Day Against Violence Against Women: Clashes in Istanbul and Mexico

Demonstration against violence against women, in Istanbul, Turkey, on November 25, 2021. UMIT BEKTAS / REUTERS Thousands of demonstrators took to the streets of Europe and Latin America on Thursday, November 26, on the occasion of the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women. Gatherings which were sometimes repressed by the police. “Do … Read more

In Burkina Faso, jihadist violence shakes power

Demonstration against the Burkinabé power, November 16, 2021 in Ouagadougou. ANNE MIMAULT / REUTERS A crowd gathers in front of a dozen holes dug in the ocher earth of a large piece of land scorched by the sun. In the background, hundreds of white tombs fill the military square of the municipal cemetery of Gounghin, … Read more

Before Sanremo, young Senza_cri decides to donate “Amor / November 25”, a song against gender violence

2021 is an important year for the singer-songwriter Without_cri who, in line with his empathic and always grateful character for life, decides to give the song as a gift Love / November 25, a song against gender violence, to anyone who wants to use it today, on the World Day against violence against women, and … Read more

Violence in Guadeloupe: the ARS denounces “physical attacks against health professionals”

In the town of Abymes in Guadeloupe, striking and requisitioned firefighters occupied the Perrin roundabout on November 21, 2021. OLIVIER LABAN MATTEI / MYOP FOR “THE WORLD” The regional health agency (ARS) of Guadeloupe alerted, Monday, November 22, “On the physical attacks that health professionals have suffered in recent days while they were going to … Read more

Ghada Hatem, the one who repairs women victims of violence

Ghada Hatem, in Saint-Denis (Saint-Saint-Denis), May 19, 2020. CAMILLE GHARBI FOR “THE WORLD” Ghada Hatem is on all fronts. On the occasion of the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, Thursday, November 25, the one who founded the Maison des femmes in Saint-Denis (Seine-Saint-Denis), in 2016, continues its fight to take better … Read more

Guadeloupe: interministerial crisis meeting after another night of violence

November 17 in Abymes, Guadeloupe. CARLA BERNHARDT / AFP Blockades resumed, Saturday morning November 20 in Guadeloupe, after another night of looting and fires linked to the mobilization against the health pass. Despite the curfew imposed on Friday evening, police and gendarmes were targeted by gunfire, and twenty-nine arrests were made. The ministers of the … Read more

GHB implicated in cases of sexual violence in bars

Gamma-hydroxybutyric acid (or GHB) was first synthesized in the 1920s, then by Professor Henri Laborit in the early 1960s. RIGHTS RESERVED « Balance ton bar » Hundreds of testimonies tell the same story: parties, black holes and sexual assaults, which took place in Brussels. These stories, collected since mid-October on the page Instagram @balance_ton_bar (more than 21,000 … Read more

Sexual violence – study provides figures from club sport for the first time

“Club sport is just as affected by violence as other areas of society. We cannot pretend that club sport is a nuisance-free, non-discriminatory, yes exclusively beautiful place.”, says Bettina Rulofs. The sports sociologist from the Bergische Universität Wuppertal is one of the study directors. A good two thirds of the respondents stated that they had … Read more

“Bourhane wants to do as Marshal Sisi in Egypt”: in Sudan, the demonstrations against the military putsch repressed in violence

To stay up to date on African news, subscribe to the “Monde Afrique” newsletter from this link. Every Saturday at 6 a.m., find a week of current events and debates treated by the editorial staff of World Africa. Demonstrators protest against General Bourhane’s military coup in Khartoum on October 30, 2021. MARWAN ALI / AP … Read more

Pauline Saint-Martin, a forensic pathologist on the trail of human violence

Pauline Saint-Martin, head of the legal medicine department at the University Hospital of Tours, here at the Maison des femmes, where she discusses the situations of patients every week, mainly victims of domestic violence. MANON CHEMINEAU FOR “THE WORLD” “The skin of a victim is a book. “ That Tuesday, in Tours, the forensic pathologist … Read more