gender based violence
Inside a Court Room Specialized in Justice for Gender Violence
In El Salvador, one of the most dangerous countries in the world for women and girls, specially trained judges make sure 'machismo' culture doesn't lead to impunity for abusers and murderers.
The Woman Tracking and Investigating Every Femicide in Mexico
Frida Guerrera, who is herself a survivor of domestic violence, has taken on the tedious work of single-handedly documenting each and every case of femicide in Mexico.
Gun-Related Domestic Violence Calls Increased 74 Percent, New Report Finds
Between 2016 and 2017, the National Domestic Violence Hotline recorded a sharp increase in calls where firearms played a role in domestic abuse.
In South Sudan’s War, Mass Gang Rape Has Become an Everyday Weapon
Tens of thousands of South Sudanese civilians are fleeing a scorched-earth campaign by militias allied with the government — one in which women pay the biggest price.
Gang Rapist Who Was Said to Have Pulled Out Delhi Victim's Intestines Freed Amid Outrage
The 2012 rape and murder of the young woman by a juvenile and five men shocked India and highlighting a culture of abuse and harassment against women in the country. The 17-year-old convict, now 20, was released on Monday.
Global Outrage Follows Sentencing of Two Indian Women to Punishment by Gang Rape
A village council in northern India told Meenakshi Kumari, 23, and her 15-year-old sister that they would be raped and paraded naked in front of their neighbors because of their brother's elopement.