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Nomsa*, 20, was on her way to register at a university outside Pretoria, South Africa, with four friends when the men grabbed her. "I was fighting with them," she said. They dragged her into a building, where the five of them took turns to rape her...
The report revealed the prevalence of violence, sexual violence and emotional violence against women by an intimate partner and by a non-intimate partner from a sample population of 3193 individual interviews. The study sampled 3538 Fijian households,
While the report documented startling statistics about the prevalence of physical, sexual and emotional violence in the country, it was also obvious that under-reporting remained a major problem. Shamima Ali, this information, although insightful,
Two weeks ago, on the morning of November 26, many of the national dailies in the UK featured articles expressing dismay at the breaking news of widespread sexual violence in which not only are the victims children, but so are the perpetrators. '
Archipelago News The Central Java administration said all parties, comprising the government, law enforcers and civil society, should make child protection a priority as the increase in cases of sexual violence against children was significant. The
Commemorating the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women and expressing solidarity with the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Violence campaign, WHO Country for India staff wore orange across locations. In
Ottawa Women who report being raped in Sudan are threatened and often accused of adultery. Victims of sexual violence are denied access to medical treatment, while they face many legal disadvantages. "The women of Sudan are facing a crisis of sexual
It's nearly a year since the gang-rape of a 23-year-old student on a Delhi bus brought thousands on to the streets, demanding better protection for women...A year ago, shortly before the notorious rape case in Delhi, another rape took place in a
52 Moroccan women often hold rallies to protest against violence towards women [Reuters] Women's rights activists in Morocco have criticised the Islamist-led government for excluding them from drafting a proposed legislation to combat violence
A new study released this week brings to light instances of sexual harassment targeting children of Palestinian refugee camps and calls for the intensification of security efforts in a bid to combat predators. According to Dr. Aziza Khalidi, board