Violence Against Women

Joe Biden Remembers His Son In His New Memoir

This week, former Vice-President Joe Biden spoke with NPR's Michel Martin, promoting his new book that reflects on his late son Beau's battle with brain cancer. During the interview, Biden also told NPR he has "no plans" to run in the 2020 presidential election.<p>Although Martin and Biden's …

News (U.S.)

Survey on Violence against Women

To mark World day for the Elimination of violence against women (25 November), the IFJ has compiled two surveys to monitor the state of violence …

Gender

Migration and border policy links: Inside Manus, Gulf state workers, violence against women and more

<b>Popular</b> 28 Oct 2016 14:00<p>Clinton is said to have been impressed, in the time that Gillard was Australian Prime Minister, with her toughness on policy …

Joe Biden’s Likely Presidential Bid Raises Women’s Rights Questions

According to reports that former Vice President Joe Biden is making no attempt whatsoever to deny, the internet’s favorite uncle is moving closer and …

Joe Biden

Drake Stopped His Concert to Call Out a Guy Groping Women at His Show

There's no fake love between Drake and his fans. At a recent show at a nightclub in Sydney, Australia (where he's currently on tour), the rapper halted his set to come to the defense of a female fan he spotted being inappropriately touched by a male concertgoer.<p>After witnessing the misconduct from …

Drake

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A young woman was running near the Harvard University campus when a man suddenly approached and pushed her onto the ground. Immediately, she grabbed …

Boston

Oireachtas Women's Caucus to hold first working meeting today

The Oireachtas Women's Caucus is to hold its first working meeting today.<p>The cross party group will focus on women's issues and increasing female …

News (Ireland)

Casting Set for Sovereignty at Arena Stage

Mary Kathryn Nagle's new play <i>Sovereignty</i> will have its world premiere at Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater. Directed by Molly …

Cherokee Nation

Vaudreuil-Soulanges MP raising awareness about violence against women

Peter Schiefke, MP for Vaudreuil-Soulanges, will be marking the International day for the Elimination of Violence against Women on Nov. 25 by helping …

Canadian News

Joe Biden Calls for Harvey Weinstein to "Spend Some Time in Jail"

"We're on the cusp of fundamentally changing the culture," said the former vp at the Glamour Women of the Year summit.<p>While being interviewed by …

Harvey Weinstein

France sees sharp rise in reports of sexual misconduct

Police see 30% increase in year-on-year figures for October in wake of series of high-profile allegations against famous figures<p>Reports of rape, sexual assault and harassment have leapt by almost a third in France following the international scandal surrounding the allegations against Hollywood …

Gender

Two N.L. men create movement to stop violence against women in province

Over the past month social media has been flooded with the #MeToo campaign. Every day it seems there is another man being accused of sexual …

Canadian News

If You’ve Said This Recently to Your Daughter, You May Be Perpetuating a Cycle of Violence Against Women

Sexual assault has arguably become the hot-button issue of the fall. Harvey Weinstein's fall and the #MeToo social media movement have awakened many …

Gender

Joe Biden To Men Of His Generation Claiming Sexual Harassment Was 'Acceptable': 'Give Me A Break'

Joe Biden made an unplanned appearance at the <i>Glamour</i> Women of the Year Live Summit in Brooklyn on Monday morning. With his wife, Jill Biden, the former vice president of the United States was interviewed by the magazine’s editor in chief, Cindi Lieve, during which she asked him about sexual …

Women's News

White Men and Republicans Don't Think Domestic Violence Is All That Important

What will it take for white conservative men to start caring about violence against women? Sutherland Springs, Las Vegas, Sandy Hook, Orlando...what …

Liberal View

USC Annenberg to offer course based on the TV documentary series Woman

The USC Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism will launch a new course developed from the Viceland TV series <i>Woman with Gloria Steinem</i>. …

Gloria Steinem

Reddit bans Incel, a community that advocated for rape and violence against women, from its site

• <b>Reddit has banned misogynistic forum Incel in an effort to crack down on content promoting violence on the site.</b>• <b><br>Incel has long been a problematic forum on the site, with members glorifying rape and violence against women.</b><p>On Tuesday, Reddit banned rap- advocacy group Incel from its site as a part of …

Feminism

Australia and Indonesia must work together to combat domestic violence

In Bali on 5 September this year, a husband violently hacked off his wife’s feet with a machete. The victim, Ni Putu Kariani, survived the horrific …

Indonesia

Reddit Bans ‘Incel’ Group for Inciting Violence Against Women

Reddit has banned the online community of “incels,” or men who blame women for their involuntary celibacy and sometimes advocate rape, as part of a new crackdown on forums that glorify and incite violence.<p>On Tuesday, the incel subreddit disappeared from the internet forum and was replaced with a …

News (U.S.)

Switch On Your 'Out Of Office' Tomorrow To Show Women Are Working For Free For The Rest Of The Year

Tomorrow's Equal Pay Day is a test of whether the old political parties have been paying attention.<p>After weeks of sexual harassment allegations, it …

Gender

Don't let egregious sexual assault cases derail us from examining everyday abuse

I am not as abusive as Harvey Weinstein, nor as narcissistic as Bill O'Reilly. I'm more respectful to women than Donald Trump, and not as sleazy as …

Feminism

The men behind the US's deadliest mass shootings have something in common -- and it's not mental illness

• <b>Nine out of the 10 deadliest mass-shooting perpetrators</b> <b>have a history of threatening, committing, or verbalizing domestic violence.</b>• <b><br>Perpetrators of</b> …

Gun Control

Stop Telling Women We Need to Be Saved From Our Sexuality

I fell in love with my high school boyfriend Andy at a youth group party. He was funny and smart and weird and handsome and he had his own car, a red …

Feminism

Meet the ‘Intactivists’ Claiming Circumcision Violates Human Rights

Intactivists blame rape culture on circumcision, in a bizarre interview with Fatherly.<p>By<p>Nov 07 2017, 2:19 PM<p>Updated Nov 07 2017, 2:19 …

Female Genital Mutilation

Rate of sexual violence against women has risen dramatically since 2012, ABS says

Bureau of Statistics finds one in five women have experienced sexual violence but overall rate of violence is dropping<p>The proportion of women suffering sexual violence in Australia has increased noticeably since 2012, despite the rate of violence declining overall.<p>The Bureau of Statistics has …

Gender

Farooqi and Elghawaby: Nothing honourable about violence against women

Survivors of gender-based violence need to be believed and supported. They also need society to describe the harm they experience with appropriate …

Canadian News

Don’t write off violence against women as a mental health issue

On Sunday morning, Devin Patrick Kelley opened fire into a Sutherland Springs, Texas, Baptist church, killing 26 people. President Donald Trump, who …

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Why do women who experience sexual assault rarely speak up about it? "Because they fear they won't be believed," says Inés Hercovich. "Because when a …

Unrolled Twitter story from @cmclymer

Thread Reader is happy to present<br>an unrolled Twitter story with 59 tweets<p>Embed this page on your website<p>×<p>Close<p>1/ I have some things to say about the …

Women's Soccer

Op-Ed: Reducing physical punishment in the home is key to reducing violence

On 19 October 2017 the Southern Gauteng High Court ruled that the common law defence of “moderate and reasonable chastisement” is unconstitutional. …