#Violence Against Women

  • 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

  • Article: The US Is Now One of the Top 10 Most Dangerous Countries for Women
    Girls & Women

    The US Is Now One of the Top 10 Most Dangerous Countries for Women

    June 26, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    On the heels of #MeToo, the US is the only Western country to make the top 10. Read more

  • Article: Here's Why Tens of Thousands of Chilean Women Took to the Streets This Week
    Girls & Women

    Here's Why Tens of Thousands of Chilean Women Took to the Streets This Week

    By Phineas Rueckert  and  Erica Sanchez|June 7, 2018

    "Machismo kills." Read more

  • Article: Death Sentence for Sudanese Teen Bride Who Stabbed Her Rapist Sparks Outrage
    Girls & Women

    Death Sentence for Sudanese Teen Bride Who Stabbed Her Rapist Sparks Outrage

    By Daniele Selby|May 11, 2018

    Noura Hussein was 16 when her family forced her to marry a distant cousin. Read more