Violence against women and girls is an epidemic of global proportions. Transcending geographic borders, economic and social class, religion and ethnicity, violence impacts women of all ages, in all communities around the world. FromShow More Summary
Police in New Delhi filed a complaint Tuesday to block the showing of an hour-long documentary film that includes controversial remarks by one of the assailants of the young woman who was fatally gang-raped in a moving bus in December 2012. The rapist, who was interviewed in the prison by a British film maker, blamed the […]
Chris Cox, the National Rifle Association's top lobbyist, falsely claimed that a recent move by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (ATF) to ban a type of armor-piercing ammunition is motivated by animus towards women. Show More Summary
Neil Hill wants to know what can be classified as 'terror'. The post Violence Against Women is Also Terrorism appeared first on The Good Men Project.
What an honor to be in Cuba for the first celebration of One Billion Rising to end violence against women! One hundred fifty of us from the United States had traveled to Cuba with CODEPINK: Women for Peace in the largest delegation of Americans to visit Cuba since the December 17, 2014 announcement of opening of diplomatic relations between the U.S. Show More Summary
Raise your hand if you want to see Ronda Rousey defend the UFC women’s bantamweight title against Bethe Correia. What about Jessica Eye? The multitude of crickets chirping in the background can be heard a million miles away. If we are talking about what’s deserved, then by all means, give Correia or Eye the next shot at Rousey. Show More Summary
"Go Rubén Castro! It wasn't your fault. She was a whore. You did good!"
Social perceptions of gender differences and inequalities often result in gender-based violence. Most figures deal with violence against women, but what does violence look like when the victims are men?
A Texas lawmaker, currently in his fifth marriage, has submitted a hand-written complaint against a Texas judge — the wrong judge as it turns out — over a recent ruling allowing two women to get married after 30 years. In an op-ed, in the Star-Telegram, Bud Kennedy explains that...
“The lessons of Bloody Bloody are seen in American society today. Today, Native women are murdered at a rate higher than any other race in America. The majority of the perpetrators of violent crimes against Native women are non-Native men. The ‘jokes’ in Bloody Bloody about killing Indians are not ‘jokes.’ They are a reality.”
CONTENT NOTE: VIOLENCE AGAINST TRANS WOMEN; DISCUSSION OF RAPE This article, by Kai Cheng Tom, is a moving and beautifully written piece about what it means to be a young trans woman of color and to read over and over again about the violent death of women like you. I have argued for years that […]
UFC 184 was headlined by Ronda Rousey 's defense of the women's bantamweight title, but it was not the only women's fight of the weekend. The star of the weekend was Rousey, as she went up against No. 1-ranked contender Cat Zingano. It was the talk of the town. Show More Summary
Women's Bantamweight champion, Ronda Rousey, returned to the Octagon tonight (Sat., Feb. 28, 2015) to defend her 135-pound crown against No. 1-ranked division contender, Cat Zingano, in the main event of UFC 184 inside Staples Center in Los Angeles, California. And "Rowdy" never looked better. Zingano, however, made a critical mistake. Show More Summary
Women's Bantamweight Champion Ronda Rousey faces her stiffest test to date inside the Octagon TONIGHT (Sat., Feb. 28, 2015) in UFC 184's main event from Staples Center in Los Angeles, Calif., against undefeated No. 1-ranked title contender Cat Zingano in a five-round fight years in the making. Show More Summary
UFC 184 takes place Saturday night from the Staples Center here in Los Angeles, headlined by a UFC women's bantamweight title bout featuring undefeated champion Ronda Rousey defending against undefeated challenger Cat Zingano. Rousey is one of the biggest stars in the sport, with Olympic...
Women fight back against campus rape in a powerful new documentary -- but there are deep lessons here for men too
Ronda Rousey seeks to continue her tremendous run of dominance as she puts the UFC Women's Bantamweight Championship on the line against unbeaten challenger Cat Zingano. The fight will serve as the main event of the UFC 184 card on Saturday night. Show More Summary
Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) women's bantamweight titleholder Ronda Rousey (10-0) will put her 135-pound title on the line against division No. 1 contender Cat Zingano (9-0) in the UFC 184 pay-per-view (PPV) main event later tonight (Sat., Feb. Show More Summary
Desireé Lozano, a blogger for the Spanish-language website Voces Visibles (Visible Voices), reflects on the existing limitations on women’s political participation in Venezuela. According to the sociologist Evangelina García Prince,...Show More Summary
Playing to the crowd. Gov. Chris Christie (R-NJ) at CPAC is doing his damnedest to pretend he's another tea partier, bashing Jeb Bush and his "elite" establishment roots and declaring that he's with them in the War on Women. He's totally...Show More Summary