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
Habiba Sarabi is Afghanistan’s only female governor. She has headed Bamiyan province since 2005, engaged in rebuilding from scratch her part of one
European countries are being urged to sign up to a new convention which will introduce tougher measures to tackle violence against women.
“Hello my name is Emilie is the European Union working towards harmonising equality between men and women is anything being done at European