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Creating sexually explicit deepfake images to be criminalised in UK

The UK will criminalize the creation of sexually explicit deepfake images as part of plans to tackle violence against women.

Deepfake is AI creating fake videos by swapping faces or altering voices. (Freepik)(Representational)
Published on Apr 16, 2024 08:40 AM IST
Bloomberg |

Fear of unsafe public spaces erodes women’s autonomy

The study argues that as the idea of the unsafe city has taken hold, women have been forced to restrict their own conduct in public while facing restraints

Women have been cast as vulnerable and in need of paternalistic protection and guardianship of the State and family. (HT File)
Published on Jan 27, 2024 10:05 PM IST

Rights expert blasts Italy's handling of gender-based violence, discrimination

Dunja Mijatovic, commissioner for human rights at Council of Europe, said Italian courts and police sometimes revictimize the victims of gender-based violence.

While Italy has made some progress and passed notable legislation to punish perpetrators of violence against women, courts interpret sex crimes differently. (File)
Published on Dec 15, 2023 12:41 AM IST
AP |

Thousands rally in Italy on Int'l Day for Elimination of Violence against Women

Data from the Italian Interior Ministry show that 106 women have so far been killed in Italy this year, 55 of them allegedly by a partner or former partner.

A woman attends a demonstration on the occasion of International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, in Milan, Italy.(AP)
Published on Nov 26, 2023 01:23 AM IST

Thousands march across France to condemn violence against women

France has recorded 121 women killed so far this year in femicides, the killing of a woman due to her gender, compared with 118 in 2022.

Women hold as they march during a demonstration to mark International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women in Toulouse, south-western France.(AFP)
Published on Nov 25, 2023 10:20 PM IST
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