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Human Trafficking: Modern Day ‘Slavery’ in Belgium

by Grace Kwinjeh -Belgium- A Thai woman, aged 28, met a handsome Belgian man and fell in love. He assisted her in getting a visa to […]

Business & Economy, Domestic Violence, Europe, Feature Articles, Human Rights, Human Trafficking, Labor Issues, Sex Trafficking, Thailand, The World

Remembering Our Mother: One Family’s Fight Against Domestic Violence

by Kimberly Amador, The WIP’s Associate Editor Saturday June 14th, 2014 was a beautiful, sunny day in my hometown in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada […]

Domestic Violence, Family, Feature Articles, Human Rights, The WIP Editorial, The World, Violence Against Women, Women's Empowerment

Financial Crisis and Domestic Violence – The Case of Greece

by Foteini Svarna –Greece– I am shocked to see my good friend – an interior designer – with a nasty bruise on her face. “My husband […]

Business & Economy, Domestic Violence, Feature Articles, Greece, Human Rights, Mental Health, Poverty, Violence Against Women

Dowry Tradition Prevails in Sri Lanka, Preys on Women

by Nicola Yeeles – UK– Priyanka* is a soft-spoken, gently rounded 46-year-old Sri Lankan Tamil woman with a friendly manner. She is training to be a […]

Business & Economy, Domestic Violence, Feature Articles, Human Rights, India, Marriage, Religion, The World, Violence Against Women

Female Perspectives on Ending Sexual Violence: Breaking the Silence

by Stephanie Koehler –USA– Stephanie Koehler is a journalist and photographer residing in California. She also is an advocate for the Rape Crisis Center. The vision […]

Arts & Culture, Domestic Violence, Feature Articles, Feminism, Human Rights, Mental Health, PTSD, Sexual Assault, Sexual Violence

Palestinian Women Are Being Failed by Refuge and Shelter Services

by Arwa Aburawa –U.K.– When I first heard about the murder of Nancy Zaboun in Bethlehem on Monday, July 30, all I could think about was […]

Domestic Violence, Feature Articles, Human Rights, Palestine, The World, Violence Against Women

Kenya: Poverty, Alcoholism Blamed for Rising Domestic Violence Against Men

by Rachel Muthoni –Kenya– Cases of domestic violence are on the rise in Kenya. While in the past women were known to receive beatings from their […]

Domestic Violence, Family, Feature Articles, Human Rights, Kenya, The World

Tolerance Toward Spousal Abuse in Egypt Persists Post Revolution

by Manar Ammar –Egypt– When Marwa* arrived at the hospital, her left arm was dangling beside her body like a lifeless piece of cloth. After examination, […]

Criminal Justice, Domestic Violence, Egypt, Feature Articles, Feminism, Human Rights, Social Change, The World, Violence Against Women, Women's Rights

Letter from Domestic Abused Women in Libya

This letter has fallen into my hands and I feel compelled to get it out there as per the woman’s intentions. It was not what I […]

Domestic Violence, The WIP Talk

Life-Skills Training to Break the Cycle of Violence in Mongolia

by Michelle Tolson –Mongolia– One night while relaxing at home after a long day of horseback riding, I heard a loud banging on a door downstairs. […]

Domestic Violence, Feature Articles, Laws & Legislation, Mongolia, NGO's, Teaching & Learning, The World, Violence Against Women

Crime After Crime: Director Yoav Potash and Attorney Joshua Safran on Documenting Domestic Violence Survivor Deborah Peagler

by Jessica Mosby –USA– After watching the new documentary Crime After Crime at the 2011 Sundance Film Festival, I was angry. I felt an intense call […]

Arts & Culture, Domestic Violence, Feature Articles, Film Festivals, Films & Documentaries, Human Rights, Violence Against Women

India’s Domestic Violence Campaign Asks Men to Be Part of the Solution

by Shreyasi Singh – India – Sometimes, just asking for a small cup of milk to brew your tea can bring domestic violence to a halt. […]

Activism, Asia, Domestic Violence, Feature Articles, India, Indigenous Culture, Media, Teaching & Learning, Women's Rights