Tag Archive | Violence against women and girls

Swiss tourist gang raped and UN violence against women code adopted

Two news reports jumped out at me today. The first was the report of the gang-rape of a Swiss tourist in India by allegedly eight men. Juxapositioned against this was the report the UN has passed a landmark accord to “combat violence against women”. Mervat Tallawy, the head of Eygpt’s National Women’s Council, said the […]