News-Coffee9-150x150Welcome to 99th edition of The Pixel Project’s VAW e-News Digest!

A doctor was sentenced to prison after involvement in FGM led to the death of a patient. The case is the first trial of its kind in Egypt.

Several VAW awareness movements have gone viral. In the United States the Super Bowl ads includes one on domestic violence awareness, creating strong reactions. A video from Peru about men catcalling their mothers by mistake has gone viral.

Two countries have stepped up their efforts to eradicate domestic violence: Saudi Arabia’s Shoura Council has agreed to set up a panel on domestic violence and Papua New Guinea will launch a free domestic violence helpline this year.

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Violence Against Women – General


 

Domestic Violence


 

Sexual Assault / Rape


 

Sex Trafficking


 

Female Genital Mutilation


 

Forced Marriage and Honour Killing


 

Activism

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