#Gender Violence

  • Article: London Lawyer Acquitted of Forcing Daughter to Undergo FGM as Punishment
    Girls & Women

    London Lawyer Acquitted of Forcing Daughter to Undergo FGM as Punishment

    March 23, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    An estimated 137,000 women and girls in England and Wales have undergone FGM. Read more

  • Article: These High-Profile Women Are Calling on Twitter to Crack Down on ‘Toxic’ Abuse
    Girls & Women

    These High-Profile Women Are Calling on Twitter to Crack Down on ‘Toxic’ Abuse

    By Imogen Calderwood|March 21, 2018

    Nicola Sturgeon, Ruth Davidson, and Laura Bates are among many revealing shocking abuse. Read more

  • Article: Musicians Are Coming Together in the UK to Join the Fight Against FGM
    Girls & Women

    Musicians Are Coming Together in the UK to Join the Fight Against FGM

    By Imogen Calderwood|March 7, 2018

    And it's very important that the network includes men too. Read more

  • Article: This Is What It's Like to Be Sex Trafficked in India at 14
    Girls & Women

    This Is What It's Like to Be Sex Trafficked in India at 14

    By Imogen Calderwood|Feb. 1, 2018|International Justice Mission

    Sadhna thought she would be helping with housework, until she was drugged and raped. Read more

  • Article: 2018 Could Be the Year of the Woman
    Girls & Women

    2018 Could Be the Year of the Woman

    By Colleen Curry|Dec. 20, 2017|CHIME FOR CHANGE

    The momentum started in 2017 could result in tangible wins for gender equality. Read more

  • Article: In ‘Rape Capital of the World,’ 12 Soldiers Convicted of Raping Children
    Girls & Women

    In ‘Rape Capital of the World,’ 12 Soldiers Convicted of Raping Children

    By Colleen Curry|Dec. 14, 2017|CHIME FOR CHANGE

    Victims were as young as 18 months old. Read more

  • Article: Indian Courts Finally Consider Making Marital Rape Illegal
    Girls & Women

    Indian Courts Finally Consider Making Marital Rape Illegal

    Dec. 4, 2017|News Deeply

    The Delhi High Court is hearing petitions on whether to criminalize marital rape in India. Read more

  • Article: The UK Will Help 750,000 Women and Girls In Latest Push to End Gender Violence
    Girls & Women

    The UK Will Help 750,000 Women and Girls In Latest Push to End Gender Violence

    By Imogen Calderwood|Nov. 27, 2017|CHIME FOR CHANGE

    It will help eradicate violence against women and girls in all its forms. Read more