The sheer volume of pregnant women in the refugee camps was an early indicator of the extent sexual violence was used against Rohingya women and girls.
The Rape-aXe 'female condom', anti-rape underwear and an anti-groping stamp are all now on the market. But they put the onus on women to protect themselves, rather than on men not to attack them.
Indonesia's populist morality movement considers talking about eliminating sexual violence against women is the same as supporting women’s right to have sex outside of marriage.
Women in Mexico are lashing out against rampant sexual violence, police abuse and policies that hurt working mothers.
Rates of unwelcome advances haven't changed under Queensland's 'Tackling Alcohol-Fuelled Violence' policies. In one entertainment district, it happened to 26% of women the night they were interviewed.
Why sexual and gender based violence has become a phenomenon within refugee families.
Interviews with Rwandan women from the military who had served on peacekeeping missions found many felt ill-equipped for what they had to deal with.
Bright lighting alone does not make a space feel safe. It can blind and disorientate and create dark shadows at the edges. Tellingly, 'unsafe' places had much higher illuminance than 'safe' places.
Almost 20% of people in the 2019 Global Drug Survey had been taken advantage of while under the influence of drugs or alcohol.
Women in disaster zones are frequently targeted by sexual predators who take advantage of their vulnerability.
A strong link exists among sexual violence, substance use disorder and HIV in women. Why are the women who are most at risk being overlooked?
Sen. Martha McSally has broken gender barriers right and left. Despite the power she amassed over a career of firsts, she felt 'powerless' when raped. She's not the only woman to feel that way.
A brutal rape at Pamplona's 2016 running of the bulls outraged Spain. Then came #MeToo. With ever more Spaniards taking up the feminist mantle, schools – many of which are not coed – lag behind.
France's #MeToo backlash has revealed just how deeply rooted sexism is in the country. Disguised as flirtation or child's play, sexual harassment begins as early as elementary school.
Women in countries such as India, Pakistan and others have long organized campaigns against sexual violence – many of which have resulted in stronger laws in these countries.
Sierra Leone has declared a national emergency to combat rape and sexual violence.
Universities have done a lot over the last two years to respond to the high rate of sexual assault and harassment on campus, but we still don't know whether rates of incidents have dropped.
An employment law expert explains why it's time CEOs had to follow the same rules and harassment policies as every other employee.
The absence of strict law enforcement against perpetrators has meant institutions of higher education continue to have high numbers of sexual violence cases.
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.