#Gender based violence

  • Article: Hundreds of Mexicans Protested Gender-Based Violence in a Silent March

    Hundreds of Mexicans Protested Gender-Based Violence in a Silent March

    By Erica Sanchez  and  Gabrielle Deonath|Sept. 9, 2019

    An average of 10 women are murdered every day in Mexico. Read more

  • Article: Mexico City’s First Female Mayor Pledges to End Violence Against Women

    Mexico City’s First Female Mayor Pledges to End Violence Against Women

    By Erica Sanchez  and  Sushmita Roy|July 12, 2019

    Approximately 1,100 women were murdered in Mexico between January and May. Read more

  • Article: Hundreds of Men Convicted of Gender-Based Violence in Ugandan Special Court Sessions

    Hundreds of Men Convicted of Gender-Based Violence in Ugandan Special Court Sessions

    By Gabrielle Deonath|June 18, 2019

    Known for widespread gender-based violence, the country is cracking down on crimes against females. Read more

  • Article: Nigeria’s Army Just Rescued 1,000 Hostages From Boko Haram’s Grasp

    Nigeria’s Army Just Rescued 1,000 Hostages From Boko Haram’s Grasp

    By Daniele Selby|May 8, 2018

    The militant group has kidnapped thousands of girls and women in the last nine years. Read more

  • Article: 12 Photos That Show How People Won’t Stop Protesting India Rapes Until Justice Is Served

    12 Photos That Show How People Won’t Stop Protesting India Rapes Until Justice Is Served

    By Daniele Selby  and  Olivia Kestin|April 17, 2018

    The gang rapes of an 8-year-old and a 16-year-old have highlighted religious and political tensions. Read more

  • Article: This African State Could Soon Pass Its First-Ever Law Against Rape

    This African State Could Soon Pass Its First-Ever Law Against Rape

    By Daniele Selby|Jan. 10, 2018

    Somaliland, a self-declared republic, is part of Somalia, which currently has no anti-rape laws. Read more

  • Article: The #MeToo Movement Is Actually Working, Study Shows

    The #MeToo Movement Is Actually Working, Study Shows

    By Daniele Selby|CHIME FOR CHANGE|Dec. 7, 2017

    People are finally recognizing the magnitude of this issue, and they won’t tolerate it anymore. Read more

  • Article: Rape Against Rohingya Women Is So Widespread That Groups Can't Even Measure It Accurately

    Rape Against Rohingya Women Is So Widespread That Groups Can't Even Measure It Accurately

    By Daniele Selby|Nov. 16, 2017

    All but one rape survivor told Human Rights Watch they were gang raped. Read more