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World Bank poorly prepared for conflict countries – study

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The World Bank’s anti-poverty programs are not well-structured for countries beset by conflict, and do too little for women suffering from violence, according to internal study released Monday.

Posted: December 3rd, 2013 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

This early, Valentine’s Day protest on women’s minds

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This early, the women have begun preparations for a bigger and more forceful Valentine’s Day protest to call for stronger action against violence against women, theater artist Monique Wilson said.

Posted: November 1st, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

India juvenile court convicts 1 in Delhi gang rape

Media personnel gather around defense lawyer Rajesh Tiwari, unseen, for the fatal gang rape of a young woman on a New Delhi bus outside a juvenile court in New Delhi, India in this July 25 file photo. AP

An Indian juvenile court convicted a teenager of rape and murder Saturday in the first conviction stemming from the December gang rape of a young woman on a moving New Delhi bus.

Posted: August 31st, 2013 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Swiss tourist gang-raped in India—police

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A Swiss female tourist was gang-raped in rural central India, police said on Saturday, the latest victim of sexual violence against women in the South Asian nation.

Posted: March 16th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

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At the 15th year anniversary of Cebu Daily News last February 8, I did not realize it has been that long since I became part of it when it started in 1998 at a small but cozy office in Escario Street to a bigger, more spacious and comfortable building at the North Reclamation Area. Originally, [...]

Posted: February 17th, 2013 in CDN - Opinion,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

In Cebu, 1 of 3 women experience violence

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Violence against women is increasing all over the world. In Cebu, one out of three women experience violence ranging from beating to rape in their lifetime.

Posted: February 16th, 2013 in CDN - News,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

Crude bomb found near home of Delhi rape suspect

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Indian police arrested a man on Tuesday as he tried to plant a crude bomb near the home of one of the suspects in the New Delhi gang-rape case as a backlash against widespread sex crimes gathered steam.

Posted: January 1st, 2013 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Groups say abuse of women in Davao not easing

The number of cases of violence against women in the city has more than doubled in six years, which women’s groups said is a sign that the abuse of women here has not eased.

Posted: November 28th, 2012 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Actor arrested for mauling partner

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An actor and former reality TV show contestant faces charges of violence against women and physical injuries after he reportedly hurt his live-in partner who had just given birth and beat up her brother.

Posted: October 21st, 2012 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

DepEd joins campaign against violence and human trafficking

The Department of Education (DepEd) is joining the awareness program of the Inter-Agency Council against Trafficking December 5-12.

Posted: December 4th, 2011 in Headlines,Learning | Read More »

Schools take part in campaign vs violence against women and children

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Public and private schools across the country are blowing the whistle to protest violence against women as part of a global campaign to end abuse of women and children.

Posted: November 24th, 2011 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Woman saved as shotgun jams

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A battered housewife in Barangay San Isidro escaped death when the shotgun her husband allegedly tried to shoot her with malfunctioned, the police said Thursday.

Senior Inspector Alexander Razonable, Malalag police chief, said Feliciana Tampos, 47, had to be rushed to a hospital for bruises and cuts, however, after her enraged husband, Felix, 41, hit her with the malfunctioning gun Wednesday night.

Posted: November 10th, 2011 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

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