#Sexual Violence

  • 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

  • Article: Nobel Prize Winners Nadia Murad and Denis Mukwege Launch Fund to Give Rape Survivors Reparations

    Nobel Prize Winners Nadia Murad and Denis Mukwege Launch Fund to Give Rape Survivors Reparations

    By Leah Rodriguez|Oct. 31, 2019

    The initiative aims to ensure survivors feel heard. Read more

  • Article: 'Bake Off' Winner Nadiya Hussain Says Talking About Sexual Assault Is 'Best Thing I've Done'

    'Bake Off' Winner Nadiya Hussain Says Talking About Sexual Assault Is 'Best Thing I've Done'

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|Oct. 14, 2019

    Nadiya Hussain recently shared that she was sexually assaulted when she was five years old. Read more

  • Article: UK Universities Are Rolling Out Consent Courses to Crack Down on Harassment

    UK Universities Are Rolling Out Consent Courses to Crack Down on Harassment

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|Oct. 11, 2019

    Nearly 1,500 reports of sexual harassment or sexual violence against students were made in 2018-9. Read more