#Femicide

  • 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

  • Article: Latin American Women Urged to Act on Violence to Cut Murder Rate

    Latin American Women Urged to Act on Violence to Cut Murder Rate

    Sept. 28, 2018

    Latin America is home to 14 of the 25 countries with the world's highest rates of femicide. Read more

  • Article: Mandela's Legacy Lives on in South Africa Through Its Young People

    Mandela's Legacy Lives on in South Africa Through Its Young People

    By Hlumelo Siphe Williams|Aug. 24, 2018

    On the year that marks 100 years since Mandela's birth, his legacy still thrives and inspires. Read more

  • Article: 3 Issues South Africa Needs to Address as We Celebrate Women's Month

    3 Issues South Africa Needs to Address as We Celebrate Women's Month

    By Hlumelo Siphe Williams|Aug. 16, 2018

    We still have a long way to go. Read more

  • Article: An Openly Gay Black Female Politician Was Murdered in Brazil — And Now Thousands Are Protesting

    An Openly Gay Black Female Politician Was Murdered in Brazil — And Now Thousands Are Protesting

    By Daniele Selby|March 16, 2018

    Marielle Franco was critical of police brutality in Brazil’s impoverished favelas, where she grew up Read more

  • Article: Femicide in Mexico Has More Than Doubled Since 2007: Report

    Femicide in Mexico Has More Than Doubled Since 2007: Report

    By Phineas Rueckert|CHIME FOR CHANGE|Dec. 14, 2017

    Many of the killings take place in public places. Read more

  • Article: Hundreds Protest Femicide & Gender Violence at ‘Day of the Dead’ Celebration

    Hundreds Protest Femicide & Gender Violence at ‘Day of the Dead’ Celebration

    By Colleen Curry|CHIME FOR CHANGE|Nov. 3, 2017

    There were 2,735 femicides in Mexico last year. Read more

  • Article: Honduras on ‘Red Alert’ for Number of Women Murdered in 2017

    Honduras on ‘Red Alert’ for Number of Women Murdered in 2017

    By Phineas Rueckert|CHIME FOR CHANGE|July 5, 2017

    18 killed in 10 days. Read more