Violence Against Women

Zerlina Maxwell Gets Racist Rape, Death Threats After Arguing Guns Aren’t Solution to Rape

Zerlina Maxwell Gets Racist Rape, Death Threats After Arguing Guns Aren’t Solution to Rape

It is a sad commentary that a progressive woman can’t speak on a woman-related issue and not be subjected to racism rhetoric from right wing nuts. Zerlina Maxwell, who is a frequent guest on Fox News, has come under fire from some right wing lunatics. Ms. Maxwell appeared on Sean […]

International Women’s Day 2013:  Say No to Violence Against Women

International Women’s Day 2013: Say No to Violence Against Women

Happy International Women’s Day 2013! The United Nations theme for the day, “A promise is a promise: Time for action to end violence against women,” and the International Women’s Day theme for 2013 is “The Gender Agenda: Gaining Momentum.” Women have come a long way in the world, but there […]

Amazon Shut Down ‘Carry On’ Owner Michael Fowler’s Accounts After Uproar Over T-Shirts

Amazon Shut Down ‘Carry On’ Owner Michael Fowler’s Accounts After Uproar Over T-Shirts

Michael Fowler, the founder of Solid Gold Bomb Inc., who came under fire for t-shirts encouraging rape and violence against women, now said that has doomed his company, including its five workers in Worcester, Mass. Amazon shut down his accounts following the uproar over the messages of misogyny, murder and rape, which […]

Solid Gold Bomb Founder Michael Fowler Apologizes for T-Shirts Promoting Rape, Domestic Violence

Solid Gold Bomb Founder Michael Fowler Apologizes for T-Shirts Promoting Rape, Domestic Violence

Solid Gold Bomb founder Michael Fowler posted a statement on the company’s website saying he was “extremely sorry” for the T-shirts promoting rape and domestic violence being sold on Amazon’s U.K. website: “We simply do not produce poor humor or offensive products,” Fowler wrote. “As a father, husband, brother and son, I […]

Anene Booysen, South African Teen Gang-Raped and Disemboweled, Laid to Rest in Bredasdorp

Anene Booysen, South African Teen Gang-Raped and Disemboweled, Laid to Rest in Bredasdorp

#RIP Anene Booysen:  Hundreds gathered in South Africa to pay final respects to Anene Booysen, 17, was found brutally raped and left for dead in Bredasdorp Western Cape. She was laid to rest on Saturday. The mother, grandmother and brother of 17-year-old victim Anene Booysen broke down in tears during […]

by · February 9, 2013 · African News, Violence Against Women

Six Arrested, 7th Sought After Another Woman Gang-Raped in India

ANOTHER WOMAN GANG-RAPED IN INDIA:  Six men are in police custody in yet another gang-rape of a woman in India. This latest incident comes four weeks after a brutal attack on a student on another bus. She died from her injuries after being transported to a Singapore hospital. Police officer […]

by · January 13, 2013 · Asia News, Violence Against Women
Fox News Pundit Charles Krauthammer:  Sandy Relief Bill Would be a “Rape of the Treasury”

Fox News Pundit Charles Krauthammer: Sandy Relief Bill Would be a “Rape of the Treasury”

The Republicans continue to show how little regard they have for women’s issues and it is high time that women in the U.S. hold the party to task. The latest conservative to make light of sexual assault against women is so-called pundit Charles Krauthammer, who slammed those who criticized John […]

Radical Islamists Take Aim at Unmarried Mothers and Unwed Pregnant Women in Northern Mali With Harsh Punishment

SHOCK: Radical Islamists have taken control of northern Mali to the point that unmarried mothers and unwed pregnant women are in fear of their lives that they could be the next victims of harsh punishment such as public stonings, amputations and executions, KHQ reports. KHQ:  In July, a man and […]

by · October 14, 2012 · Violence Against Women