6degree.org aims to close the gap between caring about human trafficking and doing something to help its victims.
Mag Cywink, who has spent over two decades searching for justice in her sister's murder, fears a national inquiry will hurt those who it is trying to help the most.
Sonya Cywink died without an aboriginal name or official Indian status. But her story is very much a part of the 1,200 murdered and missing aboriginal women in Canada.
Six years after the Canadian First Nations woman's death, there are more questions than answers.
Tilly Lawless gave us her take on "empowerment" and why being a sex worker doesn't make her an authority on sex trafficking.
People across Canada are outraged over both a not guilty verdict in a murder trial and the way the victim's body was displayed to jurors.
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.
Michelle Vash Payne, a trans woman in Los Angeles, was murdered by her boyfriend over the weekend. We asked an expert to contextualize her death within the trend of violence and misogyny toward trans women.
Leaving an abusive relationship is much harder than it looks from the outside, says an abuse prevention coordinator at a nonprofit.
To this day, sex workers are targeted by serial killers and other criminals and are afraid of going to the police. Tragically, their lives don't seem to matter to many people.
Rinelle Harper, a victim of assault herself, appealed to the country at the Assembly of First Nations.
Bucaramanga, Colombia, is experimenting with a "women-only" night on which men who have to be out and about in the evening will need to carry a permit issued by the mayor's office.
The law in Egypt refers to a rapist as, "whosoever has sexual intercourse with a female without her consent," but it doesn't cover penetration short of full sex or with things that aren't body parts.
The subject of the documentary, Linor Abargil, was stabbed and raped by a man disguised as a friend. Physical and psychological recovery took years. Today Abargil travels the world encouraging women to speak out.
Friday, Elliot Rodger allegedly killed six people before taking his own life. Before committing the massacre, Rodger released a string of vile, woman-hating videos detailing his sexual frustrations and plans for murder, in a manifesto that appears to have…
A former prostitute turned loudmouth rap groupie seems like an unlikely poster child for the immigration movement in the US. But not only has Kat Stacks become a symbol for undocumented immigrants who came to the country as children, her story is so Ameri…
Aliaa Elmahdy, the founder of an Egyptian branch of the radical feminist protest organization Femen, has posed naked online, protested naked against Sharia law, and encouraged other Egyptian women to defy their male-dominated society. This has gotten her