#Gender Based Violence

  • Article: 16-Year-Old Indian Girl Murdered in Alleged 'Honor Killing' After Eloping
    Girls & Women

    16-Year-Old Indian Girl Murdered in Alleged 'Honor Killing' After Eloping

    By Leah Rodriguez|Jan. 11, 2019

    Outraged supporters seek justice after her brutal death. Read more

  • Article: Winter Vacation Puts British Schoolgirls at Risk of FGM
    Girls & Women

    Winter Vacation Puts British Schoolgirls at Risk of FGM

    Dec. 17, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Activists warn girls may be taken overseas for FGM during school holidays. Read more

  • Article: Home Is The Most Dangerous Place For Women: UN Report
    Girls & Women

    Home Is The Most Dangerous Place For Women: UN Report

    By Erica Sanchez  and  Madeleine Keck|Nov. 29, 2018

    Six women are killed every hour by someone they know. Read more

  • Article: Mauritanian Women Imprisoned for Being Raped Are Now Fighting Back
    Girls & Women

    Mauritanian Women Imprisoned for Being Raped Are Now Fighting Back

    Oct. 30, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Sex outside wedlock is by far the most common cause of incarceration for women in Mauritania. Read more

  • Article: This Woman Is Using 'Capsule Wardrobes' to Help Domestic Abuse Survivors
    Girls & Women

    This Woman Is Using 'Capsule Wardrobes' to Help Domestic Abuse Survivors

    By Imogen Calderwood|Oct. 25, 2018

    Rachael Bews survived domestic abuse — and now she’s supporting others. Read more

  • Article: Nobel Prize Winner Calls for an End to 'Impunity' for Rapists
    Girls & Women

    Nobel Prize Winner Calls for an End to 'Impunity' for Rapists

    Oct. 19, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Mukwege founded the Panzi Hospital to help women and girls who had been raped in Congo's conflict. Read more

  • Article: Domestic Violence Killed 6 Women in Australia Last Week
    Girls & Women

    Domestic Violence Killed 6 Women in Australia Last Week

    By Madeleine Keck|Oct. 18, 2018

    "If this is not a national catastrophe, what the bloody hell is?” Read more

  • Article: Kenyan Girls Are Forced to Undergo FGM out of Fear and for Prestige
    Girls & Women

    Kenyan Girls Are Forced to Undergo FGM out of Fear and for Prestige

    Oct. 9, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Many girls never finish their education after undergoing FGM. Read more