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Rape, gang rapes, mass rapes, war rapes, dowry murders, honour killings, umanTrafficking, women trafficking, child trafficking, sexual slavery, forced prostitution, exploitative prostitution, forced marriages, child marriages, acid attacks, FGM, torture porns, domestic and sexual violende, street harassment, workplace harassment, , stoning and killing and punishment of rape victims, femicides, female infanticides, sadistic stalking must be banned worldwide for the protection of women, girls and children. It's a shame for the 21st Century, that the extent of this crimes against humanity are staying unpunished worldwide until now!
Rape facts in Germany: An estimate of 240,000 women and girls has died up till now in Germany because of this crime. Germany is on the number six in the highest rape crime with the figures of 6,507,394 in this year which is really a big figure. German Catholics have allowed the morning-after pills for the victims. The country moving forward in technology is actually moving really backward in humanity.
Sweden has the highest incidence of reported rapes in Europe and one of the highest in the world. One amongst every four women comes out to be the victim of rape in Sweden. By 2010, The Swedish police recorded the highest number of offences – about 63 per 100,000 inhabitants. The country has third-highest rape crime in the world. In 2009 there were 15,700 reported sexual offenses in Sweden, a rise of 8% compared to 2008, of which 5,940 were rape and sexual harassment (including exhibitionism) accounted for 7,590 reports. In April 2009, it was reported that sex crimes had increased by 58% over the previous ten years. According to a 2009 European Union study, Sweden has one of the highest rates of reported rape in Europe.
Many people wish to live or even visit UK as it is one of the most developed countries. But they surely must not be aware that this country is also involved badly in the crime of rape. In January 2013, the Ministry of Justice (MoJ), Office for National Statistics (ONS) and Home Office released its first ever joint Official Statistics bulletin on sexual violence, entitled An Overview of Sexual Offending in England and Wales. According to report: Approximately 85,000 women are raped on average in England and Wales every year. Over 400,000 women are sexually assaulted each year. One in 5 women (aged 16 – 59) has experienced some form of sexual violence since the age of 16.
The United States are at the first position in the race of rapes. Males are majorly the rapist holding a proportion of 99%. Out of all the victims, 91% are females while 9% are males. The U.S Bureau of Justice Statistics states that 91% of rape victims are female and 9% are male, and nearly 99% of rapists are male. According to the National Violence Against Women Survey, 1 in 6 U.S. women and 1 in 33 U.S. men has experienced an attempted or completed rape in their lifetime. More than a quarter of college-age women report having experienced a rape or rape attempt since age 14. Out of all, only 16% of the total cases are reported. Outdoor rape is not common in USA rather most of the rape cases takes place inside homes.
South Africa has one of the highest rates of rape in the world, with some 65,000 rapes and other sexual assaults reported for the year 2012. The incidence of rape has led to the country being referred to as the “rape capital of the world”. One in three of the 4,000 women questioned by the Community of Information, Empowerment and Transparency said they had been raped in the past year. More than 25 per cent of South African men questioned in a survey published by the Medical Research Council (MRC) admitted to rape; of those, nearly half said they had raped more than one person. Three out of four of those who had admitted rape indicated that they had attacked for the first time during their teens. South Africa has amongst the highest incidences of child and baby rape in the world. If the rapist is convicted, his prison time would be around 2 years.
India is the place where sexual assault is rapidly increasing. Rape in India is one of India’s most common crimes against women. According to the National Crime Records Bureau 24,923 rape cases were reported across India in 2012, but experts agree that the number of unreported cases of sexual assault brings the total much higher. Out of these, 24,470 were committed by parents/family, relatives, neighbors and other known persons implying that , men known to the victim committed 98 per cent of reported rapes. The latest estimates suggest that a new case of rape is reported every 22 minutes in India.
Ethiopia is estimated to have one of the highest rates of violence against women in the world. A report by the UN found that nearly 60% of Ethiopian women were subjected to sexual violence. Rape is a very serious problem in Ethiopia. The country is infamous for the practice of marriage by abduction, with the prevalence of this practice in Ethiopia being one of the highest in the world. In many parts of Ethiopia, it is common for a man, working in co-ordination with his friends, to kidnap a girl or woman, sometimes using a horse to ease the escape. The abductor will then hide his intended bride and rape her until she becomes pregnant. Girls as young as eleven years old are reported to have been kidnapped for the purpose of marriage. Also the Ethiopian military has been accused of committing systematic rapes against civilians.
Sri Lanka’s security forces are still raping and torturing suspects. There have been recent allegations that rape and torture by the Sri Lankan security forces have continued four years after the civil war ended. The UN Multi-country Study on Men and Violence found that 14.5% of the sample of Sri Lankan men had perpetrated rape at some point in their lives. 4.9% had raped in the past year. 2.7% had raped another man. 1.6% had took part in a gang rape. 96.5% of the men who had raped experienced no legal consequences. 65.8% didn’t feel worried or guilty afterwards. 64.9% of rapists had raped more than once, and 11.1% had raped four or more girls or women. That’s why the country has highest suicide rates in the world.
Canada is an Amercing continent and the total reported cases of rape in this country are 2,516,918. These are only six percent of the total rape cases. It is reported that over one in three women had experienced a sexual assault and that only 6% of sexual assaults were reported to the police. According to Justice Institute of British Columbia, one out of every 17 women is raped, 62% of rape victims were physically injured, 9% were beaten or disfigured.
Rape was not a crime in France until 1980. Laws reinforcing women’s rights and safety are relatively recent in France. The law making rape a crime dates back only to 1980. Earlier decrees were based on 19th century moral codes. A law on sexual-harassment was approved in 1992 and one on moral harassment was passed in 2002. The last bill to fight violence against women was passed last year. Government studies show there are 75,000 rapes a year in the country. Only about 10 percent of the victims filed complaints. France is at the 7th position with the total reported crime of 3,771,850.
Rape pornography is extremely inhumane and pure misogyny. Here were often teens and even children brutally tortured and raped. This must strictly be punished with long prison sentences and these pages must be permanently removed from the internet. The existence of such rape porn I found out as a perverted stalker sent me this for five years such kind of rape porn mails and the sender could not be found unambiguously. This is absolutely scandalous that there are such disgusting brutal porn, at which sadists may still enjoy! This needs to stop immediately!
"The way people treat you, is a statement about who they are as a human being. It is not a statement about you."
"Be the change and the hope for the future, the hope for our children and grandchildren!
Fear nothing and go your way for freedom, justice and peace on earth."
“... in practice the standard for what constitutes rape is set not at the level of women's experience of violation but just above the level of coercion acceptable to men.”
― Judith Lewis Herman
“Every woman knows what I'm talking about. It’s the presumption that makes it hard, at times, for any woman in any field; that keeps women from speaking up and from being heard when they dare; that crushes young women into silence by indicating, the way harassment on the street does, that this is not their world. It trains us in self-doubt and self-limitation just as it exercises men’s unsupported overconfidence.”
― Rebecca Solnit
She Said: Breaking the Sexual Harassment Story That Helped Ignite a Movement /Jodi Kantor (Autor),Megan Twohey (Autor)
From the Pulitzer Prize-winning reporters who broke the news of Harvey Weinstein's sexual harassment and abuse for the New York Times, Jodi Kantor and Megan Twohey, the thrilling untold story of their investigation and its consequences for the #MeToo movement
For many years, reporters had tried to get to the truth about Harvey Weinstein’s treatment of women. Rumors of wrongdoing had long circulated. But in 2017, when Jodi Kantor and Megan Twohey began their investigation into the prominent Hollywood producer for the New York Times, his name was still synonymous with power. During months of confidential interviews with top actresses, former Weinstein employees, and other sources, many disturbing and long-buried allegations were unearthed, and a web of onerous secret payouts and nondisclosure agreements was revealed. These shadowy settlements had long been used to hide sexual harassment and abuse, but with a breakthrough reporting technique Kantor and Twohey helped to expose it. But Weinstein had evaded scrutiny in the past, and he was not going down without a fight; he employed a team of high-profile lawyers, private investigators, and other allies to thwart the investigation. When Kantor and Twohey were finally able to convince some sources to go on the record, a dramatic final showdown between Weinstein and the New York Times was set in motion.
Nothing could have prepared Kantor and Twohey for what followed the publication of their initial Weinstein story on October 5, 2017. Within days, a veritable Pandora’s box of sexual harassment and abuse was opened. Women all over the world came forward with their own traumatic stories. Over the next twelve months, hundreds of men from every walk of life and industry were outed following allegations of wrongdoing. But did too much change—or not enough? Those questions hung in the air months later as Brett Kavanaugh was nominated to the Supreme Court, and Christine Blasey Ford came forward to testify that he had assaulted her decades earlier. Kantor and Twohey, who had unique access to Ford and her team, bring to light the odyssey that led her to come forward, the overwhelming forces that came to bear on her, and what happened after she shared her allegation with the world.
In the tradition of great investigative journalism, She Said tells a thrilling story about the power of truth, with shocking new information from hidden sources. Kantor and Twohey describe not only the consequences of their reporting for the #MeToo movement, but the inspiring and affecting journeys of the women who spoke up—for the sake of other women, for future generations, and for themselves.
Career Defense 101: How to Stop Sexual Harassment Without Quitting Your Job/Meredith Holley (Autor), Chrissy Weathersby Ball (Autor)
Career Defense 101 offers women seven proven, actionable strategies that help end sexual harassment in their careers for good so that they can focus on work they love.
Women are often told, Things are really sexist, and all we can do is ignore it. Career Defense 101 does not accept that answer but compiles research and tools that have actually been proven to work in ending harassment and helping women advance in their careers.
Women often work twice as hard as everyone else to get to the top of their field, yet sexual harassment can still make them feel trapped, afraid, and vulnerable. This may leave them wondering if they have a responsibility to other women in their field (or to other women in their family) to change a sexist environment. As a trial lawyer and coach, Meredith Holley uses what she has learned from her own experiences of overcoming harassment, stalking, and discrimination, as well as her legal experience, to help her clients. Even women who do not want to bring a legal claim for their harassment are able to use the strategies she teaches in Career Defense 101 to overcome sexual harassment and reach a new level in their careers.
Not So Sexy Truth: Women, Men, and Sexual Harassment in the Workplace /Catherine Dolan - (Autor)
In The Not So Sexy Truth About Women and Men in the Workplace, Dolan shares her personal and professional story managing sexual harassment in the workplace. She shares it all not as gossip, but as objective, public information as well as timely and easy-to-implement advice to deal with it. She encourages men and women to educate themselves, and, in turn, feel empowered to make in-the-moment decisions that allow them to stand up for themselves and keep thriving in their respective careers. She willingly takes on the modern crisis of sexual harassment in the workplace all while giving empowering perspective on how to identify if youre in that situation and how to rise above it powerfully. Dolan is real, admitting she didnt always play it strategically-right with several men she discusses candidly in the book; but, if anything, she learned timeless, important lessons about men, women, and herself that she now shares with the world. Available for pre-order next month, The Not So Sexy Truth About Women and Men in the Workplace is an important read for todays professional who is hungry for success and not willing to let anything get in his or her way, especially someone elses sexual advances or harassment.
Stop Street Harassment: Making Public Places Safe and Welcoming for Women /Holly Kearl (Autor)
Using groundbreaking studies, news stories, and interviews, this book underscores that there will never be gender equity until men stop harassing women in public spacesand it details strategies for achieving this goal.
Compelling anecdotes pulled from hundreds of women's stories that detail what harassment they have experienced, how it makes them feel, and how it impacts their lives
Groundbreaking information from surveys conducted around the world detailing the number of women who experience street harassment, how often, and in what forms
Suggestions for numerous, concrete actions women and men can take to stop street harassment and information on over 20 anti-street-harassment initiatives now underway
Interviews with community activists to inspire readers to take action
A companion website, www.stopstreetharassment.com, features the results of two surveys conducted by the author and a presentation of myths vs. facts about street harassment.
I'm Saying No!: Standing Up Against Sexual Assault, Sexual Harassment, and Sexual Pressure /Beverly Engel (Autor)
In spite of the #MeToo and #TimesUp movements, many women are still afraid to say no to unwanted sexual advances and reluctant to report sexual violations. Far too many college students are being raped and are afraid to report it. Women are subjected to sexual harassment, sexual bullying, and sexual pressure every day on the street, at work, and at home but are unable to speak truth to power or to report these sexual offenses. Im Saying No! is written specifically for these womenwomen who are still afraid to speak up for themselves, women who need to learn how to do so, and women whose personal history of child sexual abuse or sexual assault as an adult has wounded them so much that they have lost their voice. Here, Beverly Engelan internationally recognized psychotherapist and acclaimed advocate for victims of sexual, physical, and emotional abuseoffers a ground-breaking program to help all the women who have been silenced by past trauma, women who were raised to believe they didnt have a right to say no, and women who have spoken out in the past only to go unheard. Bold and timely, Im Saying No! offers women the encouragement, support, and guidelines they need in order to become the powerful women they arewomen who believe in themselves and stand up for themselves.
Sexual Harassment Rules /Lynda Schor (Autor)
Lynda Schor’s stories are as dazzling as her readers have come to expect. To label them ‘black humor’ or describe them as ‘irreverent’ would be putting it mildly, and there is nothing mild about Schor’s take on the way we live now—our marriages, sex lives, obsessions and rites of passage. She is a master of satire, full of invention and wit, yet beneath the hilarious goings-on in her work runs a deep vein of melancholy. This is a terrific and exhilarating collection.
—Lynne Sharon Schwartz,
author of Leaving Brooklyn, and Referred Pain
Sexual Harassment in The National Guard: The Fear is Real / D Lindahl (Autor)
In the own words of the author:
I was being sexually harassed by a Missouri National Guard Master Sergeant in the Armory where I was a civilian employee. My supervisor was afraid to help me. Even the Air Force could not protect me from the National Guard!My story took place on Whiteman AFB, Missouri - home of the B-2 Bomber. The federal government has no jurisdiction "inside" the Missouri National Guard Armory located on the Air Base. When Whitman AFB turned the investigation over to the Missouri National Guard, I was suspended 30 days without pay for going to the police seeking protection. My harasser retired from the Missouri National Guard with honor - despite the fact that he admitted to the crimes he committed. I felt isolated and alone and afraid. I didn't know that I was part of a large group of women who are victims of sexual harassment and retaliation at the hands of the military.As a state of Missouri employee I had the union AFSCME fighting for me...or so I thought.AFSCME encouraged me to stand up to opposition, demand my rights, grieve issues, go to court - yup they wanted me to fight the battle. Re-reading my book now, I see the bigger picture - I was a pawn in the hands of two powerful players, The State of Missouri and AFSCME. Both sides pulled out all stops to win - sometimes not legally - and neither cared about me, the abused victim! They cared about winning - for their own benefit...at my expense.I see clearly now - and I'm angry....
Nowhere to Hide: True story of Sexual Harassment and Sexual Assault/ Linda Jenkins (Autor)
This author is truly brave to share this painful truth. Her story will empower others to speak up and stop harassment! Thank you Linda for being a voice for victims.
Working with Sharks: A Pakistani Woman’s Story of Countering Sexual Harassment in the United Nations - From Personal Grievance to Public Law /Fouzia Saeed (Autor)
Fouzia Saeed dreamed of bringing social change to the women of Pakistan and was thrilled to land her dream job at the world’s ethical compass and institutional tour de force: The United Nations.
As expected, the UN was a gathering place for passionate minds devoted to human rights and justice for all. Shockingly, at the UN mission in Pakistan it was also a breeding ground for powerful men who viewed women as sexual objects rather than professional equals.
Refusing her boss’s advances didn’t stop the harassment. Reporting him to superiors didn’t either. In her years-long struggle with torment and humiliation at the UN, Fouzia held strong, knowing her fight for women’s rights was the only thing that could keep her going. But how do you fight for others’ rights when you cannot even take hold of your own? Can you ever change a culture that views sexual harassment by a man as a woman’s crime?
Fouzia and a group of female colleagues, who similarly suffered in the workplace, gained the courage to risk their reputations. They filed a joint compliant and promptly found themselves under attack by their managers who aligned with the perpetrator in an effort to crush their case.
Working with Sharks follows eleven indestructible women and the case that sparked a national movement and culminated in the passage of legislation that made sexual harassment a crime in Pakistan in 2010. Inspirational and poignant, Working with Sharks encourages women in any part of the world to find their voice and stand up to sexual harassment.
Sexual Harassment in the Post Office/ Amira (Autor)
In the own words of the author: I am writing this book to help all the women in the United States who are now working in a Post Office. I myself started working in August 01, 1998.I am a victim of sexual harassment, stalking, mental abuse and verbally abuse by management in the Post Office, and I am also writing this book so the women who are now being sexually harass or harassed won't be intimated. The Post Office preaches about ZERO tolerance on the work floor, but that only applies to managements, not to the employees. I know for a fact that there are women out there who are being sexually harassed or verbally abused by their supervisor, who need help; but won't get it from management. I myself cried and begged for someone to help me, but management turned their backs on me, and called me a liar. There came a time during the sexual harassment I hated going to work. Trembling that I have to face this day after day and face this person who was abusing me, and management wouldn't stop him. He is now, believe it or not working for the Post Office.
Stop Global Street Harassment: Growing Activism Around the World /Holly Kearl (Autor)
No one knows street harassment like Holly Kearl. A victim, activist and meticulous researcher she is perhaps the leading expert on street harassment world wide. Her easy to read style and passion makes this data filled book a page turner. Filled with activist and every day people's stories this book is a must for anyone who is tired of street harassment and wants to understand its roots and what we can do to make the streets and public spaces safer for all people.
Unwelcome and Unlawful: Sexual Harassment in the American Workplace/Raymond F. Gregory (Autor)
Nearly every American woman will, at some point during her working life, be sexually harassed, according to Raymond F. Gregory, a lawyer specializing in employment and discrimination law. Unwelcome and Unlawful provides information for those victims as well as for those suffering same-sex harassment and for male victims of sexual harassment. Gregory analyzes sexual harassment from the perspective of existing federal law and describes the legal rights that may be asserted by victims of harassment to obtain either injunctive or monetary relief.
Conduct of a sexual nature that occurs in normal workplace socialization is generally not unlawful, but it will be considered to have crossed the line of legality if it is unwelcome and is sufficiently severe or pervasive to undermine an employee's work life. Questions typically arising in a sexual harassment case include:
*What types of workplace conduct are classified as sexually harassing?
*When is sexual conduct considered unwelcome?
*When is sexual conduct perceived as severe or pervasive?
*What are the obligations of an employee to report acts of sexual harassment?
*If sexual harassment is proven, what monetary damages and other relief may the victim expect to be awarded?
*When is an employer liable for acts of sexual harassment committed by its workers and supervisors?
*What privacy rights does an employee claiming sexual harassment have?
By clarifying little-understood aspects of the law barring sexual harassment, the author presents an indispensable resource for victims seeking to learn what to expect from the legal system if they contest the actions of their harassers in the courts.
The Hidden Face of Eve: Women in the Arab World/ Nawal El Saadawi (Autor)
A classic of modern Arab writing, The Hidden Face of Eve receives fresh life with this beautiful new edition. Nawal El Saadawi’s shocking account of female oppression in the Muslim world is as powerful today as it was when it was first published. El Saadawi’s experiences working as a doctor in Egyptian villages, witnessing forced prostitution, honor killings, sexual abuse, and female circumcision, drove her to pen this book. The Hidden Face of Eve explores the circumstances that led to this violently unjust situation by examining historical roles of Arab women in religion and literature, ultimately arguing that injustices—such as polygamy, the veil, and legal inequality—are incompatible with the essence of Islam and inherent human rights.
No Nation for Women: Reportage on Rape from India, the World's Largest Democracy/ Priyanka Dubey (Autor)
If you wanted to know what is really happening with the Indian women, and what is the real status of women in India, you can go through this. I highly recommend this to know the realism and suffering of Indian women, and how justice is delayed and denied.
Rape: A South African Nightmare/Pumla Dineo Gqola (Autor)
Winner of the 2016 Alan Paton Award, Rape:A South African Nightmare unpacks South Africa’s various relationships to rape, connections between rape culture and the shock/disbelief syndrome that characterises public responses to rape, the female fear factory, boy rape and violent masculinities, the rape of Black lesbians, baby rape, as well as high profile rape trials like that of Jacob Zuma, Bob Hewitt, Baby Tshepang and Anene Booysen.
Stalkers - Disturbing True Life Stories of Harassment, Jealousy and Obsession/Stalkers/Polly Clarkson (Autor)
This unsettling but fascinating book will give you a unique insight deep into the minds of stalkers and reveals how their sinister behaviour affects their victims. From shadowy online stalkers, to jealous ex-lovers, from obsessed admirers and insidious personal vendettas through to crazed and dangerous criminals, this book probes the innermost instincts of the characters involved in each of the terrifying - and increasingly common - crimes described here. Based on revealing interviews with policemen, psychiatrists and doctors, as well as the families of many of the true-life victims - both male and female - this is the first time that such a collection of stalking cases from across the UK has been presented in such vivid and memorable detail. From the high-profile Marchese/Falkowski case currently proceeding through the courts, to the tragic events of lesser-known fatal stalkings, these stories read like fiction - but everything published is based on startling fact.
The Night Stalker - The True Story of Delroy Grant, Britain's Most Shocking Serial Sex Attacker / John McShane
On Sunday November 15, 2009, detectives hunting one of the most prolific sex offenders in Britain finally made an arrest, 17 years after the first terrifying attack took place. The "Night Stalker" first struck in 1992, raping an 84-year-old woman in her flat in Croydon. What followed was a sickening series of horrifying sexual assaults on elderly victims across south London, Kent, and Surrey. All the victims lived alone and were woken in the night by a man dressed in black, his face obscured by a balaclava. He would shine a torch into their eyes, or switch off their electricity, before subjecting them to terrifyingly violent attacks. DNA profiling revealed a list of 21,000 possible suspects before officers working on Operation Minstead finally pieced together enough evidence to make an arrest. This is the full story of the man dubbed the Night Stalker, who brought terror and violence to the streets of South London.
Girl, Taken: A True Story of Abduction, Captivity and Survival / Elena Nikitina
A true story of a Russian girl abducted by a Chechen gang in 1994. Elana was put in a basement then moved to a dungeon like room later on. They tried to get her mother to give them lots of money in return for her but her mother could not get that amount of money anywhere.But they did not kill her like they said they just kept saying they would give her Mom more time.to get the money .She describes her days and nights of her abduction. What she dealt with and how she felt. It ended up almost 8 months later when the Russian-Chechen war broke out. Then she took a chance on escaping.
The Chibok Girls: The Boko Haram Kidnappings and Islamist Militancy in Nigeria / Helon Habila
On April 14, 2014, 276 girls from the Chibok Secondary School in northern Nigeria were kidnapped by Boko Haram, the world's deadliest terrorist group. Most were never heard from again. Acclaimed Nigerian novelist Helon Habila, who grew up in northern Nigeria, returned to Chibok and gained intimate access to the families of the kidnapped to offer a devastating account of this tragedy that stunned the world. With compassion and deep understanding of historical context, Habila tells the stories of the girls and the anguish of their parents; chronicles the rise of Boko Haram and the Nigerian government's inept response; and captures the indifference of the media and the international community whose attention has moved on.
Employing a fiction writer's sensibility and a journalist's curiosity, THE CHIBOK GIRLS provides poignant portraits of everyday Nigerians whose lives have been transformed by extremist forces. Habila illuminates the long history of colonialism--and unmasks cultural and religious dynamics--that gave rise to the conflicts that have ravaged the region to this day.
A God Who Hates Women: A Woman's Journey Through Oppression / Majid Rafizadeh
For a woman in a male-dominated society, ‘choice' is an alien word. And inequality, violence, injustice, abuse, and discrimination a daily living reality.
A God Who Hates Women is an emotional journey through a labyrinth of violence and civil war. It’s a journey through a battlefield riddled with archaic cultural demands and explosive emotions . . . where a mother and her son struggle to navigate through a cruel patriarchal society in an attempt to survive. To live.
Will endurance and courage overcome daily abuse? Will a crumbling homeland deprive a young boy of his right to identity? Will it wipe away all dreams of a future?
A myriad of memories and experiences are woven together in this riveting true tale of one family’s heartbreaking struggle through the mire of religion, politics, war and their unwavering hope for peace.
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