A hashtag with roots in a movement started 10 years ago has reignited a much-needed conversation on sexual harassment, in the U.S. and abroad.
Despite his protestations of Second Amendment rights, things didn't go well for the Supreme Court justice Monday.
When victims defend themselves, they put themselves at risk of becoming doubly victimized—first by their abusers, then by the criminal justice system.
In a striking collection of underground poetry written by Afghan women—and punctuated by photographs from the women's lives—voices that are often silenced speak out about topics as varied as the Taliban, American occupation, sex, poverty, domestic abuse, marriage, Guantanamo and George W. Bush.
In a scathingly sardonic (and somewhat humorous) column for The Guardian, Lucy Mangan explains why those in the political class, and anyone else who has trouble understanding poverty, are despicable human beings.
What happens behind closed doors -- or rather closing doors -- does not always stay behind them.
Women who read "Fifty Shades of Grey" are more likely to have abusive partners and eating disorders, academics concerned with the blockbuster novel's wide appeal report.
As the top law enforcement officer (should he win) in Harris County, Texas, one would hope Lloyd Oliver would prosecute domestic violence with all due zeal, but the Democratic candidate told The Texas Observer the crime is "so, so overrated" and equated abuse to a tap on the hand.
As the government shutdown continues to rack up casualties, another group of victims comes to light. Women in abusive relationships seeking shelter from the violence may find many doors shut while they're at their most vulnerable.