The vice president, who has long been an outspoken advocate against sexual violence, addressed a "broken" culture that allows rape and rapists to continue while silencing survivors.
Despite Ohio's extensive initiative to test thousands of previously untested, backlogged rape kits, one Ohio Supreme Court case could affect the ways in which future rape cases are prosecuted.
Rape is the "ultimate violation," Vice President Joe Biden said, adding that victim-blaming has also contributed to the backlog of thousands of untested kits: "So much of our culture is 'he said she said."
America’s massive backlog of DNA evidence collected after rapes is finally being analyzed and run through a national database. But what happens when survivors are told their rapist has been found — sometimes decades after the attack?
Sarah Ratchford's latest round-up of the previous week's highlights and lowlights in the world of gender politics.