Gender-based violence (GBV) | The Daily Star
  • Empowered women can resist violence

    Gender-based violence can happen to anyone—rich or poor. It happens in trains, buses, public places and inside homes. It does not have any class boundaries. It is a global pandemic.

  • India teen gang-raped, shot, dumped in well

    An Indian teenager held captive for two weeks by a gang of men has said in an interview broadcast Sunday that she was repeatedly raped before being shot twice and dumped in a well on the outskirts of New Delhi.

  • Violence is not inevitable

    Each form of violence is a stain on our collective humanity, a barrier to peace and stability, and a call to action for all of us. Violence is not inevitable – and each of us can do something to stop it.