Post Tagged with: "sexual violence"

Justice For Liz: How The World Helped A 16 Year-Old Girl Who Was Gang Raped

Justice For Liz: How The World Helped A 16 Year-Old Girl Who Was Gang Raped

By Naitore Nyamu-Mathenge, Equality Now Program Officer It was a vicious crime, attracting international condemnation and media outrage across the world. One night in 2013, a 16-year-old girl was gang […]

November 10, 2017 ×
This Charity Teaches Girls In Africa Self-Defense To Help Them Combat Sexual Violence

This Charity Teaches Girls In Africa Self-Defense To Help Them Combat Sexual Violence

When it comes to discussing rape, sexual abuse and sexual violence, it’s hard to find a place on earth that has not experienced this widespread problem. However, what is interesting […]

September 1, 2016 ×
China Takes A Huge Step Forward By Passing Its First Anti Domestic Violence Law

China Takes A Huge Step Forward By Passing Its First Anti Domestic Violence Law

In April 2015, five Chinese feminist activists gained the attention of global media headlines for their arrest after protesting against domestic violence issues in the country. It caused a major […]

January 15, 2016 ×
Viral Video ‘Dear Daddy’ Urges Men To Take A Stand Against Sexual Violence Toward Women

Viral Video ‘Dear Daddy’ Urges Men To Take A Stand Against Sexual Violence Toward Women

There’s a powerful viral video circulating on the internet that is getting a lot of people talking about an important subject: sexual violence. The video we’re talking about is ‘Dear […]

December 29, 2015 ×
Men Are Banned From This Kenyan Village To Protect Women From Sexual Violence

Men Are Banned From This Kenyan Village To Protect Women From Sexual Violence

Now this is a story worth telling! There is a village in Northern Kenya called Umoja, located in the grasslands and Samburu, which is unlike any other village in the […]

August 26, 2015 ×
Forget Marvel & DC, This Comic Book About India’s Rape Problem Is Elevating Social Conscience

Forget Marvel & DC, This Comic Book About India’s Rape Problem Is Elevating Social Conscience

We’ve all seen the horrific news stories and watched with shock and shame about the unfolding and seemingly increasing rape problem in India. The most recent wave of news attention […]

June 1, 2015 ×
Jill Biden Travels To Africa On Female Empowerment Mission

Jill Biden Travels To Africa On Female Empowerment Mission

The wife of Vice President Joe Biden, Dr. Jill Biden, has kicked off her summer like no other: with a trip to Africa to be an advocate for female empowerment. […]

July 9, 2014 ×
New Campaign Teaching Young Men How To Break Gender Violence Cycles

New Campaign Teaching Young Men How To Break Gender Violence Cycles

We’ve been hearing a lot of gender violence stories in the media lately, especially relating to rape of women and there has been a lot of outrage at governments and […]

June 12, 2014 ×
AnnaLynne McCord Refuses To Stay Silent About Her Rape Anymore

AnnaLynne McCord Refuses To Stay Silent About Her Rape Anymore

Playing the sharp, bitchy character of Naomi on the re-boot 90210 series and having to go through a tumultuous rape story line wasn’t just about putting on a great performance, […]

June 4, 2014 ×
Something’s Very Wrong When Young Women Consider Sexual Violence ‘Normal’

Something’s Very Wrong When Young Women Consider Sexual Violence ‘Normal’

A new study published by Sage Journals exposes some rather shocking statistics that young women today basically consider rape and sexual violence ‘normal’. The study examined why there was such […]

April 21, 2014 ×