#Domestic violence

  • Article: Gender Violence Kills More Women Than Armed Conflict in Much of Asia
    Girls & Women

    Gender Violence Kills More Women Than Armed Conflict in Much of Asia

    Oct. 13, 2017|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Gender-based violence is one of the largest killers in Asia - if not the largest. Read more

  • Article: Tunisia Just Passed a Law to Protect Women Against Violence
    Girls & Women

    Tunisia Just Passed a Law to Protect Women Against Violence

    By Meghan Werft|July 28, 2017|CHIME FOR CHANGE

    This is historic. Read more

  • Article: Indian Brides Get Special Wedding Day Gifts from Politician: Bats to Beat Their Husbands
    Girls & Women

    Indian Brides Get Special Wedding Day Gifts from Politician: Bats to Beat Their Husbands

    By Colleen Curry|May 2, 2017

    They’re even inscribed with instructions. Read more

  • Article: In Mauritania, Some Women Are Still 'Proud' of Wife-Beating
    Girls & Women

    In Mauritania, Some Women Are Still 'Proud' of Wife-Beating

    Feb. 27, 2017|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    "Mauritanian women of African descent accept being beaten to avoid divorce." Read more

  • Article: Child Marriage Is Legal in New York — But This Bill Aims to Stop It
    Girls & Women

    Child Marriage Is Legal in New York — But This Bill Aims to Stop It

    By Meghan Werft|Feb. 15, 2017|CHIME FOR CHANGE

    Activists are fighting to change the legal age to 17 in New York. Read more

  • Article: You’ll now get 30 years in prison if you marry a child in Tanzania
    Girls & Women

    You’ll now get 30 years in prison if you marry a child in Tanzania

    By Joe McCarthy|July 5, 2016

    The government is serious about empowering girls. Read more

  • Article: How one group of activists is changing the conversation around sexual assault -- #RUSaysNoMore
    Citizenship

    How one group of activists is changing the conversation around sexual assault -- #RUSaysNoMore

    By Miquel-Caitlyn Gabbidon |March 9, 2016

    They're standing up and saying #NoMore, will you listen? Read more

  • Video: Hozier’s chilling music video shines a unique light on domestic violence
    Girls & Women

    Hozier’s chilling music video shines a unique light on domestic violence

    By Gina Darnaud |Feb. 25, 2016

    The songwriter is serious about facing up to this kind of violence, so he's sharing his thoughts. Read more