#Sexual Violence

  • Article: Jeffrey Epstein Scandal: An Important Reminder Thousands of Girls Are Trafficked Across the US
    Girls & Women

    Jeffrey Epstein Scandal: An Important Reminder Thousands of Girls Are Trafficked Across the US

    By Daniele Selby|July 18, 2019

    Epstein’s alleged victims were vulnerable young girls — like most trafficking victims globally. Read more

  • Article: Sierra Leone Banned Pregnant Girls From Going to School. One Principal Is Breaking the Law.
    Girls & Women

    Sierra Leone Banned Pregnant Girls From Going to School. One Principal Is Breaking the Law.

    By Daniele Selby|July 18, 2019

    “Any pregnant girl who wants to learn is welcome at our school,” he said. Read more

  • Article: Bolivia Declares Femicide a National Priority
    Girls & Women

    Bolivia Declares Femicide a National Priority

    July 17, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Seven in 10 women in Bolivia say they have suffered some type of violence inflicted by a partner. Read more

  • Article: Violence Against Girls Carried Out by Family Members on Rise in Mexico
    Girls & Women

    Violence Against Girls Carried Out by Family Members on Rise in Mexico

    July 12, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Almost 700,000 young women experienced some form of family violence in 2015. Read more

  • Article: UN Urges Countries to End Marital Rape and Close Legal Loopholes
    Girls & Women

    UN Urges Countries to End Marital Rape and Close Legal Loopholes

    June 26, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    A dozen countries also allow rapists to avoid prosecution by marrying their victims. Read more

  • Article: What You Need to Know About the Crisis in Sudan
    Citizenship

    What You Need to Know About the Crisis in Sudan

    By Gabrielle Deonath|June 12, 2019

    The fight for democracy in Khartoum has led to violent clashes between protesters and the military. Read more

  • Article: Less Than $2 of Aid Funding Reaches Each Girl or Woman at Risk of Rape in Conflict Zones
    Girls & Women

    Less Than $2 of Aid Funding Reaches Each Girl or Woman at Risk of Rape in Conflict Zones

    June 11, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Charity organizations are calling for a more "feminist" approach to foreign aid. Read more

  • Article: Indian Special Court Finds 6 Guilty in Brutal Rape of 8-Year-Old Girl
    Girls & Women

    Indian Special Court Finds 6 Guilty in Brutal Rape of 8-Year-Old Girl

    By Daniele Selby|June 10, 2019

    “Unfortunately, a fair and swift trial in cases of sexual violence remains the exception.” Read more