Search Results for Tag: rape
23 years after the genocide, Rwanda is seen as an example in the region. But behind its neatly restored image lurks the tragedy of children born of rape. The trauma for mother and child has yet to be properly addressed.
Date17.08.2017 | 13:54
Tagsgenocide, HIV, Hutu, Kigali, mass rape, mental health, rape, Rwanda, trauma, Tutsi, women's rights
It is rarely a good idea to pay too much attention to talk shows and their hosts. But once upon a time I thought differently and so they received much undeserved attention from me.
Date15.08.2017 | 13:53
TagsAyesha Hasan, gang rape, Honor killing, injustice, jirga, local council, Pakistan, panchayat, rape, revenge, revenge rape, sexual violence, Violence against women, women's rights
South Africa’s sexual offense statistics are alarming. A high-profile court case sparked a national debate about rape culture as well as the formation of a group that is fighting for justice for survivors.
Date17.06.2017 | 13:14
TagsAustin Davis, Fezekile Ntsukela Kuzwayo, Jacob Zuma, Jennifer Collins, Khwezi, One in Nine Campaign, rape, sexual abuse, sexual offense, South Africa, women's rights, Zaheer Cassim
The brutality of a recent rape and murder has drawn attention to an alarming rise of sexual violence in India. Activists say the surge is part of a deeper social dysfunction. Murali Krishnan reports from New Delhi.
Date17.05.2017 | 11:45
Tagsgang rape, India, Jyoti Singh, Murali Krishnan, National Commission for Women, rape, Violence against women
As a South African Indian girl born and raised in Durban, I can say that for the most part I have lived a sheltered and somewhat privileged life… I say privileged because even if there was a life out there that I did not know about, I was so sheltered and naive that it didn’t bother me.
Date16.05.2017 | 10:43
TagsDurban, equal pay, rape, Sarona Wolter, South Africa, Trevor Noah, Violence against women, women's right