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16 DAYS OF ACTIVISM AGAINST GENDER VIOLENCE
17 Facts About Sexual Violence and Sex Work
Communication Director, Sex Workers Outreach Project
In recognition of 16 Days of Activism, and in anticipation of December 17, the International Day to End Violence Against Sex Workers, here are seventeen things everyone should know about sexual violence and sex work.
In War-Torn Congo, This Doctor Empowers Survivors
U.S. Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women’s Issues
For almost 20 years, Dr. Mukwege has treated patients who have survived serious injuries from sexual violence perpetrated as a tactic of war in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC)
We Won't End Violence Against Women in 16 Days But It's a Start
While atrocities like the assassination of women who demand only their fundamental rights are easy for anyone to condemn, the 16 days are a global event, so it is important to understand how violence against women manifests itself globally.
South African Prison Rape Survivors Speak Out for the First Time
Emily Nagisa Keehn
Thanks to Vincent, Francois and Thabo, South African prisoner rape survivors have, for the first time, been given a human face.
Women of Sudan Speak Out on Sexual Violence
Walaa Salah Mohamed Abdelrhman
When Safia insisted on filing a police report, she was harassed and followed by police and security agents. Safia had no choice but to flee Sudan.
Killing the Messenger: Attacks Rise on Women Human Rights Defenders
Director, Mexico City-based Americas Program of the Center for...
Women human rights defenders are not only targeted by the interests they confront. They are often abandoned -- or worse, attacked -- by governments and sometimes by their own communities and families.
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