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HuffPost Her Stories: How Tunisia’s 'Perfect On Paper' Domestic Violence Law Is Working
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Tunisia’s Violence Against Women Law Seemed Perfect On Paper. In Practice, It Hasn’t Been.
By Rihab Boukhayatia, HuffPost Maghreb
About a year after Law 58 was implemented, government officials and domestic violence survivors assessed how the protections fall short.
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Myanmar Debates Women’s Rights Amid Evidence Of Pervasive Sexual And Domestic Violence
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The parliament may finally pass a law next year to offer women some protection.
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HuffPost Her Stories: Immigrant Moms And Their Daughters Get Candid
Plus: Meet the single women having kids on their own terms.
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France Steps Up Fight Against Sexual Violence With Online Platform To Report Attacks
By Emily Feldman/HuffPost France/AFP, HuffPost France
“From now on, a few clicks can help each woman to make a fresh start: for herself, for her family, and perhaps to avoid the worst,” said Prime Minister Édouard Philippe.
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Domestic Violence Is The Most Common Killer Of Women Around The World
A U.N. report revealed that 87,000 women were murdered last year, and over half were killed by intimate partners or family members.
Stormy Daniels Vows To Drop Michael Avenatti If Domestic Abuse Charges Are True
The porn star said she is reserving judgment but may seek a new a lawyer depending on the results of an investigation.
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Amy Schumer Gets Candid About Fear Of Sexual Assault: 'Being A Woman Sucks'
Amy Schumer is saying what all women are feeling when they leave their house.
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Amy Schumer Says Women 'Live In Constant Fear Of Violence'
The comedian chatted with Dax Shepard about women's day-to-day burden of harassment and potential danger.
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Texas Man Accused Of Shooting Female Drivers Out Of Hatred For Women
Nicholas D'Agostino, 29, ranted on Facebook about "incompetent" female drivers, authorities say.
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Shocking Paris Video: Harasser Slaps Woman After She Tells Him To Shut Up
Student Marie Laguerre posts the cafe's video and says on Facebook: "We must not stay silent."
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Inside Incels' Looksmaxing Obsession: Penis Stretching, Skull Implants And Rage
Thousands of "involuntarily celibate" men in online forums are consumed by misogynist entitlement and a skin-deep quest for self-improvement.
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CULTURE & ARTS
'Dietland' Author Sarai Walker Wrote A Feminist Revenge Fantasy Long Before #MeToo
"When the book was published, people would say, 'Oh, why is this book so angry?' I don’t think they would ask that if it were published right now."
When Male 'Allies' Become Abusers
A psychologist explains why men who advocate for women's rights can be abusive in their private lives.
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The Only Way To 'Fix' Frats Is To End Frats As We Know Them
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Fraternities contradict the mission of education, which is to remove barriers to equality. They must evolve or die.
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India Approves Death Penalty For Child Rapists Amid Outrage Over Recent Cases
In the emergency meeting called by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the cabinet passed an executive order to amend the criminal law.
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Patriarchy Has Found A Home In The Pulpit
Modern theology not only perpetuates the abuse of women, but it preserves toxic masculinity in the church.
The Irony Of Joe Biden Trying To Protect Women By Threatening Donald Trump
Because responding to violence against women with more violence is, well, not the answer.
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Majority Of Voters Want Trump To Do More To Combat Violence Against Women
In a recent survey, more than two-thirds of voters said the president "needs to do and say more" on the issue.
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I Have Written The Same Story On Mass Shootings A Dozen Times
And I know I'll write it again.
Suspect Arrested For Fondling Himself In Public And Attacking Woman Who Confronted Him
"He started laughing [and] it was one of the most evil laughs I've heard," the victim said.
Peruvian Beauty Pageant Focuses On Women’s Rights
During this year’s Miss Peru pageant, instead of offering their physical measurements, contestants read statistics on violence against women.
Women Fight Back Against Femicide
Thousands of women protested Mexico’s rampant femicide after a 19-year-old was found murdered by her cab driver.
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The NRA Wants To Solve Domestic Violence By Arming Victims. It Probably Won't Work.
Adding guns to an already violent situation creates the potential for disaster.
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