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Activists Launch Global Campaign Against Gender Violence

Activists around the world on Monday launched 16 days of activism against gender violence, an annual campaign that for more than 20 years has aimed to eradicate violence against women and girls.  But the campaign appears to have largely failed in countries like South Africa, which is often called the “rape capital of the world.” This year’s campaign against gender violence comes during an especially rough year in Africa. South Africa was riveted by an especially vicious rape case...

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