Posts tagged "femicide"

Brazilian President Rousseff Has Signed A New Femicide Law

Brazil’s President Dilma Rousseff has signed a femicide bill into law, which increases the penalties for the murder of women relating to domestic violence.
By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / March 10, 2015

What’s Happening To The Women Of Juarez?

The border city of Juarez, Mexico -- found just across the river from El Paso -- has a woman problem. Women disappear, are sexually abused, and they often -- way too often -- wind up dead.  The women are young and hopeful -- some of Juarez's victims are as young as 13. And their discarded…
By: Julie Gerstein / June 28, 2012