized After FGM in Burkina Faso, Dozens Arrested in Crackdown

    By Daniele Selby|Sept. 19, 2018

    Girls as young as 10 months old were hospitalized after undergoing FGM. Read more