According to Bianet scanning of newspapers, websites and news agencies, at least 18 women were killed by men in the month of November and 15 women were injured. The monitoring presented by Bianet makes a grim reading.
With many of the women killed or injured by men they know very well, boyfriends, husbands or family members. Children are victims of violence too. The news, as Bianet specified, do not always include information on age, profession, environment or the perpetrators. In general, the reviewed news were based on the statement of the perpetrators or on police reports. Yet, despite the missing information, a general view revealed that males from all age group expose women from all age groups to violence. Harassment and rape of children has increased in particular.
According to the news, males from all age groups and professions imposed physical and sexual violence to women in November this year. Continue reading