In his new HBO special, comedian Louis C.K. notes that men are “the worst thing that ever happens to” women. The bit is funny, but it’s also tragically on point.
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.
For me, loving my culture means wanting to embrace it and smash it at the same time.
Three-year-old Russian adoptee Maxim Kuzmin’s death has been ruled accidental. Still, there may be more bad news to come on the Russian adoption front.
The House of Representatives is expected to vote on the reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) today, the final day of Teen Dating Violence Prevention and Awareness Month. So what’s at stake for youth?
A unanimous state Supreme Court overturns a finding of child abuse based solely on pre-natal drug exposure and provides a well-reasoned opinion why these kinds of abuse prosecutions hurt vulnerable families.
Anyone who follows inter-country adoption and its dramatic decline since 2004 can see that Russia’s ban on inter-country adoptions to the United States is the final slamming of a door that has been slowly closing for a number of years.
Peru has more reported cases of rape and sexual violence than any other country in South America. Eight in ten of these victims are minors. Women and girls in this situation are faced with two options: seek an illegal abortion and risk going to jail or carry the pregnancy to term.
Moving forward, our agenda is clear: young people must be meaningfully involved in the design, implementation and evaluation of international development policies.