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Politics

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 […]

Politics

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 […]

Entertainment

Punk Band ‘War On Women’ Tackles Harassment, Rape & Sexism In Their In-Your-Face Lyrics

Punk Band ‘War On Women’ Tackles Harassment, Rape & Sexism In Their In-Your-Face Lyrics

With a name like War On Women, there should be no doubt in anyone’s mind what this band stands for. Fronted by singer Shawna Potter, the band is based out […]

Boys We Like, Working Women

Meet The Male University Lecturer Teaching Sexual Assault Prevention To College Students

Meet The Male University Lecturer Teaching Sexual Assault Prevention To College Students

As we look ahead to 2016 and prepare ourselves for change and a new year, there is one issue that will definitely not disappear overnight  – sexual assault. More specifically, […]

Causes

Viral Video ‘Dear Daddy’ Urges Men To Take A Stand Against Sexual Violence Toward Women

Viral Video ‘Dear Daddy’ Urges Men To Take A Stand Against Sexual Violence Toward Women

There’s a powerful viral video circulating on the internet that is getting a lot of people talking about an important subject: sexual violence. The video we’re talking about is ‘Dear […]

Causes

Tea Cups & Buzzfeed & Bears, Oh My! The Sexual Assault PSAs You NEED To Watch

Tea Cups & Buzzfeed & Bears, Oh My! The Sexual Assault PSAs You NEED To Watch

Here in the US there is a huge movement to prevent rape and sexual assault, especially in light of data concerning the number of assaults that happen across colleges campuses […]

Politics

Female New Zealand Parliamentarians Stage A Walk-Out Over Comments About Rape

Female New Zealand Parliamentarians Stage A Walk-Out Over Comments About Rape

This is an important story which needs to be shared more in the media. This is an example of what it looks like when politicians with a conscience stand up […]

Interviews

‘India’s Daughter’ Docu Is A Wake Up Call To Our Generation About Gender Violence & Rape

‘India’s Daughter’ Docu Is A Wake Up Call To Our Generation About Gender Violence & Rape

Every now and then a documentary comes along that changes the world and gives us insight into a seemingly forgotten, hidden or unknown topic. There are many that have been […]

Interviews

Wearable Tech Device Athena Designed To Combat Sexual Assault On College Campuses

Wearable Tech Device Athena Designed To Combat Sexual Assault On College Campuses

When statistics show that one in four women on college campuses across the United States will be the victims of sexual assault or rape, taking action is not a question, […]

Boys We Like

High School Footballer Urges Male Athletes To Join The Fight Against Sexual Violence

High School Footballer Urges Male Athletes To Join The Fight Against Sexual Violence

Now this is the kind of news relating to football players we like to read about! Three cheers for Ohio high school linebacker Jerome Baker for speaking out against sexual […]

Causes

The ‘It’s On Us’ Campaign Just Released A Powerful Video About Consent

The ‘It’s On Us’ Campaign Just Released A Powerful Video About Consent

We’ve entered a new school year here in the US and with that comes all the excitement, hopes, dreams and anticipation of what the future holds. But sadly, a new […]

Girl on a Mission

Instead Of Silence, This Sexual Assault Survivor Created ‘Profiles Of Hope’ To Give Other Victims A Voice

Instead Of Silence, This Sexual Assault Survivor Created ‘Profiles Of Hope’ To Give Other Victims A Voice

Sexual assault, sexual violence, rape, and other associated crimes have become a huge problem in certain sections of society, not necessarily because of the amount of acts committed, but because […]

Entertainment

Powerful New Documentary ‘Unslut’ Combats Slut-Shaming Through Personal Stories

Powerful New Documentary ‘Unslut’ Combats Slut-Shaming Through Personal Stories

By now most of us are familiar with slut-shaming, victim blaming and how there is undue burden on women when it comes to rape and sexual assault. There is a […]

Politics

The Women Fighting ISIS On The Front Lines Defend Their Family, Land & Freedom

The Women Fighting ISIS On The Front Lines Defend Their Family, Land & Freedom

As the battle against ISIS continues, we are increasingly learning more and more horrific details on the way they are treating various groups of people. There are many news stories […]

Politics

Men Are Banned From This Kenyan Village To Protect Women From Sexual Violence

Men Are Banned From This Kenyan Village To Protect Women From Sexual Violence

Now this is a story worth telling! There is a village in Northern Kenya called Umoja, located in the grasslands and Samburu, which is unlike any other village in the […]