#Violence Against Women

  • 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

  • Article: Scale of FGM in Saudi Arabia Surprises Human Rights Advocates

    Scale of FGM in Saudi Arabia Surprises Human Rights Advocates

    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

    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 Give Phones, Social Media to Police

    UK Rape Victims Asked To Give Phones, Social Media to Police

    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

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

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|April 11, 2019

    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

    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

    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