Misogyny and sexual violence in the music industry
08 July 2023 | 10:08 am
A British study has investigated misogyny, sexual harassment and violence in the music industry. Too often the victims are blamed, as the authors told DW.
13 Jul 2021
20 May 2021
The UN documented more than 4,000 cases of sexual and gender-based violence in the volatile region in 2020. A thousand women are on hunger strike now to highlight the drawn-out conflict.
13 Jul 2021
Nigerian singer Bella Shmurda in a recent sit down with The Guardian Life has called on establish entertainers to educate upcoming artists about what is needed to survive in the Nigerian music industry.
12 Aug 2021
Rights group Amnesty International said the brutality against women could amount to "war crimes," with hundreds raped in the conflict in Ethiopia's Tigray region.
11 Sep 2021
The state is supposed to protect families. But not all children are safe at home. A study shows that children who experience sexual violence at home rarely get help.
8 Mar 2022
Sexual abuse and rape are taboo topics in many African countries — especially in conservative northern Nigeria. But this 'culture of silence' is changing thanks to new online movements like #ArewaMeToo. Can social media increase awareness around sexual violence and bring positive change?
14 May 2022
If you have been a constant follower of the Nigerian music industry, you would have noticed a constant bitter battle involving artists and record labels. Entertainment lawyer, Akinyemi Ayinoluwa talks to GuardianTV about the issues and how they can be solved.
18 Jun 2022
Sexual violence is present whenever conflict erupts, according to the UN. Adolescent girls are particularly at risk. Survivors trudge on, though, amid a shocking increase in sexual crimes committed as weapons of war.
11 Oct 2022
There has been a shocking increase in sexual violence committed against Dalit women who languish at the bottom of India's caste system. But the issue is likely worse than it appears because so many crimes go unreported.
26 Sep 2022
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10 Nov 2022
Following the truce deal between Ethiopia's government and Tigray forces, the country looks ahead to peace and reconciliation. But as Amnesty International researcher Donatella Rovera warns, many women were subject to horrific attacks and not enough is being done to make sure they get justice.
17 Nov 2022
"Sexual violence does not go away when war is over (...) Ukraine is sadly another example of a failure to follow through on commitments to preventing sexual violence in war," Murad continued. "Women's rights were never a priority for the international community to prevent the use of sexual violence," Murad said.
1 Dec 2022
On Thursday, Stephanie Frappart will become the first female referee to officiate a men's World Cup match when she takes charge of Costa Rica vs. Germany. One of her assistants, Neuza Back, has worked in Qatar before.
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