By all accounts, the women’s rights advocates who fought to reauthorize VAWA never made EC a priority.
The Steubenville, Ohio, rape trial highlights the complicated role we ask our juvenile courts to play.
We have a duty, as consumers, to try and ascertain if the products we buy are made in abusive or coercive situations. That’s true whether we like the products or not.
Striking parallels between a rape case from almost exactly thirty years ago and the Steubenville case make for a good opportunity to assess how reporting on rape has changed—or not.
It’s time to leverage the VAWA victory and turn our attention to the needs of women and girls around the world.
Zerlina Maxwell, a lawyer, writer, social commentator, and rape survivor has been heaped with abusive tweets and internet postings for more than a week for suggesting guns are not the answer to rape culture.
Trial starts in the case charging two high school football players with rape, and not surprisingly, the defense is arguing consent.
Dear Caribbean men: We do not have to smile for you. We do not have to answer you. We do not have to dance with you. And we do not dress for you.
For men to be trained not to rape, they have to learn what rape is.
One week into the annual UN Commission on the Status of Women meeting, it seems possible that the negotiations will once again end at an impasse.