#Sexual Assault

  • Article: Survivors Are Crucial to Ending Rape as a Weapon of War
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    Survivors Are Crucial to Ending Rape as a Weapon of War

    March 15, 2019|Stand Speak Rise Up

    Stand Speak Rise Up! is an international conference committed to ending sexual violence in conflict. Read more

  • Article: Why Sexual Assault Survivors Just Marched 10,000 Kilometers Across India
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    Why Sexual Assault Survivors Just Marched 10,000 Kilometers Across India

    By Imogen Calderwood|Feb. 22, 2019

    Thousands gathered in Delhi to honor the end of the march on Friday. Read more

  • Article: Sierra Leone Has Declared Rape a National Emergency
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    Sierra Leone Has Declared Rape a National Emergency

    By Daniele Selby  and  Carmen Singer|Feb. 8, 2019

    The rate of rape cases in the country has steadily risen over the past few years. Read more

  • Article: Women in Zimbabwe Are Wearing All Black to Protest Being Raped by the Military
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    Women in Zimbabwe Are Wearing All Black to Protest Being Raped by the Military

    By Daniele Selby  and  Carmen Singer|Feb. 1, 2019

    Military personnel have reportedly used rape as a punishment following anti-government protests. Read more

  • Article: Arrest of a Johannesburg Teacher Shines Spotlight on ‘Pandemic’ of Sexual Violence in South Africa’s Schools
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    Arrest of a Johannesburg Teacher Shines Spotlight on ‘Pandemic’ of Sexual Violence in South Africa’s Schools

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|Jan. 31, 2019

    The teacher will appear in court next month. But the issue is so much bigger than one case. Read more

  • Article: Nobel Prize Winner Calls for an End to 'Impunity' for Rapists
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    Nobel Prize Winner Calls for an End to 'Impunity' for Rapists

    Oct. 19, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Mukwege founded the Panzi Hospital to help women and girls who had been raped in Congo's conflict. Read more

  • Article: Indian Minister Resigns as #MeToo Movement Reveals Sexual Assault Allegations
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    Indian Minister Resigns as #MeToo Movement Reveals Sexual Assault Allegations

    By Joanna Prisco|Oct. 17, 2018

    #MeToo is making waves in India. Read more

  • Article: Rape of a Girl, 7, in a Restaurant Toilet Sparks Disgust in South Africa
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    Rape of a Girl, 7, in a Restaurant Toilet Sparks Disgust in South Africa

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|Sept. 26, 2018

    The attack in Pretoria has sparked calls for urgent action to protect women and girls. Read more