Groups demand speedy trial of sexual violence offenders
07 August 2017 | 9:00 am
Groups demand a speedy trial of sexual violence offenders.
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Police have used tear gas to disperse a crowd protesting gender-based violence in Istanbul. Many of the protesters called on the government to resign.
Seven strong African women speak out about their experiences of violence and abuse to mark the Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women.
American-born entertainer-turned-resistance fighter and civil rights activist Josephine Baker is the latest to get the ultimate recognition from the French state: entombment in the Pantheon. That begs the questions: what does it take to be a national hero in France?
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