gender violence

Art

This Artist Turned the Scars of Abused Women into Haunting Sculptures

For his new series “Detrás de las paredes,” Argentinean artist Marcelo Toledo interviewed survivors of gender violence, transforming their wounds into works of art with a call to action.
Pedro Camacho
3.7.18
Broadly

The Growing Movement of Men Who Secretly Remove Condoms During Sex

A 2017 study takes an in-depth look at the practice of removing a condom during sex without a partner's knowledge or consent, also known as "stealthing."
Kimberly Lawson
4.24.17
News

When Raped and Murdered Young Women Are Turned into Listicles

In Argentina, where the rate of gender-based murder is already high, femicides are on the rise. Advocates say sensational media coverage is feeding the attitudes that lead to the crime.
Meaghan Beatley
1.17.17
argentina

You Can Now Get Fined for Street Harassment in Argentina

In a unanimous vote, the city of Buenos Aires has enacted a law making public sexual harassment illegal in hopes of diminishing gender-based violence.
Anna-Cat Brigida
12.7.16
VICE News Tonight on HBO

Women across Argentina wore black to protest sexual violence

VICE News
10.26.16
gender violence

Women Strike in Argentina After the Brutal Rape and Murder of a 16-Year-Old Girl

Argentina has seen 226 femicides in 2016, with 19 in just October alone. Following the news of Lucia Perez's murder, women gather to protest the ongoing violence against women in the country.
Kimberly Lawson
10.19.16
COLOMBIA

A New Law in Colombia Promises to Tackle the Country’s High Level of Acid Attacks

The South American country suffers from an unusually high number of such attacks, with about 100 reported every year.
Joe Parkin Daniels
1.19.16
Sports

Does Mixed-Gender Wrestling Promote Equality or Violence Against Women?

Australian wrestling companies are shutting down bouts between men and women due to a growing number of complaints.
Rowan Forster
11.18.15
americas

Governor Requests ‘Gender Alert’ in Mexican State Suffering Wave of Women Killings

Gov. Eruviel Avila's request for special protocols in the cases of women killings was met with muted approval from advocates. The issue is the subject of a recent VICE News documentary.
Daniel Hernandez
7.10.15
americas

Despite International Pressure, Paraguay Denies Abortion for 10-Year-Old Girl

Amnesty International has called Paraguay's decision "equivalent to torture," yet authorities insist the child, who was raped by her stepfather, is fit to give birth.
Gabriela Gorbea
6.15.15
Internet

Interview with a Troll Whisperer

An interview with troll researcher Whitney Phillips about her book 'Why We Can’t Have Nice Things.'
Fruzsina Eordogh
5.19.15
politics

India's Government Doesn't Seem to Care That Husbands Can Legally Rape Their Wives

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.
Mansi Choksi
5.4.15
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