#Sexual Violence

  • Article: Sudanese Child Bride Jailed for Killing Her Rapist Appeals for 'Unconditional Freedom'
    Girls & Women

    Sudanese Child Bride Jailed for Killing Her Rapist Appeals for 'Unconditional Freedom'

    July 13, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Noura's death sentence was overturned, but she still faces jail time. Read more

  • Article: Afghanistan May Soon End Humiliating, Inaccurate Practice of 'Virginity Testing'
    Girls & Women

    Afghanistan May Soon End Humiliating, Inaccurate Practice of 'Virginity Testing'

    By Daniele Selby|July 5, 2018

    Though the practice was reportedly banned in 2016, girls are still commonly subjected to tests. Read more

  • Article: Burundi Just Banned Pregnant Girls and Teen Fathers From School
    Education

    Burundi Just Banned Pregnant Girls and Teen Fathers From School

    By Daniele Selby|July 3, 2018

    Secondary school attendance rates for boys and girls in Burundi are already low. Read more

  • Article: Court Overturns Death Sentence for Sudanese Teen Bride Who Killed Her Rapist
    Girls & Women

    Court Overturns Death Sentence for Sudanese Teen Bride Who Killed Her Rapist

    By Daniele Selby|June 26, 2018

    Noura Hussein was forced into an early marriage and sentenced to death for defending herself. Read more

  • Article: India Is the Most Dangerous Country for Women, Poll Says
    Girls & Women

    India Is the Most Dangerous Country for Women, Poll Says

    June 26, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    India's widespread sexual violence puts it ahead of war-torn Afghanistan and Syria. Read more

  • Article: The Cast of 'Handmaid's Tale' Reads Heartbreaking, True Stories of Sexual Violence
    Girls & Women

    The Cast of 'Handmaid's Tale' Reads Heartbreaking, True Stories of Sexual Violence

    June 21, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    This is not fiction. Read more

  • Article: Upskirting Will Still Become a Crime Despite Attempt to Block It, Says UK Government
    Girls & Women

    Upskirting Will Still Become a Crime Despite Attempt to Block It, Says UK Government

    By Imogen Calderwood|June 19, 2018

    The backbencher who blocked the bill on Friday had knicker bunting draped on his office door. Read more

  • Article: This Tiny Chip Could Help Protect Women From Sexual Violence
    Girls & Women

    This Tiny Chip Could Help Protect Women From Sexual Violence

    June 7, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    The tiny computer chip costs less than $40. Read more