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Cultural Resources

Sex for Grades: undercover inside Nigerian and Ghanaian universities

Northcott, 2019

India’s abuse of women is the biggest human rights violation on Earth

Narayan, 2018, April27

Sexual violence in India

No author, 2021

“The Unheard Voices”: Lived Experiences of Sexual Abuse in Male Survivors

Das, Pramanik, Ray, & Banerjee, 2020, December 21

North African: small glimmers of light in bid to stop violence against women

Farnum, 2015, November 23

Silent pandemic’: How women in the Middle East and North Africa are threatened online

Allouche, 2020

Commentary: Sexual health and human rights in the Middle East and North Africa: Progress or backlash

Ilkkaracan, 2015

Intimate Partner Violence among Male Couples in South Africa and Namibia

Stephenson, Darbes, Chavanduka, Essack, & van Rooyen, 2020

Stifled Voices: Barriers to Help-Seeking Behavior for South African Childhood Sexual Assault Survivors

Smith, Bryant-Davis, Tillman, & Marks, 2010

#WeAreTired: Nigerian women speak out over wave of violence

Orjinmo, 2020
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