Urban Services Linked to Gender Violence
The lack of public services is contributing to the violence and intimidation that women face in cities across the world, a report shows.
Guardian Global Development Network, 21 February 2013
Poor quality and underfunded public services are exacerbating the "constant" violence, harassment and intimidation that millions of women face in cities and urban centres across ... read more »
Negotiating the city streets.
Inter Press Service, 25 February 2013
Some of the most harrowing cases of gender-based violence Kathryn Bolkovac came across while working as a U.N. human rights investigator in Bosnia involved a perpetrator dubbed ... read more »
UN Integrated Regional Information Networks, 21 February 2013
Reports of gender-based violence are on the rise in Kenya's cities, and experts say the police must improve their handling of cases of sexual assault to build public trust in the ... read more »
Fahamu, 21 February 2013
South African women are regularly confronted with systemic sexual harassment, violence, and murder as the recent cases of Shrien Dewani, Anene Booysen and Reeva Steenkamp ... read more »
South Africa: Why We Can't 'Fight' Violence (analysis)
Institute for Security Studies, 22 February 2013
The murder of Reeva Steenkamp, following only two weeks after the brutal gang rape and murder of Anene Booysen, will almost certainly give rise to a clamour of questions about ... read more »
The Namibian, 22 February 2013
ACCORDING to news reports, women in various parts of the country have recently been arrested or threatened with arrest for wearing miniskirts or even shorts - with the potential ... read more »