Rape, child abuse and domestic violence are all driving HIV in Sub-Saharan Africa. See The Guardian.
A female rapper, Mayam Mahmoud, tackles harassment and victim-blaming in her songs, challenging expectations of veiled Egyptian women. See The Guardian.
Women and children in Tanzania will now be able to report cases of physical and sexual abuse to specially trained policewomen. See Trust.org.
The Poverty Matters blog maintains that the 16 Days Against Gender Violence campaign overlooks all factors and parties that contribute to violence against Arab women in public spaces.