#Gender-Based Violence

  • Article: Teenager Punched Unconscious in Manchester After Telling a Man She Wasn't Interested
    Girls & Women

    Teenager Punched Unconscious in Manchester After Telling a Man She Wasn't Interested

    By Imogen Calderwood|July 16, 2019

    “Girls feel like they can’t say ‘no.’” Read more

  • Article: Rape of 8-Month-Old Baby in Cape Town Sparks Outrage Across South Africa
    Girls & Women

    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: South Africa's Fight Against Gender-Based Violence Expands to Universities
    Education

    South Africa's Fight Against Gender-Based Violence Expands to Universities

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|May 31, 2019

    Minister Naledi Pandor has set up task team to investigate and address the issue. Read more

  • Article: Democratic South Africa Turns 25 Years Old Today. Here’s How Things Are Changing for the Better.
    Citizenship

    Democratic South Africa Turns 25 Years Old Today. Here’s How Things Are Changing for the Better.

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|April 26, 2019

    Freedom Day is an important milestone for the country. Read more

  • Article: South Africa Just Signed a Declaration to End ‘National Crisis’ of Gender-Based Violence
    Girls & Women

    South Africa Just Signed a Declaration to End ‘National Crisis’ of Gender-Based Violence

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|April 1, 2019

    The president said the country’s femicide rate is almost five times higher than the global average. Read more

  • Article: This South African Painter’s Art Lifts Up the Voices of Marginalised Women
    Girls & Women

    This South African Painter’s Art Lifts Up the Voices of Marginalised Women

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|April 1, 2019

    Kilmany-Jo Liversage’s work is a feminist protest against gender inequality and discrimination. Read more

  • Article: Global Citizen Ambassador Penny Lebyane Talks Human Rights and Star Power as Advocacy
    AdvocacyCitizenship

    Global Citizen Ambassador Penny Lebyane Talks Human Rights and Star Power as Advocacy

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|March 22, 2019

    “Popular culture has a vital role to play in influencing and advancing policy.” Read more

  • Article: Why Sexual Assault Survivors Just Marched 10,000 Kilometers Across India
    Girls & Women

    Why Sexual Assault Survivors Just Marched 10,000 Kilometers Across India

    By Imogen Calderwood|Feb. 22, 2019

    Thousands gathered in Delhi to honor the end of the march on Friday. Read more