The State Duma gave the third and final reading to the law on the decriminalization of domestic violence. Acts of violence committed against family relatives have been excluded from the category of crimes. A recent opinion poll showed that most Russian citizens believe that the authorities should punish those who commit acts of domestic violence
Russia adopted the "law of Dima Yakovlev" in late 2012. The law banned the adoption of Russian children by American parents after a series of outrageous acts of violence that US parents had committed against the children, whom they had adopted from Russia. The law was named so after a boy, who died in a hot car of his adoptive father in the USA
In Russia, women outnumber men by ten million people. Russian women often break records. The first Soviet citizen who visited the White House in Washington was legendary Soviet sniper Lyudmila Pavlichenko. Women in Russia are less emancipated. European women often wonder why Russian woman have not announced a revolution
There is so much similarity and commonality among people, voters, left, right, social, center, liberal, or not politically interested. Almost everyone has had enough of the establishment, of the selfishness of greed, of the failure of the elite. The degradation of society, spiritual values and decency.
Luminaries, activists and artistes come together to spotlight life-changing interventions on ending the pandemic of violence against women and girl - UN Women Goodwill Ambassador Nicole Kidman co-hosts star-studded gala to mark 20 years of grant-making through UN Trust Fund to End Violence against Women
Finnish human rights activists said that Russian citizen Svetlana Rots had had her two daughters taken away from her. The Russian girls were accommodated in a Finnish private orphanage, but were later distributed between Finnish families. The children were taken away from their mother not to let the woman take the girls out of Finland to Russia
Humans have one amazing emotion that extends youth, has a positive effect on the mood and even, as recently discovered, helps to endure pain. This emotion is laughter. Other primates also can laugh, but only people can laugh heartily. Some scientists believe that in the process of evolution laughter came before speech
The officially registered number of people living with HIV in Russia is about a million. Among people of 30-35 years of age, every 25th Russian is infected with HIV. Doctors say that the epidemic of the human immunodeficiency virus is in full swing in Russia. It sounds frightening, but we have heard reports about AIDS epidemic before
UN Women, the United Nations organization dedicated to gender equality and the empowerment of women, today announced the appointment of American award-winning actor Anne Hathaway as global Goodwill Ambassador. A long-standing supporter of women's and girls' rights...
A couple of incidents in the United States of America recently involving the murder of animals because bad parenting resulted in close encounters with toddlers brings into question the issue of whether animals should be murdered, where their rights begin and where human rights end and the issue of parenting in the multi-tasking age.
By UN Women Executive Director Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka. The drugging, abduction and violent gang rape of a 16-year-old girl in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil calls us all to turn the tide of sexual violence against women and girls in Brazil and in every country in the world. Her silence was broken by the men who boastfully posted their images of the rape.
25 per cent of all pregnancies...A "dirty secret" hidden in the closet causing anguish for decades to come after a two-minute moment of misjudgment thirty years before fueled by a glass too many and a smooth-talking something tall, dark and handsome who promised to be a Prince, a Knight and a Gentleman. But does abortion need to be so dramatic?
When a woman drinks, it is considered asocial and unusual. Alcoholism among men is a global phenomenon that almost every person has come across with. As for female alcoholism, the phenomenon of drinking women has generated a plethora of myths and legends. In fact, a woman can often become a boon companion for her husband