#Sexual Violence

  • Article: How Powerful Is the 'Me Too' Movement? Melinda Gates Says It Could Change the World
    Girls & Women

    How Powerful Is the 'Me Too' Movement? Melinda Gates Says It Could Change the World

    By Daniele Selby|Nov. 20, 2017|CHIME FOR CHANGE

    Through her work, Gates has met women from all walks of life, all with their own “me too” stories. Read more

  • Article: These 11 Women Were Sexually Tortured by Mexican Officials. Now, They're Fighting Back.
    Girls & Women

    These 11 Women Were Sexually Tortured by Mexican Officials. Now, They're Fighting Back.

    By Phineas Rueckert|Nov. 17, 2017|CHIME FOR CHANGE

    “We’ve come here to speak out. In Mexico, justice has not been done.” Read more

  • Article: Rape Against Rohingya Women Is So Widespread That Groups Can't Even Measure It Accurately
    Girls & Women

    Rape Against Rohingya Women Is So Widespread That Groups Can't Even Measure It Accurately

    By Daniele Selby|Nov. 16, 2017|CHIME FOR CHANGE

    All but one rape survivor told Human Rights Watch they were gang raped. Read more

  • Article: TripAdvisor Is Now Warning Users About Sexual Violence at Hotels
    Girls & Women

    TripAdvisor Is Now Warning Users About Sexual Violence at Hotels

    Nov. 10, 2017|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    So far, three hotels, all beachfront resorts in Mexico, have been pinpointed. Read more

  • Article: Despite India’s Anti-Rape Laws, Sexual Assault Is Still a Major Problem
    Girls & Women

    Despite India’s Anti-Rape Laws, Sexual Assault Is Still a Major Problem

    By Daniele Selby|Nov. 9, 2017|CHIME FOR CHANGE

    A report found women are more willing to report rape, but that may not translate to justice. Read more

  • Article: Sell Sex or Starve? Grim Choices For Chad's 'Ghost' Girls
    Girls & Women

    Sell Sex or Starve? Grim Choices For Chad's 'Ghost' Girls

    Nov. 9, 2017|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    "I stay because I don't have a choice. I'll put up with it until I can't take it anymore." Read more

  • Article: Just 1% of 15 Million Girls Forced to Have Sex Seek Help, UN Says
    Girls & Women

    Just 1% of 15 Million Girls Forced to Have Sex Seek Help, UN Says

    Nov. 1, 2017|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    In the majority of cases, the abuser is known to the victim. Read more

  • Article: Two Uncles Convicted for Raping Their 10-Year-Old Niece in India
    Girls & Women

    Two Uncles Convicted for Raping Their 10-Year-Old Niece in India

    By James Hitchings-Hales|Nov. 1, 2017|CHIME FOR CHANGE

    The girl was too young to realise she had given birth. Read more