#sexual violence

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

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

    May 2, 2018|Voice of America

    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
    Girls & Women

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

    March 28, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

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

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

    Aid Agencies Are Tackling Sexual Abuse and Exploitation in Syria

    Feb. 28, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    "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
    Girls & Women

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

    Feb. 23, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

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

  • Article: Netflix Accused of Glamorizing Child Sex Trafficking
    Girls & Women

    Netflix Accused of Glamorizing Child Sex Trafficking

    Jan. 12, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    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
    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: Seduced Into Slavery — How a Mexican Family Became Sex Traffickers
    Girls & Women

    Seduced Into Slavery — How a Mexican Family Became Sex Traffickers

    Nov. 30, 2017|Thomson Reuters Foundation

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

  • Article: A Video of a Woman Being Sexually Assaulted on a Moroccan Bus Has Sparked Fury
    Girls & Women

    A Video of a Woman Being Sexually Assaulted on a Moroccan Bus Has Sparked Fury

    By Imogen Calderwood|Aug. 23, 2017|CHIME FOR CHANGE

    It’s re-ignited debates about gender violence. Read more