Search Results for Tag: rape
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
A recent spate of jaw-dropping judgments and statements by judges and lawmakers in different parts of the world somehow seem to suggest that the unmistakable distinction between rape and consensual sex can get blurry in the very domains that should stringently uphold it, namely the courtroom and parliament.
Date18.04.2017 | 15:54
TagsBrenda Haas, consent, gang rape, Italy, Mexico, no means no, rape, sex, sexual assault, sexual harassment, women's rights
Last week, Malaysia considered outlawing child marriage, a contentious issue in the Muslim-majority nation, without success. Instead, an MP said nine-year-old girls are “physically and spiritually ready for marriage.”
Date12.04.2017 | 15:18
There are different shades of South African women. From caramel, to yellow bone, to peach and beige to brown to melanin envy dark and then 50 shades in between. All of these women are truly beautiful, with a sassy spirit that is required to overcome their back story of struggle and abomination.
Date28.03.2017 | 14:50
TagsAfrican women, black women, Domesti Violence, Education, law, rape, Sarona Wolter, South Africa, Violence against women, womentalkonline