March 8th marks as International Women’s Day. But what’s in a day? Women should be celebrated every day for what they are worth. A woman’s role in society has various forms. Despite all that it’s the quintessence of a woman that makes her a special existence. We love how the
From left is Rachel, Nicolene & Cynthia at The Hague University of Applied Sciences, The Hague, Netherlands, on the 11th of October 2018. INTRODUCTION The women’s right/human rights agenda has had considerable success in drawing attention to the problem of domestic violence against women but has been almost silent on
MEN AND BOYS AS HIDDEN VICTIMS OF SEXUAL VIOLENCE: A CONVERSATION ON SEXUAL VIOLENCE PERPETRATED AGAINST THE MALE GENDER ORGANISED BY CENTRE FOR AFRICAN JUSTICE, PEACE AND HUMAN RIGHTS.
Generally, victims of rape and other types of sexual violence are reluctant to speak out. Unfortunately, exclusion and stigmatization are the unavoidable corollary of acts of sexual violence. While there still is limited awareness, focus and advocacy on women’s rights in sexually violent circumstances, it is even less so when
Could it be the end of recognition of male victims in the society today or will this be the rise of UN-Men? Well, you must be wondering what this writer is on about. I will let you in on the gist. On the 19th of June 2018, the UN women