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  • Colombia wants more convictions for violence against women

    BOGOTA (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - New guidelines will help Colombian forensic experts and prosecutors investigating violence against women and femicide to win more convictions and reduce the high rate of murders of women, government officials say. Of...
  • Sponsors will drive change in NFL domestic violence conversation

    The NFL shield is unrecognizable. It is pockmarked with the black eyes of battered women. It is stained with the bleeding scars of abused children. It is filled with the crocodile tears of apologists who excuse all the nonsense. And where are you...
  • Culture of violence makes for hit TV in Turkey

    ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Sefer Calinak killed his first wife when he was 17 and murdered his girlfriend a few decades later with an axe. Now, the 62-year old is making the rounds on hit Turkish TV shows, part of a ratings race increasingly driven by a...
  • Sweden backs new global fund to secure community land rights

    BARCELONA (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Sweden plans to announce at the U.N. climate summit next week funding of around $14 million for a new body that will provide grants and expertise to help indigenous peoples and forest communities secure rights to...
  • Asian Olympic boss unsure why Saudi Arabia excluded women

    INCHEON South Korea (Reuters) - Asia's top Olympic official is unsure why Saudi Arabia excluded women from their team for the Asian Games and says he thought the Islamic kingdom had "broken the ice" when they picked female competitors for the London...
  • Gov. Malloy Announces Domestic Violence Proposal

    Gov. Malloy Announces Domestic Violence Proposal
    Weighing in on a national conversation about domestic violence, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy on Wednesday proposed legislation that would prevent access to a gun from anyone subject to a temporary restraining order. The governor made his announcement at a...
  • Cover Girl 'Game Face' ad becomes part of NFL scandal

    Cover Girl 'Game Face' ad becomes part of NFL scandal
    Cover Girl has landed in the unflattering spotlight of the NFL domestic abuse scandal as activists pressuring sponsors to boycott the league circulate a doctored ad of a female football fan with a black eye. Cover Girl, the official beauty sponsor of the...
  • Allred fires accusations against Goodell, Marshall

    The Sports Xchange EditorsNote: Updates with more quotes, details Allred fires accusations against Goodell, Marshall Celebrity lawyer Gloria Allred made charges Wednesday that NFL commissioner Roger Goodell ignored domestic-violence complaints filed...
  • Fall Movies: Film Festivals, 'Diamond Ruff' Screening

    Fall Movies: Film Festivals, 'Diamond Ruff' Screening
    Alternative-movie offerings are plentiful this fall. In addition to festivals featuring indie and foreign films — the Feminist Film Festival, the EROS gay film festival, the Festival of Ibero American Cinema, the Manhattan Short Film Festival...
  • U.S. states boost anti-trafficking laws but slow to help sex, labor slaves

    WASHINGTON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A rising number of U.S. states have strengthened laws to combat human trafficking in the past year but programs to help victims of forced prostitution and labor are lagging behind, according to a report by an...
  • Marches, prayer, mayors: What to expect at U.N. climate summit

    BARCELONA (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The U.N. climate summit in New York next week gives different parts of society - from businesses to faith groups to ordinary people - a chance to call for stepped-up action on climate change and make their own...