South Africa is a nation with a high crime rate, in particular crimes aainst women. DW meets one activist making it her mission to reeducate.
The girl was on her way to the court when a group of men, including two of her accused rapists, dragged her to a nearby field and set her on fire. Another rape case in India last week caused huge uproar in the country.
The teen climate activist, a lawyer, a rainforest protector and a non-violent campaigner were honored at a Stockholm ceremony for the 40th annual Right Livelihood Awards. The prize is for advancing human rights.
Tens of thousands of protesters have denounced France for having among the highest rates of domestic violence against women in Europe. More than 100 women have been killed this year by a current or former partner.
France has promised to do much more to fight its domestic abuse problem after thousands rallied to end violence against women. The country has some of the worst rates of domestic violence in Europe.
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