Arizona State University Thinks Expulsion is “Too Severe” a Punishment for Rape

Arizona State University is pushing back on a Title IX commission recommendation that a student who raped another student be expelled, calling the punishment “too severe.” Students, however, are calling on them to stand by it.

What We Can Learn From Women’s Historic Election Wins

We should seize the opportunity to learn from trailblazing new leaders and think big about what women who are now considering running for office might gain from their examples.

Exploited and Endangered: Female Factory Workers in Vietnam Open Up About Their Work Conditions

45 women in Vietnam divulged the harsh and inhumane factory conditions they face at Samsung plants in a landmark report.

What About the Sexual Harasser in the White House?

There’s now  long and growing list of well-known men who’ve recently seen their careers shortened or ended after accusations of sexual misconduct. And then there’s Donald Trump.

This Is How We Stop the #MeToo Backlash

While we are seeing some accused men resigning or being fired as of late, in other arenas we are seeing them double-down. We must fight the backlash.

Women Will Keep Speaking Out—And The World Must Keep Listening

Women have spoken when no one is listening and women have spoken when the whole world is listening. 

Elizabeth May Wants More Women in Parliament

Elizabeth May—the leader of the federal Green Party and sole Green Member of Parliament (MP)—wants more female company.

Convicted Rapist Brock Turner Wants A New Trial and Lesser Charges

The former Stanford University student who faced an “unusually light” six-month jail sentence following his conviction for three felony counts of sexual assault is appealing the decision and asking for a new trial.

Harvesting Hope for Women Farmworkers

Over 60 percent of female farmworkers in a 2010 study said they had experienced some form of sexual harassment. A 2012 report of 52 female farmworkers found that almost all of them had experienced sexual violence. One group is fighting back—and they need support.

We Can’t Achieve Peace and Security Until We End Domestic Violence

Domestic violence is a very present danger to women in times of conflict. That must be reflected in our policies and strategies to achieve peace.

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