#Femicide

  • 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 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

    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

  • 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

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|July 12, 2019

    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|Vodacom Group|Nov. 30, 2018

    ”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