Speaking up and telling the truth is important, but we need to be mindful that it is risky, far from safe for all victims and survivors.
There’s a much larger issue at play when people have an opportunity to do something about sexual violence but instead choose to remain silent.
South Africa has tended to prioritise race relations over gender relations since formal apartheid ended.
Sexual violence against women is not the result of a few odd bad elements. Sexual violence is part and parcel of heterosexual masculinity.
How our work with Indian police is helping women and girls find justice.
Sexual harassment and assault are common experiences in general: there is no reason to assume this is any different at music festivals.
With mass shootings and sexual harassment reports on the rise, a psychologist reflects on how the evolving nature of male role models in the media may be contributing.
In their novels, Nathanael West and Bret Easton Ellis depict a world few want to admit exists, a place where 'Unless you're willing to do some pretty awful things, it's hard getting a job.'
Such children suffer unique challenges.
Why is it acceptable to leer at photos of murdered women in the name of entertainment?
As foreign Islamic State fighters return home, there needs to be proper prosecution of sexual violence in armed conflict.
In stories about the Pacific War and the Kokoda Track, women's stories were often overlooked, but they provide an important perspective on a pivotal moment in history.
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.
In the wake of the #MeToo campaign we need to build cultures that do not tolerate any level of harassment at work.
A new movie about a female ghost has scared millions in Indonesia. Female ghosts have been center stage in Indonesian folklore and their stories can serve as a warning to the state of women today.
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.
Despite the rise of feminism, strip clubs and other 'sexual entertainment' businesses have proliferated in our cities. And women are feeling the harmful impacts of the industry's presence.
A personal account by a researcher investigating the root cause of sexual violence against women in India.
The series did much to address the problems that crop up with portrayals of sexual crimes on television.