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Women in Russia, Ukraine unite online against sex abuse

Women across Russia and Ukraine are uniting and speaking out—for once, not about the tensions between their two nations, nor the Russia-backed separatists fighting in eastern Ukraine—but about their experiences of rape ...

Jul 19, 2016
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Tampon makers could help reduce violence against women

Manufacturers of feminine hygiene products, including tampons and sanitary products, could dedicate a part of their revenues to support public health programmes that prevent violence against women, argues an expert in The ...

Jun 28, 2016
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Violence

Violence is the expression of physical force against self or other, compelling action against one's will on pain of being hurt. Variant uses of the term refer to the destruction of non-living objects (see property damage). Worldwide, violence is used as a tool of manipulation and also is an area of concern for law and culture which take attempts to suppress and stop it. The word violence covers a broad spectrum. It can vary from between a physical altercation between two beings where a slight injury may be the outcome to war and genocide where millions may die as a result.

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