#Gender Violence

  • Article: A Pepper Spray Campaign Is Training Women in South Africa to Defend Themselves

    A Pepper Spray Campaign Is Training Women in South Africa to Defend Themselves

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|March 6, 2020

    A woman is murdered in South Africa every three hours. Read more

  • Article: How These Drivers in South Africa Have Become First Responders in the Fight Against Gender Violence

    How These Drivers in South Africa Have Become First Responders in the Fight Against Gender Violence

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|Oct. 23, 2019

    A community in the North-West province has found a smart way to support survivors. Read more

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

    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

    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 Give Phones, Social Media to Police

    UK Rape Victims Asked To Give Phones, Social Media to Police

    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

    Acid Attack Survivors Say Cambodia Is Denying Them Care

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|Feb. 5, 2019

    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

    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: Actor Sello Maake KaNcube is Challenging Violent Masculinity

    Actor Sello Maake KaNcube is Challenging Violent Masculinity

    By Thato Mahlangu|Nov. 12, 2018

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