A new campaign targeting sexual assault on public transport is a positive development in some respects, but is unlikely to generate substantive, longer-term change.
Women and girls used the #MeToo hashtag more than 12 million times on Facebook in one day in October. It marked the rise of a new feminist consciousness and solidarity.
How pervasive is sexual harassment, and how can it be stopped?
Men like Harvey Weinstein have been able to abuse with relative impunity, despite many in the entertainment industry appearing to know or have suspicion of their behaviour.
People lie because it is more likely to get them what they want.
Australia now has more states and territories with specific revenge porn laws than those without. But they may not be the most effective way to tackle the problem.
A program developed by a University of Windsor professor significantly reduces a woman's risk of rape on campus. It also focuses on communicating sexual desires.
Highly distressing and intrusive, but not illegal.
From student loans to Title IX, Betsy DeVos has had a busy six months in office. But despite numerous reversals of Obama-era guidelines, little has come in the way of tangible policy.
The lack of openness and discussion about sexual assault and harassment within the Armed Forces is damaging UK soldiers and its military.
The rise in student-on-student sexual assaults at school has been linked to the sexualisation of kids, and their easy access to online pornography.
Most women feel unsafe when using public transport. Instead of gender segregation, researchers suggest gender-sensitive design could be a better way to ensure safety for all.
Turns out eyewitness testimony is one of the least reliable forms of evidence.
In an age of post-truth, liars and media conglomerates, there are still examples of the press using their power to make social change. We should encourage such work.
Women are constantly implicitly blamed, both in the Bible and in contemporary culture, for their rape.
As long as the media gives disproportionate prominence to powerful voices, they'll be able to shape the way unflattering coverage unfolds.
It seems likely that the disciplinary findings and criminal convictions that come to media attention are only the tip of the iceberg of doctor-patient sexual contact.
The series did much to address the problems that crop up with portrayals of sexual crimes on television.
A recent survey about sexual assault on university campuses was criticised as being unethical. So what is the right way to go about conducting such research?
Where do women feel safe - or unsafe - in city streets? A new research project has unearthed some disturbing responses.