A brutal attack on a church group points to the growing dangers in the state, which until last fall was governed by Enrique Peña Nieto, Mexico's next president.
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Isabel, a sex worker in the city of Niterói, was assaulted and threatened after she publicly denounced the rape and extortion of sex workers by police during illegal raids and evictions on 23 May.
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Brave Egyptian women are working tirelessly to combat sexual violence against protesters and to demand justice.