Sexual Violence Current Affairs, GK & News

Violence against Women: WHO Findings

A comprehensive study by the World Health Organisation (WHO) on violence against women makes the following observations: About 1 in 3 (35%) women worldwide have experienced either physical and/or sexual intimate partner violence or non-partner sexual violence in their lifetime. Around 38% of murders of women are committed by a male intimate partner. In countries ..

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Denis Mukwege, Nadia Murad jointly awarded 2018 Nobel Peace Prize

Norwegian Nobel Committee has selected Dr. Denis Mukwege (63), Nadia Murad (25) jointly awarded 2018 Nobel Peace Prize. They were given award for their efforts to end use of sexual violence as a weapon of war and armed conflict. Dr. Denis Mukwege: He is Congolese gynecological surgeon. He was awarded prize for defending victims of ..

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Denis Mukwege named as winner of 2018 Nobel Peace Prize

The 2018 Nobel Peace Prize has been awarded to Dr. Denis Mukwege and Nadia Murad for their efforts to end the use of sexual violence as a weapon of war and armed conflict. Dr. Mukwege, a gynecologist in the Democratic Republic of Congo, is the helper who has devoted his life to defending victims of ..

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Government designates NCRB to curb online child pornography and sexual violence

Union Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has designated National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) as nodal authority to curb online child pornography, sexual violence and rape videos. It was decided by high-level meeting to discuss recommendations on ways to curb “sexual violence” videos involving women and children. Key Facts NCRB can act on such online child ..

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2018 International Day for Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict

The International Day for the Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict is observed every year on June 19 to raise awareness of the need to put an end to conflict-related sexual violence, to honour the victims and survivors of sexual violence around the world and to pay tribute to all those who have courageously devoted ..

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