20 countries allow victims to “marry rapists”

the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) released the “2021 World Population Report” that same day that 20 countries including Russia, Thailand and Venezuela still allow rapists to marry their victims in order to escape Criminal prosecution.

Natalia Kanem, executive director of the United Nations Population Fund, said that such a law is extremely wrong, “‘To marry a rapist and transfer the blame to the victim is an attempt to purify the crime.” Non-profit organization “Now As far as equality is concerned,” said Dabos, director of the Middle East and North Africa region, these laws reflect a culture that “believes that women should not have physical autonomy, but family property.” She said, “This is an ancient cognition that mixes sex and honor.”

In Dabos’ view, changing these laws is very difficult, but not impossible. She cited the example of a young Moroccan woman who committed suicide after she was forced to marry the man who raped her, causing public outrage, and then the relevant laws were repealed. The same is true for Jordan, Palestine, Lebanon and Tunisia.

The report believes that education is the key to improving the awareness of body autonomy. The law must be changed, and the formulation of social norms should pay more attention to gender equality.

The International Food Policy Research Institute recently released the 2021 Global Food Policy Report, stating that due to the epidemic blockade, more than half of the poor in India cannot eat nutritious food.

According to the “India Express” report on the 13th, India is one of the countries most affected by the new crown epidemic. Many people have lost their jobs due to the epidemic, and their incomes have fallen, which has caused people to give up buying relatively expensive fresh meat, fruits and vegetables. Sugar and high-calorie foods.

The school’s nutritious lunch is also unable to continue due to the suspension of classes. According to the report, India’s school lunch policy has already covered 80% of primary schools in the country, which has improved the physical condition of students and gender inequality. But school closures have exacerbated food insecurity and malnutrition, especially among girls and vulnerable groups.

a large Dutch logistics company was attacked by hackers’ ransomware, causing the country’s supply chain to be disrupted, leading to a shortage of goods such as cheese, and the shelves of many Dutch supermarkets were empty.

According to the report, Bakker Logistics is a supplier of many retail companies in the Netherlands, and the hacker attack has caused many supermarkets in the country to be unable to buy daily grocery items such as cheese. Since the company basically relies on computers for its daily operations, this incident directly blocked the logistics process: the company could neither deliver goods to customers nor pick up goods in the warehouse. The person in charge of Buckle Logistics complained to the media: “We can’t find any goods in our warehouse. With such a large warehouse, we have hundreds of trucks. Now we can’t ship as planned.” The Dutch security department analyzed. Alleged that hackers used ransomware to encrypt the Microsoft mail server of the logistics company, and the ransom could not be decrypted until the ransom. At present, the computer system of Baker Logistics has been restored, but it did not disclose whether a ransom was paid to the hacker.

Brazil has a large number of deaths in the new crown pneumonia epidemic, and the elderly infected with the disease are in pain when receiving treatment in the hospital. Spain’s “20 Minutes” reported on the 14th that the elderly felt cold because their entire arms were exposed during IV drips, so they often asked nurses to hold their hands with their hands, so that the elderly could also get spiritual relief. comfort. But because the nurses are very busy, they cannot meet the handshake requirements of every patient.

According to the report, the nurse Lydia came up with a brilliant idea. She strapped two rubber gloves to form upper and lower layers, then poured warm water into the gloves, and then put them on the patient’s hand, so that she could give it to the patient. The effect of warming hands can imitate the touch of holding a patient’s hand with both hands. Photos of the invention soon spread to hospitals across Brazil, and the Brazilian media referred to this hand as the “hand of God.” The Director-General of the World Health Organization Tan Desai also wrote on Twitter, praising the Brazilian female nurse.