Violence Against Women in Politics


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Speaking in a landmark press conference on Monday, ahead of the election which is now scheduled for January 7, 2021, the women coalition, comprising some of the nation’s foremost women advocates and politicians, called on the authority to ensure that the
Friday, January 08, 2021
Liberian women demand security for female senatorial candidate ahead of rescheduled election
Monrovia – A coalition of Liberian women have joined the only female and leading senatorial candidate in the ongoing election in Gbarpolu County, Madam Botoe Kanneh in seeking assurances from the Government of Liberia to provide security for her and...
Thursday, April 19, 2018
London: Rank countries on electoral violence against women, Jega advises Commonwealth
 Attahiru Jega, former chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), says countries should be ranked according to the level of electoral violence recorded, especially against women. Speaking at the Commonwealth Women Forum in...
Thursday, June 26, 2014
Libyan human rights activist Salwa Bughaighis killed
A prominent Libyan human rights lawyer and activist has been assassinated in her home in Benghazi. Armed men fought their way into the house of Salwa Bughaighis before shooting her. Ms Bughaighis was an outspoken critic of many of the armed groups,...
Thursday, June 26, 2014
Libyan women’s rights advocate Salwa Abugaigis assassinated
Human rights activist Salwa Bugaighis was shot dead by unknown assailants at her home in the restive east Libyan city of Benghazi late Wednesday, hospital and security sources said. “Unknown hooded men wearing military uniforms attacked Mrs...
Tuesday, May 13, 2014
Libya: Seize Chance to Protect Women's Rights
Watch video: Historic Time to Entrench Rights through Participation, New Laws and Constitution Seize Chance to Protect Women's Rights Published on May 26, 2013
Tuesday, May 06, 2014
Living with insecurity: Marginalization and sexual violence against women in north and east Sri Lanka
Four years since the end of the armed conflict, the situation of minority women in the north and east of Sri Lanka has changed dramatically – and for many it is getting worse. In the latter stages of the conflict and its aftermath, military forces...
Wednesday, February 19, 2014
Libya Status of Women Survey 2013
A nationwide survey examining civic, political and economic participation of Libyan Women and exploring public attitudes toward women's roles, rights and domestic violence.
Thursday, April 26, 2007
Let's End Violence against Women
London-based advertising agency Leo Burnett produced this public service announcement (PSA) for UNIFEM, the United Nations Development Fund for Women. With a striking series of images, it reveals that violence against women is one of the most common...