News-Coffee9-150x150Welcome to the 95th edition of The Pixel Project’s VAW e-News Digest!

Shortly after the news of violence against women and sexual assault by Canadian celebrity radio host Jian Ghomeshi, rape allegations began to swirl around actor and comedian Bill Cosby, prompting cancellation of talk shows and the sharing of stories from rape survivors around the world on why they did not make reports.

In Ireland and the United Kingdom, the proposal to adopt the Swedish model of criminalising the purchase of sex ignites debate on whether it is effective against sex trafficking.

The United Nations pushes a new plan to eradicate female genital mutilation and assesses the possibility of involving men and boys in gender equality work in India and the world.

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The Pixel Project Team


 

Violence Against Women – General

 


 

Domestic Violence

 


 

Sexual Assault / Rape

 


 

Sex / Human Trafficking

 


 

Female Genital Mutilation

 


 

Honour Killing and Forced Marriages

 


 

Street / Sexual Harassment

 


 

Activism

 

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