School shooting in Texas state, a looming Supreme Court decision on abortion and grievances about security at US-Mexico border could mobilise American extremists to violence, says Department of Homeland Security.
The Depp-Heard defamation trial has grabbed international attention as two of Hollywood’s elites air their dirty laundry for the public to bear witness to. Both sides accuse the other of repeated domestic abuse. Here’s what we know so far.
Through five stories, narrated in Finland, India, Mexico, Spain and the USA, Intimate Battles follows the road of resilience and reinvention of the protagonists who survived domestic violence.
Peruvian President Pedro Castillo to reshuffle the cabinet, named just three days ago, after his pick for prime minister was widely condemned over allegations that he had used violence on his daughter and late wife.
A new UN women’s report confirms an alarming increase in violence against women during the Covid-19 pandemic, and its impact on their mental health and safety.
The study titled "My Body is My Own" lists attacks on women in 57 countries, ranging from rape to forced sterilisation to virginity tests and genital mutilation.
Aizada Kanatbekova was abducted for marriage in a practice known as bride kidnapping on April 5 and found strangled two days later, with her suspected murderer who had died from seemingly self-inflicted knife wounds.
It’s an ancient argument almost as old as humans themselves. Men claim the burden of history, but women have suffered toxic masculinity for centuries.
Meanwhile, another decree issued by the Turkish presidency said the central bank governor Naci Agbal has been replaced with Sahap Kavcioglu.
Lockdowns have led to increases in complaints or calls to report domestic abuse in several countries, according to UN data.
The #TogetherForHer initiative launched in April by Charlize Theron pledged $500,000 to domestic violence shelters in the US and South Africa. More than 50 female role models joined the campaign.
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said there has been "a horrifying global surge in domestic violence" across the world, as fear of the coronavirus has grown along with its social and economic consequences.
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