#Sexual Violence

  • 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

  • Article: How Some South African Men Are Using Trumpets to Help Keep Soweto Women Safe

    How Some South African Men Are Using Trumpets to Help Keep Soweto Women Safe

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|Oct. 2, 2019

    The iconic vuvuzela has come a long way in the country since the 2010 football World Cup. Read more

  • 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