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National Day of Action - Stop ACC sensitive claims funding cuts!

On October 12th funding cuts to ACCs sexual abuse counseling will require survivors of abuse to be diagnosed with a mental injury under the US Diagnostic and Statistical Manual Version 4 (DSM-IV) in order to obtain ACC covered counselling.This new rule will seriously limit the ways that survivors seek support. Many counsellors who already oppose the rule say they will refuse to do ACC funded counseling if the new rule goes ahead.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Femicide: Guatemala’s growing epidemic

Guatemalan women experience one of the highest levels of violence in the world – and the crimes often go unpunished, reports Anna Bevan..…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Women in Zimbabwe

One of the most underreported aspects of the ongoing crisis in Zimbabwe, is its effects on women. The recent release of two women activists from Mlondolozi prison reminds us the struggle ahead.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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'They remove boulders and cross rivers'

History most of us never get to hear about...…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Nigeria: media repression as security forces clamp down on 'guerrilla news agencies'

Accused of ‘sponsoring a guerilla news agency’, Nigerian Blogger,Jonathan Elendu, has been arrested and illegally detained by theominously named Nigerian SSS.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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‘I was at the dentist, your honour’

Members of Peru's armed forces have still not been brought to justice for the atrocities they committed during the country's civil war, reports Vanessa Baird.…

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Pink pistols to see off rapists? Don’t make me laugh

Mari Marcel Thekaekera on why niche marketing of a dinky revolver might not be the answer to sexual violence against women in India.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Nigeria's ‘anti-gay bill’ is another backward step

Nigeria's new legislation is just another way of legitimizing all kinds of sexual prejudice and violence, says Sokari Ekine.…

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The refugee crisis is global. It’s time to treat it as one.

Charlie Holt decries politicians’ narrow view of a situation unfolding across the world.…

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Defending the right to watch violent porn – how can that be justice for April Jones?

Enough excuses, says Mari Marcel Thekaekara. Violent porn must be banned.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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