Witnessing violent media reporting about women politicians can deter women from entering politics at a time when we should be striving toward gender parity.
Murders of women in public spaces by strangers are not commonplace. And murders in Australia in general are on the decline. Compared to many countries, Australia is a safe place.
Though best remembered for her role in the doomed German Revolution, Rosa Luxemburg's theories on how capitalism exploits people and nature need hearing today.
Very few women, especially those married, feel protected by the domestic violence laws in Sierra Leone.
In Myanmar, spousal abuse is legal and stigma stop most women from reporting sexual violence. A bill championed by feminists but long stalled in Parliament may soon give women their basic rights.
Primary prevention programs with a footballing focus aim to change behaviours and attitudes among men towards women.
The day of remembrance and action, also called White Ribbon Day, marks the anniversary of the murders of 14 female engineering students killed in 1989 at l'École Polytechnique de Montréal.
A study in Kenya found that the lower men ranked themselves in society, the more violent they were with their intimate partners.
There's increasing global recognition that violence against women and children often occur together in homes.
A video uploaded to YouTube last month depicted an avatar in a video game physically assaulting a female character until she was unconscious. Should that be allowed in today's gaming culture?
Prevailing patriarchal and cultural norms in some societies prevent women victims of sexual crimes from talking out by shaming them.
In order to change public opinion, campaigns need to move beyond awareness raising and start addressing the perpetrators and causes of domestic violence.
There is an urgent need for a binding convention for the prohibition of violence against women.
It has been 14 years since Indonesia enacted the Anti-Domestic Violence Law, but victims are still stigmatised for speaking out.
A survey shows 70% of South Africans feel immigrants pose a threat to the country.
Rigid gender roles and stereotypes are key drivers of violence against women. So let's challenge these by starting young.
Despite several barriers, journalists are changing the way they report on violence against women for the better.
We tend to pay attention to mass killings and terrorism. But one girl or woman is killed every other day in Canada. If we identify that as terrorism, we might pay more attention and do something.
Men who subscribe to ideological masculinity believe that women's empowerment has left them victimised and discriminated against. And they play out their resentment through violent acts.
Low-income women suffer evictions and violence in Canada's most "livable" cities.