News-Coffee9-150x150Welcome to the 91st edition of the Pixel Project’s VAW e-News Digest!

The Copenhagen Consensus Centre has conducted a study and reveals that domestic violence costs more lives and financial loss worldwide than wars.

In Australia, a survey reveals that many people still trivialize and excuse forms of violence against women, including believing that drunkenness makes a person ‘partially responsible’ for rape.

The United States marks 20 years of the Violence Against Women Act. Read Vice President Joe Biden’s address on it. On this same fortnight, President Obama launches the ‘It’s On Us’ campaign, seeking to end rape on campus.

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Violence Against Women – General News

 


Domestic Violence

 


Rape and Sexual Assault

 


Sex / Human Trafficking

 


Female Genital Mutilation

 


Forced Marriage and Honour Killings

 


Street Harassment

 


Activism

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