We tend to pay attention to mass killings and terrorism. But one girl or woman is killed every other day in Canada. If we identify that as terrorism, we might pay more attention and do something.
Men who subscribe to ideological masculinity believe that women's empowerment has left them victimised and discriminated against. And they play out their resentment through violent acts.
Low-income women suffer evictions and violence in Canada's most "livable" cities.
Many female politicians have had to endure sexist abuse, from Cheryl Kernot to Julia Gillard to Sarah Hanson-Young. And it is not a matter that should simply be brushed aside.
Associated with intimate partner violence, there are many ways in which reproductive choice is taken away from women.
Sexual assault in the workplace (and beyond) has many negative health benefits. It needs to be treated as a health and safety issue.
Australia's record on women's rights will come under scrutiny, including its treatment of Indigenous women and girls, sexual harassment and violence against women.
International law recognizes that women and LGBTQ people face unique forms of violence that may qualify them for asylum. The US now asserts that domestic abuse is a 'private' matter.
Advising women to "stay safe" is problematic because it transfers the responsibility for men's violence onto women, and distracts us from more difficult conversations.
Countries have some flexibility in interpreting UN agreements on refugee rights. But Sessions' decision that abused women don't qualify for asylum in the US is an extraordinarily severe ruling.
The work of three Chinese Indonesian women presented in Melbourne fills a void in public knowledge of a dark chapter in Indonesian history.
The Victorian government's new centre to prevent terrorist and lone actor attacks needs to fully understand the links between these types of attacks and violence against women.
Public apologies are a type of performance before a larger audience, and they are to be understood in terms that are different from a private apology.
Sexual violence against women is not the result of a few odd bad elements. Sexual violence is part and parcel of heterosexual masculinity.
The U.S. government has ended the protective status of 200,000 Salvadoran migrants. If deported, they would go back to one of the world's deadliest places. How did violence in El Salvador get so bad?
For every £1 spent delivering a support programme for domestic abusers, the value to society was £1.40.
Compared to how prevalent sexual harassment is, false claims are rare.
It is time for fundamentalist Christians to examine their own theology and face up to how it has contributed to the abuse of women, intentionally or otherwise.
This story typically has two acts. First come the women's reports of harassment – followed by the inevitable dismissal and undermining of them. Could this time be different?
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.