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Children And Women Raped, Abused In Prison

Children And Women Raped, Abused In Prison

r food, soap, basic necessities and the promise of freedom An Amnesty International investigation has exposed sexual violence against children and women by security agents and inmates at two high-security prison facilities in Borno State, Nigeria. The harrowing violations took place at Maiduguri Maximum Security Prison and Giwa Barracks where thousands of civilians, including scores […]

Justice Chigumba Opens Up On Abuse, Hate Speech Suffered During Elections

Justice Chigumba Opens Up On Abuse, Hate Speech Suffered During Elections

Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) Chairperson, Justice Priscilla Chigumba says she was unfazed by the abuse and hate speech that she and other female commissioners suffered, mainly at the hands of opposition party members during the 2018 elections. Chigumba became a subject of abuse especially online where mainly members of the opposition parties bullied her as […]

She Was Raped By Her Father And Now She Has Two Children For Him

She Was Raped By Her Father And Now She Has Two Children For Him

A woman who was allegedly raped by her father and fell pregnant with two of his children decided to break her cycle of abuse by reporting him to the police, fearing for her life. Elizabeth* spoke out for the first time on Monday about the alleged sexual and physical abuse that she endured for several […]

Nuns Launch Campaign Against Domestic Violence

Nuns Launch Campaign Against Domestic Violence

 In a bid to end domestic violence in Kabarole District, nuns of the Holy Cross Sisters family Virika have initiated community debates to increase awareness about the vice. The move has been prompted by the increasing cases of domestic violence in Karangura Sub-county, a challenge they say is hindering development in the area. Rev sister […]

Let Her Be A Girl – She Should Not Be Raped, She Should Not Be Molested

Let Her Be A Girl – She Should Not Be Raped, She Should Not Be Molested

They say when a girl child is growing up, she becomes self aware and this self awareness comes with the trusting of a child. She sees everyone as her uncle, aunt, mum and dad. She jumps on them, she sometimes forgets to wear her panties before sitting on the laps of her uncle or father. […]

South African Police Launch A Manhunt For Suspect Who Raped An Elderly Woman

South African  Police Launch A Manhunt For Suspect Who Raped An Elderly Woman

The South African Police Service in Lulekani outside Phalaborwa have launched a massive manhunt for the suspect who broke into the house of an elderly woman and raped her. It is alleged that the elderly woman of around 90 years old was raped while sleeping in her house, on 2018-09-30. The suspect intruded into the […]

Do Not Treat Sexual Violence As Taboo’ – Nobel Peace Prize Winner, Denis Mukwege

Do Not Treat Sexual Violence As Taboo’ – Nobel Peace Prize Winner, Denis Mukwege

If all men would act and think like Congolese gynecologist Denis Mukwege, it would be a better world. DW’s Susanne Krauß met the Nobel Peace Prize winner also referred to as the ‘miracle doctor’ at his Panzi hospital. Congolese gynecologist Dr. Denis Mukwege founded the Panzi Hospital in the provincial capital Bukavu. The 63-year-old physician […]

Jennifer Lewis And Other Actresses Stand Against Sexual Violence And Injustice At The Emmy

Jennifer Lewis And Other Actresses Stand Against Sexual Violence And Injustice At The Emmy

On Monday night, the 2018 Emmy Awards gave stars a chance to talk about all things television. It also gave some celebrities a platform to get political. “Black-ish” star Jenifer Lewis made waves by showing up in a red-and-black Nike sweatshirt with a bedazzled swoosh in support of Colin Kaepernick. “I am wearing Nike to applaud […]

LOUD WHISPERS : Madele

LOUD WHISPERS : Madele

Madele had never been lazy.  She was well known for her industry and commitment to everything she laid her hands on. Her parents were poor, and they barely managed to support her education up to her O’ Levels. She did not do well in her high school leaving examination and so could not get admission […]

Man With Disabilities Jailed For Raping 65-Year-Old Woman

Man With Disabilities Jailed For Raping 65-Year-Old Woman

 A High Court Judge in Luweero District has sentenced a 19-year-old man with disabilities to a seven year jail term for assaulting and raping a 65-year- old woman. By Dan Wandera Moses Ssekito, committed the crime at Bukatira Village, Kito Sub-county, Nakaseke District in 2015. Justice Olive Karazarwe on Thursday said she handed a light […]

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