Any law that allows abortion only in certain cases also helps create two classes of women: those who “deserve” abortions, and those who do not. This is a complete fallacy; all women deserve access to safe abortion care, along with the entire range of reproductive health care.
While Fox News has devoted extensive airtime to pushing scandals that have since begun to fall apart, it has largely ignored new allegations of sexual assault in the military.
A new advocacy campaign urges the social media site to crack down on gender-based hate speech.
Conflating the word “rape” with “sex” demeans sex for all of us, but most especially for survivors of sexual violence.
An Indiana Planned Parenthood has become the scene of a violent incident, when an officer shot a truck driver outside the clinic Monday. However, “[o]fficials said they don’t believe there is any connection to the Planned Parenthood,” according to reports.
This week, the right tried to drum up support for personhood and fetal rights via criminal prosecutions.
Violence against women living with HIV has increasingly been recognized in Latin America and the Caribbean as a key issue, but there remain challenges as well as opportunities to place it at the core of the policymaking process.
Humanitarian groups are working to provide aid to the hundreds of thousands of Syrian refugees who have fled to Jordan, but the specific needs of women and girls all too often fall through the cracks.
At a press conference on Capitol Hill, Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand demonstrated bipartisan support for her proposal to remove the reporting and prosecution of sexual assault complaints in the military from the chain of command.
Having already asked lawmakers to take away commanders’ authority to overturn sexual assault convictions, Reid is now considering a measure that would entirely remove sexual assault cases from the chain of command.