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Islamabad [Pakistan], February 13 (ANI): During the peak of COVID-19 pandemic between January and December last year, when people were forced to stay inside their homes, Pakistan reported 2,297 cases of violence against women from 25 districts across the country, according to a report by the
Kathmandu [Nepal], February 13 (ANI): Hundreds of women's rights activists and members of the civil society marched on streets of Kathmandu protesting the government's apathy and failure to control increasing cases of violence against women in the country.
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Durban [South Africa], January 18 (ANI): Cricket South Africa (CSA) on Monday acted on the call from President Cyril Ramaphosa to act against the scourge of violence against women and children by officially launching one of the most anticipated events on South Africa's cricketing calendar, t
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New York [US], January 13 (ANI): Human Rights Watch in its World Report 2021 said that Prime Minister Imran Khan-led Pakistan government intensified its crackdown on the media, political opponents and civil society in 2020, while failing to stem violence against women and minorities.
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Nicosia [Cyprus], January 4 (ANI): On December 29 in Istanbul, a man named Kemal Delbe set on fire his former girlfriend Aylin Sozer, a lecturer at the Istanbul Aydin University, pouring a flammable liquid on her. Her murderer narrowly escaped lynching by Sozer's neighbours when taken in
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New Delhi [India], December 23 (ANI/BusinessWire India): The United States Agency for International Development (USAID)-funded Sustaining Health Outcomes Project through Private Sector (SHOPS) Plus and Momspresso.com, India's largest platform for mothers, have today announced the launch of a
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Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], December 10 (ANI): The Maharashtra Cabinet on Wednesday approved the introduction of two draft bills pertaining to the prevention of incidents of violence and atrocities against women and children in the state.
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Kinshasa [Democratic Republic of the Congo], November 28 (ANI/BusinessWire India): Merck Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Merck KGaA Germany, underscored their long term commitment through starting their partnership with The First Lady of Democratic Republic of the Congo, Denise Nyakeru
Gaborone [Botswana], November 26 (ANI/BusinessWire India): Merck Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Merck Germany, marks the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women with the announcement of "Stop GBV" Poster Contest in partnership with Neo Jane Masisi, The First Lad
New Delhi [India], November 25 (ANI/BusinessWire India): As violence against women and girls intensifies in the aftermath of COVID-19, students from Manipal Academy of Higher Education (MAHE) came together to create a musical composition urging citizens to ensure justice and build a safer In
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Brussels [Belgium], November 18 (ANI): Several Members of European Parliament (MEP) raised concern regarding cases of violence against women in Pakistan following a brutal motorway rape case in Lahore in September.
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New Delhi [India], October 9 (ANI): The Hathras incident has drawn attention to violence against women, but calling India unsafe for women appears to be incorrect, and a comparative study of violence in different countries is needed, according to IIM Rohtak director Dheeraj Sharma.