Global Roundup: Protesting Rape Culture in S…

Compiled by Inaara Merani Women protest in Place de la Nation in Dakar, Senegal on 3 July 2020 | Fatou Warkha Sambe (Open Democracy) In Senegal, a 15-year old girl has said she was raped by the 19-year old son of a notable journalist in May. In late June, activists created #JusticePourLouise, a digital campaign to protest this horrific incident, as well as to protest a potential cover-up after police failed to immediately act on the complaint filed by the survivor’s mother. Louise’s case was the second high-profile rape case in Senegal in the last few months.

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