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​In Argentina

Lucía Pérez, a student just 16, died due to the horrible internal wounds she received when she was drugged, raped and then impaled with a ...

Enough of impunity

The figure that emerges from UNICEF’s most recent report, drafted on the basis of a series of interviews with migrant women, is alarming. About half ...

To End Sexual Violence in Conflict

The use of sexual violence in war is one of the great injustices of our lifetime. It is hard to document, let alone investigate. Perpetrators ...

Religion cannot divide

“A crime committed in the name of religion is a crime against religion itself, because hate disguised as religion in order to introduce enmity to ...

​The sick are being discarded

California's legalization of assisted suicide, which took place a few days ago when Jerry Brown, the Governor of California, signed the law, has been defined ...

A crime against humanity

“The grave issue of modern slavery and human trafficking”, which “continues to be a scourge throughout the world today”, is a true “crime against humanity”. ...

Intolerable crime in Iraq

The “forced deportation” of the Christians of Mosul is an “intolerable crime”. The atrocities and practices of the Islamic State (IS) “have nothing to do ...

​In Tunisia a new law for the defence of women

The Tunisian Government has proposed in parliament a law to combat physical and verbal violence against women. The text makes the penalties stricter for anyone ...

​With prophetic courage

“Only a Church able to shelter the faces of men and women who knock on her doors will be able to speak to them of ...

​Banned for being addressed too exclusively to women

The film by the Indian woman director Alankrita Shrivastava entitled Lipstick Under My Burkha (2017) tells the story of an 18-year-old girl who tries to ...

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