#Gender Based Violence

  • Article: This Woman Is on Hunger Strike Until India Changes Its Rape Laws
    Girls & Women

    This Woman Is on Hunger Strike Until India Changes Its Rape Laws

    By Daniele Selby|April 18, 2018

    Swati Maliwal, Delhi's Women's Commissioner, has been protesting since last Friday. Read more

  • Article: The Sad Reason Mothers in Cameroon Are 'Ironing' Their Daughters' Breasts
    Girls & Women

    The Sad Reason Mothers in Cameroon Are 'Ironing' Their Daughters' Breasts

    By Daniele Selby|April 6, 2018

    They want to protect their daughters, but "breast ironing" is more harmful than helpful. Read more

  • Article: India's High Court Could Not Find Man Guilty of Raping His Wife – Because It Is Not a Crime
    Girls & Women

    India's High Court Could Not Find Man Guilty of Raping His Wife – Because It Is Not a Crime

    By Daniele Selby|April 3, 2018

    Legal marital rape leads to “destructive attitudes that promote the marital rape," the judge said. Read more

  • Article: Yes, Forced Child Marriages Happen in the US, Too
    Girls & Women

    Yes, Forced Child Marriages Happen in the US, Too

    By Daniele Selby|March 27, 2018

    When 15-year-old Maarib Al Hishmawi refused to marry, her parents beat her and threw hot oil on her. Read more

  • Article: These Subway Cars Are Reserved for Women, But They’re Filled With Men
    Girls & Women

    These Subway Cars Are Reserved for Women, But They’re Filled With Men

    By Daniele Selby|March 5, 2018

    At rush hour, “it’s basically all men trying to squeeze in,” one rider said. Read more

  • Article: Gymnast Aly Raisman Is Taking the US Olympic Committee to Court
    Girls & Women

    Gymnast Aly Raisman Is Taking the US Olympic Committee to Court

    By Daniele Selby|March 2, 2018

    “I refuse to wait any longer,” Raisman said. The time for justice is now. Read more

  • Article: Women Break Their Silence Over Sexual Harassment At Islam’s Holiest Site
    Girls & Women

    Women Break Their Silence Over Sexual Harassment At Islam’s Holiest Site

    By Daniele Selby|Feb. 8, 2018

    What should have been a sacred experience for these women was marred by sexual harassment. Read more

  • Article: Florida Close to Banning Child Marriage — But There's a Catch
    Girls & Women

    Florida Close to Banning Child Marriage — But There's a Catch

    By Daniele Selby|Feb. 6, 2018

    The House’s amendments would still allow child marriage in some cases. Read more