#Violence Against Women

  • 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

  • Article: These High-Profile Women Are Calling on Twitter to Crack Down on ‘Toxic’ Abuse
    Girls & Women

    These High-Profile Women Are Calling on Twitter to Crack Down on ‘Toxic’ Abuse

    By Imogen Calderwood|March 21, 2018

    Nicola Sturgeon, Ruth Davidson, and Laura Bates are among many revealing shocking abuse. Read more

  • Article: Marital Rape Is Still Legal in Morocco Despite Brand New Domestic Violence Law
    Girls & Women

    Marital Rape Is Still Legal in Morocco Despite Brand New Domestic Violence Law

    March 1, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    The law fails to define domestic violence or outlaw marital rape. Read more

  • Article: Her Attempted Rape Was Caught on Camera — Yet Her Attacker Still Hasn't Been Brought to Justice
    Girls & Women

    Her Attempted Rape Was Caught on Camera — Yet Her Attacker Still Hasn't Been Brought to Justice

    Jan. 11, 2018

    On July 12, 2015, the life of Arlette Contreras, a 25-year-old Peruvian lawyer, radically changed. Read more

  • Article: Sweden May Soon Require Explicit Consent for Sex
    Girls & Women

    Sweden May Soon Require Explicit Consent for Sex

    By Daniele Selby|Dec. 21, 2017|CHIME FOR CHANGE

    Swedish politicians said the #MeToo movement has revealed a need for stricter laws. Read more