International Women's Day 2012:Turkey, violence against women law approved
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International Women's Day 2012:Turkey, violence against women law approved

İstanbul : Turkey | Mar 08, 2012 at 10:35 PM PST
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Russian PM Putin congratulates female journalists from the government pool group on the upcoming International Women's Day in Moscow

The Turkish Parliament today passed a law against violence against women is a widespread phenomenon in the country.

The event focuses attention on violence against women to draw and was specifically designed to take place at the International Women's Day, 8 Of March.

Four members of the group Femen, topless and wearing blue spots such as make-up, chanting slogans and banners in a minute protest in Istanbul on the occasion of International Women's Day on display Thursday.

The protest came hours Femen is shot by a Turkish man had a relative, 40, Diyar Bengitay - mother of three dead, according to the Associated Press from the Seattle Post-Intelligencer.

The aim of the event was Femen combat violence against women, which is the "recognized governments of Muslim countries in Southeast Asia, the reality of the genocide against women, to make the known cases and severely punish guilty."

Femen activists bothered to draw a link between the Russian president to a polling station in Moscow on Sunday, as a topless parade to draw attention to widespread allegations of electoral fraud in the presidential elections.

They had "I fly for Putin" written on their bodies and chanted anti-Putin. The police dragged minutes before Putin and his wife came to vote in an election seen already in the bag to the acting Prime Minister.

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Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin congratulates female journalists from the government pool group for the upcoming International Women's Day and answers their questions in Moscow
Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin congratulates female journalists from the government pool group for the upcoming International Women's Day and answers their questions in Moscow
Sanjay Prajapati is based in Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India, and is an Anchor for Allvoices.
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