#Violence Against Women

  • 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: West Africa Must End Child Marriage to Stop Violence in Sahel Region, Experts Say
    Girls & Women

    West Africa Must End Child Marriage to Stop Violence in Sahel Region, Experts Say

    June 18, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    The Sahel region has the highest birth and child marriage rate in the world. Read more

  • Article: Indian Special Court Finds 6 Guilty in Brutal Rape of 8-Year-Old Girl
    Girls & Women

    Indian Special Court Finds 6 Guilty in Brutal Rape of 8-Year-Old Girl

    By Daniele Selby|June 10, 2019

    “Unfortunately, a fair and swift trial in cases of sexual violence remains the exception.” Read more

  • Article: New Study Showing Scale of FGM in Saudi Arabia Surprises Rights Activists
    Girls & Women

    New Study Showing Scale of FGM in Saudi Arabia Surprises Rights Activists

    By Daniele Selby|June 6, 2019

    “We knew women and girls were being cut in Saudi Arabia but not to such a large extent.” Read more

  • Article: Bangladesh Will Charge 16 People With Murder Over Brutal Attack on 19-Year-Old Student
    Girls & Women

    Bangladesh Will Charge 16 People With Murder Over Brutal Attack on 19-Year-Old Student

    By Sushmita Roy|May 30, 2019

    Nusrat Jahan Rafi was attacked after she reported being sexually abused by her school's headmaster. Read more

  • 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