Source: Sergey Fadeichev/ TASS Sign translation: (right) All women need are their fundamental human rights! (middle) To the victims of violence – protection and support! In a country where one woman dies every 40 minutes as a result of domestic violence, there is an almost ubiquitous acceptance of abuse in Russian culture and increasingly inContinue reading “'If he beats you, it means he loves you': Domestic Assault Law and Russian Culture”
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Is Russia Finally Accountable?
The United Nations General Assembly held the Human Rights Council elections on October 28, 2016, a monumental day for human rights accountability across the globe. The Human Rights Council is an intergovernmental body within the United Nations, which is comprised of 47 states. Ban Ki-moon, the UN Secretary-General, states that “All victims of human rightsContinue reading “Is Russia Finally Accountable?”