#Sexual Violence

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

    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: UK Aid Helped Halve Domestic Violence in DRC in Less Time Than Britain Took to Deal With Brexit
    AdvocacyGirls & Women

    UK Aid Helped Halve Domestic Violence in DRC in Less Time Than Britain Took to Deal With Brexit

    By James Hitchings-Hales|March 15, 2019

    A UK aid-funded project reduced violence against women by more than half. Read more

  • Article: This Country's First-Ever March Against Sexual Violence Just Broke an Abusive Silence
    Girls & Women

    This Country's First-Ever March Against Sexual Violence Just Broke an Abusive Silence

    By James Hitchings-Hales|March 14, 2019

    The demonstration came after sexual harassment was officially made illegal. Read more

  • Article: Half of Britain's Female Students Have Experienced Unwanted Sexual Touching: Poll
    Girls & Women

    Half of Britain's Female Students Have Experienced Unwanted Sexual Touching: Poll

    By Imogen Calderwood|Feb. 27, 2019

    But just 5% of incidents are being reported. Read more

  • Article: Sierra Leone Has Declared Rape a National Emergency
    Girls & Women

    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
    Girls & Women

    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
    Girls & Women

    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: South Korea to Open Major Investigation Into Sports Sex Abuse Allegations
    Girls & Women

    South Korea to Open Major Investigation Into Sports Sex Abuse Allegations

    By Daniele Selby|Jan. 23, 2019

    South Korea’s human rights commission is opening its largest-ever inquiry into abuse in sports. Read more