Why do men rape? Comparing the epidemic from East to West

Why do men rape? Comparing the epidemic from East to West

Sarah Honan with Elaine Replogle / WNN Interviews (WNN) Waterford, IRELAND, WESTERN EUROPE: Two women leave their homes to spend time with friends. One goes with her friend to see a new movie that has just been released called “Life of Pi.” The other woman goes to a local and well-loved gathering place called the Tin […]

From Ohio captivity to dynamic survivors: Amanda Berry, Gina DeJesus & Michelle Knight

From Ohio captivity to dynamic survivors: Amanda Berry, Gina DeJesus & Michelle Knight

WNN Breaking (WNN) Cleveland, Ohio, UNITED STATES, AMERICAS: In a combined public statement of public gratefulness Amanda Berry, Gina DeJesus and Michell Knight used Youtube to thank everyone who have continued to offer them support and strength since their forced captivity ordeal. This act of thanks is the first time any of the women have […]

Trauma for rape survivors in war-torn countries heals under group therapy

Trauma for rape survivors in war-torn countries heals under group therapy

Jessica Berman for VOA – WNN Breaking (WNN/VOA) Washington D.C., UNITED STATES, AMERICAS: A new study has found that a form of psychological treatment, called group cognitive therapy, helps ease and reverse the emotional symptoms of victims of rape in war-torn countries where highly-trained psychologists are few and far between. The good news, say researchers, […]

United Nations unites with global activism for One Billion Rising

United Nations unites with global activism for One Billion Rising

WNN Breaking (WNN/UN) United Nations, New York, UNITED STATES: United Nations officials today joined millions of people around the world who are taking a stance against violence against women as part of the ‘One Billion Rising’ campaign. The One Billion Rising campaign, sponsored by the V-day Organization, seeks to mobilize men and women around the […]

Sexual assault awareness equals The Clothesline Project

Sexual assault awareness equals The Clothesline Project

Elahe Amani – WNN Opinion (WNN) Los Angeles, CALIFORNIA: Sexual assault is one of the most detrimental types of violence against women.  Even in the societies where women’s advances and more protective rights are in place,  sexual assault is still considered a crime that is most often not fully reported. The burden of violence is […]