During the 16 days of activism against gender-based violence, Ghanaian women are speaking out about their experiences under the hashtag #HearMeToo.
November 25 is International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women. Many Germans like pointing out the mistreatment of women abroad. But in truth, Germany is far from perfect itself, argues Beate Hinrichs.
Inspired by the #MeToo movement, an increasing number of women in South Asia are resisting male dominance and gender-based violence. But activists say that a lack of support at the state level makes it an uphill battle.
The president's decision to declare a national emergency following an increase in rape cases has been largely supported by locals. Many say they are tired of the country's culture of impunity.
Top female diplomats from around the world have gathered in Montreal for a first-of-its-kind meeting. Foreign ministers from almost 20 countries will discuss topics including security and gender-based violence.
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