#Sexual Violence

  • Article: In Kyrgyzstan, Survivors of Kidnapping and Forced Marriage Use Fashion to Fight Back
    Girls & Women

    In Kyrgyzstan, Survivors of Kidnapping and Forced Marriage Use Fashion to Fight Back

    Jan. 10, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Thousands of Kyrgyz women are kidnapped and forced into marriage every year. Read more

  • Article: Women and Girls Continue to Be Sexually Abused in South Sudan Despite Peace Agreement
    Girls & Women

    Women and Girls Continue to Be Sexually Abused in South Sudan Despite Peace Agreement

    By Leah Rodriguez|Dec. 17, 2018

    The UN’s Commission on Human Rights says it’s time for leaders to take accountability. Read more

  • Article: Nobel Prize Winner Nadia Murad Is Building a Hospital for Survivors of Sexual Violence
    Health

    Nobel Prize Winner Nadia Murad Is Building a Hospital for Survivors of Sexual Violence

    By Sophie Maes|Dec. 17, 2018

    Murad is a survivor of sexual violence at the hands of Islamic States militants herself. Read more

  • Article: A 3-Year-Old Girl Was Allegedly Raped by a 40-Year-Old Man in India
    Girls & Women

    A 3-Year-Old Girl Was Allegedly Raped by a 40-Year-Old Man in India

    By Leah Rodriguez|Dec. 17, 2018

    The incident occurred on the six-year anniversary of the 2012 Delhi bus gang rape. Read more

  • Article: Nobel Peace Prize Winner Nadia Murad Urges the World to Fight for Sexual Violence Survivors
    Girls & Women

    Nobel Peace Prize Winner Nadia Murad Urges the World to Fight for Sexual Violence Survivors

    By Leah Rodriguez|Dec. 10, 2018

    The advocate and Denis Mukwege are using their Nobel Peace Prize to fuel action. Read more

  • Article: Angelina Jolie Is Bringing a Film Festival Combatting Sexual Violence in Conflict to London
    Girls & Women

    Angelina Jolie Is Bringing a Film Festival Combatting Sexual Violence in Conflict to London

    By Imogen Calderwood|Nov. 26, 2018

    The British Film Institute hosted the festival in London. Read more

  • Article: North Korean Women Are Routinely Subjected to Sexual Violence: Report
    Girls & Women

    North Korean Women Are Routinely Subjected to Sexual Violence: Report

    By Leah Rodriguez|Nov. 1, 2018

    Human Rights Watch documented testimonies from 54 women working as merchants who experienced abuse. Read more

  • Article: Mauritanian Women Imprisoned for Being Raped Are Now Fighting Back
    Girls & Women

    Mauritanian Women Imprisoned for Being Raped Are Now Fighting Back

    Oct. 30, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Sex outside wedlock is by far the most common cause of incarceration for women in Mauritania. Read more