Alna Dall

End the global war on our bodies

Alna Dall and Nyasha Chingore* As the world ends commemoration of the 30th anniversary of 16 Days of Activism to end violence against women this week, it is apparent that sexual and gender-based violence (SGBV) continues to have far reaching consequences, not only for survivors, but on the entire society. To appreciate how SGBV has affected global societies and economies over the last 30 years, an understanding of how women and other vulnerable and marginalised populations including the key populations have been systematically denied their rights to bodily autonomy and integrity (BAI) is needed. Unless BAI and sexual and reproductive…
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