#Gender Based Violence

  • 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: Meet the Women Who Are Fighting Child Marriage One African Country at a Time

    Meet the Women Who Are Fighting Child Marriage One African Country at a Time

    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 in Cape Town Sparks Outrage Across South Africa

    Rape of 8-Month-Old Baby in Cape Town 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

  • Article: Indian Special Court Finds 6 Guilty in Brutal Rape of 8-Year-Old Girl

    Indian Special Court Finds 6 Guilty in Brutal Rape of 8-Year-Old Girl

    By Daniele Selby|June 10, 2019

    “Unfortunately, a fair and swift trial in cases of sexual violence remains the exception.” Read more

  • Article: New Study Showing Scale of FGM in Saudi Arabia Surprises Rights Activists

    New Study Showing Scale of FGM in Saudi Arabia Surprises Rights Activists

    By Daniele Selby|June 6, 2019

    “We knew women and girls were being cut in Saudi Arabia but not to such a large extent.” Read more