Where do women feel safe - or unsafe - in city streets? A new research project has unearthed some disturbing responses.
Why are student-athletes so often at the center of sexual assault cases? A look at the culture of hookups, coverups, and who's got game.
Prevention messages by universities are often directed at the victim and what she or he can do to avoid being raped. This may then deter reporting of the incident.
Augmented reality and holographic projections could hold benefits for victims testifying against sexual assault.
The alleged sexual assault of a well-known actress in Kerala has sparked outrage and exposed serious gender issues at the heart of the society.
Preventing sexual violence is everyone's responsibility, but we need to be careful about how we do it.
A scholar says bullying prevention programs fail to recognize that sexual harassment could be related to bullying.
Millions of women felt insulted by Donald Trump's language toward women. Others overlooked it, seeing the female candidate as flawed. Here's why this might suggest a growing health crisis for women.
Megyn Kelly's account of Fox News Chief Roger Ailes' sexually predatory behavior has put harassment back in headlines. Can public debate on this issue make a difference?
Evidence from rapes has often been backlogged for years, but renewed emphasis on processing these cases has led to surprising findings, including new information on serial rapists.
Because it's not always as simple as 'yes means yes'.
Underlying online harassment is the false idea that events that happen on internet aren't real. But whenever people are interacting, it's all real.
Making sexual assault seem normal or like no big deal can have profound effects on millions of victims.
Responses to rape have improved, and they must continue to do so.
Despite persistent myths that sexual violence and harassment are rare, two recent cases – and the subsequent online response – expose their commonality.
Women make conscious decisions every day about staying safe, but they consistently underestimate how much effort it all takes and what that means for their freedom.
Telling girls and young women to 'be careful what images you share' contributes to the shaming and humiliation of victims by placing the responsibility back onto them for their own humiliation.
Peter Dutton’s comments reinforced historically ingrained ideas about sexual assault victims as being 'unreliable' or 'untrustworthy'.
German criminal law has not recognised rape unless the victim physically resists the attack. But a high-profile trial could be about to change that.
The crimes of Brock Turner and Omar Mateen may be discussed as if they're unrelated. They're not.