#Rape

  • Article: 16-Year-Old Indian Girl Murdered in Alleged 'Honor Killing' After Eloping
    Girls & Women

    16-Year-Old Indian Girl Murdered in Alleged 'Honor Killing' After Eloping

    By Leah Rodriguez|Jan. 11, 2019

    Outraged supporters seek justice after her brutal death. Read more

  • Article: #HearMeToo: Turning the Tide Against Gender-Based Violence in South Africa
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    #HearMeToo: Turning the Tide Against Gender-Based Violence in South Africa

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|Nov. 30, 2018|Vodacom Group

    ”It’s clear that not enough is being done to address this scourge.” Read more

  • Article: Sexist Rape Myths Hamper Justice in Northern Ireland, Says Judge
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    Sexist Rape Myths Hamper Justice in Northern Ireland, Says Judge

    Nov. 21, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    It comes after a teenager's choice of underwear was held up as evidence of consent in a rape trial. Read more

  • Article: Survivors of Sexual Violence in South Africa Are Finally Finding Their Voices
    Girls & Women

    Survivors of Sexual Violence in South Africa Are Finally Finding Their Voices

    Nov. 16, 2018

    The tide is turning. Read more

  • Article: Indian Women Are More Likely to Report Crimes to All-Female Police Stations
    Girls & Women

    Indian Women Are More Likely to Report Crimes to All-Female Police Stations

    By Leah Rodriguez|Nov. 15, 2018

    Research shows abduction and domestic violence reports jump when there’s a female police presence. Read more

  • Article: A Thong Was Presented in a Rape Trial. Women in Ireland (and Around the World) Are Furious.
    Girls & Women

    A Thong Was Presented in a Rape Trial. Women in Ireland (and Around the World) Are Furious.

    By Imogen Calderwood|Nov. 14, 2018

    “You have to look at the way she was dressed. She was wearing a thong with a lace front.” Read more

  • Article: Woman Faces 20 Years in Prison After Giving Birth to Her Rapist's Child
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    Woman Faces 20 Years in Prison After Giving Birth to Her Rapist's Child

    Nov. 12, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    The victim is accused of attempting to induce an abortion after becoming pregnant through rape. Read more

  • Article: Women Just Silently Stood in Protest During President’s Speech at South Africa’s First Gender Violence Summit
    Girls & Women

    Women Just Silently Stood in Protest During President’s Speech at South Africa’s First Gender Violence Summit

    By Mbali Kgame|Nov. 1, 2018

    “Gender-based violence is an affront to our shared humanity as South Africans,” said Ramaphosa. Read more