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Women take part in a protest demanding justice for victims of gender violence at Constitution Square in Guatemala City on October 10, 2020. Photo: Johan Ordonez / AFP
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Pandemic inflames violence against women

No country has been spared the coronavirus epidemic, nor the scourge of domestic violence which has surged during lockdowns, as the day marking the fight to end violence against women is held
14.09.2020, Russia, Sochi: Vladimir Putin (r), President of Russia, talks with Alexander Lukashenko, President of Belarus, at his summer residence Bocharow Ruchei. Photo: -/Russian Presidential Press Service/AP/dpa - ATTENTION: Only for editorial use and only with complete mention of the above credit +++ dpa-Bildfunk +++
14.09.2020, Russia, Sochi: Vladimir Puti... […]

EU to slap fresh sanctions on Russia over Navalny poisoning

The European Union is prepared to slap sanctions on both Russia and Belarus for the involvement in the poisoning of opposition politician Alexei Navalny and the suppression of the peaceful protesters following the last presidential elections respectively.
Supporters of the Presidential candidate Svetlana Tikhanovskaya attend a campaign rally ahead of The presidential election in Belarus which is scheduled on 09 August 2020.
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Belarusian challenger safe in Lithuania amid violent police crackdown

Belarusian electoral authorities said long-time President Alexander Lukashenko appeared to have won re-election following a night of clashes with protesters who accused the vote of being rigged. The European Union has shown its concern regarding both the elections and the violence used in the demonstrations.
Women hold a giant banner reading "Careful, sexist violence kills" during a demonstration to mark the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women in Madrid on November 25, 2019. Photo: Oscar Del Pozo / AFP
Women hold a giant banner reading "Caref... […]

Far right challenges Spain’s fight against gender violence

Two decades ago Ana Orantes gripped Spain when she recounted during a prime-time television interview the abuse she suffered at the hands of her ex-husband for 40 years
Portraits of women victims of violence pictured during a vigil in memory of a murdered women before the International Day for the Elimination Violence Against Women at Constitution Square in Guatemala city on November 24, 2019.
Portraits of women victims of violence p... […]

Femicide: A global scourge

Every day in 2017, 137 women and girls were intentionally killed by their partner or a family member somewhere in the world, according to UN statistics
(From 5L) French actresses Alexandra Lamy, Julie Gayet and Nadege Beausson Diagne, director and actress Eva Darlan, senator and ex-minister Laurence Rossignol, activist Muriel Robin, actress Anne Le Nen and artist Orlan take part in a protest to condemn violence against women in Paris on November 23, 2019. Photo: Alain Jocard / AFP
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France unveils plan to halt violence against women

France has unveiled new measures to combat violence against women by their partners or ex-partners, as concerns mount over the number of women killed in the country