#Sexual violence

  • Article: Mexico City’s First Female Mayor Pledges to End Violence Against Women
    Girls & Women

    Mexico City’s First Female Mayor Pledges to End Violence Against Women

    By Erica Sanchez  and  Sushmita Roy|July 12, 2019

    Approximately 1,100 women were murdered in Mexico between January and May. Read more

  • Article: Rape of 3-Year-Old Girl Sparks Protests in India
    Girls & Women

    Rape of 3-Year-Old Girl Sparks Protests in India

    By Sushmita Roy|May 15, 2019

    “She doesn’t even understand what has happened,” her mother said. Read more

  • Article: Sexual Harassment Is Now Illegal in the Country of Georgia
    Girls & Women

    Sexual Harassment Is Now Illegal in the Country of Georgia

    By Sushmita Roy|May 9, 2019

    The law change came after a wave of activism. Read more

  • Article: This Activist Is Ending Patterns of Sexual Violence in Sub-Saharan Africa
    Girls & Women

    This Activist Is Ending Patterns of Sexual Violence in Sub-Saharan Africa

    By Joe McCarthy|July 2, 2018

    “Being a survivor and having two girls, I couldn’t let this cycle of sexual trauma continue." Read more

  • Article: #MeToo Legal Fund Has Already Helped More Than 2,500 Women
    Girls & Women

    #MeToo Legal Fund Has Already Helped More Than 2,500 Women

    By Joe McCarthy|April 30, 2018

    Every 98 seconds, an American is sexually assaulted. Read more

  • Article: 12 Photos That Show How People Won’t Stop Protesting India Rapes Until Justice Is Served
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    12 Photos That Show How People Won’t Stop Protesting India Rapes Until Justice Is Served

    By Daniele Selby  and  Olivia Kestin|April 17, 2018

    The gang rapes of an 8-year-old and a 16-year-old have highlighted religious and political tensions. Read more

  • Article: Sexual Abuse Is Rampant at the UN, Report Alleges
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    Sexual Abuse Is Rampant at the UN, Report Alleges

    By Joe McCarthy|Jan. 18, 2018|CHIME FOR CHANGE

    The prevalence of abuse is antithetical to the UN’s mission. Read more

  • Article: Protests Erupt in India After 6-Year-Old Tortured and Raped
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    Protests Erupt in India After 6-Year-Old Tortured and Raped

    By Joe McCarthy|Dec. 11, 2017|CHIME FOR CHANGE

    Sexual violence and impunity for perpetrator remain stubborn problems in India. Read more