Militarism:
Violence against Women as a Weapon of war

January 24th, 2021, at 11:00 – 13:00 CET (UTC+1) Organized by Women against NATO Round Table with: • Amela Skiljan (Bosnia & Herzegovina), IPB and International Association of Lawyers Against Nuclear Arms (IALANA) Board • Cyrille Rolande Bechon (Cameroon), Nouveaux Droits de l’Homme Cameroun (NDH) • Judith Mirkinson (USA), President “Comfort Women” Justice Coalition, San …

Lisa Montgomery: US carries out first federal execution of a woman in nearly seven decades

Sent by Sissy Vovoy Lisa Montgomery pronounced dead on Wednesday morning after supreme court cleared path for her death A Kansas woman was executed early on Wednesday, the first time in nearly seven decades that the US government has put to death a female inmate. Lisa Montgomery, 52, was pronounced dead at 1.31am after receiving a lethal …

ASSANGE CASE: TEN YEARS OF PERSECUTION – PRESS FREEDOM UNDER SERIOUS ATTACK

STATEMENT by GAMAG EUROPE (GE) JULIAN ASSANGE CASE: TEN YEARS OF PERSECUTION AND PSYCHOLOGICAL AND PHYSICAL TORTURE. PRESS FREEDOM UNDER SERIOUS ATTACK GAMAG Europe, the regional chapter of the Global Alliance for Media and Gender, welcomed on Monday the UK Court decision not to extradite Julian Assange to the United States of America in the most important …

Domestic abusers winning time with children by accusing mothers of parental alienation, study finds

Writes Maya Oppenheim Women’s Correspondent Proposed by Sissy Vovou ‘Playing the parental alienation card is proving more powerful than any other in silencing the voices of women and children resisting contact with abusive men,’ says former family law barrister Abusive men are winning time with their children by accusing mothers who have won custody of …

Lebanon Passes Landmark Sexual Harassment Law

By Timour Azhari Proposed by Sissy Vovou New law could see perpetrators spend up to four years in prison, with the legislature also amending a controversial domestic violence law. 21 December 2020 – Beirut, Lebanon – Lebanon’s Parliament has endorsed a landmark law criminalising sexual harassment that could see the most flagrant perpetrators spend up to four …