In Pakistan, the rights of fundamentalists surpass the rights of women.
A juvenile court in India has deferred the verdict of a 17 year old who is accused of participating in the gang-rape of a woman who later died from her injuries. He is charged with "rape, murder, destroying evidence, and other crimes including kidnapping carried out while aged 17."
An 18 year old actress in Pakistan is in critical condition after being attacked with acid for refusing a marriage proposal.
If it can happen to Nigella Lawson, it can happen to anyone. This is anything but a private matter.
This study could be the foundation of a new era that may lead us to the end of violence against women as a whole.
Police arrested and detained 13 women's rights activists Thursday after anti-rape protests swelled in West Bengal, India.
Senate Armed Service Committee Chairman Carl Levin (D-MI) announced that he will remove a provision from the defense spending bill that would take military sexual assault cases out of the chain of command.
by Amanda Reed, Communications Intern at the National Organization for Women On Feb. 12, the Senate passed an inclusive version of the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) that would include provisions for previously-unprotected groups. Last week, the House revealed its own version of VAWA: a watered-down, non-inclusive bill that cuts out these protections. Sound familiar?...
There is a crisis at colleges and universities across the nation. In just the first six weeks of 2013, a Huffington Post survey found 75 instances of sexual assaults reported on college campuses. This is outrageous, but we shouldn’t be surprised. A U.S. Department of Justice study found that around 28 percent of womenare targets...
The brutal gang-rape and death of a 23-year-old female medical student in India has prompted outrage and horror around the world. The physiotherapy student was tortured and raped by a group of six men on Dec. 16 armed with a metal bar on a private bus in New Delhi. She died from her injuries in a Singapore...