#Gender Based Violence

  • Article: Thousands of Swiss Protesters Screamed Together as Part of a Gender Equality Protest

    Thousands of Swiss Protesters Screamed Together as Part of a Gender Equality Protest

    By Leah Rodriguez|June 16, 2020

    Protesters put pressure on the government to address gender-based violence and the pay gap. Read more

  • Article: COVID-19 Is Pushing Girls to Marry Early and Drop Out of School: Reports

    COVID-19 Is Pushing Girls to Marry Early and Drop Out of School: Reports

    June 5, 2020

    Some girls are prioritizing marriage and children over education. 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

  • Article: 6 Activists Who Are Fighting Child Marriage in Their Countries

    6 Activists Who Are Fighting Child Marriage in Their Countries

    By Itumeleng Letsoalo|July 10, 2019

    Twelve million girls in Africa are forced into marriage before they’re 18 years old. Read more

  • Article: Rape of 8-Month-Old Baby Sparks Outrage Across South Africa

    Rape of 8-Month-Old Baby Sparks Outrage Across South Africa

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|July 3, 2019

    “We must unite against this evil.” Read more

  • Article: 9 People Brutally Killed in Pakistan in Alleged 'Honor Killing'

    9 People Brutally Killed in Pakistan in Alleged 'Honor Killing'

    By Daniele Selby|July 1, 2019

    Despite stricter legislation passed in 2016, honor killings continue to be a problem in Pakistan. Read more

  • Article: South African Women Just Stopped One of the Biggest Music Stars in Africa From Performing

    South African Women Just Stopped One of the Biggest Music Stars in Africa From Performing

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|June 21, 2019

    “Koffi Olomide has a documented history of committing violence directed at women.” Read more