Gender-based crimes of violence are a result of rampant cultural misogyny, frequently and wrongly justified or tolerated in the name of tradition, culture or religion. Domestic violence occurs in the most intimate setting of the home and the family and affects women everywhere.
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Disturbingly, a very close female family member of the woman admitted that she and her husband had known of the planned attack and had waited by the phone to hear whether it had been successful. For inquiries and media requests , please contact Ms. But why? We call on the Human Rights Council and on states in all regions to wage an unremitting campaign against the intolerable torture of women and girls.
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She was caught in when a boatman hooked the body of a baby girl. Recent papers by others have characterised the extent of the overlap between men and women. Typically, a woman who is violent will have her sexuality portrayed as deviant, and her sexual attractiveness — or lack of — examined. Women and girls are particularly vulnerable to rape and other forms of sexual violence, exploitation, trafficking and slavery along migration routes.