When historical abuses are not addressed and resolved, they take new forms.
A devastating case is bringing Pakistan's biggest social and political issues—police corruption, patriarchal injustice—to the fore once again.
Fifteen former immigration judges have signed a letter calling the attorney general's decision "an affront to the rule of law."
The businesses, which often face little regulation or oversight, have become hubs for the trafficking of immigrant women, a report finds.
The Truthdig columnist sits down with the activist, who argues that the international movement to legalize prostitution has been an "unmitigated disaster."
Cyntoia Brown was tried as an adult at 16 and is not eligible for parole until she is 67.
Sexual violence is part of the price many women and girls fleeing their countries for Europe must pay. This crisis—notably dire for Africans—can be mitigated if refugee aid agencies give priority to specific female-centered measures.