Search Results for Tag: sexual assault
“Mary” was nine years old when her childhood abruptly ended. Three men fed her sedatives then raped her. Her mother, who had been washing clothes in a stream near their home in Freetown, Sierra Leone’s capital, got home to find her child lying on the ground distraught, her legs and dress stained with blood.
Date14.01.2019 | 14:35
Tagschild rape, Freetown, gang rape, girls' rights, law, rape, sexual assault, Sexual offence, Sierra Leone, women's rights
In a small but significant way, Gracie Hee is empowering women both physically and mentally thanks to an ancient martial art form from Thailand.
Date04.12.2018 | 10:52
TagsElle Wong, Gracie Hee, Muay Thai, self defense, sexual assault, Violence against women, women's rights
Iceland is often held up as the poster child of gender equality, but as Prime Minister Katrin Jakobsdottir told DW ahead of the 2018 Women Leaders Global Forum, even her country has to keep fighting.
Date20.11.2018 | 10:18
Tags#MeToo, Ana Brnabic, Angela Merkel, Discrimination, gender equalities, Iceland, Katrin Jakobsdóttir, Koolinda Grabar-Kitarovic, pay gap, sexual assault, sexual harassment, Violence against women, women's rights, World Economic Forum
Siti Aishah Hassan Hasri was first sexually assaulted at age eight. Then she was molested four times between the ages of 14 and 26. When she told her parents the first time it happened, they didn’t know how to handle the issue because the perpetrator was a close family friend.
Date11.09.2018 | 12:57
Tagscomprehensive sexuality education, girls' rights, reproductive health, sexual abuse, sexual assault, sexual harassment, sexual health, Siti Aishah Hassan Hasri, SPOT, women's rights
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
Online abuse against women has real life consequences including self-censorship and psychological damage. An international survey shows nearly one in four women have experienced such abuse, including physical threats.
Date25.11.2017 | 12:41
Tagsonline abuse, physical threats, sexual assault, sexual harassment, Social media, Violence against women, women's rights
At least 15 million girls have been victims of sexual violence, yet only 1 in 100 sought help, according to the UN’s children’s agency. Most children knew their abusers, says the report’s author Claudia Cappa.
Date25.11.2017 | 11:28
Tagsgirls' rights, sexual abuse, sexual assault, sexual violence, taboo, UNICEF, violence, women's rights