Sexual violence, a staple of war, has long been absent from international criminal law’s charge sheets.
Germaine Greer's recent comments on rape are troublingly glib.
Rather than solving any problems, sex bots could be empowerment tools for those who sexually offend against women and children. But more evidence is needed to know for sure.
South Sudan’s chiefs wield real power, administering customary laws to resolve local disputes. But they often reinforce gender inequalities – could the new chief change this?
After colonisation, dispossession and decades of military violence, indigenous women in Guatemala are closing in on justice at last.
Not all rebel armies use rape and sexual violence as a weapon. Some have actually designed ways to prevent such atrocities. How and what can we learn from them?
Reliving trauma and not being believed – just two of the damning indictments about seeking justice for sexual violence.
Not all women have the capacity, or freedom, to speak out about their experiences of sexual violence – be it in the workplace or at home.
It's important to differentiate between various forms of sexual violence to punish perpetrators appropriately, and to help those affected to label and describe their experiences.
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.