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South African army sent into townships to curb gang violence

This post was originally published on this siteSoldiers have began patrolling poor neighbourhoods on the outskirts of Cape Town in a controversial move aimed at curbing gang violence. The South

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Can sex education make a difference amid El Salvador’s violence, conservatism?

This post was originally published on this siteThis is one of the schools where educators are trying to use a modest form of sex education to reduce teen pregnancy and improve young

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S. Africa: soldiers deployed to counter surge in violence

This post was originally published on this siteHundreds of South African soldiers were deployed on Thursday to crime-ridden suburbs of Cape Town to counter a surge of shootings, gang

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82% increase in reports of sexual violence in universities

This post was originally published on this siteUniversities that provided figures to Channel 4 News showed an alarming rise in reports – from 65 in 2014, to 626 in 2018. Share ·

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How communities are addressing violence against women in South Africa

This post was originally published on this siteGender-based violence knows no borders, but in South Africa, femicide — the killing of women – seems to have touched every woman of

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Dance for Our Lives, mixing music and politics to fight gun violence

This post was originally published on this site“We want to make sure people stay engaged in politics, and politics is everywhere in Iowa right now, but most of it is very traditional and

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WNBA Suspends Riquna Williams For 10 Games Over Alleged Domestic Violence

This post was originally published on this siteThe WNBA has suspended Los Angeles Sparks guard Riquna Williams for 10 games without pay over a domestic violence incident in which she allegedly

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WNBA Suspends Riquna Williams For 10 Games Over Alleged Domestic Violence

This post was originally published on this siteThe WNBA has suspended Los Angeles Sparks guard Riquna Williams for 10 games without pay over a domestic violence incident in which she allegedly

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Can South Africa’s army solve Cape Town gang violence?

This post was originally published on this siteSouth Africa’s government has sought to reassure people living in Cape Town over planned deployment of the army, saying it will be temporary.

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What’s behind Ethiopia’s recent political violence ?

This post was originally published on this siteIn Ethiopia, a wave of assassinations has renewed fears of political turmoil. On June 22, gunmen burst into a meeting, killing the president of

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