Hamas Attacks on Israeli Women: An Uphill Battle Against Antisemitism & Gender-Based Violence

Israel – In a recent string of attacks by Hamas, Israeli women and girls were subjected to gang-rape and humiliating sexual assaults, with some of their corpses being violated. However, there has been a slow response from international organizations, governments, and civil society, which has raised concerns among human rights advocates. The lack of condemnation of these appalling crimes is not only unjust but is also indicative of deeper biases that need to be addressed. …

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Shocking Murder in Namibia Highlights Urgent Need to Address Gender-Based Violence

REHOBOTH, Namibia – The brutal rape, murder, and robbery of 64-year-old Helena Wimmert in Rehoboth has sent shockwaves through Namibia. The horrific crime took place at the victim’s home in Rehoboth’s Block A during the early hours of Tuesday morning, between midnight and 07:40, according to Deputy Commissioner Kauna Shikwambi, head of the Namibian Police’s Public Relations Division. Following the discovery of the victim’s body in her home, a 29-year-old man was arrested in connection …

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