Thirty years after the Montreal Massacre that killed 14 women, new threats such as the incel movement pose dangers to the feminist movement.
While we remember the women murdered 30 years ago, we shouldn't ignore those short, terse paragraphs in the news that describe the everyday, routine violence inflicted upon women.
Mattel created a new line of dolls because of research suggesting kids don't want toys 'dictated by gender norms' – but supplanting those norms will take a lot more than that.
On Dec. 6, 1989, 14 women were murdered at École Polytechnique. Women in a mechanical engineering class were targeted, and 30 years later the ratio of women to men in engineering hasn't improved much.
Engineering is in a better place than in 1989. More women are studying the field, and academic administrators and managers want to hire female engineers. But more work is still needed.
The media presents female victims as culpable for their own brutalisation. For Grace Millane, this meant her sexual preferences were more important than the horror of her death
For every 100 men, up to 25 have raped or pressured a woman into sex.
Same old rape myths, same old victim blaming.
Research has a distinctive role to play because it gives pointers on what is needed to create long-term change.
While it's important to protect vulnerable children from exposure to further harm, it's also important to give them a voice to speak about their own trauma from domestic violence.
A new batch of female crime writers are bringing their real life experiences of law enforcement to their work in a way that rings true for readers.
As protests continue in Mexico about violence against women, some have blamed macho culture. But that may do more harm.
New national data, on campuses and elsewhere, can help shift our shared narratives about the root causes of gender-based violence.
Women in Mexico are lashing out against rampant sexual violence, police abuse and policies that hurt working mothers.
We need to stop violence against women before it starts. The federal government's Fourth Action Plan might not provide all of the answers, but it's a sign of positive progress.
Witnessing violent media reporting about women politicians can deter women from entering politics at a time when we should be striving toward gender parity.
Murders of women in public spaces by strangers are not commonplace. And murders in Australia in general are on the decline. Compared to many countries, Australia is a safe place.
Though best remembered for her role in the doomed German Revolution, Rosa Luxemburg's theories on how capitalism exploits people and nature need hearing today.
Very few women, especially those married, feel protected by the domestic violence laws in Sierra Leone.
In Myanmar, spousal abuse is legal and stigma stop most women from reporting sexual violence. A bill championed by feminists but long stalled in Parliament may soon give women their basic rights.