#Gender Based Violence

  • Article: Indian Police Arrest Five Over Brutal Gang Rape and Murder of 9-Year-Old Girl
    Girls & Women

    Indian Police Arrest Five Over Brutal Gang Rape and Murder of 9-Year-Old Girl

    By Daniele Selby|Sept. 6, 2018

    Police officials say the girl’s stepmother orchestrated and oversaw the violent crime. Read more

  • Article: Rape Survivors in Mauritania Risk Jail for Justice
    Girls & Women

    Rape Survivors in Mauritania Risk Jail for Justice

    Sept. 6, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Sex outside of marriage in Mauritania is officially punishable by jail time and even stoning. Read more

  • Article: Indian Sex Trafficking Survivors Take Their #MeToo Stories Online
    Girls & Women

    Indian Sex Trafficking Survivors Take Their #MeToo Stories Online

    Sept. 5, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Of 20 million commercial sex workers in India, 16 million women and girls are trafficking victims. Read more

  • Article: These Color-Coded Stickers Could Help Save Girls at Risk of FGM
    Girls & Women

    These Color-Coded Stickers Could Help Save Girls at Risk of FGM

    By Daniele Selby|Sept. 4, 2018

    The color-coded system helps authorities identify exactly where victims are. Read more

  • Article: New Zealand Grants Domestic Abuse Victims Paid Leave
    Girls & Women

    New Zealand Grants Domestic Abuse Victims Paid Leave

    By Joanna Prisco|July 26, 2018

    It's the second country in the world to do so. Read more

  • Article: Women and Girls With Disabilities Are 'Doubly Vulnerable' in Conflict and Crisis
    Girls & Women

    Women and Girls With Disabilities Are 'Doubly Vulnerable' in Conflict and Crisis

    July 25, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Children with disabilities are up to four times more likely to experience violence. Read more

  • Article: Spain Introduces 'Yes Means Yes' Consent Law After Shocking Sexual Assault Case
    Girls & Women

    Spain Introduces 'Yes Means Yes' Consent Law After Shocking Sexual Assault Case

    By Daniele Selby  and  Erica Sanchez|July 18, 2018

    "If they say ‘no’ it means ‘no,’ and if they don't say ‘yes,’ it means no," the prime minister said. Read more

  • 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