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How can violence against women be tackled?

The abuse of women is one of the most widespread human rights violations.

It has many forms, including physical and sexual violence, female genital mutilation and child marriage.

The long-term effects on the survivors are severe.


Two dozen migrants feared drowned off Libya's coast

A boat carrying refugees and migrants bound for Europe has capsized in the Mediterranean Sea off Libya's coast, leaving at least two dozen people dead or missing, the UN migration agency said.

Safa Msehli, spokeswoman for the International Organization for

Hong Kong pro-democracy activists appear in court

More than 20 pro-democracy activists have appeared in a Hong Kong court accused of joining or organising an illegal gathering on June 4 to mark the 1989 Tiananmen Square massacre.

Their case has been postponed until next month.

Al Jazeera's