#Sexual Violence

  • Article: All Nigerian States Declare State of Emergency Over Rape and Gender-Based Violence

    All Nigerian States Declare State of Emergency Over Rape and Gender-Based Violence

    By Akindare Okunola|June 16, 2020

    Governors also called on all states to immediately launch sex offender registries. Read more

  • Article: 4 Grassroots Activists Share Stories of COVID-19 Heightening Sexual Violence in Kenya and Nigeria

    4 Grassroots Activists Share Stories of COVID-19 Heightening Sexual Violence in Kenya and Nigeria

    June 15, 2020

    Leyla Hussein and Bethel Tadesse discussed sexual violence with activists in Nigeria and Kenya. Read more

  • Article: 5 Organisations Supporting the Fight Against Sexual Violence in Nigeria

    5 Organisations Supporting the Fight Against Sexual Violence in Nigeria

    By Akindare Okunola|June 11, 2020

    These Nigerian organisations are driving impact across issues connected to sexual violence. Read more

  • Article: Violence Against Children Reaches Highest Rate in Over 10 Years: Report

    Violence Against Children Reaches Highest Rate in Over 10 Years: Report

    By Leah Rodriguez|Feb. 13, 2020

    There are currently over 149 million children living in high-intensity conflict areas. Read more

  • Article: 7 Years After Brutal Attack, Sexual Violence Persists in India

    7 Years After Brutal Attack, Sexual Violence Persists in India

    By Catherine Caruso|Dec. 16, 2019

    The number of women and girls being raped and murdered in India has increased by 35% since 2012. Read more

  • Article: South African Student Uyinene Mrwetyana's Killer Has Just Been Handed 3 Life Sentences

    South African Student Uyinene Mrwetyana's Killer Has Just Been Handed 3 Life Sentences

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe  and  Itumeleng Letsoalo|Nov. 15, 2019

    Mrwetyana’s killing reignited widespread outrage against gender-based violence in South Africa. Read more

  • Article: This Activist Says South Africa’s Queer Spaces Normalise Silence About Sexual And Physical Violence

    This Activist Says South Africa’s Queer Spaces Normalise Silence About Sexual And Physical Violence

    Nov. 8, 2019

    Nwabisa Mazana says the “culture of silencing and ignoring victims continues the cycle of abuse.” Read more

  • Article: Malawi Police Officers Under Investigation for Sexually Harassing Female Protesters

    Malawi Police Officers Under Investigation for Sexually Harassing Female Protesters

    From Voice of America|Nov. 1, 2019

    Rights campaigners say they have evidence of sexual harassment, rape, and torture. Read more