#Violence Against Women

  • 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

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

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

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|June 18, 2019

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

  • Article: 6 Men Convicted in Brutal Rape & Murder of 8-Year-Old Girl

    6 Men Convicted in Brutal Rape & Murder 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