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Opposing violence against women and children

Reporting sexual abuse and saving the victims with protection and therapy with legal action by victims is essential to fight abuse

Pope Francis calls domestic abuse ‘satanic’ during new television special

The pope said domestic abuse takes advantage of the weakness of someone who cannot defend themselves

Debt-trapped Lao ‘chat girls’ forced to sell sex in China-run economic...

Many women in the debt trap have attempted to reach out to Lao authorities for help

Preventing violence against children and women

In the past 12 months 22 percent of women that live in poor countries or the “least developed” were victims of violence from partners

Women in Myanmar join ’16 days of activism’ against gender-based violence

The campaign aims to raise awareness on violence against women, while the ribbon is a sign of protest against attacks on women

New report documents extremist assaults on Christian women and girls

The report titled “Hear Her Cries” focuses on the phenomenon of young women who are kidnapped because of their sex and religion

Cases of gender-based violence up during pandemic, says new report

The report also shows that not enough countries have acted with sufficient seriousness to tackle the “gender-based violence pandemic”

Holy See to UN: Children should not be ‘collateral victims’ of...

Children conceived as a result of sexual violence should be given attention and programs to ensure their protection, said the Vatican

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