An estimated 400 people took part in a so-called “Slut March” in Budapest on Sunday. Participants dressed allegedly provocatively, aiming to draw
For the last fifteen years he has been helping women from the Democratic Republic of Congo who have been mutilated in the most intimate way. Doctor
On the UN-designated International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, around 1,000 shouting ‘my dress, my choice!’ protested in the
“A symbol of the peaceful fight against sexual violence, poverty and discrimination,” is how the jury of the Asturias Awards described Caddy Adzuba
Buenaventura is a bustling deep water port on Colombia’s Pacific coast. Home to some 400,000 people it is rich in natural and commercial resources
Grammy-winning R&B singer and former “The Voice” judge CeeLo Green made a series of bizarre comments on Twitter earlier today regarding rape and
Women in British jails have been coerced into sex with prison staff in return for cigarettes and alcohol, it’s emerged.
The revelations were
This article is a brief reflection on India, rape, women and men. It touches on justice, injustice, endemic atrocities committed in peace time, and
Vigilantes fighting perceived prostitution stormed a nightclub in Peru and attacked those who fled.
Video footage of the raid shows dozens of
Police in India have brought murder charges against two men suspected of gang-raping a 16-year-old girl in West Bengal. It had previously been
A Yemeni father has burned his 15-year-old daughter to death for keeping in touch with her fiance, police said, sparking further outrage in Yemen
A heart-wrenching story of despair and hope. This week, Reporter takes us to the Democratic Republic of Congo, a country torn apart by civil war. The
Around one in four men across six countries in Asia and the Pacific have committed rape, according to a study published in The Lancet on
The United Arab Emirates has pardoned a Norwegian woman who was sentenced to jail for illicit sex after she reported being raped by a colleague while
The New Delhi Crown Court has postponed its first verdict in the trial of the gang rape of a young girl, which took place on a bus in the capital on
Femen has attracted worldwide attention for its ‘topless’ approach to the feminist cause.
While its provocative protests have certainly won it the
It is estimated that up to 70 percent of women are the victims of violence at some point in their lives. It is a massive problem that governments are
Help organisations that deal with victims of violence against women say it is crucial that more men speak out against the problem and get involved in
In many ways the world is a better place for women than it was a century ago when International Women’s Day was first held. But UNESCO estimates that
It has been some 60 years since Tunisia granted women some of the most far-reaching rights in the Arab world, becoming a pioneer in the
Until a few years ago, violence against women in Sweden was almost a hidden subject even in a country often rated number one when it comes to gender
Question from Ana in Brussels:
“Hello. I have heard that one in five women is the victim of violence in Europe. Is that true? And what can be done
Libyan dictator Muammar Gaddafi has been dead for a year, but his legacy of abuse and corruption remains.
From early on during the revolution
Rape as a weapon of war is something that women in the Kivu region of the Democratic Republic of Congo know only too well.
This week, we meet an
Women and War goes to Nepal this month, to meet Mina, Durga, and Laxmi, three women who are trying to rebuild their lives, shattered by a conflict
“Women have to carry a gun to change society as and when needed. I was not alone, there were many women fighting with us,” said Mina, a 26 year old