In Virginia, a person accused of marital rape can be ordered to just go to therapy—and avoid imprisonment entirely.
Check out a hard-hitting series that attacks marital rape, domestic abuse and dowry in a country that regards the institution of marriage as the ultimate sacred bond.
When a member of the Rajasthan Commission for Women met with the victim of a brutal gang-rape, she took a photo—inciting mass outrage.
Laura X led the campaign to outlaw marital rape across the USA in the 1970s and 1980s. We talk to the 75-year-old about the state of women's rights, how young women today can be political activists, and "Miss Congeniality 2."
The girl is in critical condition with burns on 95 percent of her body after she was raped, beaten, and set alight on the rooftop terrace of her family’s home.
Despite the strides recently made around sexual assault in India, for women, their wedding day is the day they permanently sign over their ability to consent.
Indian officials have rejected the urging of the UN and human rights activists that they amend the country's penal code to make sexual assault within marriage a criminal offense.