1. Gender Based Violence
    COVID-19 is Leaving More Girls at Risk of Female Genital Mutilation and Child Marriage

    The global COVID-19 pandemic is taking a particularly heavy toll on girls and young women across Africa. Unfortunately, in Kenya…

  2. Gender Based Violence
    #SayHerName: An Intersectional and International Perspective on #BlackLivesMatter

    In 2015, Sandra Bland died of asphyxiation in police custody. However, her death was ruled as suicide by police authorities.…

  3. Gender Based Violence
    Lockdown in Uganda: Solutions in a Time of Crisis

    Read our interview with Clare Tusingwire, Girl Up Initiative Uganda's Programme Director, to learn about the impact of the lockdown…

  4. Gender Based Violence
    Covid-19 and the Rise of Sexual & Gender-Based Violence

    We are in the midst of a pandemic. One way to slow down the spread of coronavirus is to implement lockdown and…

  5. Gender Based Violence
    Abuse & Violence Rates Rise Amid Global Lockdowns

    The pandemic is creating an environment of high stress, anxiety and depression for millions of people. It's taking an economic…

  6. Gender Based Violence
    Laiza Onofre: The Mexican Illustrator Marched Against Femicides

    "Around the last few weeks, there have been femicides that have hit many of us straight to the heart. Every…