#Gender-based Violence

  • Article: All Nigerian States Declare State of Emergency Over Rape and Gender-Based Violence

    All Nigerian States Declare State of Emergency Over Rape and Gender-Based Violence

    By Akindare Okunola|June 16, 2020

    Governors also called on all states to immediately launch sex offender registries. Read more

  • Article: Nigerian Women Are Learning to Defend Against Sexual Assault With Martial Arts

    Nigerian Women Are Learning to Defend Against Sexual Assault With Martial Arts

    By Catherine Caruso|Jan. 31, 2020

    Free self-defense classes are being offered to help women protect themselves. Read more

  • Article: Over 4,500 Women Reported Missing in South Africa Between 2016 and 2019: Police Minister

    Over 4,500 Women Reported Missing in South Africa Between 2016 and 2019: Police Minister

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|Jan. 22, 2020

    Gender-based violence is a profound problem in the country. Read more

  • Article: 1 Rape Is Reported Every 15 Minutes in India

    1 Rape Is Reported Every 15 Minutes in India

    By Catherine Caruso|Jan. 13, 2020

    Nearly 34,000 incidents of rape were reported in 2018. Read more

  • Article: Menstrual Health and FGM Will Finally Be Taught in England's Schools by 2020

    Menstrual Health and FGM Will Finally Be Taught in England's Schools by 2020

    By Imogen Calderwood|Feb. 25, 2019

    Children aged 11 and over will also learn about FGM, domestic violence, and “honour-based” abuse. Read more

  • Article: Sierra Leone Has Declared Rape a National Emergency

    Sierra Leone Has Declared Rape a National Emergency

    By Daniele Selby  and  Carmen Singer|Feb. 8, 2019

    The rate of rape cases in the country has steadily risen over the past few years. Read more

  • Article: Activists Launch the First Anti-FGM Network in the US

    Activists Launch the First Anti-FGM Network in the US

    By Daniele Selby|Feb. 7, 2019

    Approximately 500,000 girls are at risk. Read more