by Ian Millhiser Posted on August 29, 2014 Updated: August 29, 2014
On Tuesday, a federal trial court in Massachusetts held that it is "plainly unconstitutional to require a female inmate to expose herself, particularly to the extreme degree required during a strip search, in the presence of a male officer."
by Carimah Townes Posted on August 11, 2014
If you're a woman and want to be a teacher in Sao Paulo, Brazil, you have to submit to an invasive examination.
by Holly Dranginis Posted on August 8, 2014
In Congo’s peace process, women’s empowerment is no substitute for inclusion.
by Tara Culp-Ressler, Abigail Bessler, Shannon Greenwood Posted on June 30, 2014 Updated: June 30, 2014
The most creative ways that protesters made their position known before the highly anticipated court ruling.
by Will Freeman Posted on June 26, 2014
Women are calling for Morocco's Prime Minister to resign after he told them to stay at home and compared them to "lanterns."
by Abigail Bessler & Shannon Greenwood Posted on June 24, 2014 Updated: June 25, 2014
300,000 children may become victims of sex trafficking each year, and the average age of entry into child prostitution is 13 to 14 years old.
by Abigail Bessler Posted on June 20, 2014 Updated: June 20, 2014
Jorge Velásquez refuses to allow his daughter's death to become "another murder statistic."
by Abigail Bessler Posted on June 19, 2014 Updated: June 20, 2014
Shiomura continued her speech, despite being reduced to tears.
by Tara Culp-Ressler Posted on June 12, 2014
After the paper published several misguided articles about rape, some activists are demanding change.
by Tara Culp-Ressler Posted on June 11, 2014
Karlesha Thurman is defending her right to feed her child while in her cap and gown.