Misogyny: Women ‘should be protected’ under hate crime laws

Sent by Sissy Vovoy Women should be protected under expanded hate crime laws, according to a new report from the Law Commission. The independent body that advises government said misogyny should be treated in the same way as other discrimination when it is the motivation for a crime. Campaigners welcomed the proposal, including Labour MP …

Γυναικείες οργανώσεις αλληλέγγυες στην Μπεκατώρου – Ανακοινώσεις

  ΕΝΩΣΗ ΓΥΝΑΙΚΩΝ ΕΛΛΑΔΑΣ ΔΙΠΛΑ ΣΤΗ ΣΟΦΙΑ ΚΑΙ ΤΗΝ ΚΑΘΕ ΣΟΦΙΑ Η συγκλονιστική αποκάλυψη της Σοφίας Μπεκατώρου για τη σεξουαλική κακοποίηση που υπέστη ως νεαρή κοπέλα από υψηλόβαθμο και ενεργό μέχρι και σήμερα στέλεχος της Ελληνικής Ιστιοπλοΐκής Ομοσπονδίας, έχει προκαλέσει οργή και τεράστιο κύμα συμπαράστασης προς την Ολυμπιονίκη που βρήκε το κουράγιο και το ψυχικό …

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 …

25 November: No to the police violence against women

Article, by Sissy Vovou A different 25th of November, International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women. The small meetings which some of the feminist-women’s organisations had prepared, were turned into massive arrests, after hours of waiting in the police Station of Syntagma. 14 persons-women were taken to this specific Police Station (adducted), from …