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Total of 430 Rape Cases Reported In Swaziland Over Seven Months After Newly Law Introduced

Total of 430 Rape Cases Reported In Swaziland Over Seven Months After Newly Law Introduced

There were 430 cases of rape reported in Swaziland / eSwatini over seven months, new figures reveal. They were among 2,900 cases brought under the Sexual Offences and Domestic Violence Act (SODV) that came into force in 2018. A total of 2,068 cases of domestic violence were also recorded, a workshop for members of parliament […]

#AW Gist : Just Us Girls

#AW Gist : Just Us Girls

It is no news that there are lots of crazy things going on this world affecting women and girls. It is no news that Nigeria is hasn’t done much for the safety of young women and girls. I am even tired of screaming that there are grounds to cover, there are lots of things to […]

Rape Of Toddler Sparks Protests, Clashes In Indian Kashmir

Rape Of Toddler Sparks Protests, Clashes In Indian Kashmir

Some protesters said they no longer had faith in authorities to keep women and girls safe Thousands of people took to the streets of Indian-controlled Kashmir on Monday to demand the death penalty for a man who raped a 3-year-old girl, amid growing anger over sexual violence in the troubled Himalayan region. Dozens of people […]

Soldier Dismissed, Paraded For Raping Girl In Front Of Parents

Soldier Dismissed, Paraded For Raping Girl In Front Of Parents

Police in Yobe has put on a parade a solider who raped his victim in front of her parents in Buni Yadi. Private Akhigbe Tijjani, attached to 27 Taskforce Brigade was on a cordon-and-search operation when he entered a girl’s home and raped her in front of her family. Police spokesman ASP Abdulmalik Abdulhafiz said […]

Overcoming Rape and Amputation – The Story Of Charlie Mujuni

Overcoming Rape and Amputation – The Story Of Charlie Mujuni

On one of the nights of November 2017, Charlotte Kangume, also known as Charlie Mujuni, was woken up by a strange noise of someone opening her bedroom door. “Who is there?” Mujuni asked. No response. Seconds later, two strange looking men dashed past the door, and stood in front of her bed. Mujuni that night, […]

Raped, Told To Marry Her Rapist!

Raped, Told To Marry Her Rapist!

When a 14-year-old girl was impregnated by a herder in her village, much to the chagrin of her community her parents married her off to the herder. The girl was still in primary school, yet community members were unable to stop the marriage taking place in their village of Mafeteng, 77 kilometers from Lesotho’s capital […]

Police Worry Over Surge In Rape Cases In Zimbabwe

Police Worry Over Surge In Rape Cases In Zimbabwe

Police here are concerned over the upsurge in cases of rape being perpetrated against the girl child, especially in rural areas. Acting police spokesperson for Midlands Province Assistant Inspector Ethel Mukwende said the province has recorded a surge in the number of minor girls raped across all the rural districts such as Gweru Rural, Mvuma, […]

Congo Arrests Rebel Leader Wanted For Mass Rape

Congo Arrests Rebel Leader Wanted For Mass Rape

A Congolese rebel leader accused of orchestrating mass rapes and other atrocities has been caught, Democratic Republic of Congo’s army said on Thursday. Masudi Alimasi Kokodiko, leader of the widely feared Raia Mutomboki militia, was captured on Tuesday in South Kivu’s Shabunda territory after being wounded in a firefight, army spokesman Dieudonne Kasereka said. Raia […]

South Sudan ‘Superhero’ Christine Ngbaazande Wins Award For Work With Children Born Of Rape

South Sudan ‘Superhero’ Christine Ngbaazande Wins Award For Work With Children Born Of Rape

Children born of rape in South Sudan’s civil war must be integrated into their families and communities to ensure lasting peace in the country, aid worker Christine Ngbaazande said on Monday as she won a prestigious award. Sometimes looked on as enemies, such children are often rejected not only by their communities but also by […]

Schoolgirl Gives Up Baby After Being Raped By Her Stepfather

Schoolgirl Gives Up Baby After Being Raped By Her Stepfather

When Mary, 16, (not her real name) delivered her baby at Coast General Hospital in Mombasa, this week, she breathed a sigh a relief. Her reprieve did not come from the birth of the baby boy, but that she would finally be accepted back to her family in Vihiga County. Mary was sent away from […]

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