Bafana Khumalo (in black jacket) carried his fight for "gender justice" to the White House today. He called on the U.S. to help fund abortions for women in other countries who've been raped. Courtesy of Dean Peacock hide caption

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Isabel Narvaez, in El Placer, says she is still traumatized by the rape she suffered. The small hamlet in Colombia is just one place where women were victims of violent crimes during the civil conflict. Paul Smith for NPR hide caption

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Protestors are storming central Delhi streets, calling for women's safety following a brutal attack on a young woman last weekend. Sajjad Hussain/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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