#Violence Against Women

  • Article: The UK’s Groundbreaking Domestic Abuse Bill Has Finally Passed.  Here’s What You Need to Know.

    The UK’s Groundbreaking Domestic Abuse Bill Has Finally Passed. Here’s What You Need to Know.

    By Helen Lock|July 8, 2020

    The bill is a landmark moment for protecting survivors of domestic abuse. Read more

  • Article: Alicia Keys, Cardi B, and More Join Campaign Seeking Justice for Breonna Taylor

    Alicia Keys, Cardi B, and More Join Campaign Seeking Justice for Breonna Taylor

    By Leah Rodriguez|June 11, 2020

    Police killed the 26-year-old Black woman in her sleep. #SayHerName Read more

  • Article: Pakistan Passes Child Abuse Law After Girl's Rape and Murder

    Pakistan Passes Child Abuse Law After Girl's Rape and Murder

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|March 12, 2020

    Nearly 10 cases of child abuse a day are reported in Pakistan. 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: Canada’s Rank for Women’s Equality Dropped Down 4 Spots

    Canada’s Rank for Women’s Equality Dropped Down 4 Spots

    By Jacky Habib|Oct. 24, 2019

    Canada slipped four places in a global index measuring women’s equality and well-being. Read more

  • Article: South African Men Are Using Vuvuzelas to Help Keep Women Safe

    South African Men Are Using Vuvuzelas to Help Keep 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: This Village in Sierra Leone Is Ending FGM and Investing in Children Instead

    This Village in Sierra Leone Is Ending FGM and Investing in Children Instead

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|Aug. 8, 2019

    The village previously held several costly two-week long FGM festivals every year. Read more

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