Violence against women

Violence against women is a technical term used to collectively refer to violent acts that are primarily or exclusively committed against women. Similar to a hate crime, this type of violence targets a specific group with the victim's gender as a primary motive. The United Nations General Assembly defines "violence against women" as "any act of gender-based violence that results in, or is likely to result in, physical, sexual or mental harm or suffering to women, including threats of such acts, coercion or arbitrary deprivation of liberty, whether occurring in public or in private life." The 1993 Declaration on the Elimination of Violence Against Women noted that this violence could be perpetrated by assailants of either gender, family members and even the "State" itself. Worldwide governments and organizations actively work to combat violence against women through a variety of programs. A UN resolution designated November 25 as International Day for the Elimination of Violence...
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Shailendra Dhodi - Shocking life of Middle East women
In the latest killing spree from terror outfit ISIS, 31 women were massacred in their home over suspicions they were prostitutes in Iraq. Image courtesy: Procured via Google Search more »
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Shailendra Dhodi - Shocking life of Middle East women
In the latest killing spree from terror outfit ISIS, 31 women were massacred in their home over suspicions they were prostitutes in Iraq. Image courtesy: Procured via Google Search more »
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Anand Dubey - Men can Stop Rape
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Sumit Kumar - Ending of knowledge
When i look backward and recapitulate the thoughts i put forward.I find a prominent thought that appeared time and again in my thought is ending of knowledge.Time and again i apprised myself of  that it is the direct perception of reality which is more »
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