Displaying items by tag: sexism against women

Thursday, 10 June 2021 15:02

Kenyan avocado farm faces more claims of abuse

Two women who say they were raped by security guards at Kenya's Kakuzi farm have spoken out about their ordeals.

Published in Kenya

In first joint statement after nearly six months (!) of fighting in northern Ethiopian region, Security Council urges ‘unfettered humanitarian access to all people in need’.

Published in Ethiopia

Displaced people from Ethiopia’s western Tigray region report cases of rape, looting and extrajudicial killings allegedly perpetrated by Amhara forces.

Published in Ethiopia

Eleven women tell Reuters they had been raped by soldiers as a top Ethiopian official has made a sexual slavery accusation.

Published in Ethiopia

U.S. and European leaders denounced what they called Turkey’s baffling and concerning decision to pull out of an international accord designed to protect women from violence, and urged President Tayyip Erdogan to reconsider.

Published in Turkey

Erdogan has sparked local and international outrage after it withdrew from the world’s first binding treaty to prevent and combat violence against women.

Published in Turkey

Liberian President George Weah has declared rape a national emergency and ordered new measures to tackle the problem after a recent spike of cases in the West African state.

Published in Liberia
Monday, 12 February 2018 21:15

Duterte: Shoot female rebels in their genitals


Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has drawn condemnation from human rights watchdogs and women’s groups, after he said that female communist rebels in the country should be shot in their private parts as punishment for fighting the government.  

Published in Philippines