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UN urges legal reform to protect women from rape at home

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United Nations, New York City, USThomson Reuters Foundation The home is one of the most dangerous places for women, the United Nations said on Tuesday, as research showed only four in 10 countries criminalise marital rape.  A dozen countries allow rapists to avoid prosecution by marrying their victims, UN Women said in its flagship annual […]

Christians join in 16 days of activism to end violence against women

Christians from across the world have joined in 16 days of activism against gender-based violence as part of a campaign to end violence against women. The 16 days commenced on Sunday – International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women – and run until 10th December – Human Rights Day. The initiative runs alongside existing faith […]