Humanitarian groups are working to provide aid to the hundreds of thousands of Syrian refugees who have fled to Jordan, most of which are women and children, 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.
In exchange for dropping all appeals, Dr. Kermit Gosnell was spared death row.
The law is clear: If Castro terminated McKnight’s pregnancies against her will, he’s guilty of aggravated murder under Ohio law. The question is whether the state can prove that he’s guilty beyond a reasonable doubt.
After ten days of deliberation, a jury has found Dr. Kermit Gosnell guilty of first-degree murder.
As it enters its tenth day of deliberations, the jury in the case against Dr. Kermit Gosnell appears stuck on two charges.
As a former civilian social worker for the Air Force, I cannot help but weigh in on the national debate about how to reform the Department of Defense’s sexual assault policies.
The High-Level Task Force for the International Conference on Population and Development takes aim at violence and maternal mortality.
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.