sexual violence

 
The cost of breaking your silence is high
The cost of breaking your silence is high
As with sexual and gender-based violence, breaking the silence is not an event. Neither happens nor dissipates in the snap of a disclosing moment,...
Violence erodes democracy and rights
Violence erodes democracy and rights
The Institute for Justice and Reconciliation condemns the rape and murder of Uyinene Mrwetyana as a deplorable act. In accordance with our values...
UN backs weakened resolution on sexual violence in conflicts
UN backs weakened resolution on sexual violence in conflicts
Nobel Peace Prize laureates Nadia Murad and Denis Mukwege called Tuesday for justice for victims of sexual violence in conflict zones, as the...
Soaring sexual violence pushes Sierra Leone to face 'rape culture'
Soaring sexual violence pushes Sierra Leone to face 'rape culture'
"Mary" was nine years old when her childhood abruptly ended.
Could this protect hundreds of children from being raped?
Could this protect hundreds of children from being raped?
Pupils who received a 12-hour course on issues such as HIV, gender and myths about rape were less likely to be a victim of rape — or a...
Almost half of Khayelitsha primary school learners have experienced sexual violence
Almost half of Khayelitsha primary school learners have experienced sexual violence
More than 40% of primary school learners in Khayelitsha township, in Cape Town, have experienced sexual violence at the hands of other learners or...
Why rape counselling needs to hit the road and other  ways to make services better
Why rape counselling needs to hit the road and other ways to make services better
Services for rape survivors may need to go mobile if the country is serious about reaching victims of gender-based violence.
The other side of #MeToo
The other side of #MeToo
I am naked and in his bed. He is, too.
Time to speak out about abusers
Time to speak out about abusers
I had an uncle. My cousins and I were warned not to go to his home because he was a known rapist. But he never spent a day in prison. It was common...
Women freedom fighters tell of sexual abuse in camps
Women freedom fighters tell of sexual abuse in camps
Female soldiers who experienced sexual assault – or its constant threat – still struggle against the myth of the untouchable men they fought...
How I was attacked after getting on a taxi
How I was attacked after getting on a taxi
Trigger warning: This article contains an account of rape

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