#Sexual Violence

  • Article: Watch This Banned Video of Charlize Theron on Gender Violence in South Africa 20 Years Ago

    Watch This Banned Video of Charlize Theron on Gender Violence in South Africa 20 Years Ago

    By Itumeleng Letsoalo|Sept. 10, 2019

    The chilling video is still so relevant today, as South Africa is gripped by protests. Read more

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

    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.

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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