More Women Becoming Chief of Police
June 28, 2017
January 15, 2017: Op-ed columnist Peter Funt discusses the rise in women selected to head police departments in the U.S. Although the number is still small, not quite 5%, change is becoming more rapid. Will this bring changes in policing? Read the full article: Women Rise as Top Cops (The Sentinel, cumberlink.com)
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Abusive and Sexist Virginity Testing Abolished
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Human Rights Watch reports that the Indonesian armed forces have finally ended the damaging practice of virginity testing on female recruits.
Gender violence in Pakistan: women fighting back
May 26, 2022
Hundreds if not thousands of women are murdered, kidnapped and assaulted each year in Pakistan. A 2018 survey estimated 1 in 3 women experienced domestic violence, but conviction rates are extremely low. It is being described by some in Pakistan as a ‘gender violence epidemic.’ Now Pakistani women are demanding action to address the vast scale of violence.