#sexual assault

  • Article: 15% of Female Students Have Been Sexually Assaulted by Another Student in Canada: Survey

    15% of Female Students Have Been Sexually Assaulted by Another Student in Canada: Survey

    By Jackie Marchildon|Nov. 5, 2019

    School boards are also lacking in policy when it comes to dealing with reports. Read more

  • Article: Hundreds of Men Convicted of Gender-Based Violence in Ugandan Special Court Sessions

    Hundreds of Men Convicted of Gender-Based Violence in Ugandan Special Court Sessions

    By Gabrielle Deonath|June 18, 2019

    Known for widespread gender-based violence, the country is cracking down on crimes against females. Read more

  • Article: South Sudanese 'Superwoman' Wins Award for Helping Children of Rape Survivors

    South Sudanese 'Superwoman' Wins Award for Helping Children of Rape Survivors

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|March 19, 2019

    These children are often vulnerable to recruitment by armed groups. Read more

  • Article: Protests Erupt After Sexual Assault Videos Go Viral in India

    Protests Erupt After Sexual Assault Videos Go Viral in India

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|March 14, 2019

    The number of crimes against women reported to police in India rose by 83% from 2007 to 2016. Read more

  • Article: United Nations Moves to Help Combat Sexual Abuse in Its Ranks

    United Nations Moves to Help Combat Sexual Abuse in Its Ranks

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|Feb. 20, 2019

    The effort comes amid the wider #MeToo movement around the world against sexual assault. Read more

  • Article: After Changing Jordan's Rape Law, This Lawmaker Is Now Tackling Child Marriage

    After Changing Jordan's Rape Law, This Lawmaker Is Now Tackling Child Marriage

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|Feb. 13, 2019

    Nearly 10,500 girls in Jordan were married before reaching their 18th birthdays in 2017. Read more

  • Article: Nobel-Winning Yazidi Survivor Demands Justice for Women Raped in Vietnam War

    Nobel-Winning Yazidi Survivor Demands Justice for Women Raped in Vietnam War

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|Jan. 17, 2019

    The rape of women in past and present conflicts has increasingly come into the spotlight. Read more

  • Article: Activists Hope India's #MeToo Movement Will Empower Sex Trafficking Survivors

    Activists Hope India's #MeToo Movement Will Empower Sex Trafficking Survivors

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|Oct. 23, 2018

    Indian women have used social media to tell their stories about harassment and sexual violence. Read more