#Gender Based Violence

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

    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'

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

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|July 13, 2018

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

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

    Acid Attacks Cost Britain £60 Million Every Year

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|July 10, 2018

    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'

    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

    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

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

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|June 26, 2018

    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

    India Is the Most Dangerous Country for Women, Poll Says

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|June 26, 2018

    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

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

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|June 15, 2018

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