Australia's new Border Protection Act will make it a lot harder to disclose criminal activity within the country's detention centers.
Gambian refugee Maimuna Jawo applied for UK asylum to campaign for the rights of FGM survivors and future victims, but she feels the government has treated her like a criminal.
It appears that the commission is ending just as it was gaining speed.
For a huge number of Australian and New Zealand LGBT athletes, coming out to their teams isn't an option.
Two of the charges have been dropped by the government, but the fired broadcaster will still have to answer allegations from six women.
According to the study, corrections officials in the United States use violence to punish prisoners for exhibiting behaviors of their mental illness, which violates the Constitution and international human rights laws.
"What the rest of the country takes for granted, we're fighting for now."
The report found evidence that Ghomeshi was "emotionally unpredictable" and would play cruel jokes on his employees, make demeaning, inappropriate, and unwanted comments about their appearance, and not credit them for their work.
Five years after the brutal murder of Travis Alexander, and two years after the beginning of one of the most tabloid-friendly trials in recent years, Arias was finally sentenced in an Arizona courtroom.
Apr 2, 2015
All the targeted churches were Catholic and have previous links to sexual abuse.
Naz Shah is rising to power from a past of abuse, drug deals, murder, and poverty. Compared with that, getting harassed by Daily Mail reporters is nothing.
In a recent study, 93 percent of Malaysian Muslim women admitted to being circumcised. We took a look at what's driving this painful boom.
If we want to make the internet a safer space for women, we need to start by recognizing the threats they face there for what they actually are.
Tony Abbott made headlines last week with top-level responses to family violence. At the same time, federal funding is being pulled from services dealing with the issue on the ground.
"I am not a citizen of any country. The Myanmar government says I am not Burmese, I am not Bangladeshi, and I'm not Australian."
French artists Fannie Sosa and Poussy Draama want to break down sexual repression early, believing that that will combat rape culture and promote consent.
The free app allows sex workers to raise the alarm about violent clients by broadcasting a short message describing the person and the incident to other sex workers nearby.
As the yoga market is flooded with gurus offering inner peace for $20 an hour, we remain naive to how vulnerable many people may be.
After Lady Gaga revealed that a producer raped her when she was 19, Kesha's attorney alleged on Twitter that Dr. Luke was the rapist in question.
VICE News correspondent Tania Rashid traveled to Sylhet and met with both perpetrators and victims of rape, as well as local police, to find out what is driving Bangladeshi men to rape and abuse women.
I don't think that Jews are moneychangers or that slurs for Chinese people are OK, but a rich guy with my name apparently does.
Nov 12, 2014
Rodeo opponents argue that the practice is cruel, and unlike its American equivalent, holds no place in New Zealand culture.
Justin Blanc, a well-known "dating coach," has come under fire for using his seminars to talk about how he physically harasses women on the street.
A goose and a cat were both found decapitated in London's Meanwhile Gardens. What is wrong with people?