#Gender-based Violence

  • Article: Two Sisters, 10 and 11, Die After Undergoing FGM in Somalia
    Girls & Women

    Two Sisters, 10 and 11, Die After Undergoing FGM in Somalia

    By Sophie Maes|Sept. 14, 2018

    About 98% of Somali women between the ages of 15 and 49 have undergone the procedure. Read more

  • Article: Female Journalists Face Rape Threats and 'Relentless' Abuse, Survey Finds
    Girls & Women

    Female Journalists Face Rape Threats and 'Relentless' Abuse, Survey Finds

    Sept. 14, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    More than half of women in media have suffered work-related abuse, threats or physical attacks. Read more

  • Article: Scott Morrison Criticised for Offensive Tweet About Transgender Schoolkids
    Health

    Scott Morrison Criticised for Offensive Tweet About Transgender Schoolkids

    By Madeleine Keck|Sept. 7, 2018

    “We do not need ‘gender whisperers’ in our schools. Let kids be kids.” Read more

  • Article: Thousands in India Protest Over Rape of 7-Year-Old Girl
    Girls & Women

    Thousands in India Protest Over Rape of 7-Year-Old Girl

    By Dana Brandes-Simon|July 2, 2018

    India is the most dangerous country in the world for women, according to a recent poll. Read more

  • Article: Jimmy Carter Says the World's Biggest Problem Is Its Treatment of Women and Girls
    Girls & Women

    Jimmy Carter Says the World's Biggest Problem Is Its Treatment of Women and Girls

    By Daniele Selby|May 22, 2018

    It’s not the first time the 93-year-old has spoken out against gender inequality. Read more

  • Article: More Than 60 Rohingya Babies Are Born in Bangladesh's Refugee Camps Every Day
    Girls & Women

    More Than 60 Rohingya Babies Are Born in Bangladesh's Refugee Camps Every Day

    By Daniele Selby|May 17, 2018

    The camps have seen 16,000 babies born since August 2017. Read more

  • Article: In Syria’s Civil War, Rape Has Been Used As a Weapon Against Men, Women, and Children
    Citizenship

    In Syria’s Civil War, Rape Has Been Used As a Weapon Against Men, Women, and Children

    By Daniele Selby|March 15, 2018

    Rape and sexual violence have been used to extract confessions and information from victims. Read more

  • Article: 20 Cases of Sexual Violence Were Reported at the Winter Olympics
    Girls & Women

    20 Cases of Sexual Violence Were Reported at the Winter Olympics

    By Daniele Selby|Feb. 26, 2018

    The four sexual violence support centers at the 2018 Winter Olympics were the first of their kind. Read more