gender based violence

Here’s what we could find on the subject.

We Can End Gender-Based Violence Through Education

GBV is a widespread challenge facing the health and well-being of adolescent girls in Uganda. This #16Days, Girl Up Initiative Uganda joins the rest of the world by advocating to put an end to gender-based violence.

How Venezuela’s Crisis Has Affected Women’s Lives

This past July, The New York Times’ front page featured an image of Venezuela’s street protests, showcasing the deep political, economic, and human rights crisis in the country. The violence that has ensued is a serious problem, but other, less visible effects are also problematic – and some affect

Healing from Sexual Trauma: A Therapist’s Perspective

As a follow-up to Letter to Assault Survivors, Girls’ Globe contacted a therapist for professional insight into the psychological ramifications of sexual assault, and how survivors can heal. Michelene Wasil works with survivors of sexual assault, both men and women, many of whom were victimized in the

A Letter to Assault Survivors

‘Effects of sexual assault on future relationships’ ‘Multiple sexual assaults’ ‘Definition of rape’ ‘Was I raped’ ‘Can you be raped twice’ ‘Can your boyfriend rape you’ ‘Please help’ These were some of an endless list of phrases I typed into google search bars, coming through

Why She Stays: Behind the Doors of Domestic Abuse

Why do you think she stays? Because she wants to? Because she loves him that much? Maybe. But she may also stay because red is the only color she can identify when she sees him. She may stay because she’s terrified of the thought of

Politics in the Face of FGM: Kenya Edition

Kenya is scheduled to hold presidential elections this coming August. In every election cycle, citizens engage in dialogue and negotiations with their respective political aspirants regarding pressing local issues. Based on past election cycles, these issues include infrastructure, healthcare, education, sanitation, food, security and peace –

Enjoy Sexual Assault for it to be a Crime

Absurd though it may sound, for a sexual assault to be charged as such the perpetrator of the crime must gain sexual pleasure from the victim by doing so. Or so was the logic behind Judge Anuar Gonzales who, on March 28th, exonerated Diego Cruz for

The FGM Conversation has to Change

It’s been roughly 100 days since 2017 began. Reflecting on the past year’s campaigns against FGM and early marriages, it is true that all who are involved have come a long way. There have been moments where the campaign may have faltered and made missteps

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