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Argentines protest teen girl’s rape, killing

Argentines protest teen girl’s rape, killing

Oct 20, –  The protesters — mostly women, but also some men — marched in memory of Lucia Perez, a high school student who died on October 8 after drug dealers allegedly raped her and impaled her on a spike. Dressed in black, thousands of Argentines took to the streets Wednesday to protest the brutal […]

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Europe-wide protection orders for victims of domestic violence becomes law

Europe-wide protection orders for victims of domestic violence becomes law

June 8, AP – European Union Ministers of Justice agreed today at the Council of the European Union to pioneer a Europe-wide protection order for survivors of violence. The new regulation complements the ‘European protection order’ adopted in December 2011, extending its application from criminal to civil matters. It will guarantee that victims and survivors […]

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Bullied Kids More Likely to Self-Harm as Teens

Bullied Kids More Likely to Self-Harm as Teens

June 1 – Children who are bullied in elementary school are almost five times more likely to engage in self-harm by the time they are teenagers, according to a new study. Based on their findings, the British researchers behind the study concluded that no form of bullying — from name-calling to physical abuse — should […]

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Afghan conservative lawmakers block law on women’s rights

Afghan conservative lawmakers block law on women’s rights

May 19, KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The fierce opposition highlights how tenuous women’s rights remain a dozen years after the ouster of the hard-line Taliban regime, whose strict interpretation of Islam once kept Afghan women virtual prisoners in their homes. Conservative religious lawmakers in Afghanistan blocked legislation on Saturday aimed at strengthening provisions for women’s […]

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