#Femicide

  • 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 Are Sharing Really Heartbreaking Personal Stories of Gender Violence

    #AmINext: South African Women Are Sharing Really Heartbreaking Personal Stories of Gender 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

    July 17, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

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

  • Article: Violence Against Girls Carried Out by Family Members on Rise in Mexico

    Violence Against Girls Carried Out by Family Members on Rise in Mexico

    July 12, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Almost 700,000 young women experienced some form of family violence in 2015. Read more

  • Article: South Africa Just Signed a Declaration to End ‘National Crisis’ of Gender-Based Violence

    South Africa Just Signed a Declaration to End ‘National Crisis’ of Gender-Based Violence

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|April 1, 2019

    The president said the country’s femicide rate is almost five times higher than the global average. Read more

  • Article: #HearMeToo: Turning the Tide Against Gender-Based Violence in South Africa

    #HearMeToo: Turning the Tide Against Gender-Based Violence in South Africa

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|Nov. 30, 2018|Vodacom Group

    ”It’s clear that not enough is being done to address this scourge.” Read more

  • Article: 16 Days of Activism Sees South Africans Unite to End Gender-Based Violence

    16 Days of Activism Sees South Africans Unite to End Gender-Based Violence

    By Thato Mahlangu|Nov. 28, 2018

    The campaign launched on Sunday, on International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women. Read more

  • Article: Women Just Silently Stood in Protest During President’s Speech at South Africa’s First Gender Violence Summit

    Women Just Silently Stood in Protest During President’s Speech at South Africa’s First Gender Violence Summit

    By Mbali Kgame|Nov. 1, 2018

    “Gender-based violence is an affront to our shared humanity as South Africans,” said Ramaphosa. Read more