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Protecting The Girl Child: Indian Supreme Court Rules Sex With A Child Bride Is Rape

Protecting The Girl Child: Indian Supreme Court Rules Sex With A Child Bride Is Rape

This year, India marked International Day of the Girl Child with a very significant Supreme Court ruling – sex with a child bride will now be considered rape. This is a […]

October 19, 2017 ×
Woman Embarking On A 2000 Mile Trek Across India To Protest Against Rape & Misogyny

Woman Embarking On A 2000 Mile Trek Across India To Protest Against Rape & Misogyny

If there was ever a good reason to abolish the saying “don’t quit your day job”, Srishti Bakshi would be the embodiment of it. This badass woman is a former […]

October 5, 2017 ×
New Study – Harsher Sentencing For Rape Shows Countries Less Likely To Descend Into War

New Study – Harsher Sentencing For Rape Shows Countries Less Likely To Descend Into War

Whenever governments, politicians, activists or NGOs talk about the need for gender equality, it’s important to recognize the implications of focusing on this issue are far-reaching, especially when it comes […]

September 29, 2017 ×
Bahrain Leading The Middle East With A Pioneer Domestic Violence Crisis Intervention Program

Bahrain Leading The Middle East With A Pioneer Domestic Violence Crisis Intervention Program

It’s shocking to think that in parts of the world today, laws criminalizing domestic and sexual violence still may not exist. Or in other cases, they are being rolled back […]

July 31, 2017 ×
“My Life As A 20-Something Year-Old Model” – An Excerpt From Nikki DuBose’s New Memoir

“My Life As A 20-Something Year-Old Model” – An Excerpt From Nikki DuBose’s New Memoir

By Nikki DuBose [An excerpt from ‘Washed Away: From Darkness to Light’, chapter 7 “My life as a 20-something year-old model”] At some point, my eyes opened. Hands; I felt […]

December 22, 2016 ×
This YA Author Tackles Serious Issues Using Wit, Humor, And Kickass Fictional Heroines

This YA Author Tackles Serious Issues Using Wit, Humor, And Kickass Fictional Heroines

By Kelly Oliver A couple of years ago, I was pitching my first novel, WOLF (KAOS press June 2016), in New York City, and when I told a group of […]

October 5, 2016 ×
Fmr Kidnap & Abuse Victim Elizabeth Smart On A Mission To Dismantle Harmful Purity Culture

Fmr Kidnap & Abuse Victim Elizabeth Smart On A Mission To Dismantle Harmful Purity Culture

On the surface, the idea of “waiting until marriage” or choosing to wait for the partner you are going to spend the rest of your life with sounds noble. And […]

September 23, 2016 ×
“It Happened” Photo Series Shows How The Justice System Protects Perpetrators, Fails Victims

“It Happened” Photo Series Shows How The Justice System Protects Perpetrators, Fails Victims

In August we published a series of images from photographer and college student Yana Mazurkevich, who in collaboration with media platform Current Solutions found a creative yet powerful way to […]

September 16, 2016 ×
Award-Winning Artist Releases “Four Wise Men” – A Poem Giving Voice To The Victims Of Rape

Award-Winning Artist Releases “Four Wise Men” – A Poem Giving Voice To The Victims Of Rape

Dipti Kulkarni is a New Jersey resident is a Software Engineer by profession and an Artist by passion. We have featured her compelling work on our site before, where she […]

August 31, 2016 ×
Following Qandeel Baloch’s Murder, Pakistan Unanimously Passes “Honor Killings” Bill

Following Qandeel Baloch’s Murder, Pakistan Unanimously Passes “Honor Killings” Bill

Last month the world was shocked to hear of the horrific murder of Pakistani social media personality and singer Qandeel Baloch, an outspoken feminist who was a voice for many […]

August 15, 2016 ×
Photographer’s ‘Dear Brock Turner’ Series Exposes The Cultural Failure Around Victims Of Rape

Photographer’s ‘Dear Brock Turner’ Series Exposes The Cultural Failure Around Victims Of Rape

An incident which exposed the deeper underbelly of rape culture in America today, was the recent Brock Turner rape case. Various media outlets referred to it as the case of […]

August 2, 2016 ×
How I learned To Stop Blaming Myself For Being Drugged And Sexually Assaulted

How I learned To Stop Blaming Myself For Being Drugged And Sexually Assaulted

By Annabelle Ramos It’s difficult for a woman to admit to herself, let alone to anyone else, that she has been sexually violated. At least, it was for me. Initial […]

July 19, 2016 ×
She Overcame Child Marriage, Abuse & Rape To Become Bollywood’s Most Successful Stuntwoman

She Overcame Child Marriage, Abuse & Rape To Become Bollywood’s Most Successful Stuntwoman

If you are an avid Bollywood fan, you will most likely have seen Geeta Tandon on screen without knowing it is actually her. As one of the industry’s most successful […]

June 24, 2016 ×
All New Cell Phones In India Will Have A Panic Button To Protect Women & Prevent Assault

All New Cell Phones In India Will Have A Panic Button To Protect Women & Prevent Assault

The Indian government are stepping up their focus on preventing gender violence and curbing the high rates of rape and sexual assault in the country. India’s Ministry of Communications and […]

May 9, 2016 ×
Thousands Of Germans Take Part In ‘Reclaim Feminism’ Protest To Stand Against Rape & Sexual Assault

Thousands Of Germans Take Part In ‘Reclaim Feminism’ Protest To Stand Against Rape & Sexual Assault

During New Years Eve celebrations, a number of German cities, including Cologne which reported the highest number of attacks, became the center of international headlines after it was reported hundreds […]

April 12, 2016 ×