#Violence Against Women

  • Article: Here's Why Tens of Thousands of Chilean Women Took to the Streets This Week
    Girls & Women

    Here's Why Tens of Thousands of Chilean Women Took to the Streets This Week

    By Phineas Rueckert  and  Erica Sanchez|June 7, 2018

    "Machismo kills." Read more

  • Article: Death Sentence for Sudanese Teen Bride Who Stabbed Her Rapist Sparks Outrage
    Girls & Women

    Death Sentence for Sudanese Teen Bride Who Stabbed Her Rapist Sparks Outrage

    By Daniele Selby|May 11, 2018

    Noura Hussein was 16 when her family forced her to marry a distant cousin. Read more

  • Article: Palestine Is the Latest Middle Eastern State to Repeal ‘Marry-Your-Rapist’ Law
    Girls & Women

    Palestine Is the Latest Middle Eastern State to Repeal ‘Marry-Your-Rapist’ Law

    By Phineas Rueckert|May 10, 2018

    It joins Jordan, Lebanon, Tunisia, and others. Read more

  • Article: Catcalling Is Now a Criminal Offense in These Chilean Suburbs
    Girls & Women

    Catcalling Is Now a Criminal Offense in These Chilean Suburbs

    By Daniele Selby  and  Erica Sanchez|May 2, 2018

    Those found guilty of street harassment could be fined up to $385. Read more

  • Article: The Sad Reason Mothers in Cameroon Are 'Ironing' Their Daughters' Breasts
    Girls & Women

    The Sad Reason Mothers in Cameroon Are 'Ironing' Their Daughters' Breasts

    By Daniele Selby|April 6, 2018

    They want to protect their daughters, but "breast ironing" is more harmful than helpful. Read more

  • Article: India's High Court Could Not Find Man Guilty of Raping His Wife – Because It Is Not a Crime
    Girls & Women

    India's High Court Could Not Find Man Guilty of Raping His Wife – Because It Is Not a Crime

    By Daniele Selby|April 3, 2018

    Legal marital rape leads to “destructive attitudes that promote the marital rape," the judge said. Read more

  • Article: A 14-Year-Old Died Giving Birth to Her Rapist’s Child in Paraguay
    Girls & Women

    A 14-Year-Old Died Giving Birth to Her Rapist’s Child in Paraguay

    By Daniele Selby|March 23, 2018

    Pregnancy- and childbirth-related complications are the leading cause of death in girls ages 15-19. Read more

  • Article: This Woman Was Raped by a Family Member at 15 — and Now Fights for Children Who Have Survived Sexual Assault
    Girls & Women

    This Woman Was Raped by a Family Member at 15 — and Now Fights for Children Who Have Survived Sexual ...

    By Phineas Rueckert|March 22, 2018

    Brisa de Angulo is the CEO and founder of Breeze of Hope, and a survivor of sexual violence. Read more