#ShutItAllDown: Namibia Police Use Tear Gas, Rubber Bullets To Disperse Gender-Based Violence, Femicide Protests
Protests, which began after authorities discovered the body of 22-year-old Shannon Wasserfall, continued for the third day in Namibia to fight back against femicide, sexual violence, and abuse.
On International Day of the Girl, ESSENCE is holding our Black girls in love, centering their experiences, demanding justice for all those harmed and celebrating and protecting the fire that burns in each and every one of them.
Ahead of International Day of the Girl, we want to shine a light on Black women who are making the world a better place.
"There's going to be a little upheaval, a little discomfort," Michelle Obama said as she encouraged girls and women to continue their fight.