Luchamos por el derecho de las mujeres a vivir libres de violencia y discriminación.

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Anita Kanitz
3 years ago
Human rights are women’s rights, and women’s rights are human rights. Let us not forget that among those rights are the right to speak freely – and the right to be heard."
- Hillary Clinton

“I myself have never been able to find out precisely what feminism is: I only know that people call me a feminist whenever I express sentiments that differentiate me from a doormat.”
-Rebecca West

“I’m a feminist. I’ve been a female for a long time now. It’d be stupid not to be on my own side.”
-Maya Angelou

“I think every woman in our culture is a feminist. They may refuse to articulate it, but if you were to take any woman back 40 years and say, ‘Is this a world you want to live in?’, they would say ‘No.’”
- Helen Mirren

“Women are still treated as secondary issues. It is still far too easy and accepted for leaders to ignore uncomfortable truths. Women, we know, are the first to be affected by war, and the last to be taken into account when it ends.”
-Angelina Jolie

“The best way for us to cultivate fearlessness in our daughters and other young women is by example. If they see their mothers and other women in their lives going forward despite fear, they'll know it's possible.”
-Gloria Steinem

“What are you going to do? Are you going to live in the dark, locked in here? Afraid to look out, answer the door, leave? Yes, he’s out there, and he’s clearly not going to leave you alone until one of three things happens: he hurts you and gets arrested, or he makes a mistake and gets arrested, or you stop him.”
“Don’t play his game. Play yours.”

Rachel Caine, Fall of Night

"Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere."
Martin Luther King, Jr.

Brutal and Worst Rape Cases in United States!

Murder and rape of Heather Rich:


On October 2, 1996, Heather Rich was gang raped on a remote bridge in Texas at midnight. Rich was a 16-year-old girl from sophomore high school in Waurika, Oklahoma. She was driven to the crime location by three young men, two of them her schoolmates. She went to her boyfriend’s, where he had already been drinking with his friends.

Rich was in a state of severe intoxication following a session of heavy drinking, when she was sexually assaulted and raped by two of the men while semi-conscious, with the third her boyfriend also admitting sex but claiming Rich had consented. Fearing a rape prosecution, Gambill decided to kill her and persuaded the others to help him. Rich was shot nine times on the bridge, and her body dumped in the creek.

Recy Taylor Case:

Recy Taylor was an African American woman from Abbeville, Henry County, Alabama. On September 3, 1944, on her way from church, six white men attacked her. One of them was U.S Army private Herbert Lovett. Six men abducted her and took her into the woods, where they devilishly raped her at gunpoint. Taylor helplessly begged them to return home to her family.

Even after those men admitted the rape to authorities, juries subsequently declined to indict the men, meaning no charges were ever brought against any of Taylor’s assailants. In 2011, the Alabama House of Representatives apologized on behalf of the state for its failure to prosecute her attackers.

Cheryl Araujo case:

Cheryl Araujo was gang raped in New Bedford, Massachusetts at the age of 21 in 1983. The incident took place in a local tavern where few men forced her and brutally raped her on a pool table. Eventually, she fought off the attackers and ran almost naked right into the street, screaming.

She was rescued by some students passing by, who took her to the nearest hospital. This is one of the few cases in which the name of a rape victim was disclosed openly, causing serious tension among the media worldwide. She died after a few years in a car crash.


Megan Kanka case:

Megan Kanka was just a 7 year old girl when she was black-heartedly raped and murdered by her neighbor named Jesse. K. Timmendequas. The convict lured and coaxes her into his house and then raped and killed her. On July the 27 1994, the world remained shocked by knowing this heartbreaking story.

Following this incident in Hamilton Township, New Jersey, U.S government introduced the Megan’s Law, which makes compulsory for the law enforcement authorities to make information available to the public regarding registered sex offenders. Jesse was later sentenced to life imprisonment by the New Jersey Legislature for his brutal and inhuman doings in 2007.


Jessica Lunsford Case:


On February 24, 2005 in Homosassa, Florida, a 9 year old girl went missing from her house. Her name was Jessica Lunsford. She was abducted from her home, raped not once but twice and killed by 46 years old John Couey. In his confession, Couey said that he raped Lunsford in his bedroom twice. Then he put her in his closet and ordered her to remain silent.

Three days after her abduction, Couey tricked Jessica into getting into a garbage bag, and buried her alive. On August 24, 2007, Couey was sentenced to death, after carrying three consecutive life sentences. However, on September 30, 2009, before the sentences could be carried out he died of natural causes.


Richmond High School Case:

Richmond High school situated in Richmond, California, U.S, came into media scrutiny after a school student was brutally gang raped within its boundary. It was late night on 24 October 2009, when a homecoming dance was organized in the school. A classmate of the victim (name disclosed), invited her to join some of his own friends. They were having a small party in a dark courtyard.

Here, she consumes a high amount of alcohol (brandy), then she was propositioned for sex by the alleged offenders. Following her refusal they beat her to an extent that she became semi-unconscious, then continuously raped her for more than 2 hours. According to report almost dozens bystanders witnessed the act, but did not call for help. Eventually, a local resident called the police.

Michaela Petit and Petit Family case:

Jennifer Hawke-Petit and her two daughters were held captive in their own house, raped and then brutally murdered. The case is also known by the name of Cheshire, Connecticut, home invasion murders.

According to the police, on July 23, 2007, the convicts Steven J. Hayes and Joshua A. Komisarjevsky struck her husband, Dr. William Petit, unconscious and tied him in the basement after invading their house. They then savagely raped the 11-year-old Michaela and her mother Jennifer Petit.o cover their crime they burned down the entire area along with two children and their mother.

“The world as we have created it is a process of our thinking. It cannot be changed without changing our thinking.”
― Albert Einstein

5 brutal gangrapes across the world that shook the roots of humanity:

1. The 2012 Delhi gangrape

The whole of India had come together to outrage against the brutal murder of the girl Jyoti Singh Pandey, who was gangraped by six men, including a minor, on a moving bus on the cold night December 16, 2012. The horrors of this case not only shook the country but the entire world, when medical reports confirmed that Jyoti had been beaten, penetrated with an iron rod in the genitals, and almost eviscerated by the minor, who had pulled her intestines out through her genitals.

Despite survive the night of such atrocities, Jyoti succumbed to her injuries on December 29, on her way to Singapore for treatment.

2. The murder of Oksana Makar, 2012

Oksana Makar was a few months away from her 19th birthday when she was gangraped by three men in Mykolaiv, Ukraine in March, 2012.

However, Makar's agony did not end there. Her assailants attempted to strangle her after the rape, and later moved her to a deserted construction site, where she was set on fire alive. Makar, after burning for hours, was discovered the next morning, still breathing. Two weeks later, she succumbed to her injuries from the burn and smoke inhalation. As per reports, since unmarried, she was buried in a wedding dress.

3. The 1993 Houston gangrapes

On the last night of their lives in 1993, 16-year-old Elizabeth Pena and 14-year-old Jennifer Ertman had taken a short cut through a railroad bridge in an attempt to make it home before their 11:30 curfew. But they never did.

Pena and Ertman were grabbed by a gang named the Black and Whites on the railroad bridge, and raped for the next one hour. All the six rapists in the gang were teenagers, the youngest Vinnie Medellin, being just 14.

As per the medical examiner, Pena's two front teeth had been knocked out, while two of Ertman's ribs were broken after she had died. The testimony also showed that their necks were stomped upon after they were strangled to death to ensure that "they were really dead."

4. The murder Of Junko Furuta, 1988

Furuta, a few days after turning 17, was kidnapped by four young adults on November 12, 1988, who then kept her captive in a house owned by one of the culprits, in Adachi, Tokyo.

The four men, post-rape, tortured Furuta for the following 44 days, until she succumbed to death. According to the statements of her assailants at their trials, Furuta was raped over 400 times, beaten, penetrated with foreign objects including an iron rod and light-bulb, made to her drink her own urine, fed with cockroaches, and burned with cigarette ends. The assailants had also inserted fireworks into her genitals and set them off and cut her nipple out with pliers.

On the 44th day, Furuta was doused with lighter fluid and set alight, the final torture that claimed her life.

5. The murder of Anita Cobby, 1986

The life of Anita Lorraine Cobby in Sydney, Australia, was brutally cut short when 18-year-old John Travers and four others decided to slit her throat after taking turns to rape her on February 2, 1986.

Cobby, who was a 26-year-old nurse, was on her way home when she was abducted, dragged through a barbed-wire fence, and raped by Travers and his friends. The medical reports later showed that Cobby had been beaten, kicked and almost decapitated, before her throat was slit open to bleed her to death, which, the medical professionals believe, was done while she was still conscious.

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Marcia Nieva
3 years ago
Basta de trata!

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fatima raquel castillo
3 years ago
Porque estoy en la lucha por un mundo más justo e equitativo

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Angel Altamirano garcia
3 years ago
Estoy firmando por algo justo en mexico y el mundo

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SANDRA SERROQUE
3 years ago
Ya basta de violencia asía toda mujer

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Zendy Arroyo
3 years ago
Estoy en contra de la violencia de cualquier indole .

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Estrella Méndez
3 years ago
Porque la causa es justa

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RAQUEL RODRIGUEZ RUIZ
3 years ago
La no violencia es en derecho humano y no de género

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angélica Puerto
3 years ago
Alto a la violencia hacia nosotras las mujeres

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Martha Echeverria
3 years ago
Me parece una causa justa