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.
Some deride a Carnival trend in which women revel in the streets wearing swimsuits and feather boas. But to feminists, 'bikini mas' is a highly political act.
It is possible to trace the links between patriarchy, violence, gender roles, and the state further into the past. It's also possible to trace the ongoing resistance to these by some women.
Pornography is having negative impacts on children and young people. And increased sexual violence among children is only the tip of the iceberg.
How real is the threat of pornography? And what are the most appropriate responses?
Indonesia's decision to allow forced chemical castration as punishment for those who sexually abuse children is controversial.
Making sexual assault seem normal or like no big deal can have profound effects on millions of victims.
More needs to be done to protect women against sexual violence perpetrated in war.