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American Court Opens Historic Hearing into Venezuela Rape and Torture Case

Linda Loaiza is challenging the Venezuelan state in the Inter-American Court of Human Rights over failure to deliver justice in case that highlights impunity on violence against women.
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Feb 6, 2018
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One Woman Dead Every Three Days: Domestic Abuse in Numbers | The Guardian

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.
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Dec 14, 2017
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Mexico: Murders of Women Rise Sharply as Drug War Intensifies | The Guardian

Of more than 50,000 killings of women since 1985, nearly a third took place in last six years, official report says.
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Dec 14, 2017
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Femicide the Rallying Cry for Families of Girls Killed in Guatemalan Orphanage Fire | Rossalyn Warren | The Guardian

Lawyers claim the disaster that killed 41 girls at the San José Pinula children’s shelter reflects wider state failings on the protection of women in Guatemala
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May 4, 2017
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