Argentina brings cruel statistics to the practice of femicide

Argentina brings cruel statistics to the practice of femicide

Vanessa Rivera de La Fuente – WNN Opinion (WNN) Buenos Aires, ARGENTINA: Across the world one femicide occurs every 30 hours. For “La Casa del Encuentro,” a woman’s advocacy association located in the capital city of Buenos Aires, the term femicide is more than just a political concept. It is also considered one of the most […]

Study: Indian Women Are the Most Stressed on Earth

Study: Indian Women Are the Most Stressed on Earth

Rachel Goldstein – TIME magazine – Friday, 16 July, 2011 (originally published 13 July) As women around the world enjoy broader opportunities and expanding roles, they’re also experiencing one other increase in their lives — stress. In one of their latest reports, Women of Tomorrow, Nielsen released stats that revealed where the most stressed-out women […]

16 Days of Activism: Speaking out against sexual violence in Colombia

16 Days of Activism: Speaking out against sexual violence in Colombia

UNHCR – Friday, 10 December, 2010 (originally published 6 Dec) BOGOTÁ, Colombia, December 6 (UNHCR) – The annual 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Violence campaign ending next week has special meaning for uprooted women in Colombia, where one in every six of them is a victim of sexual violence. Moreover, according to the country’s […]