#Violence Against Women

  • 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

  • Article: Domestic Violence Killed 6 Women in Australia Last Week
    Girls & Women

    Domestic Violence Killed 6 Women in Australia Last Week

    By Madeleine Keck|Oct. 18, 2018

    "If this is not a national catastrophe, what the bloody hell is?” Read more

  • 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