International VAW News

This is your latest Violence Against Women (VAW) news from around the world. This News list is updated as soon there is a VAW press release, 24 hours, 7 days a week. So get your news here first at Purple light Touch.

 

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  1. Trujillo: During a visit to one of Peru's most dangerous areas Pope Francis has denounced femicides and other gender-based crimes while calling for laws to protect women and bring a new cultural mindset. At a Marian prayer in the northern seaside city of...
  2. More than 1,000 U.S. women are killed by their husbands, boyfriends or former partners each year. But that’s not the number we should pay attention to, according to the Trump administration. Americans, the administration suggests, should instead focus on...
  3. Lima, Peru, Jan 20, 2018 / 02:42 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- If we’re confused, facing difficulties, or struggling with sin, we can look to Mary to help guide us to the arms of her Son, Pope Francis said Saturday during a Marian celebration in Trujillo, Peru.
  4. YEREVAN—After the Armenian National Assembly passed a law against domestic violence last month, Armenia, on Thursday, signed the Council of Europe Convention on preventing and combating violence against women and domestic violence, commonly referred to...
  5. Pope Francis on Saturday urged Latin America's faithful to fight rampant violent crime against women including murder, while holding mass in Trujillo, Peru's largest northern city. "I wish to invite you to combat a plague across our Latin American region...
  6. President Ram Nath Kovind said on Saturday that violence against women was a major concern, adding government and society should find ways to deal with it. While addressing the women achievers here at Rashtrapati Bhawan, President Kovind said, "Violence...
  7. A growing global #MeToo movement and increasingly frequent revelations about sexual harassment by celebrities, politicians and other powerful people have fueled a national dialogue about violence against women and men in recent months. Elgin-area residents...
  8. Supporters are shown walking to the Civic Centre on the Esplanade in Sydney, Saturday. The supporters were participating in the annual women’s march against women’s violence. Close to 150 people took part in the event. - Jeremy Fraser SYDNEY, N.S...
  9. A few months ago, while I was finishing my morning bike ride before work, a guy in a black and red hoodie on a motorbike came up behind me, reached around and grabbed my breast, then sped off down the road. It was 7:30 am and this was a bustling (by Dili...
  10. These are external links and will open in a new window Pope Francis, who is on a visit to Peru, has spoken out about violence against women in Latin America. Speaking at a Mass in the northern city of Trujillo, the Pope called the violence "a plague" that...

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