violence against women

The executions close the case that got international attention for exposing the scope of sexual violence against women in India and prompting demands for justice.
Michelle Obama, Greta Thunberg, Emma Watson, Nancy Pelosi and many more shared what the day means to them.
Even after the passage of the Femicide Act, Brazil still struggles to identify and punish gender-based murders.
The pontiff smacked a woman’s arm after she grabbed him during a walkabout on New Year’s Eve. He used his first address of 2020 to say sorry.
If we really want to protect our daughters, it begins with how we raise our sons.
Violence against women is a huge problem in the country and, according to experts, politicians are helping normalize it.
Italy’s “Invisibility Is Not A Superpower” exhibition aims to show women that they’re not alone.
Officials statistics on women’s murders don't match the cases tracked by advocacy groups.
Ruth George was a sophomore studying to become a physical therapist.
Silvia Federici, author of "Caliban and the Witch," speaks to HuffPost Brazil about a new kind of witch hunt and how it aims to control outspoken women.
A HuffPost investigation found that the military routinely ignores domestic violence by service members, with devastating consequences.
The nation is split over whether the term “femicide” — the killing of women because they’re women — should be added to the penal code.
Plus: Why are women still doing Bikram yoga?
Martina Pastorino traveled over 400 miles on foot to deliver the message that "to be a woman is to be strong."
Time and again, mass shooters have had a history of misogyny, toxic masculinity and violence against women.
Lynn Rosenthal, first-ever adviser on violence against women, reflects on her long career fighting for women’s rights.
The Bangladeshi 18-year-old told police her school principal had repeatedly touched her inappropriately.
On average, a woman tries to leave her partner seven times before she succeeds.