Search Results for Tag: sexual violence
Is India the worst place in the world to be a woman?
India is the world’s most dangerous nation for women due to the high risk of sexual violence and regressive traditions, said a new study. Activists disagree with its methodology, but agree that gender crimes are up.
Date28.06.2018 | 12:17
Tags#MeToo, africa, All India Progressive Women's Association, India, Middle East, rape, sexual crimes, sexual violence, Thomson Reuters Foundation, Violence against women
‘We need to change that girls are seen as objects’ to stop sexual violence, says UNICEF
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
The death of San Sreylai and the culture of victim-blaming in Cambodia
If any proof were needed of the dire state of gender equality in Cambodia and of violence against women, the death of San Sreylai is the perfect example. On October 15, 2017, as San was exiting a beauty clinic in Phnom Penh, her estranged husband shot her dead. He turned the gun on himself immediately after.
Date11.11.2017 | 12:28
TagsCambodia, intimate relationship, San Sreylai, sexual violence, The Voice, victim blaming, Violence against women, women's rights
Do the media suffer from ADD when covering violence against women?
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
The world’s best female chef
Hélène Darroze discovered her love of cooking at an early age. Now she runs two restaurants, has two Michelin stars and has been proclaimed best female chef of the year by a British magazine. What’s her secret? Watch here!
Date07.11.2015 | 2:14
TagsAbuse, empowering girls, empowering women, Europe, female chef, Hélène Darroze, Kigali, Rajasthan, Rwanda, sexual violence, women's rights, womensrights
No ‘safe’ asylum for female refugees in Europe
Female migrants coming to Europe are exposed to physical and sexual violence while living in cramped shelters with other refugees. But cultural prejudices and trauma make it difficult for them to talk about abuse.
Date13.10.2015 | 12:29
Tagsfemale refugees, refugee girls, refugee women, sexual abuse, sexual assault, sexual violence, Syria, women's rights, womensrights
Women in the News
© Reham Mokbel
A report by International Federation for Human Rights suggests men, women and children are being abused after the Egyptian military takeover in July 2013. Read more news about women here.
Date22.05.2015 | 14:47
TagsAbuse, Ausgerechnet Kabul, egypt, Farkhunda, feminist, Human Rights Watch, Kabul, Middle East, nepal, Ronja von Wurmb-Seibel, sex attack, sexual assault, sexual violence