There is an increasing number of women caught between violence in the home and the violence of being moneyless, powerless, and alone in the world.
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We think we've come a long way, baby. Not! Today's teens have shown that we're still living out patriarchal myths dating back at least five thousand y...
This incident provides us with an opportunity to engage in a broader discussion about violence against women.
Now is not the time for young people inspired during the election cycle to fall into complacency. Instead, their energy should be channeled into the fight to end domestic violence.
Advocates are railing against Brown after Rihanna has returned to him, while cautiously chiding the victim for her failure to take the needed steps, both for women at large, and to preserve her own well-being.
At the risk of blaming the victim, I have to voice a bit of collective anger about Rihanna's decision to go back to Chris Brown.
My mother is a wiry-thin black woman who - soaking weight, with rollers in her hair and wearing a pair of roller skates - only weighs about 110 pound...
Many organizations work with women and children and hold them in shelters as victims of abuse, but not many are working directly with those men who may be still causing suffering to others.
What is a hapless pop star supposed to do with his Saturday nights once his dating privileges have been suspended? I'd suggest sitting quietly and meditating on the wrongness of his actions.
I physically cringed when one of the members of Quest Crew (whom I adore) -- in reference to Chris Brown's MJ-esque footwork -- said, quite innocently, "No one does it like Chris Brown."
That's what the battered ex-wife of Ike would no doubt tell the young star today.
Will Republican Governor Charlie Crist act quickly to solve the dangerous situation that GOP hearthrob Coulter and the state of Florida seem to have put abused women in?
These high rates of violence against women should serve as a wake-up call that more must be done to address the problem of sexual violence in the US.
Reporting from Washington -- Thousands convicted of a misdemeanor for threatening or assaulting a spouse or girlfriend could once again own guns becau...
In this breakout first novel, Joanne Rendell creates powerful characters struggling to define their roles as women and an engaging plot that keeps you glued until the end.
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