#Gender-Based Violence

  • Article: This Ugandan Filmmaker is Using Art to Inspire Real Life Action Against Gender-Based Violence

    This Ugandan Filmmaker is Using Art to Inspire Real Life Action Against Gender-Based Violence

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|Dec. 4, 2019

    Her work tackles everything from HIV stigma, to breaking the silence around sexual violence. Read more

  • Article: Here’s Why Comprehensive Sex Education in South African Schools Is so Important
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    Here’s Why Comprehensive Sex Education in South African Schools Is so Important

    By Itumeleng Letsoalo|Nov. 27, 2019

    Sex education doesn’t sexualise children. Read more

  • Article: South African Student Uyinene Mrwetyana's Killer Has Just Been Handed 3 Life Sentences

    South African Student Uyinene Mrwetyana's Killer Has Just Been Handed 3 Life Sentences

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe  and  Itumeleng Letsoalo|Nov. 15, 2019

    Mrwetyana’s killing reignited widespread outrage against gender-based violence in South Africa. Read more

  • Article: 5 Powerful Points Made By Kenya's President at Kickoff of Major Global Family Planning Conference

    5 Powerful Points Made By Kenya's President at Kickoff of Major Global Family Planning Conference

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|Nov. 14, 2019

    Global Citizen's at the International Conference on Population and Development in Nairobi. Read more

  • Article: This Activist Says South Africa’s Queer Spaces Normalise Silence About Sexual And Physical Violence

    This Activist Says South Africa’s Queer Spaces Normalise Silence About Sexual And Physical Violence

    Nov. 8, 2019

    Nwabisa Mazana says the “culture of silencing and ignoring victims continues the cycle of abuse.” Read more

  • Article: Malawi Police Officers Under Investigation for Sexually Harassing Female Protesters

    Malawi Police Officers Under Investigation for Sexually Harassing Female Protesters

    From Voice of America|Nov. 1, 2019

    Rights campaigners say they have evidence of sexual harassment, rape, and torture. Read more

  • Article: Dressed in Colours Worn by Her Rapist, South African Woman Walks 700km to Inspire Hope

    Dressed in Colours Worn by Her Rapist, South African Woman Walks 700km to Inspire Hope

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|Oct. 28, 2019

    Leilani Kuter walked 27km a day for 27 days to mark 27 years since becoming a rape survivor. Read more

  • Article: Safety of South Africa's Children in Spotlight After 2 Cases of Sexual Assault by Teachers

    Safety of South Africa's Children in Spotlight After 2 Cases of Sexual Assault by Teachers

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|Oct. 28, 2019

    The cases involve schools in the Northern Cape and Gauteng. Read more