#sexual violence

  • Article: Thousands in India Protest Over Rape of 7-Year-Old Girl

    Thousands in India Protest Over Rape of 7-Year-Old Girl

    By Dana Brandes-Simon|July 2, 2018

    India is the most dangerous country in the world for women, according to a recent poll. Read more

  • Article: Rape Cases Must Be Processed Faster, India's Supreme Court Rules

    Rape Cases Must Be Processed Faster, India's Supreme Court Rules

    From Voice of America|May 2, 2018

    The government approved the death penalty last month for those convicted. Read more

  • Article: Indian Brothel Owners Get Life Sentence for Child Sex Trafficking for First Time Ever

    Indian Brothel Owners Get Life Sentence for Child Sex Trafficking for First Time Ever

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|March 28, 2018

    Fewer than 40% of trafficking cases end in conviction. Read more

  • Article: Aid Agencies Are Tackling Sexual Abuse and Exploitation in Syria

    Aid Agencies Are Tackling Sexual Abuse and Exploitation in Syria

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|Feb. 28, 2018

    "Such behavior would be a betrayal of the people we are all here to serve." Read more

  • Article: More Than 120 Aid Workers Were Fired for Sexual Misconduct in 2017

    More Than 120 Aid Workers Were Fired for Sexual Misconduct in 2017

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|Feb. 23, 2018

    Aid organizations have pledged to overhaul how they confront sexual misconduct and harassment. Read more

  • Article: Netflix Accused of Glamorizing Child Sex Trafficking

    Netflix Accused of Glamorizing Child Sex Trafficking

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|Jan. 12, 2018

    More than 50 advocates signed a letter condemning the new drama "Baby." Read more

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

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

    By David Brand  and  Gaëlle Langué|Jan. 11, 2018

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

  • Article: Seduced Into Slavery — How a Mexican Family Became Sex Traffickers

    Seduced Into Slavery — How a Mexican Family Became Sex Traffickers

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|Nov. 30, 2017

    "I was never taught to value women. Women became worthless." Read more