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Sisters Uncut

Sisters Uncut
Every week in the UK, two people registered as women are killed at the hands of a partner or ex-partner. The cuts make it harder for people to leave dangerous relationships and live safely.
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Dec 14, 2017
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Harnessing the Power of Data for Girls: Taking Stock and Looking ahead to 2030 | UNICEF

Data tell us that the lives of girls today are better in many respects than those of preceding generations. Girls are now more likely to survive childhood, more likely to attend school and complete their education and less likely to be undernourished.
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Dec 4, 2017
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Violence against Women in Latin America and the Caribbean | Hemisphere Magazine

Gender-based violence is a scourge of societies worldwide and knows no barriers of class, ethnicity, race or religion along the long arc of history. Violence against women and girls is not cultural: It’s a crime.
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Jun 1, 2013

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Rome Marks International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women

Statistics from the Italian interior ministry reveal that 149 women were murdered. This year’s commemoration coincides with the unprecedented mobilisation of millions behind movements like #MeToo in a global protest against sexual harassment and assault.
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Dec 2, 2017
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A Story of Violence: 16 Objects show the Reality of Gender-based Violence around the world | United Nations Population Fund (UNPF)

Violence against women and girls is the most pervasive human rights abuse in the world, affecting every country and community. One in three women will experience some form of abuse in her lifetime.
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Nov 22, 2017
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Una Propuesta para contar Feminicidios en México | Animal Político

Between 2004 and 2016 26,266 women were killed in Mexico. In this article the authors estimate that 34% of them—8, 913 women—were victims of feminicide. However, the exact number is still unknown: statistics are insufficient.
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Nov 29, 2017
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Mexico

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Día Internacional contra la Violencia de género | EL PAÍS 2017

Gender-based violence continues to be present in society with thousands of victims around the world. Every November 25, voices of complaint rise globally in the pursuit of their definitive eradication. El Pais presents us these voices.
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Nov 25, 2017
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Journal Of Gender Based Violence

New journal on gender-based violence.
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May 30, 2017
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