She is not just another singer; her voice echoes many a burning issue facing the country. Meet Sona Mohapatra, who believes that it is upto us to make a better and happier tomorrow for women. The musician will be performing at Jurrat today, a mobile concert to end violence against women, and most importantly, remember Nirbhaya! In an interview with iDiva.com, Sona Mohapatra gives us an in-depth look at the music rally.
Fatal stabbing on train in Portland Ore.The man who police say... Fatal stabbing on train in Portland Ore. The man who police say fatally stabbed two other men who tried to shield young women from an anti-Muslim tirade on a Portland Ore. light-rail train will make his initial court appearance Tuesday and the citys mayor says he hopes the slayings will inspire changes in the political dialogue in this country. Jeremy Joseph Christian 35 faces two counts of felony aggravated murder and…
Women in India face violence every day: Indian women hold candles in a silent protest rally against the gang rape and near-fatal beating of a 23-year-old student on a New Delhi bus. IMAGE (AP Photo: Biswaranjan Rout)
Marceline Kongolo-Bice' Democratic Republic of Congo What she does: Leads SOS Femmes en Dangers~ In the face of ongoing atrocities and violence against women in her country, she works to rehabilitate rape victims, and empower women throughout Fizi Territory so that they may better know their rights, defend themselves, and rally together to demand that the voices of the thousands of women raped monthly be heard and addressed
2012 photo from the Cairo neighbourhood of Zamalek reads "no harassment" in Arabic, intended as a response to Egypt's staggering rates of sexual harassment and violence. According to the Washington Post, polls show 99% of Egyptian women experience sexual harassment, with an additional 97% reporting experiencing some kind of unwanted lewd touching from a man.
There was a small but passionate turn out for the Wicked Picket event in Brisbane today protesting slogans on 'Wicked Camper' vans which degrade #women, and promote rape culture and violence against women. (Image: ABC/Patrick Williams) #sexism #rally #toys #Brisbane #Queensland #Australia #abcnews