#Sexual Violence

  • Article: French Man Fined $350 for Slapping Woman's Butt Under New Harassment Law
    Girls & Women

    French Man Fined $350 for Slapping Woman's Butt Under New Harassment Law

    By Daniele Selby|Sept. 26, 2018

    The man made lewd comments and inappropriately touched a woman on a rush-hour bus. 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: Janet Jackson Has Fought for Social Justice — On and Off Stage — for Decades
    Girls & Women

    Janet Jackson Has Fought for Social Justice — On and Off Stage — for Decades

    By Daniele Selby|Sept. 13, 2018

    Jackson may seem to be a shy personality — but she’s never shied away from activism. Read more

  • Article: Indian Police Arrest Five Over Brutal Gang Rape and Murder of 9-Year-Old Girl
    Girls & Women

    Indian Police Arrest Five Over Brutal Gang Rape and Murder of 9-Year-Old Girl

    By Daniele Selby|Sept. 6, 2018

    Police officials say the girl’s stepmother orchestrated and oversaw the violent crime. Read more

  • Article: Rape Survivors in Mauritania Risk Jail for Justice
    Girls & Women

    Rape Survivors in Mauritania Risk Jail for Justice

    Sept. 6, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Sex outside of marriage in Mauritania is officially punishable by jail time and even stoning. Read more

  • Article: After 30 Girls Raped in Shelter, Calls for India to Protect 'Invisible' Children
    Girls & Women

    After 30 Girls Raped in Shelter, Calls for India to Protect 'Invisible' Children

    July 26, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    More than 100 cases of women being raped were reported daily in India in 2016. Read more

  • Article: Aly Raisman and 140 Sexual Abuse Survivors Honored with ESPY Courage Award
    Girls & Women

    Aly Raisman and 140 Sexual Abuse Survivors Honored with ESPY Courage Award

    By Daniele Selby|July 19, 2018

    More than 200 girls and women have accused the former USA Gymnastics doctor of abuse. 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