The report seeks to put back on the agenda some of the issues pertaining to the enjoyment of all human rights by all Afghan women that are being increasingly ignored. The problems identified in this report require further discussion and public debate.
Nada Bahlawan was shot and killed by her husband at dawn Jan. 22 in Beirut. The same day, a man stabbed his wife in south Lebanon after a dispute . On Dec. 16, British diplomat Rebecca Dykes was raped and murdered. Nine women were killed as of December.
This study aimed to determine the frequency and risk factors of domestic violence in women in Iran. It also assessed the association between risk factors and psychological, physical, and sexual violence against women by their intimate partners.
In the year to March 2017, 1.9 million people in England and Wales—1.2 women and 713,000 men—experienced domestic abuse, according to the Office for National Statistics. Two women are killed every week in England by a partner or ex-partner.
Women’s Aid, the national organisation supporting women and their children affected by domestic violence, launches a new report ‘Behind Closed Doors: Femicide Watch 1996 – 2016’. The Femicide Watch Report is the culmination of 20 years
The extent of violence against women is currently hidden. How should violence be measured? How should research and new ways of thinking about violence improve its measurement? Could improved measurement change policy?