News-Coffee9-150x150Welcome to the 101st edition of The Pixel Project’s VAW e-News Digest.

Criticism of Fifty Shades of Grey for glamourizing domestic violence continues. Closely linked is news that Papua New Guinea tops search engines for pornography, sparking debate on whether there is a correlation between pornography and erotica with violence against women.

The killing of a rape victim in Turkey has sparked protests and dialogue on violence against women in the country. One of the more interesting protests is a campaign by men wearing miniskirts, drawing attention to the issue and creating a powerful statement on being an ally.

Elsewhere around the world:

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General Violence Against Women

 


Domestic Violence

 


Rape / Sexual Assault

 


Human/Sex Trafficking

 


Female Genital Mutilation

 


Honour Killing and Forced Marriage

 


Activism

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