Ending Gender Based Violence
Violence against women and girls is one of the most wide spread violations of human rights and millions of women and girls around the world suffer physical sexual abuse every year. Experts say awareness is critical to curbing menace.
415 million children grow up in war zones, Save the Children reports
Children face a greater risk than ever before of growing up surrounded by war, sexual abuse and recruitment into armed groups, a study by the charity Save the Children reported. Children in Africa are the most affected.
Nigerian police rescue hundreds from another 'torture house' Koranic school
Police in northern Nigeria rescue over 300 young men from an Islamic boarding school where they were chained and sexually abused, the second such operation in a month. The raid comes after some students escaped the school on Sunday and revealed the barbaric conditions they were living in
Pope issues new law to force clergy to report sex abuse
The groundbreaking new law requires clergy to report suspected cases of sexual abuse to their superiors — and to report instances where abuse had been covered up.
#ArewaMeToo: The hashtag against sexual abuse in Nigeria
Sexual abuse and rape are taboo topics in northern Nigeria. But a new hastag – inspired by the global #MeToo movement – could play a part in changing that.
Afghanistan's women's team accuse FA of sexual abuse
Two players from the national team have made a string of allegations against the head of the Afghani Football Federation and several coaches. The women say they were sexually abused and assaulted, but the FA denies this.
R. Kelly's ex-wife details domestic abuse in their marriage
Their Marriage R. Kelly's ex-wife, Andrea Kelly, is sharing more details about her 13-year marriage to the R&B star. She has continued to describe her experiences in order to bring "validity" to the various allegations of sexual abuse against the singer.