#Rape

  • Article: This Woman’s ‘Rape-Proof’ Underwear Could Be a Final Defense for Girls in India
    Girls & Women

    This Woman’s ‘Rape-Proof’ Underwear Could Be a Final Defense for Girls in India

    By David Brand|Jan. 11, 2018

    Her panties feature a lock, GPS alert system, and video camera. Read more

  • Article: This African State Could Soon Pass Its First-Ever Law Against Rape
    Girls & Women

    This African State Could Soon Pass Its First-Ever Law Against Rape

    By Daniele Selby|Jan. 10, 2018

    Somaliland, a self-declared republic, is part of Somalia, which currently has no anti-rape laws. Read more

  • Article: Sweden May Soon Require Explicit Consent for Sex
    Girls & Women

    Sweden May Soon Require Explicit Consent for Sex

    By Daniele Selby|Dec. 21, 2017|CHIME FOR CHANGE

    Swedish politicians said the #MeToo movement has revealed a need for stricter laws. 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: Tanzania Pardoned 2 Child Rapists, Prompting Grave Concern
    Girls & Women

    Tanzania Pardoned 2 Child Rapists, Prompting Grave Concern

    Dec. 13, 2017|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    The victims were 10 schoolgirls aged 6-8. Read more

  • Article: Protests Erupt in India After 6-Year-Old Tortured and Raped
    Girls & Women

    Protests Erupt in India After 6-Year-Old Tortured and Raped

    By Joe McCarthy|Dec. 11, 2017|CHIME FOR CHANGE

    Sexual violence and impunity for perpetrator remain stubborn problems in India. Read more

  • Article: A Pregnant Woman Was Arrested While Trying to Report a Rape and People Are Furious
    Girls & Women

    A Pregnant Woman Was Arrested While Trying to Report a Rape and People Are Furious

    By Imogen Calderwood|Nov. 29, 2017|CHIME FOR CHANGE

    She told police she entered the UK illegally in her statement. Read more

  • Article: France Wants to Make Sex With Minors Under 13 Rape in All Circumstances
    Girls & Women

    France Wants to Make Sex With Minors Under 13 Rape in All Circumstances

    By Phineas Rueckert|Nov. 13, 2017|CHIME FOR CHANGE

    In France, prosecutors must first prove sex with minors is “non-consensual” to bring rape charges. Read more