#Violence Against Women

  • Article: 4 Women Are Killed Every Day in Brazil as Femicide Persists
    Girls & Women

    4 Women Are Killed Every Day in Brazil as Femicide Persists

    By Erica Sanchez  and  Sophie Maes|Feb. 5, 2019

    Women living in poverty or belonging to marginalized groups are at highest risk of violence. Read more

  • Article: 19 People Arrested in Uganda After Reports of Women Forced to Undergo FGM by Gangs
    Girls & Women

    19 People Arrested in Uganda After Reports of Women Forced to Undergo FGM by Gangs

    By Daniele Selby|Jan. 24, 2019

    The arrests follow reports of more than 400 girls and women being subjected to FGM. Read more

  • Article: Domestic Violence Killed 6 Women in Australia Last Week
    Girls & Women

    Domestic Violence Killed 6 Women in Australia Last Week

    By Madeleine Keck|Oct. 18, 2018

    "If this is not a national catastrophe, what the bloody hell is?” Read more

  • Article: Kenyan Girls Are Forced to Undergo FGM out of Fear and for Prestige
    Girls & Women

    Kenyan Girls Are Forced to Undergo FGM out of Fear and for Prestige

    Oct. 9, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Many girls never finish their education after undergoing FGM. Read more

  • Article: Slutwalk Is Coming to Johannesburg Because Survivors Still Get Blamed for Being Raped
    Girls & Women

    Slutwalk Is Coming to Johannesburg Because Survivors Still Get Blamed for Being Raped

    By Thato Mahlangu|Sept. 17, 2018

    Global Citizen met with one of the event organisers to find out why Slutwalk is still so important. Read more

  • Article: Violence Against Women Is Finally Illegal in Morocco
    Girls & Women

    Violence Against Women Is Finally Illegal in Morocco

    By Daniele Selby  and  David Brand|Sept. 12, 2018

    More than 40% of women said they had experienced "an act of violence at least once." Read more

  • Article: Parents of 10-Year-Old Girl Who Died After FGM Are 'Hampering' Prosecution, Activists Say
    Girls & Women

    Parents of 10-Year-Old Girl Who Died After FGM Are 'Hampering' Prosecution, Activists Say

    Aug. 24, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Somalia has the world's highest rate of female genital mutilation. Read more

  • Article: The Heartbreaking Reason 20 Women in India Die Every Day
    Girls & Women

    The Heartbreaking Reason 20 Women in India Die Every Day

    By Daniele Selby|July 20, 2018

    Every year thousands of women are killed or die by suicide due harassment over dowries. Read more