Predictions modelled by a UN body urges governments around the world to prioritise the needs of women and girls as part of their response to the global health pandemic.
Appeals to help women experiencing violence in the home have redoubled in recent weeks, from the United Nations to Pope Francis – Latin America's first pontiff.
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.
Governments and support groups worry victims are unable to seek protection or flee to safety because of lockdowns imposed to battles the new coronavirus
The 36-year-old from Coahuila state has written a song that is shaping into an anthem for Mexico's growing outcry over the killings of women, channelling anger along with hope for justice.
Former movie mogul Harvey Weinstein was last month found guilty of sexually assaulting former production assistant Mimi Haleyi in 2006 and of raping onetime aspiring actress Jessica Mann in 2013.
60.2 percent of married women in Turkey are happy, versus 50.6 percent of married men, say official figures.
Former movie producer Harvey Weinstein, was last month found guilty of sexually assaulting former production assistant Mimi Haleyi in 2006 and raping former aspiring actress Jessica Mann in 2013.
The special court last month ruled the men were to be hanged Tuesday, but postponed the execution after one of them filed a mercy plea – the last remedy for death row convicts in India – to the president.
Weinstein, who was subdued in his interactions with reporters during the trial's first week, seemed looser as he left the courthouse, proclaiming “It went great today. The lawyers killed it."
There are 10 women killed daily on average across Mexico, and only one in 10 such crimes are solved.
The government statistics understate the number of rapes as it is still considered a taboo to report rape in some parts of India, and because rapes that end in murder are counted purely as murders.
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