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Brazilian police make arrests in videoed gang rape case

Two suspects detained in Brazilian gang rape case Anger at video of alleged assault Security concerns ahead of Summer Olympics Police in Brazil have arrested two suspects in a rape case which has s

Two suspects detained in Brazilian gang rape case Anger at video of alleged assault Security concerns ahead of Summer Olympics Police in Brazil have arrested two suspects in a rape case which has s

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Johnny Depp's wife granted domestic violence restraining order

Actress Amber Heard has been granted a temporary restraining order against her estranged husband Johnny Depp, after accusing him of throwing an smart phone at her…

Actress Amber Heard has been granted a temporary restraining order against her estranged husband Johnny Depp, after accusing him of throwing an smart phone at her…

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'Parched' four women flee misogany in rural India

Bollywood rarely focuses the camera on sexual violence, but after two lavish productions, Indian director Leena Yadav went independent to make 'Parched' to highlight the oppression women face in India

Bollywood rarely focuses the camera on sexual violence, but after two lavish productions, Indian director Leena Yadav went independent to make 'Parched' to highlight the oppression women face in India

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Nigeria hosts summit on Boko Haram, 'weakened but still a threat'

The fight against Boko Haram is bearing fruit but the militant group is still a serious threat, French President François Hollande told a summit in Nigeria on Saturday.

The fight against Boko Haram is bearing fruit but the militant group is still a serious threat, French President François Hollande told a summit in Nigeria on Saturday.

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First NYE sexual assault case comes to trial in Germany

The first sexual assault case relating to a string of alleged attacks on New Year’s Eve in Cologne, Germany has come to trial. A 33-year-old Moroccan

The first sexual assault case relating to a string of alleged attacks on New Year’s Eve in Cologne, Germany has come to trial. A 33-year-old Moroccan

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Victims of domestic violence struggle for justice

Far too many women, and it _is_ more often than not women, are subjected to domestic violence. Some wives and mothers are driven to breaking point and kill their tormentors. Can they expect justice? D

Far too many women, and it _is_ more often than not women, are subjected to domestic violence. Some wives and mothers are driven to breaking point and kill their tormentors. Can they expect justice? D

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Hozier and Saoirse Ronan combat domestic violence

Irish musician Hozier has teamed up with Oscar-nominated actress Saoirse Ronan to highlight the issue of domestic violence in the music video for his song 'Cherry Wine'.

Irish musician Hozier has teamed up with Oscar-nominated actress Saoirse Ronan to highlight the issue of domestic violence in the music video for his song 'Cherry Wine'.