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'I was in no physical condition to push anyone,' says the actor
Trump retweets without comment the video of the white couple pointing a semi-automatic rifle and a handgun at the protesters, the majority of whom were black
Part 2: Even as sex workers or prostituted women claim they experience systematic abuse from the police, they are blamed when they are raped and told ‘it’s part of the job anyway’
'Rape exists because of rapists' – end of argument
'You in the United Nations are your brothers' and sisters' keepers in America, and you have the power to help us get justice for my brother George Floyd,' says Philonise Floyd
(UPDATED) The presidential directive provides funding incentives for police departments nationwide to include a ban on choke holds and extra training on guidelines for the use of force
South Africa is ranked among countries with one of the highest levels of intimate partner violence in the world
It is only the fifth time in the council's 14-year history that it has agreed to hold an 'urgent debate,' which is a special debate agreed upon within a regular session of the council
The 'Harry Potter' author reveals the information in a blog post to 'give context' to her controversial past comments about transgender women
William Bryan Jr, 50, is charged with murder and attempted false imprisonment in connection with the February death of Ahmaud Arbery
The suspect had twice been refused service at the restaurant a day before the shooting for failing to wear a face covering, the arrest affidavit says
Taylor 'was one of the healthcare professionals helping us through this pandemic. But even as she helped to save lives, police violence took hers,' says the Black Lives Matter Twitter account.
A drop in reported cases of abuse during the lockdown may not be good news as it could point to victims having a harder time reporting crimes to authorities
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'The video is clear: Ahmaud Arbery was killed in cold blood. My heart goes out to his family, who deserve justice and deserve it now,' Democratic presidential hopeful Joe Biden tweets
Countries in Europe 'are reporting up to a 60% increase in emergency calls by women subjected to violence by their intimate partners in April this year, compared to last'
'If you are, or if you know someone is being abused within your homes or communities, reach out to us,' says the Commission on Human Rights
In Mexico, it is estimated that around 200 women have been murdered since quarantine measures began
'He wasn't killing enemies, he was killing his friends,' says an acquaintance of the gunman
'No one man's action can build a wall between us and a better day – no matter how evil, how thoughtless, or how destructive,' Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says
'For many women and girls, the threat looms largest where they should be safest. In their own homes,' UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres says
From Berlin to Paris, Madrid, Rome and Bratislava, associations that help victims of domestic violence sound the alarm after Europe overtook China to become the epicenter of the pandemic
In Pakistani society, women are shot, stabbed, stoned, set alight, and strangled for damaging a family's 'honor'
Japan's National Police Agency also says younger people are increasingly falling victim to revenge pornography
2019 saw a record 417 mass shootings, says research group Gun Violence Archive.
The two days of unrest, which has seen clashes between mobs armed with swords and guns, is the worst sectarian violence seen in Delhi in decades
An overwhelming 228 legislators vote in favor of stiffening the punishment for child abusers
'We need to balance the good work we do with girls with good work to do equally for boys,' says Zenaida Rosales of the Center for the Prevention and Treatment of Child Sexual Abuse
Families attend ceremonies near the site of the massacre in Parkland, Florida, as they observe a minute of silence at 10:17 am for the 17 victims
(UPDATED) Authorities say most of the deaths were caused by inter-ethnic violence in the deeply troubled region
Gabriela Representative Arlene Brosas says the passage of the measure will give women and children an 'increased chance' to combat all forms of abuse
Violators stand to face jail time up to 6 to 12 years and a fine between P300,000 to P500,000
Italian artist AleXsandro Palombo says he wants 'to illustrate the drama that affects millions of women throughout the world... with the aim of denouncing, raising awareness and obtaining a real response'
A group of Hispanic men working on set for a music video in Houston, Texas is attacked by still-unidentified shooters
The killings come shortly after President Juan Orlando Hernandez ordered the army and the police to take control of the country's 27 prisons
Because France bans statistics on ethnicity, there is no official data on assaults against Asian French, but campaigners say they have begun to see a pattern
The Patriarch, a 73-year-old monk who has led the Church for a decade, says the bill targeting domestic violence is an attempt to 'legalise outside forces interfering in family life,' which he called a 'sacred space'
Three Russian sisters – Krestina, Angelina and Maria Khachaturyan – stab their father Mikhail to death in July 2018 after suffering years of beatings and sexual assault. They were 17, 18 and 19 at the time.
Demonstrators on November 25 gather in countries as diverse as Guatemala, Russia, Sudan and Turkey to mark the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women
Central Paris is awash with purple — the color adopted for the campaign — with some protesters holding up placards bearing the image of a relative or friend killed
The #RespetoNaman anniversary commemoration features an 18-day campaign to end violence against women by further educating Filipinos on gender-based violence issues
The term 'white terror' is used to describe multiple periods of political persecution throughout history, but in Hong Kong it is borrowed from nearby Taiwan
Four more people are missing after the attack in strife-torn northeastern Mali
'Justice for all trans lives! Stop killing us! SOGIE Equality now!'
The killing of 38-year-old Emine Bulut sparks outrage across Turkey and reignites the debate over mounting violence against women in the country
Rizal Representative Fidel Nograles wants to expand the coverage of the Anti-Violence Against Women and Their Children Act of 2004
'A little spanking here and there is necessary if it's called for,' admits one commenter
UP Diliman Chancellor Michael Tan appeals to the public to stop posting and forwarding social media messages related to the student's death
Aside from hazing, the fraternity also stands accused of having lewd conversations about women from a sister sorority