#Sexual Assault

  • Article: Rape of a Girl, 7, in a Restaurant Toilet Sparks Disgust in South Africa
    Girls & Women

    Rape of a Girl, 7, in a Restaurant Toilet Sparks Disgust in South Africa

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|Sept. 26, 2018

    The attack in Pretoria has sparked calls for urgent action to protect women and girls. Read more

  • Article: Hundreds of Women Are Breaking Their Silence With These Four Words
    Girls & Women

    Hundreds of Women Are Breaking Their Silence With These Four Words

    By Daniele Selby|Sept. 21, 2018

    Approximately 70% of sexual violence incidents in the US are not reported. Read more

  • Article: India Launches First Sex Offenders Register Amid Wave of Assaults
    Girls & Women

    India Launches First Sex Offenders Register Amid Wave of Assaults

    Sept. 21, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Database will be accessible only to law enforcement agencies, with 440,000 names registered. Read more

  • Article: Slutwalk Is Coming to Johannesburg Because Survivors Still Get Blamed for Being Raped
    Girls & Women

    Slutwalk Is Coming to Johannesburg Because Survivors Still Get Blamed for Being Raped

    By Thato Mahlangu|Sept. 17, 2018

    Global Citizen met with one of the event organisers to find out why Slutwalk is still so important. Read more

  • Article: 17 Men Charged in Gang Rape of 11-Year-Old Deaf Girl in India
    Girls & Women

    17 Men Charged in Gang Rape of 11-Year-Old Deaf Girl in India

    By Joanna Prisco|July 19, 2018

    Police say the girl was repeatedly targeted since the beginning of the year. 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: Tennis Needs Its Own #MeToo Moment, Says Coach Judy Murray
    Girls & Women

    Tennis Needs Its Own #MeToo Moment, Says Coach Judy Murray

    By Imogen Calderwood|July 3, 2018

    Wimbledon has arrived — but Murray is warning that young players are vulnerable to sexual assault. Read more

  • Article: Delhi Women Train in Self-Defense to Fight India's Rape Culture
    Girls & Women

    Delhi Women Train in Self-Defense to Fight India's Rape Culture

    By Joanna Prisco|July 2, 2018

    The police department wants to train women throughout the city to protect themselves. Read more