The government’s violence against women strategy fails to adequately address the reasons for women’s lack of safety.
Universities must take leadership in the fight to stop sexual and gender-based violence in first-year orientation week.
Politicians who promise to reduce gender-based violence through tough-on-crime strategies are committing to strategies that haven’t been shown to actually prevent violence.
The Taliban’s recent conquest of Kabul signifies their seizure of power. This threatens the rights of girls, women and sexual minorities to freedom from harm and access to opportunities.
Whether the perpetrator in the attack on a Muslim family that left four dead is charged with terrorism remains to be seen. But laying terrorism charges is legally complex.
The Senegalese culture of discretion, called “sutura”, inhibits survivors of sexual violence from publicly denouncing perpetrators.
The judgment document in the Toronto van attack case pointed out that the attacker’s motivations were unclear but related to other ideologically informed violent acts.
Nigerian women’s experiences of conflict mirror their unequal status and the prevalence of gender violence in and out of conflict.
Living in societies with gender bias can harm women’s health.
With obscenities and violence, rioters at the Capitol left an obvious message: angry contempt for women.
In 2020, the #MeToo movement caused ripples in Turkey and Iran, renewing attention to gender-based violence and sexual assault.
The protests carried on for days and continue to simmer in a country whose social fabric has been torn by toxic masculinity and a violent colonial past.
Although society portrays a woman who earns a living as free and empowered, outdated values and stereotypes still promote discrimination against female breadwinners.
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.’
Police news releases and media reporting of assault incidents sometimes mention victims suffered no physical injuries. Here’s why that’s so dismissive and harmful.
Gender-based violence needs urgent attention in South Africa.
The decision to charge an incel youth with terrorism reinforces worrying trends in counterterrorism.
New research with survivors of sexual violence who have been forced to migrate reveals difficulties of COVID-19 lockdowns.
In urban Namibia, performance poetry provides a safe space for women to share their experiences and challenge traditional ideas.
President Ramaphosa’s emphasis on fighting crime is well placed. Most categories of violent crimes have risen dramatically over the past eight years.