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Maaza Mengiste: ‘We are now catching up with the past’

As war drums beat again in Ethiopia, author Maaza Mengiste finds new language to memorialise the Second Italo-Ethiopian War

Editorial: Dropping celebs isn’t enough

There are not often consequences for men who are reported to have sexually abused women. But maybe, just maybe things are changing for the better.

Weinstein convicted of sex assault, rape in ‘new era’ for #MeToo

The 67-year-old was remanded in New York's notorious Rikers Island jail after the jury of seven men and five women found the once powerful Hollywood producer guilty of criminal sexual acts

#MeToo in Nigeria

In Nigeria, survivors of sexual violence and workplace sexual harassment know that facts are not enough

The cost of breaking your silence is high

Those who have been violated are called on to solve the problem of gender-based violence

Sexual harassment still plagues the workplace

Institutions can set up a gender equity unit such as the one at Wits University to assist victims

Colombian football rocked by allegations girls were sexually abused

The disclosures come at a time when women's football is experiencing a worldwide surge in popularity ahead of this year's World Cup

Today, we are all women

Women and men must together gather the resolve it takes for change to take hold everywhere

Philippines’ Duterte under fire for saying he ‘touched’ maid

Women's rights political party Gabriela denounced Duterte's 'repulsive' comments and called for him to resign

Fight to end rape in war must begin in peacetime — Nobel Prize winner Denis Mukwege

The Congolese doctor won the Nobel prize for his work to end sexual violence in war and is considered an expert on gang rape in conflict

‘Boys club’ culture at UNAids allowed for sexual harassment and bullying – report

The investigation of an independent panel recommends reviewing whether UNAids executive director Michel Sidibé should continue in his role.

MIT honours #MeToo movement trailblazers

The 2018 Media Lab Disobedience Award has been awarded to three leading figures behind the #MeToo and #MeTooSTEM movements

Myths shroud queer abuse

The idea that violence is heterosexually defined silences same-sex victims

Walk the talk against GBV

Mr Ramaphosa, you have seen and listened. Now it is time to make SA safe for women

#MeToo movement in China: Powerful yet fragile

The movement is growing in China despite obstructions by a sensitive state, indifferent public and misogynist elites

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