#Abuse

  • Article: Young Gay Britons Are Getting Married Just to Avoid Abuse
    Girls & Women

    Young Gay Britons Are Getting Married Just to Avoid Abuse

    Aug. 24, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Coming out in some cultures in the UK can lead to forced marriage, disownment, expulsion and abuse. Read more

  • Article: Charities Are Failing to Tackle 'Endemic' Sexual Abuse in the Aid Sector, Warn MPs
    Citizenship

    Charities Are Failing to Tackle 'Endemic' Sexual Abuse in the Aid Sector, Warn MPs

    July 31, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    The aid world has come under intense scrutiny following revelations of abuse. Read more

  • Article: New Zealand Grants Domestic Abuse Victims Paid Leave
    Girls & Women

    New Zealand Grants Domestic Abuse Victims Paid Leave

    By Joanna Prisco|July 26, 2018

    It's the second country in the world to do so. Read more

  • Article: After 30 Girls Raped in Shelter, Calls for India to Protect 'Invisible' Children
    Girls & Women

    After 30 Girls Raped in Shelter, Calls for India to Protect 'Invisible' Children

    July 26, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    More than 100 cases of women being raped were reported daily in India in 2016. Read more

  • Article: This Is What You Should Do if You See Someone Being Sexually Harassed
    Citizenship

    This Is What You Should Do if You See Someone Being Sexually Harassed

    By Imogen Calderwood|April 27, 2018

    Simple steps can help derail an incident. Read more

  • Article: Women Forced Into Sex to Pay Hospital Bills in Parts of Asia, Africa
    Health

    Women Forced Into Sex to Pay Hospital Bills in Parts of Asia, Africa

    By Andrew McMaster|Dec. 11, 2017

    Hospitals are detaining patients because they can’t afford health care. Read more

  • Article: Rihanna and Other Celebrities Are Posting About a Sex Trafficking Victim for This Important Reason
    Girls & Women

    Rihanna and Other Celebrities Are Posting About a Sex Trafficking Victim for This Important Reason

    By Phineas Rueckert|Nov. 22, 2017|CHIME FOR CHANGE

    #FreeCyntoiaBrown. Read more

  • Article: Millions of Kids with Disabilities Are Locked in Institutions
    Health

    Millions of Kids with Disabilities Are Locked in Institutions

    By David Brand|Nov. 3, 2017

    There is no substitute for care by a family — even in the best of institutions. Read more