Search Results for Tag: rape
Hundreds of under-age Egyptian girls enter temporary marriages with rich tourists from the Persian Gulf during the summer in return for money for their families. These unions – dubbed summer marriages – are not legally binding and end when the foreigners return to their own countries.
Date08.11.2018 | 12:25
TagsCairo, egypt, girls' rights, Human trafficking, prostitution, pverty, rape, sex tourism, summer bride, trafficking, under-age girls, women's rights
Sex outside wedlock is by far the most common cause of incarceration for women in Mauritania, accounting for more than 40 percent of female prisoners.
Date03.11.2018 | 11:38
TagsMauritania, Mauritanian Association for the Health of the Mother and Child, rape, victim of rape, women's rights, zina
In a classroom in the South African township of Soweto, girls listen carefully, knowing they need to learn how to avoid the threat of rape that hangs over their daily lives.
“You are going to pretend that it is the rapist’s testicles,” says trainer Dimakatso Monokoli, holding out a padded targ
Date26.10.2018 | 13:55
TagsAction Breaks Silence, African National Congress Women's League, ANCWL, Dimakatso Monokoli, Isaac Mkhize, rape, self defence, South Africa, Soweto
Less than half of the more than 25,000 cases that go to labs each year are processed, while 20 percent of lab reports do not hold up in court due to contaminated evidence
Date24.08.2018 | 14:50
TagsDNA, Enfold Proactive Health Trust, India, New Delhi, rape, sexual assault, women's health, women's rights
“Ala kachuu” is Kyrgyz and translates as “Grab her and run”. What sounds like an entertaining popular sport is actually the widespread practice of kidnapping women and forcing them into marriage. With her initiative “Ala kachuu is not cool!” Kyrgyz Svetlana Dzardanova is taking a stand against the alleged custom.
Date24.08.2018 | 14:37
TagsAla kachuu, bride abduction, Human rights, Kazakhstan, kidnapping, Kyrgyzstan, rape, social norm, women's rights
Sondos Al-Qattan recently gave herself a new title in addition to beauty blogger and social media influencer: slave owner.
Date02.08.2018 | 12:42
TagsAbuse, Ana P. Santos, domestic worker, Human Rights Watch, Joanne Demafelis, Kafala System, Kuwait, Philippine, rape, Rodrigo Duterte, Sandos Al-Qattan, sexual harassment, women's rights
Charity Kyohirwe did not turn up to her local church on the evening of March 23rd. The 32-year-old’s body was found the following day with marks of strangulation and sexual abuse. The suspects had used Kyohirwe’s own mobile phone to call her relatives and demand a ransom of five million shillings ($1,290). The family could not afford to pay.
Date14.07.2018 | 19:14
Tagsassault, Lindsey Kukunda, mutilation, rape, sexual harassment, Uganda, Violence against women, women's rights