Military rapes and sexual assaults are ignored and if not ignored so callously prosecuted within the Military Code of Justice as to suggest that rape is nothing more than a minor infraction deserving of little punishment, if any.
Planned Parenthood is touring the country in a hot pink bus to rally support, a march for women’s equality in Egypt turns sexually violent, and men in Texas don’t want to play politics with forcing ultrasounds. Except that is exactly what they are doing.
Rep. Bobby Franklin (R-Marietta, GA) of “rape victims aren’t victims” and, now, miscarriage is “prenatal murder” infamy, is not simply a “Lone Ranger,” as some call him. He’s exactly what happens when we allow a GOP full-scale war on women, girls and families to get this far.
For a few brief days during the Egyptian uprising, women felt relatively safe on the streets of Egypt where sexual street harassment has, for many years, been a problem of epidemic proportions. As The Daily Beast reports, “A survey released in 2008 by the Center for Women’s Rights found that 83 percent of Egyptian women and 98 pe
For a few brief days during the Egyptian uprising, women felt relatively safe on the streets of Egypt where sexual street harassment has, for many years, been a problem of epidemic proportions.
Maine’s newest anti-choice legislation; Mike Huckabee wants you to forget you don’t have a job or health care and that the value of your house is plummeting – because the most important issue we face is legal abortion for women; CBS News correspondent is sexually assaulted while covering Egyptian protetsts and more.
On Valentine’s Day, lucky American women will receive roses as a show of affection. But for too many, violence, intimidation, and abuse are the norm.
In a new bill, Washington State says if a woman has been a victim of domestic violence and seeks to extend a protection order against her abuser, the burden of proof needs to be on the abuser to show he’s no longer dangerous – not on the victim to prove that her fear is “reasonable” or not.
Rep. Bobby Franklin, a Republican in Georgia, has introduced a bill which would re-classify victims of rape, stalking and family violence to “accusers.”
We’ve all seen it time and again- sport fans defending their heroes by slandering the victim and questioning her motives, claiming that the girl is just after attention, fame, and money. But is that the type of attention a woman would welcome into in her life?