#Rape

  • Article: Violence Against Children Is on the Rise in Tanzania
    Girls & Women

    Violence Against Children Is on the Rise in Tanzania

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|May 22, 2019

    Cases of child rape have tripled between 2017 and 2018. Read more

  • Article: Rape of 3-Year-Old Girl Sparks Protests in India
    Girls & Women

    Rape of 3-Year-Old Girl Sparks Protests in India

    By Sushmita Roy|May 15, 2019

    “She doesn’t even understand what has happened,” her mother said. 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: Bangladeshi Student, 19, Set on Fire After Reporting Principal's Sexual Assault
    Girls & Women

    Bangladeshi Student, 19, Set on Fire After Reporting Principal's Sexual Assault

    By Sushmita Roy|April 25, 2019

    "The teacher touched me, I will fight this crime till my last breath." Read more

  • Article: Angelina Jolie Urges UN to Hold Those Who Use Rape as a Weapon of War Accountable
    Girls & Women

    Angelina Jolie Urges UN to Hold Those Who Use Rape as a Weapon of War Accountable

    By Daniele Selby|April 23, 2019

    The actress and humanitarian penned a powerful op-ed to the UN as it considers a new resolution. Read more

  • Article: How Mass Rape in Rwanda's Genocide Changed Its Response to HIV/AIDS
    Health

    How Mass Rape in Rwanda's Genocide Changed Its Response to HIV/AIDS

    April 11, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    This week marks the 25th anniversary of Rwanda's genocide. Read more

  • Article: South Africa Just Signed a Declaration to End ‘National Crisis’ of Gender-Based Violence
    Girls & Women

    South Africa Just Signed a Declaration to End ‘National Crisis’ of Gender-Based Violence

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|April 1, 2019

    The president said the country’s femicide rate is almost five times higher than the global average. Read more

  • Article: Why the Grand Duchess of Luxembourg Hosted a 'Reunion' for Survivors of Rape in War
    Girls & Women

    Why the Grand Duchess of Luxembourg Hosted a 'Reunion' for Survivors of Rape in War

    By Daniele Selby|March 28, 2019|Stand Speak Rise Up

    "People don't want to hear about it because it's difficult … but we cannot turn away." Read more