Against rape & domestic violence

Black Women's Rape Action Project & Women Against Rape, both in London, are circulating the statement from Nawa Chhattisgarh Mahila Samiti below.  Please circulate widely. 

The mass protests taking place all over India, and the international support for them, show how determined women are to end rape, and how we face similar violence and similar sexism by the...

Women of all ages, colours and backgrounds came together at the SlutWalk in London – this was the new women's movement


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Selma James
guardian.co.uk, Sunday 19 June 2011
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Italian Embassy, Tuesday, 8 June ,1-2pm, 14 Three Kings Yard, London W1K 4EH

On 8 June, a charge of attempted rape brought by Ms Joy N against chief of police inspector Vittorio Addesso of Milan CIE (Centre for Identification and Expulsion) Detention Centre in Italy, will be heard in court.

In August 2009, Mr Addesso tried to rape Ms Joy N, a young Nigerian woman...

Press statement: Red Thread and Help & Shelter, Thursday, December 10, 2009

Stabroek News of 9 December, 2009 carried the story of a magistrate granting bail of $30,000 to a woman who had been raped and then attempted suicide. The woman, who is a mother of six children, said she had reported the rape to the police station on the day it occurred and even though the police promised to...