Search Results for Tag: sexual abuse
Too many times I have been told to dress “right”. Often times I have been asked if I dressed a certain way to gain more “male attention” or to be more precise, to “tease men”. Every day, I am reminded that if I stay out too late, I could “invite trouble”. The list goes on.
Date25.11.2017 | 9:58
Tagsnepal, Preeti Shakya, rape, sexual abuse, sexual assault, victim blaming, Violence against women, women's rights
Millions of women across the world have been sharing their experiences of sexual harassment and abuse in an online campaign using the hashtag #MeToo on Twitter and with rolling posts on Facebook. The hashtag has been trending in Pakistan too.
Date23.10.2017 | 17:29
Tags#MeToo, Alyssa Milano, Gulalai Ismail, harassment, Pakistan, sexual abuse, sexual assault, Tarana Burke, women's rights
Despite having a raft of measures to prevent gender-based crimes in Cambodia, women continue to face rampant sexual abuse and harassment. Experts say strict implementation of laws is needed to curb the problems.
Date22.08.2017 | 15:51
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
Two Indian school girls have received national bravery awards for helping police uncover and arrest a group of cross-border human traffickers. DW spoke to the two girls about the motivation behind their Mission.
Date24.01.2017 | 14:34
TagsDarjeeling, human traffickers, India, sex trafficking, sexual abuse, trafficking, West Bengal, women, women's rights
The last International Women’s Day has women’s groups around the world calling attention to persistent injustices against women. The Israeli women’s magazine Laisha is attempting to pull sexual abuse out of the shadows by putting victims on its cover.
Date22.03.2016 | 14:50
TagsAbuse, empowering women, International Women's Day, Israeli, Julie Gregson, Laisha, magazine, sexual abuse, sexual assault, women's rights
In Latin and Central America, there are many cases of young girls who have been raped continuously, since not everyone has respects the rights of minors.
Date15.01.2016 | 13:31
Tags#dayofthegirlchild, Abuse, Caribbean, Carmen Aguilera García, Costa Rica, Ecuador, girls, HIV/AIDS, Latin America, Nicaragua, Paraguay, sexual abuse, women's rights, womensrights