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Gabriela Youth slams lewd clothing line’s attempt at cunning excuse

MANILA, Philippines — Gabriela Youth slammed the owners of an online store selling “Kain Pepe” branded shirts  for using “creativity” to defend their shirts designs that the group said “trivialize violence against women and children.” Criticism of shirts designed around the theme of “Kain Pepe” spread on social media. The Facebook page …

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The Bollywood Dilemma

By Sarah Deonarain | January 18, 2020 India’s Rape Pandemic Every year, the National Crime Records Bureau of India releases a document with updates on the prevalence of crime throughout the nation, and every year, there is seldom improvement when it comes to crimes against women. The 338,954 crimes against …

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Education for dialogue and capacity building of children and youth as mediators for denormalizing violence: “MULTIMEDIANDO” – Ecuador

UNESCO Quito has implemented, in partnership with the Ibero-American Institute of Natural and Cultural Heritage, “Andres Bello” Agreement (IPANC- CAB), an innovative transmedia project named “MULTIMEDIANDO“. This platform empowers 8 to 13 year old girls and boys to embrace and promote a culture of peace through peer mediation tools. In …

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Ulster’s first woman chief assistant DA appointed

Katherine Van Loan A veteran prosecutor with expertise in sex crimes and domestic violence cases will serve as Ulster County’s new chief assistant district attorney. Incoming DA Dave Clegg announced this week that he had appointed Katherine Van Loan to the number-two spot in his office.  Van Loan, the first woman …

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Can a Cruise Line Get to Tell You What to Wear?

If you need to be able to wear a shirt threatening violence to have a good time on your cruise, you probably need to be sorting out your priorities anyway. Dress codes on cruises are nothing new. In fact, it’s fairly standard for cruises to require certain levels of formality …

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