Violence against women

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USC settles for $852 million over hundreds of sex abuse allegations

The University of Southern California (USC) has reached an $852 million settlement over hundreds of sexual abuse allegations against a…

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Demand for women’s refuge surges in pandemic

A women’s abuse charity has seen a big rise in demand during the coronavirus pandemic. The Jersey Women’s Refuge said…

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Man jailed for killing pregnant 28-year-old

A man has been sentenced to 20 years in jail for the brutal murder of a pregnant woman whose death…

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Woman narrates how husband impregnated her two daughters [Audio+photos]

Auntie Gladys, a mother of four, has narrated how her husband impregnated two of their daughters in a kiosk at…

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Man arrested for killing older wife at Akyem

A 35-year-old, Samuel Gyekye is in police grips for allegedly murdering his wife, Abena Owusua, 42. Suhum District Police Commander,…

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Man inflicts cutlass wounds on baby mama over chicken

A 27-year-old businessman, Emmanuel Chukwuma Igwe, has been accused of brutalizing his baby mama, Porcia Achonu by cutting her with…

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World

We need new allies to end violence against women

For girls and women, COVID-19 has been dangerous in more ways than one. Gender-based violence has surged worldwide in what…

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UNFPA boss calls on chiefs, celebrities to champion fight against violence against women and girls

The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) Country Representative, Niyi Ojuolape has implored traditional rulers, government, celebrities and religious leaders to…

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Details of lady allegedly killed by her boyfriend in Cape Coast

Lamisi Awuni passed away in what could be described as a love affair gone wrong after her lover allegedly stabbed…

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Africa

Liberia declares rape a national emergency

Liberian President George Weah has declared rape a national emergency and has ordered new measures to tackle the problem after…

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Florida church ‘devastated’ after Ghanaian pastor shoots wife dead at work

Members of the Floodgates of Heaven International Ministries are “devastated” after their Ghanaian pastor was charged with fatally shooting his…

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Witch camps safe havens for alleged witches; we won’t close them down – Gender Minister

The Minister of Gender, the Child and Social Protection, Mrs Cynthia Morrison, has said her Ministry has taken a second…

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