The problem of gender-based violence and femicide in South Africa is structural and fuelled by inequalities that transect race, class, gender, sexuality and age.
Universities must take leadership in the fight to stop sexual and gender-based violence in first-year orientation week.
Four scholars who study the role witnesses play in helping and protecting harassers say the role played by many in Cuomo’s office fit a pattern of silence, complicity and intimidation.
The ongoing influence of rape culture in men’s hockey prompts a contentious discussion about whether — and when — athletes involved in sex offences deserve a second chance from teams and fans.
A recent ruling makes it harder for schools to ignore claims about sexual harassment or assault.
This ancient myth, in which a nymph transforms herself into a tree to escape the lustful attention of the god Apollo, has inspired countless retellings in art. Its themes resonate today.
With the reauthorization of the nation’s landmark anti-domestic violence law, there’s the chance that more cases of violence against Indigenous women will be prosecuted.
A key part of the Morrison government's plan to improve parliamentary culture has been made public.
Granting police access to Tinder users' information is problematic for many reasons (even if the intent is to keep people safe).
The solution to a defective, sexist Criminal Code ban can be found in the Youth Criminal Justice Act.
The concept that journalists should be objective is outdated and impossible. Instead, good reporters use life experiences to ask fresh questions.
Brittany Higgins’ forthcoming memoir will allow her to tell her story in her own words. She’ll join a group of strong women who’ve done just that.
Recent polls have shown a disparity between men and women’s support for the prime minister in the wake of horrendous stories about the treatment of women. How can the data help us understand that?
Universities are a step ahead in having adopted a number of practical changes, but it’s clear transformative cultural change in our institutions requires all the expertise they can muster.
Research from a unique natural experiment shows how strict ideas about masculinity can emerge when men vastly outnumber women.
Many people do not realise victims do not have access to their own lawyers to protect their privacy and individual interests at trial.
Juries in rape cases must decide whether the prosecution has proven there was no free and voluntary consent. And this is where broader societal attitudes come into play.
When some men feel challenged or inadequate, they feel the need to express themselves sexually - and often the target of that aggression is a woman.
Victim-survivors want to have their experiences heard and the wrong against them acknowledged — sadly, the opposite often occurs.
US culture has long represented Asian American women as sexually seductive – showing how victims’ gender and race cannot be separated when attacked by white male violence.