Post Tagged with: "violence against women"

Charlize Theron Under Fire for Comparing Press Intrusion to Rape

Charlize Theron Under Fire for Comparing Press Intrusion to Rape

Actress Charlize Theron came under blistering criticism for comparing press intrusion to rape.  Wow, talk about a wrong choice of words. Theron, who was in the U.K. to promote her new film, “A Million Ways to Die in the West,” made the offensive statement when asked by Sky News if she […]

by · May 30, 2014 · Entertainment
Yale Battles Historic Levels of ‘Sexual Assault’ with Campus Programs Including ‘Bystander Intervention’

Yale Battles Historic Levels of ‘Sexual Assault’ with Campus Programs Including ‘Bystander Intervention’

Sexual assault hits a historic high at Yale University. The Ivy League school came under federal investigation in 2011 after 15 students filed a complaint alleging the university is a “hostile sexual environment” and failed to deal with the incidents of sexual harassment. The group of students used a video […]

by · March 24, 2013 · Education News, Sexual Assault
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 […]

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

Myles Bradley Ashley and Wife Thelma Ashley Dead in Possible Murder-Suicide in Harris County TX

HARRIS COUNTY MURDER-SUICIDE: Myles Bradley Ashley and wife Thelma Ashley were pronounced dead at a Houston-area hospital after they were found shot in their River Pines home in Harris county. Deputies were called to the home to investigate a 911 hang-up, with a second call before they arrived at the […]

by · June 25, 2012 · Murder-Suicide
Tony Parker Files $20 Million Lawsuit Against W.i.P. Club Over Eye Injury Caused by Chris Brown-Drake Fracas

Tony Parker Files $20 Million Lawsuit Against W.i.P. Club Over Eye Injury Caused by Chris Brown-Drake Fracas

More fall-out from the Chris Brown-Drake fracas — San Antonio Spurs point guard Tony Parker has filed a $20 million lawsuit against the W.i.P., the New York City club where a fight broke out involving Chris Brown and members of Drake’s entourage reportedly  over Rihanna. Tony Parker, alleges in the […]

by · June 22, 2012 · Black Entertainment News
Adolph Ray Neal, AKA Sonny Neal, Wanted in Murders of Wife and her Grandfather

Adolph Ray Neal, AKA Sonny Neal, Wanted in Murders of Wife and her Grandfather

It must be open-season on women because yet another man is wanted in the murder of his significant other.  Have you seen Adolph Ray “Sonny” Neal? Adolph Ray Neal, also known as Sonny Neal, is wanted in the murders of his wife, Jessica Neal, 27, and her grandfather, Don William […]

by · May 26, 2012 · Murder Charges
Michael Grindrod and Wife Sara Grindrod Dead in Apparent Murder-Suicide in North Fort Myers

Michael Grindrod and Wife Sara Grindrod Dead in Apparent Murder-Suicide in North Fort Myers

NORTH FORT MYERS MURDER-SUICIDE:  Sara Grindrod and her husband Michael Grindrod were found dead in an apparent murder-suicide in their Fort Myers home Friday. The News-Press reports the incident was domestic-violence related and Michael Grindrod committed suicide after killing his wife. They leave behind two young sons.  

by · May 12, 2012 · Murder-Suicide

Brandon Coleman, Unidentified Woman Dead in Suspected Murder-Suicide in Cumberland County NC

NEWSFLASH:  Brandon Coleman, 23, a Cumberland County, NC, resident, is dead in a suspected murder-suicide. According to ABC affiliate WTVD-TV, authorities found the body of an unidentified woman inside a home in the 600 block of Hollins Street, near the Fayetteville Regional Airport about 5 a.m. Thursday. A short time […]

by · April 5, 2012 · Murder-Suicide