The article reports, ” When a 14-year-old displaced girl was raped earlier this year in a busy area of the southern Colombian town of Mocoa, hardly anyone batted an eyelid. In another part of town, meanwhile, two sisters, aged six and 10, can’t sleep and are too scared to leave their home after being sexually assaulted in their neighbourhood.
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The article reports, “Historic job protections begin next month for domestic workers in New York. Overtime, paid leave and anti-discrimination provisions are part of a package that could start setting new standards for what some call the most vulnerable job market in every part of the world.
The article reports, “Eddie Mendez used to think of domestic abuse in its most common form: a man battering a woman. But last year, he was convicted of misdemeanor domestic violence against his male partner and ordered, as part of his probation, to enroll in a program at Chicago’s Center for Domestic Peace.
The article reports, “Each year for Domestic Violence Awareness Month in October the Violence Policy Center releases its report When Men Murder Women.
The article reports, “The University of Northern Iowa will launch its Center for Violence Prevention in January 2011. The center will develop the best practices for responding to and preventing interpersonal violence at Iowa’s three state universities. The CVP will provide education and criminal justice programs to train people to know what to do in emergencies.
The article reports, “Last month, two cartoons created by students were published in the University of Connecticut’s student newspaper, The Daily Campus-one suggesting that women have social diseases and the other that women could be bribed into bed by a diamond.