#Domestic violence

  • Article: 53% of Garment Workers Face Domestic Violence in Bangladesh
    Girls & Women

    53% of Garment Workers Face Domestic Violence in Bangladesh

    Jan. 18, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Some men feel humiliated when their wives become the main breadwinners. Read more

  • Article: After Fleeing Conflict, Refugee Women in Malaysia Face Growing Threat of Domestic Violence
    Girls & Women

    After Fleeing Conflict, Refugee Women in Malaysia Face Growing Threat of Domestic Violence

    Jan. 9, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    "He would hit me if he was not happy." Read more

  • 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