violence against women

Acid attacks: ‘I didn’t have the money to buy justice, but I had brains to go on'

In the wake of acid attacks, victims — often women — can feel hopeless. Now, women around the world are fighting back.

Protests over violence to mark the start of Women's Month


​The start of Women's Month in South Africa will be marked by countrywide marches and pickets

​What it feels like for a femme

Maneo Mohale

Don’t mourn for us. Rather protect us while we are still among you.

These women are learning how to kick ass: 'I need it so that I’m able to survive'

Rumana Akoob

The 1in9 Campaign, i-LEAD and Soul City Institute recently hosted an empowering self defence class for women as part of the #SafeTaxisNow campaign.

​From love to death: Home front is girls and women’s war front

Yury Fedotov

Across the world tens of thousands of women and girls are being loved to death.