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Indonesia passes long-awaited sexual violence bill

Activists largely welcomed the law as a step forward for the country but said it could have been more far-reaching

Activist nun dismayed over continuing violence against women, children

The Philippines has consistently topped the world in social media usage, exposing children to content that results in abuse and exploitation

Children’s rights groups welcome passage of amendments to Philippines’ anti-rape law

Salinlahi said “there’s still a long way to go in fully eliminating all forms of abuse, violence and exploitation” of women and children

Cyclists amplify call for safe spaces, end to violence against women...

The 10-kilometer bike ride sought to raise awareness on rising cases of sexual harassment and abuse against women

Opposing violence against women and children

Reporting sexual abuse and saving the victims with protection and therapy with legal action by victims is essential to fight abuse

Preventing violence against children and women

In the past 12 months 22 percent of women that live in poor countries or the “least developed” were victims of violence from partners

COVID-19 pandemic impacts Philippine action against gender-based violence

Oxfam noted that in the Philippines, there was a decrease in access to gender-based violence desks and support services in communities

Women rights groups demand ‘accountability’ from President Duterte

Women's groups launched on November 24 the annual “18 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence” in the country

Asian child rights coalition calls for release of arrested Filipino rights...

Rights groups said Ujano “has always been in the public eye in the last three decades for her non-profit work"

Rights group calls for immediate release of arrested child rights advocate

Rights group said the arrest was “an attack on women and children’s rights advocates”

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