#Rape

  • Article: The South African Parliament Calls on Police to Be Sensitive to Survivors of Rape

    The South African Parliament Calls on Police to Be Sensitive to Survivors of Rape

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|Sept. 17, 2019

    It comes after a mother was turned away twice while trying to report the rape of her 3-year-old. Read more

  • Article: Rape Convictions in England and Wales Slump to 10-Year Low Despite Rise in Police Reports

    Rape Convictions in England and Wales Slump to 10-Year Low Despite Rise in Police Reports

    Sept. 16, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    The decline comes amid growing concerns that the justice system is failing rape victims. Read more

  • Article: #SandtonShutdown: Hundreds of Protesters March in Johannesburg to End Gender-Based Violence

    #SandtonShutdown: Hundreds of Protesters March in Johannesburg to End Gender-Based Violence

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe  and  Itumeleng Letsoalo|Sept. 13, 2019

    Global Citizen joined the march, which shut down Johannesburg's Stock Exchange. Read more

  • Article: Watch This Banned Video of Charlize Theron on Gender Violence in South Africa 20 Years Ago

    Watch This Banned Video of Charlize Theron on Gender Violence in South Africa 20 Years Ago

    By Itumeleng Letsoalo|Sept. 10, 2019

    The chilling video is still so relevant today, as South Africa is gripped by protests. Read more

  • Article: Hundreds of Mexicans Protested Gender-Based Violence in a Silent March

    Hundreds of Mexicans Protested Gender-Based Violence in a Silent March

    By Erica Sanchez  and  Gabrielle Deonath|Sept. 9, 2019

    An average of 10 women are murdered every day in Mexico. Read more

  • Article: South Africa’s President Makes 7 Pledges to Fight Gender Violence and Xenophobia

    South Africa’s President Makes 7 Pledges to Fight Gender Violence and Xenophobia

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|Sept. 9, 2019

    The nation has been gripped by violence against women and girls, and African immigrants. Read more

  • Article: Rape of 8-Month-Old Baby in Cape Town Sparks Outrage Across South Africa

    Rape of 8-Month-Old Baby in Cape Town Sparks Outrage Across South Africa

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|July 3, 2019

    “We must unite against this evil.” Read more

  • Article: What You Need to Know About the Crisis in Sudan

    What You Need to Know About the Crisis in Sudan

    By Gabrielle Deonath|June 12, 2019

    The fight for democracy in Khartoum has led to violent clashes between protesters and the military. Read more