Violence Against Women

The Economic Costs of Domestic Violence

The gender pay gap doesn’t just reflect men’s dominance in the workplace, it parallels a hidden oppression in the home. As the Trump administration …

Liberal View

Tunisia Leads The Muslim World On Women's Rights

'They said that we're not Muslim,' said Malek Kadri, a young engineer living in Tunis.<p>She's talking about the government's proposition to allow women to receive equal inheritance under the law as men. According to Islamic Juriprudence, women should only be able to receive half the inheritance of …

Islam

Top Dems Slam Trump for Promoting Violence Against Women

Few are laughing at President Trump's latest Twitter disgrace, where he retweeted a GIF this weekend showing him hitting a golf ball at Hillary …

Donald Trump

The Internet Claims Trump Tweet Is "Promoting Violence Against Women"

It has to do with Hillary Clinton.<p>On September 16, President Donald Trump retweeted a post on Twitter that was edited to show him swinging at a golf ball that hit Hillary Clinton in the back of the head. On Monday, <i>MSNBC</i> commentators discussed Trump's retweet during an on-air segment, in which host …

Donald Trump

The battle for topless waitresses is old-fashioned sexism and exploitation

A Perth bar owner wants to employ topless waitresses, but just because there's a market doesn't mean we should exploit it, writes Caitlin Roper.

Australian News

Italy urges more patrols, punishment after spate of rapes

Italian officials called Tuesday for increased police patrols, video surveillance and tougher laws to punish perpetrators after a spate of rapes …

Canadian News

Rome to increase security after German woman is bound and raped in park

An unknown attacker gagged and bound the hands of the 57-year-old in the Villa Borghese park north of the centre, according to police sources cited …

Rome

Trump Retweeted A GIF Of Him Hitting Hillary Clinton With Golf Ball And Internet's In Disbelief

Did this Trump ReTweet showing violence against Hillary Clinton go too far?<p>Donald Trump is no stranger to Twitter tirades. The President took to …

Elections

Former VPD media cop now a deputy chief

The retirement of Vancouver police deputy chief Warren Lemcke has led to some shuffling of the senior ranks at the department, with former longtime …

Policing

Retweet doesn't equal endorsement unless you're the President of the United States

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> A retweet may not always equal an endorsement, but when you're a public officeholder, it certainly can carry a lot of weight.<p>That's what made President Donald Trump's retweet of a GIF Sunday morning that showed him swinging a golf club and appearing to hit Hillary Clinton with a …

Donald Trump

Trump’s Hillary Clinton tweet: Does it violate Twitter’s rules on violence?

Sunday morning: Church bells and bird calls. Coupon-stuffed newspapers. “Meet the Press.” And, in America in 2017, a tidal wave of bizarre Internet activity courtesy of the leader of the free world.<p>True to form, President Trump jump-started his week Sunday with a string of 140-character …

News (U.S.)

Donald Trump wipes out Hillary Clinton with golf ball in viral video tweeted by US president HIMSELF

Donald Trump has retweeted a mocked up video of Hillary Clinton being hit in the back with a golf ball.<p>The short video starts with the US president …

Donald Trump

Trump golf ball tweet should earn unanimous rebuke from congressional women

Every women in Congress should refuse to work with President Donald Trump until he apologizes for retweeting a gif that shows him hitting Hillary Clinton in the back with a golf ball.<p>Enough. Beyond enough.<p>Violence against women is a global epidemic. It’s never funny.<p>Violence against a two-term …

Women's News

Hundreds protest violence against women in Israeli Arab village after murder

Hundreds of people marched in protest of violence against women in the Israeli Arab village of Majd al-Krum in Israel's Galilee region on …

George Osborne's comments about wanting Theresa May 'chopped up' condemned

George Osborne's reported comments about Theresa May have not helped efforts to deal with Britain's problem with violence against women, according to …

Brexit

Hollywood Hypocrites! Tinseltown Is Racist and Sexist, But Wants Us to Obey

This Fall TV season is starting to arrive and the Emmys are just around the corner. Likely both will provide the media with new opportunities to …

Conservative View

Mbalula’s Six-Point Plan: Much talk but little action as cops on the ground clueless about it

Minister of Police Fikile Mbalula’s promised six-point plan in itself is not exactly groundbreaking and should already be what victims of …

South Africa

The Link Between Violence and Female Incarceration - Truthdig: Expert Reporting, Current News, Provocative Columnists

When Susan Burton and I walked up the concrete steps of the neat stucco bungalow on a sunny, palm tree-lined street in Los Angeles’ Watts …

Justice

In India’s ‘rape capital,’ designers change how people picture assault

One of the alternative images developed by designers to depict assault in India. Courtesy of Breakthrough India.<p><b>On a balmy Sunday</b> in April, a few …

Columbia University

A woman interviewed 100 convicted rapists in India. This is what she learned

NEW DELHI—In India, many consider them “monsters.”<p>Madhumita Pandey was only 22 when she first went to Tihar Jail in New Delhi to meet and interview …

Canadian News

The abuse victims not on our radar and here's why

If I told you that right now, while you read this article, 200,000 Australian women were being abused, bullied or kept in social isolation you'd be …

The grooming of girls in Newcastle is not an issue of race – it’s about misogyny

I am appalled by the men jailed as a result of Operation Sanctuary, but turning this into a matter of race and religion is an insult to the survivors<p>What’s worse, rape or racism? I found myself posing that question after the Operation Sanctuary investigation was finally made public, revealing …

Opinion

Threats to core domestic violence services

Some time ago I was driven in a small car through inner-city Sydney by Karen Willis, who was then head of the New South Wales Rape Crisis Centre. We …

Domestic Violence

Leaked DOJ Memo Recommends Making Rape Victims' Sexual History Fair Play in Campus Hearings

At an event at George Mason University, Department of Education Secretary Betsy DeVos officially announced the beginning of rollbacks in protections …

Title IX

A Black Football Fanatic Explains Why Now Is the Time For Him to Kick His NFL Habit

As a sports fan, I get most excited toward the end of each summer, when football season comes back around. I love the endless chatter on sports radio …

Colin Kaepernick

Shyni Rajkumar- women on a mission to stop women violence

Meet Shyni Rajkumar – The girl who dreams on two wheels and is on a mission to stop women violence<p>Meet Shyni Rajkumar – The girl who dreams on …

Royal Enfield

Pope Francis addresses violence against women on Colombia visit

<b>Pope Francis has condemned "verbal and physical violence towards women" and called for "respect" while addressing large crowds on a visit to Colombia.</b><p>The Argentine pontiff, the first Pope to visit the country in over three decades, said that the Bible celebrates women who are strong and influential.<p>…

News

Ottawa seeks to boost media diversity in B.C.

A project to increase diversity in Vancouver’s news media is among seven gender-equality programs in British Columbia that have received a total of …

Canadian News

Contemporary Turkish photographers depict Turkey's unrest and upheavals

From the construction boom to violence against women, refugees to the Gezi protests: a Berlin exhibition of modern Turkish photography captures the …

World News

Citing Obama-Era Failures, DeVos Signals a New Approach to Sexual Assault

Chronicle photo by Julia Schmalz<p>Betsy DeVos, the education secretary: "Survivors, victims of a lack of due process, and campus administrators have …

Education