July 04, 2021 11:07 am
Debretsion offered a rebel-side account of the conflict that has plunged Ethiopia into chaos since Nov. 4, when Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed ordered a military operation there. The civil war has led to the displacement of nearly 2 million people.
June 23, 2021 4:00 pm
In an interview, aired by HBO, Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan said, “If a woman is wearing very few clothes it will have an impact on the man unless they are robots. It’s common sense.”
June 21, 2021 1:36 pm
Earlier this year, in an interview with Geo News, Khan had made similar comments, stating that sexual violence was a product of ‘obscenity,’ which he described as a Western import.
May 27, 2021 7:52 am
An additional 20 interim officials had been "kidnapped" by forces loyal to the Tigrayan People's Liberation Front, or TPLF, which ruled the region until it was toppled by an offensive ordered by Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed in November.
April 13, 2021 1:45 pm
U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said restrictions on movement related to the COVID-19 pandemic and limited economic opportunities for women also "increased the risk of trafficking and sexual exploitation".
March 15, 2021 10:31 pm
Pakistan is considering "chemical castration" as a punishment for rapists and sex offenders. But is the method effective? What are the ethical implications? European countries have varying experiences.
March 10, 2021 12:59 am
Younger women among those most at risk.
February 01, 2021 9:05 am
The Bombay HC judgment needs to be set aside and the comments expunged to repose the faith of all survivors of sexual violence in the judicial system.
March 05, 2020 1:19 pm
Rape, domestic violence, forced marriages: A new study shows the effects of climate change are leading to an increase in violence against girls and women in many corners of the world.
January 23, 2020 2:07 am
As many as 42 per cent girls changed their route to avoid public space sexual violence, while 25 per cent changed their timings and 30 per cent missed school.