Tag Archives: domestic violence

‘Don’t condemn women to live in violence’

By Esther Major, Amnesty International researcher on Central America “This is the last day of your life”, said Reina María’s ex-partner as he walked into her house in February this year, holding a machete in his hand. After he attacked … Continue reading

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Egypt: Time to address violence against women in all its forms

By Diana Eltahawy, Amnesty International’s Egypt researcher Violence against women in Egypt gained national and international attention following a series of well-publicized sexual assaults on women in the vicinity of Tahrir Square earlier this year during protests commemorating the second … Continue reading

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Tortured for witchcraft in Papua New Guinea

  With sorcery-related killings in Papua New Guinea making news around the world, photographer and recent Amnesty International Media Awards nominee Vlad Sokhin finds the heroes behind the headlines. I came to Papua New Guinea (PNG) for the first time … Continue reading

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