Hollywood's sexual predation scandals are just the tip of the iceberg. One in three women worldwide has been physically or sexually assaulted, and many girls' first sexual experience is forced.
Women and girls used the #MeToo hashtag more than 12 million times on Facebook in one day in October. It marked the rise of a new feminist consciousness and solidarity.
South Africa has one of the worst records of violence against women in the world. But not all women in the country seem to want to change this.
Shocking new findings show that even in conflict-affected countries where soldiers and rebel fighters are a daily danger to women, their husbands and boyfriends are the bigger threat.
Acid attacks, mostly against women, are increasing globally, and toxic masculinity is to blame. It's time for social, medical and legal reform to stop the scourge.
A personal account by a researcher investigating the root cause of sexual violence against women in India.
High profile stories of femicide come with a flare up of societal outrage, protest and collective introspection. But nothing ever really changes.
While men regard the social norm of 'proving' their manhood as normal, research shows otherwise. Combating these misconceptions can help reduce male violence.
Who is responsible when 43 girls burn to death in a state-run children's home?
Presenting violence of any sort as a cultural issue does not help prevent it.
An MP's attempt to block a bill to address violence against women was utterly misguided – here's why.
A new tool is tracking attacks on people for their religion, politics, caste, ethnicity, gender, class and sexual orientation.
The recent violent rape and murder of a 16-year-old Argentinian girl has sparked a region-wide protest movement against sexual violence in Latin America.
On screen violence against women is increasingly detailed, intimate and frighteningly authentic – but there's often just no need.
Women already face high levels of violence in Haiti. But natural disasters can provide a good opportunity to intervene.
While potentially helpful in resolving extraordinary cases, an over-reliance on CCTV images to tell 'the truth' risks perpetuating certain myths regarding violence against women.
Over the next 20 years, one global strategy will help to shape our cities. Here's what it says about women.
Research shows that many young Australians are not aware of appropriate boundaries in relationships. It's important that children are informed by research rather than rhetoric.
We know how to prevent gender-based violence, and that we must respond to survivors' needs. The challenge is in making it happen.
More than 44% of Mexican women face violence in their homes. Some of them become asylum seekers in the United States.