Imagine if the burden to combat sexual assault didn’t have to fall on any of these brave women — from celebrities to interns — pleading with the public to listen to stories they never wanted to have to recall.
The root of the sexual assault crisis plaguing the military lies in militarism itself.
In the void left by the government’s utter lack of action, citizens are stepping forward to protect women at demonstrations.
As outrage over the abuse of women rocks India, women’s rights advocates mark a historic victory in the Philippines.
Rape may have reached its tipping point in India with the brutality of a recent incident.
A local woman’s struggle with immigration enforcement highlights the need for a closer look at how tough laws affects migrant women.
Ecumenical Advocacy Days is a movement of the ecumenical Christian community working to strengthen Christian voices and to mobilize for advocacy on a wide variety of U.S. domestic and international policy issues. This particular workshop, featuring IPS’ Emira Woods is one of several in the Africa Track of the Ecumenical Advocacy Days, taking place from March 25 to 28.
When George W. Bush left the White House, the rest of the world breathed a sigh of relief.
Pending legislation would place efforts to prevent and respond to violence against women at the center of the U.S. foreign policy and international aid agenda.
The Nigerian government needs to show commitment to the Protocol on the Rights of Women in Africa by passing relevant laws and allocating funds to women’s rights.
The fight against Arizona’s new immigration law is heating up.
For centuries, Indigenous communities have suffered from the violence of displacement, colonialization, and forced assimilation. Today, Indigenous women are leading the struggle for autonomy and self-determination.