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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

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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

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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

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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.