Will having more women in high-level positions eliminate all gender violence? No. But there's a link between seeing women in power -- and empowered -- and seeing them as equals.
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Why are we still arguing over the definition of genocide and femicide and spending fortunes counting the numbers of raped women rather than stopping the atrocities?
In 2007, American filmmaker Michealene C. Risley found herself sitting in a car outside activist Betty Makoni's Zimbabwe home. The driver whispered fr...
When it comes to protecting women from violence, experts are realizing that economic self-sufficiency offers a method of prevention.
Without enough women, some Indian girls from poor areas are being sold as wives to higher caste men. Often these girls service more than one male and are kept essentially as sex slaves.
The International Violence Against Women Act was introduced in the last Congress, with bipartisan support. Following today's hearing, we expect it to be introduced again. This time, it must not languish.
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