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Special Report: Health official alleges ‘sexual slavery’ in Tigray; women blame soldiers
World

Special Report: Health official alleges ‘sexual slavery’ in Tigray; women blame soldiers

ADIGRAT, Ethiopia (Reuters) – The young mother was trying to get home with food for her two children when she…
Myanmar’s accusers slam Nobel laureate for genocide defense
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Myanmar’s accusers slam Nobel laureate for genocide defense

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Lawyers seeking to halt what they allege is an ongoing genocide in Myanmar have slammed…
‘Protecting rapists’: Protesters accuse Japan of failing women
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‘Protecting rapists’: Protesters accuse Japan of failing women

Women’s rights protesters are taking to the streets for the sixth time in as many months as anger mounts in…
Ten Egyptian policewomen join DR Congo UN mission
Egypt

Ten Egyptian policewomen join DR Congo UN mission

Ten Egyptian policewomen will join the police ranks of the United Nations Organization Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of…
Nobel Prize winner warns wildfires threaten Iraqi mass graves
Middle East

Nobel Prize winner warns wildfires threaten Iraqi mass graves

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Nobel Prize-winner and Yazidi activist Nadia Murad has warned that wildfires raging in northern Iraq…
Haitians march against rape after students sexually assaulted
Society

Haitians march against rape after students sexually assaulted

More than 1,000 Haitians took to the streets of the capital Port-au-Prince on Sunday to denounce sexual violence in the…
Thousands protest in ‘feminist tidal wave’ against sexist violence
Society

Thousands protest in ‘feminist tidal wave’ against sexist violence

  Tens of thousands of people rallied across Europe on Saturday against sexist violence, with more than 30,000 turning out…
#ShameOnWho campaign uses art to change Lebanese attitudes to rape
Middle East

#ShameOnWho campaign uses art to change Lebanese attitudes to rape

  BEIRUT (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – The hashtag #ShameOnWho? is being deployed as part of a new street art campaign…
Iraqi Nobel Peace winner urges global fight against genocide
Middle East

Iraqi Nobel Peace winner urges global fight against genocide

  WASHINGTON (AP) — A co-winner of this year’s Nobel Peace Prize called Monday for a global fight against genocide…
Defendant handed 10-year prison sentence over child rape
Egypt

Defendant handed 10-year prison sentence over child rape

Minya Criminal Court sentenced on Thursday a defendant who raped a child in 2016 in Maghagha, Minya, to 10 years…
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