Americans think that violence in the country is getting worse. The national
spotlight has also turned to two specific forms of violence: rape and
police killings (both of police and by police).
How does the increased attention--and increased belief in frequency--stack
up against the facts?
October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month, and we need to discuss some numbers. From September 11, 2001, to June 6, 2012, more American women were killed by intimate partners than all of the victims of 9/11 plus all of t...
Police say they are investigating the possible rape of a 16-year-old girl by at least 30 men — and an online video. Activists are calling attention to violence against women in the country.
Dressed in black, Argentine women took to the streets Wednesday to protest the brutal rape and murder of a 16-year-old girl, the latest incident of gender violence to shock the country. The protesters marched in memory of Lucia Pere...
I love this simple and effective video. Created by a film school in India to mark the one year anniversary of the Delhi gang rape that sparked international attention around rape culture in the country, the ad shows men leering at w...