Displaying items by tag: sexism against women
Two women who say they were raped by security guards at Kenya's Kakuzi farm have spoken out about their ordeals.
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’.
Displaced people from Ethiopia’s western Tigray region report cases of rape, looting and extrajudicial killings allegedly perpetrated by Amhara forces.
Eleven women tell Reuters they had been raped by soldiers as a top Ethiopian official has made a sexual slavery accusation.
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.
Erdogan has sparked local and international outrage after it withdrew from the world’s first binding treaty to prevent and combat violence against women.
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.
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.