#Gender 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: South African Women Just Stopped One of the Biggest Music Stars in Africa From Performing
    Girls & Women

    South African Women Just Stopped One of the Biggest Music Stars in Africa From Performing

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|June 21, 2019

    “Koffi Olomide has a documented history of committing violence directed at women.” Read more

  • Article: UK Rape Victims Asked to Hand Over Phones and Social Media Accounts or Risk Their Cases
    Girls & Women

    UK Rape Victims Asked to Hand Over Phones and Social Media Accounts or Risk Their Cases

    By Imogen Calderwood|April 29, 2019

    “We seem to be going back to the bad old days when victims of rape are being treated as suspects.” Read more

  • Article: Acid Attack Survivors Say Cambodia Is Denying Them Care
    Health

    Acid Attack Survivors Say Cambodia Is Denying Them Care

    Feb. 5, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    About 1,500 acid attacks are reported globally each year, most of them against women. Read more

  • Article: Michigan Judge Dismisses Charges in Historic FGM Case
    Girls & Women

    Michigan Judge Dismisses Charges in Historic FGM Case

    By Sophie Maes|Nov. 21, 2018

    In the US, more than 500,000 women and girls have experienced or are at risk of FGM. Read more

  • Article: How Tragedy Inspired Sello Maake KaNcube to Speak Out Against Gender-Based Violence
    Education

    How Tragedy Inspired Sello Maake KaNcube to Speak Out Against Gender-Based Violence

    By Thato Mahlangu|Nov. 12, 2018

    The actor has five children by five women, before his son died in a car crash. Read more

  • Article: FGM Rates Drop in East Africa — But There's Much More Work to Be Done
    Girls & Women

    FGM Rates Drop in East Africa — But There's Much More Work to Be Done

    By Sophie Maes|Nov. 7, 2018

    Rates fall in some countries but the number of women impacted by FGM globally is expected to rise. Read more

  • Article: Some Inspirational Women Just Spoke About Gender Equality in Pretoria — and We Can All Learn a Lot
    AdvocacyGirls & Women

    Some Inspirational Women Just Spoke About Gender Equality in Pretoria — and We Can All Learn a Lot

    By Mbali Kgame|Oct. 15, 2018

    Activists, government, influencers, and NGOs joined together for our #SheIsEqual campaign. Read more