#Violence Against Women

  • Article: UK Rape Victims Asked to Hand Over Phones and Social Media Accounts or Risk Their Cases
    Girls & Women

    UK Rape Victims Asked to Hand Over Phones and Social Media Accounts or Risk Their Cases

    By Imogen Calderwood|April 29, 2019

    “We seem to be going back to the bad old days when victims of rape are being treated as suspects.” Read more

  • Article: How Mass Rape in Rwanda's Genocide Changed Its Response to HIV/AIDS
    Health

    How Mass Rape in Rwanda's Genocide Changed Its Response to HIV/AIDS

    April 11, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    This week marks the 25th anniversary of Rwanda's genocide. Read more

  • Article: This Condom Can't Be Opened Without Two Pairs of Consenting Hands
    Girls & Women

    This Condom Can't Be Opened Without Two Pairs of Consenting Hands

    By Daniele Selby|April 9, 2019

    A recent survey found that less than 15% of men in Argentina regularly use condoms. Read more

  • Article: Angelina Jolie Says Gender Equality Is the Secret to World Peace
    Girls & Women

    Angelina Jolie Says Gender Equality Is the Secret to World Peace

    By Erica Sanchez  and  Leah Rodriguez|April 1, 2019

    “We are all partners in this life.” Read more

  • Article: Kentucky Woman Says Her Strict Christian Parents Subjected Her to FGM at Age 5
    Girls & Women

    Kentucky Woman Says Her Strict Christian Parents Subjected Her to FGM at Age 5

    April 1, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    "We were taught men were the leaders and God made women to be submissive." Read more

  • Article: Why the Grand Duchess of Luxembourg Hosted a 'Reunion' for Survivors of Rape in War
    Girls & Women

    Why the Grand Duchess of Luxembourg Hosted a 'Reunion' for Survivors of Rape in War

    By Daniele Selby|March 28, 2019|Stand Speak Rise Up

    "People don't want to hear about it because it's difficult … but we cannot turn away." Read more

  • 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