Intimate partner violence (IPV) is a growing public health concern in the United States, which has increased discussion about routine screening for IPV. But, are we really ready to implement this measure?
The Ugandan government plans to reintroduce and promote the female condom this fall, where it may give women another tool for safer sex negotiation and protection.
Are you a woman whose husband beat you upon learning you were pregnant, after suggesting abortion? If so, Missouri is on the verge of deciding that you are incompetent to make the decision about whether to terminate your pregnancy.
At the Men Can Stop Rape conference in DC, a 40% male participant group brainstormed on evolving masculinity, gender relations, re-examining marital rape, and innovations coming from the federal government.
Physical violence is not the only form of abuse facing young women today. Birth control sabotage and sexual coercion occur much more often than many realize.
The reason that people blame Rihanna or any victim of a gender-based hate crime is that the supposed protection of the patriarchy is only extended to good girls.
Please know that I recognize the need for privacy during a time of tragedy and attempted healing. But I ask that you consider how this might be a teaching moment that recognizes the sacredness of women and girls’ lives.
Violence against women is a problem worldwide, but violence against women in the Asia-Pacific region is seldom spotlighted. A new study seeks to understand the scope of the problem, and its roots.
Iowans facing domestic violence are currently able to access crisis counseling and shelters. But if the state doesn’t find a way to maintain $4 million in funding, all that could change.
While honor killings elicit attention as a primordial custom, the fact is that this form of violence is part of a much larger problem that transcends cultures and religions.