Demonstrations against the epidemic of deadly male sexual violence against women in India have spread to multiple cities, after a female veterinarian was gang raped and burned to death in Hyderabad, and her name became a trending search term on porn websites.
K-pop Koo Hara’s suicide, after being sexually assaulted and blackmailed by an ex-boyfriend, led women’s rights activists in South Korea to demand the government do something about the epidemic of spycam porn and sexual assault.
A study collecting 17 years worth of data on over half a million Danish women indicates that there is no correlation between abortion and suicidality in women.
The new government of Sudan has repealed a “public order” law that allowed police to detain or beat women for wearing pants, dancing, or speaking publicly with men outside their families.
In Germany, at least one woman every hour suffers physical abuse at the hands of a current or former male romantic partner.