#rape

  • Article: Violence Against Women Is Finally Illegal in Morocco
    Girls & Women

    Violence Against Women Is Finally Illegal in Morocco

    By Daniele Selby  and  David Brand|Sept. 12, 2018

    More than 40% of women said they had experienced "an act of violence at least once." Read more

  • Article: Indian Rape Survivors Are Still Subjected to Illegal ‘Two-Finger Tests’
    Girls & Women

    Indian Rape Survivors Are Still Subjected to Illegal ‘Two-Finger Tests’

    Jan. 11, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    India banned the tests in 2014. Read more

  • Article: A 14-Year-Old Girl in Pakistan Was Kidnapped, Beaten for Her Brother’s Affair
    Girls & Women

    A 14-Year-Old Girl in Pakistan Was Kidnapped, Beaten for Her Brother’s Affair

    By David Brand|Nov. 2, 2017

    She’s the latest girl in Pakistan to pay for her family member’s misdeeds with her own body. Read more

  • Article: This 'Sex Ambulance' Is Protecting Prostitutes in Denmark
    Girls & Women

    This 'Sex Ambulance' Is Protecting Prostitutes in Denmark

    May 18, 2017|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Sex workers in Denmark are violated or threatened by customers about 31% of the time. Read more

  • Article: For the First Time in India, a Sex Trafficking Victim Is Receiving Compensation
    Girls & Women

    For the First Time in India, a Sex Trafficking Victim Is Receiving Compensation

    May 15, 2017|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    She's using the money to pay for college. Read more

  • Article: Malaysian MP Says Rape Victims Can Avoid ‘Bleak Future’ By Marrying Their Rapists
    Girls & Women

    Malaysian MP Says Rape Victims Can Avoid ‘Bleak Future’ By Marrying Their Rapists

    By James O'Hare|April 5, 2017|CHIME FOR CHANGE

    Yet another proposed solution that doesn’t involve men learning self-control. Read more

  • Article: There’s a Global Rape Epidemic and There Are Few Laws to Prevent it
    AdvocacyGirls & Women

    There’s a Global Rape Epidemic and There Are Few Laws to Prevent it

    By Katie Dallas|March 8, 2017|Equality Now and CHIME FOR CHANGE

    New report exposes insufficient laws all over the world Read more

  • Article: The Humiliating Test Women Must Undergo in Afghanistan After Sexual Assault
    Girls & Women

    The Humiliating Test Women Must Undergo in Afghanistan After Sexual Assault

    By Colleen Curry|Jan. 9, 2017|CHIME FOR CHANGE

    The tests are based on bogus science. Read more