All posts tagged with: rape

There is no "honor" in rape!

Posted September 16, 2014 no picture Hina Mahar Nadeem

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"Sometimes right, Sometimes wrong", "Boys are boys will make the mistake", "Just for a MINOR crime, you want us to hang the BOY" - these are the replies given by the elders when told about the most odious crime of their boys. Despite of knowing that their "future" has put hands on someone's "honor" still say so. They know their boy's "minor" crime has costed someone lifetime happiness yet they remain clammed up. Instead, they become equal partners in this odious crime by pressurizi...


Gender-Based Violence in Europe

Posted July 14, 2014 Avatar Jessica Owens

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Member since June 25, 2014
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As a young woman in Ireland, it is discouraged to stand up against sexist/sexual jokes, even if they normalize and minimize the severity of rape, thus perpetuating the rape culture. Though there is more awareness in Ireland on the issue of Gender-Based Violence, society still chooses to treat the issue as if it only affects lower-class or ethnic women. This could explain why there is a lack of reporting, and a lack of convictions. The patriarchal ideology which exists across the wo...


Do you think school violence is becoming a problem?

Posted June 23, 2014 no picture Katongo_VOY_CONNECT

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There have been quite a lot relating to this problem in news. It is shocking to hear about incidents of cyberbullying, killing, injuring or rape attempts in schools. But what is the reason behind such incidences? Why they are increasing day by day?

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If you watch news channels quite often, then it is sure you must have heard a lot about school violence. There have been quite a lot relating to this problem in news. It is shocking to hear about incidents of cyberbullying, killing, injuring or rape attempts in schools. But what is the reason behind such incidences? Why they are increasing day by day? The answer to above question lies with the people who are living around the students. They include parents, school friends, teachers and society...


Should marriage be a way out for rapists?

Posted January 10, 2014 Avatar Chima F. Madu

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“He who, without violence, threat or fraud, abducts or deceives a minor under 18 years of age, shall be punished by imprisonment for 1 to 5 years and a fine of 200 to 500 dirhams. If the nubile who was removed or deceived marries her abductor, he can no longer be prosecuted except by the persons empowered to demand the annulment of the marriage, and then only after the annulment has been proclaimed.” Article 475 of the Moroccan Penal Code. The Second paragraph of the...