To heal society the first step is to ‘destigmatize’ rape

To heal society the first step is to ‘destigmatize’ rape

Jessica Buchleitner – WNN Opinion (WNN) GLOBAL: Although convicted of 13 counts of murder, 5 attempted murders, 11 sexual assaults and 14 burglaries, serial killer and rapist Richard Ramirez receives hundreds of letters every year from adoring women at San Quentin State Prison. Some arrive with lipsticked kisses and others with photographs. The state of California […]

Nobel Peace Laureates find women witnesses in Latin American genocide

Nobel Peace Laureates find women witnesses in Latin American genocide

WNN Breaking (WNN/NWI) Ottowa, Ontario, CANADA: An independent fact-finding delegation to Mexico, Honduras and Guatemala, led by Nobel Peace Laureates Jody Williams and Rigoberta Menchú Tum, found that violence against women — including murder, rape and forced disappearances — has reached a crisis point in the region.  The Nobel Peace Laureates are calling for concerted […]

UN’s Bachelet says ending pandemic violence against women is priority

UN’s Bachelet says ending pandemic violence against women is priority

YONCA POYRAZ DOĞAN, Istanbul – Today’s Zaman – Monday, 16 May, 2011 (originally published 15 May) UN Women’s Executive Director Michelle Bachelet, who was formerly Chile’s president, has told Today’s Zaman for Monday Talk that ending pandemic violence against women is one the top priorities of the United Nations, which created UN Women in September […]