Policies are needed to prevent child marriage and protect women who marry as children from abusive relationships.
A documentary series aimed to spark national conversation about criminalising coercive control. However, it highlighted power imbalances in conversations between Indigenous and non-Indigenous women.
A key part of the budget's focus on women was a funding boost to help stop domestic violence.
There is an urgent need to address the high rates of violence against Indigenous women and children. Australia has been silent on these issues for too long.
A gender perspective on public health is essential to human rights and safety in crisis situations.
While the mobilization of mathematical literacy can be a powerful tool in the context of social movements, there is also dangers in numerating violence and pain.
Sexist attitudes and misogynistic behaviours are the product of how boys are socialised. School is where change needs to start
Turkey has withdrawn from a convention to protect the rights of women.
In trying to make sense of the recent mass killing in Georgia, it’s important to see that it was more than just violence against women and anti-Asian hate.
The Morrison government is counting on the news cycle moving on and protesters giving up.
Metropolitan Police commissioner Cressida Dick has reminded the public of low abduction statistics, but instances of sexual misconduct in public are still alarmingly high
It starts with a basic conversation about their needs and fears.
We looked at newspaper coverage over 20 years and found 78% of articles portrayed domestic violence as isolated incidents in relationships, rather than a systemic issue.
Living in societies with gender bias can harm women’s health.
The U.S. illustrates this week that changing a nation’s leader without rethinking the system he or she is upholding is no longer acceptable for citizens. We need an improved form of democracy.
With obscenities and violence, rioters at the Capitol left an obvious message: angry contempt for women.
Misogyny combined with partisan vitriol is a dangerous combination for women politicians and American democracy, says a recent House resolution denouncing ‘violence against women in politics.’
Tinder and similar apps fail to properly address issues of online harm. A lack of policy is to blame, as well as app design features and society’s general attitudes towards more minor cases of abuse.
Reports of rape, domestic abuse and murdered women are way up in Brazil, Mexico, Peru and beyond since the coronavirus. But Latin America has long been one of the most dangerous places to be a woman.
Frontline services report that more women are using online or telephone support for family violence during the second lockdown, while more men are also seeking help for abusive behaviour.