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By Debating Sexual Violence, Russian Activists are Breaking a Long-Standing Taboo

Despite years of battles, violence against women is still a universal phenomenon persisting in all countries, and the perpetrators of that violence are often...

Syrian Troops, Rebels Used Rape Against Civilians, UN Finds

Syrian troops and government-linked militia have systematically raped and sexually abused civilians, according to a U.N.-backed report.

Egyptian Laws Punishing Rape Insufficiently Help Victims of Violence

Sexual violence, a significant legal and social problem in Egypt, has been a growing phenomenon over the past decade. It has been trivially tackled by the Egyptian criminal justice system.