Two of three women in Kosovo become victims of domestic violence. They can’t rely on the police or courts for protection or even the European Court of Human Rights: Kosovo has yet to be internationally recognized.
A report has revealed new allegations of sexual torture, rape and forced nudity across 30 Syrian detention centers, at home raids and government checkpoints. But justice for survivors is proving a long road.
Thousands of women defied a ban on marches on a central shopping street in Istanbul and were met with shoving, pepper spray, tear gas and dogs. The marchers said the government protects men who abuse and kill women.
Five men have been arrested in Finland for sexually abusing children and then distributing films online. They also received films from other child sexual abuse networks in 17 Western countries.
In an interview with DW, Mukhtaran Mai, a 2002 gang rape survivor, said that her struggle for justice is not only for her but for all Pakistani women. She is appealing a court decision that acquitted the rapists.
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