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12 September 2014
According to Data Drive Insights, the trial is the biggest social media event in South Africa's history, producing an estimated 3.5 million tweets since Reeva Steenkamp's murder in February 2013.
9 September 2014
With homicides against women increasing in Turkey, a female chat show host is taking heat for giving more air time to an overnight wife killer celebrity.
4 September 2014
The safe house shut its doors because it didn't have enough funding to continue. The closure comes at a time when data suggests domestic violence is increasing.
Some Jamaicans, especially men, think it's acceptable for girls to be sexually initiated at a young age. The campaign will coincide with the International Day of the Girl Child.
24 August 2014
"Behind the Wheel" is a short film about migration and an extraordinary woman named Nigora, who overcame betrayal and local gender stereotypes to set up shop fixing car tires.
22 August 2014
Al Wefaq says native Bahrainis could become a minority. Bahrain's Sunni Muslim monarchy has been accused of naturalising foreigners to prop up their own rule of the Shia Muslim-majority country.
20 August 2014
Marcus Garvey, who was born 127 years ago, was a fervent supporter of Pan-Africanism. On the anniversary of his birthday, two bloggers commemorated the leader.
12 August 2014
Jamaican Women Are Speaking Out Online Against the ‘Widespread Sickness’ of Public Sexual Harassment
"Instead of falling into the trap of thinking that unwanted sexual attention is a compliment, women must fight back. We cannot passively see ourselves as victims."
It follows a successful pilot program in Colombia, where a team of women wearing "tight trousers, miniskirts and low-cut tops" has caught 129 men this year.