#sexual assault

  • 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

    March 19, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    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

    March 14, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    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

    Feb. 20, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    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

    Feb. 13, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    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

    Jan. 17, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    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

    Oct. 23, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

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

  • Article: A Year Later, #MeToo Is Still Finding Fresh Battlefields Worldwide

    A Year Later, #MeToo Is Still Finding Fresh Battlefields Worldwide

    Oct. 12, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    #MeToo has sparking discussions that may have long been kept under wraps or left unaddressed. Read more