Civil society groups under the Africa UNiTE Kenya Chapter have condemned the physical assault, rape and attempted murder of Ms. Irene Aisha Syongula by men in Kibarani, Mombasa on 16 February, 2017. 272 more words
Tags » Violence Against Women
Each year, the international V-Day organization chooses a Spotlight. V-Day “spotlights” a certain group of women who are facing violence, “with the goal of raising awareness and funds to put a worldwide media spotlight on this area and to aid groups on the ground who are addressing it.” Previous Spotlight Campaigns featured Afghan Women (2002); Missing and Murdered Women in Juarez, Mexico (2004); and the Women and Girls of Haiti (2011 and 2012). 523 more words
One in three women will be sexually or physically assaulted in their lifetime.
It’s a shocking statistic and one that two BC Lions football players used at Southern Okanagan Secondary School in Oliver today to underscore the importance of ending violence against women. 433 more words