Violence against women

Le Comité des Ministres du Conseil de l'Europe a adopté des mesures innovantes pour combattre la violence contre les femmes, engageant vivement ses 44 Etats membres à renforcer leur législation et à oeuvrer à modifier les comportements.
The rally, organised jointly by the Acid Survivors Foundation and the Bengali daily Prothom Alo, was aimed at displaying the collective shame and anger of Bangladeshi men.
A young woman has won a court battle to have her forced marriage annulled.
An Afghan woman teacher in Kandahar has been targeted in an acid-attack following a leaflet campaign in the former Taliban stronghold, according to a city official.
European Parliament motion for resolution (under Rule 50).
Reports of Radhika Coomaraswamy, Special Rappporteur on violence against women.
Protest against the threats and intimidation unleashed on women activists of the social work organisation SANGRAM and the prostitutes collective VAMP (Veshya AIDS Mukabla Parishad) by the Nippani Circle Inspector of Police Satish Khot and the Shiv Sena corporator of Nippani.
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