#Femicide

  • Article: Killing of Women in Argentina Reaches 10-Year High in COVID-19 Lockdown

    Killing of Women in Argentina Reaches 10-Year High in COVID-19 Lockdown

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|May 20, 2020

    Violence against women has been increasing during lockdowns, while help and support are limited. Read more

  • Article: Millions of Women Went on Strike in Mexico to Protest Gender-Based Violence

    Millions of Women Went on Strike in Mexico to Protest Gender-Based Violence

    By Erica Sanchez  and  Leah Rodriguez|March 10, 2020

    Women boycotted lectures at universities and stayed home from work across the country. Read more

  • Article: A Pepper Spray Campaign Is Training Women in South Africa to Defend Themselves

    A Pepper Spray Campaign Is Training Women in South Africa to Defend Themselves

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|March 6, 2020

    A woman is murdered in South Africa every three hours. Read more

  • Article: Mexicans Demand an End to Femicide Following Death of 7-Year-Old Girl

    Mexicans Demand an End to Femicide Following Death of 7-Year-Old Girl

    By Erica Sanchez  and  Leah Rodriguez|Feb. 19, 2020

    Fátima Cecilia Aldrighett Antón disappeared after school in Mexico City. Read more

  • Article: Women in Mexico City Rallied Against Femicide With Hundreds of Red Shoes

    Women in Mexico City Rallied Against Femicide With Hundreds of Red Shoes

    By Erica Sanchez  and  Leah Rodriguez|Jan. 13, 2020

    Gender-related crimes and murders are on the rise across the country. Read more

  • Article: #SandtonShutdown: Hundreds of Protesters March in Johannesburg to End Gender-Based Violence

    #SandtonShutdown: Hundreds of Protesters March in Johannesburg to End Gender-Based Violence

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe  and  Itumeleng Letsoalo|Sept. 13, 2019

    Global Citizen joined the march, which shut down Johannesburg's Stock Exchange. Read more

  • Article: #AmINext: South African Women’s Stories of Gender-Based Violence

    #AmINext: South African Women’s Stories of Gender-Based Violence

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|Sept. 3, 2019

    South Africa is said to be one of the most violent places in the world for women and girls. Read more

  • Article: Bolivia Declares Femicide a National Priority

    Bolivia Declares Femicide a National Priority

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|July 17, 2019

    Seven in 10 women in Bolivia say they have suffered some type of violence inflicted by a partner. Read more