Misrata dawn

Helen Wing gives voice to the horrors perpetrated on young women and men in the 2011 Libyan uprising.

The Function of Adrenalin in Boys’ Rites of Passage

The young generation can be a threat to the status quo, or an energy source that needs direction, depending on how we meet the challenge.

Fauja Singh the “Turbaned Tornado” Runs Mini-Marathon for Women’s Rights

Fauja Singh said, “I am pained to listen that my daughters, granddaughters and great-granddaughters are no longer safe.”

VAWA Dies in the House of Representatives

While everyone was so focused on the fiscal cliff, the Violence Against Women Act was allowed to die silently alone in a corner.

Rape Culture: What It Is and How It Works

Rape culture is the trivialization of rape, and it permeates our society to an alarming extent.

Reporting, Rape Culture, and Race: In the Media, Men Are Slaves to Their Own Sexuality

The report of an 11-year-old gang-rape victim churns up issues of men’s portrayal in the media.