gender based violence
The Immigration and Refugee Board adjudicator didn't understand why a claimant kept a baby after being raped, and didn't believe a man was gay in part because he hadn't attended Toronto Pride.
Waziran Chhacchar’s death sparked outrage over a tradition, widespread in rural Pakistan and Afghanistan, that is known to use women as potential objects of revenge.
The Equal Rights Amendment could have a "tremendous impact" on how women are treated under the law, experts say.
In El Salvador, one of the most dangerous countries in the world for women and girls, specially trained judges make sure 'machismo' culture doesn't lead to impunity for abusers and murderers.
Frida Guerrera, who is herself a survivor of domestic violence, has taken on the tedious work of single-handedly documenting each and every case of femicide in Mexico.
Between 2016 and 2017, the National Domestic Violence Hotline recorded a sharp increase in calls where firearms played a role in domestic abuse.
Millennials have grown up with technology so meeting stranger online isn’t that alarming, but it should be.
As Oscar Pistorius is sentenced to just six years in jail for killing girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, Broadly asks the burning question: Where else can men murder their partners and go unpunished?
Feminist activist and writer Gloria Steinem brings 'WOMAN,' a raw and revolutionary new show about global womanhood and gender-based violence, to VICELAND.
Tens of thousands of South Sudanese civilians are fleeing a scorched-earth campaign by militias allied with the government — one in which women pay the biggest price.
The 2012 rape and murder of the young woman by a juvenile and five men shocked India and highlighting a culture of abuse and harassment against women in the country. The 17-year-old convict, now 20, was released on Monday.
A village council in northern India told Meenakshi Kumari, 23, and her 15-year-old sister that they would be raped and paraded naked in front of their neighbors because of their brother's elopement.