#Gender Based Violence

  • Article: Sudanese Child Bride Jailed for Killing Her Rapist Appeals for 'Unconditional Freedom'
    Girls & Women

    Sudanese Child Bride Jailed for Killing Her Rapist Appeals for 'Unconditional Freedom'

    July 13, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Noura's death sentence was overturned, but she still faces jail time. Read more

  • Article: Acid Attacks Cost Britain £60 Million Every Year
    Girls & Women

    Acid Attacks Cost Britain £60 Million Every Year

    July 10, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Girls and women are the targets of about 75% of acid attacks globally. Read more

  • Article: Afghanistan May Soon End Humiliating, Inaccurate Practice of 'Virginity Testing'
    Girls & Women

    Afghanistan May Soon End Humiliating, Inaccurate Practice of 'Virginity Testing'

    By Daniele Selby|July 5, 2018

    Though the practice was reportedly banned in 2016, girls are still commonly subjected to tests. Read more

  • Article: Court Overturns Death Sentence for Sudanese Teen Bride Who Killed Her Rapist
    Girls & Women

    Court Overturns Death Sentence for Sudanese Teen Bride Who Killed Her Rapist

    By Daniele Selby|June 26, 2018

    Noura Hussein was forced into an early marriage and sentenced to death for defending herself. Read more

  • Article: The US Is Now One of the Top 10 Most Dangerous Countries for Women
    Girls & Women

    The US Is Now One of the Top 10 Most Dangerous Countries for Women

    June 26, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    On the heels of #MeToo, the US is the only Western country to make the top 10. Read more

  • Article: India Is the Most Dangerous Country for Women, Poll Says
    Girls & Women

    India Is the Most Dangerous Country for Women, Poll Says

    June 26, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    India's widespread sexual violence puts it ahead of war-torn Afghanistan and Syria. Read more

  • Article: Nigeria Must Do More to Protect Girls Against FGM, Activists Say
    Girls & Women

    Nigeria Must Do More to Protect Girls Against FGM, Activists Say

    June 15, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Nigeria accounts for a tenth of the estimated 200 million girls and women globally affected by FGM. Read more

  • Article: Nearly Half of American Women in Science Have Been Harassed, Study Says
    Girls & Women

    Nearly Half of American Women in Science Have Been Harassed, Study Says

    By Daniele Selby|June 13, 2018

    Most women said they had experienced inappropriate comments and sexist jokes at work. Read more