violence against women


The NRA is fighting the Violence Against Women Act over the “boyfriend loophole”

And it's testing the powerful gun lobby's control over the GOP.
Matt Laslo
violence against women

Half of Canadians killed by domestic violence belong to vulnerable groups

Racism and remoteness are barriers to getting help, new report says
Hilary Beaumont
true crime

Why Brutal Domestic Violence Is Dismissed as 'Role Play'

Disgraced ex-NY attorney general Eric Schneiderman masqueraded as feminist and suggested he just liked weird sex. Neither was the truth.
Sonja Sharp

This State Made It Easier for Judges to Keep Domestic Abusers Off the Street

A seemingly obscure rule change in Arizona last week could help reshape how "lethality assessments" are used across America.
Sonja Sharp

The Enduring Story of a Woman Who Confronted Her Abuser on Camera

On International Women’s Day, Attiya Khan’s groundbreaking documentary ‘A Better Man’ will be screening across the country.
Sarah Berman
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Watch Drake Tell a Shitty Fan to Stop Groping Women

"If you don't stop touching girls, I'm gonna come out there and fuck you up.”
Mack Lamoureux

New Manitoba NDP leader continues to deny past assault allegations

Speaking with VICE News, Manitoba NDP leader says his past behavior was due to addiction and trauma. Anti-domestic violence activists don’t buy it.
Sarah Krichel
Bruno Fernandes de Souza

Brazilian Goalkeeper Who Had His Girlfriend Killed and Fed to Dogs: "Mistakes Happen"

There are mistakes, and then there is what Bruno Fernandes de Souza did to his then girlfriend.
Sean Newell

​Kellie Leitch Wants to Legalize Mace So Women Can Defend Themselves

Critics say the pledge is both victim-blaming and fear-based.
Jake Kivanc
violence against women

The women's rights movement in Argentina that is driving new policies to stop ‘machista’ violence

Taylor Dolven
Life Inside

What Happens When a Former Domestic-Abuse Prosecutor Realizes Her Relative is Being Abused?

In order to process what had happened to my family member, I began to view her reality differently—not as a relative, but as a case.
Deanna Paul

Two USC Players Suspended for First Game Amid Rape Investigation

Osa Masina and Don Hill are being investigated for rape in Los Angeles and Utah. Masina is alleged to have snapchatted images of the rape to woman's ex.
Sean Newell