Tap here to turn on desktop notifications to get the news sent straight to you.
Join HuffPost Plus
VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN
Annie Flanagan for HuffPost
How A Feminist Activist Found Herself Working With Biden In The White House
Lynn Rosenthal, first-ever adviser on violence against women, reflects on her long career fighting for women’s rights.
SAZZAD HOSSAIN via Getty Images
Teen Who Refused To Drop Sexual Harassment Charges Burned To Death
By JULHAS ALAM, AP
The Bangladeshi 18-year-old told police her school principal had repeatedly touched her inappropriately.
Photo Courtesy Of Lauren Wellbank
I Went Back To My Abuser After A Week. This Is Why It's So Hard For Women To Get Out For Good.
On average, a woman tries to leave her partner seven times before she succeeds.
Tallahassee Yoga Shooting Suspect Fueled By A ‘Lifetime Of Misogynistic Attitudes’
Police found that Scott Beierle murdered two women and wounded five other people due to his general "hatred towards women."
HuffPost Her Stories: How Tunisia’s 'Perfect On Paper' Domestic Violence Law Is Working
Plus: Britain gets its first black female history professor.
FETHI BELAID via Getty Images
Tunisia’s Violence Against Women Law Seemed Perfect On Paper. In Practice, It Hasn’t Been.
By Rihab Boukhayatia, HuffPost Maghreb
About a year after Law 58 was implemented, government officials and domestic violence survivors assessed how the protections fall short.
AP Photo/Altaf Qadri
Myanmar Debates Women’s Rights Amid Evidence Of Pervasive Sexual And Domestic Violence
The Conversation US
, Editorial Partner
The parliament may finally pass a law next year to offer women some protection.
Koffler Centre of the Arts
HuffPost Her Stories: Immigrant Moms And Their Daughters Get Candid
Plus: Meet the single women having kids on their own terms.
NurPhoto via Getty Images
France Steps Up Fight Against Sexual Violence With Online Platform To Report Attacks
By Emily Feldman/HuffPost France/AFP, HuffPost France
“From now on, a few clicks can help each woman to make a fresh start: for herself, for her family, and perhaps to avoid the worst,” said Prime Minister Édouard Philippe.
Jose Luis Gonzalez / Reuters
Domestic Violence Is The Most Common Killer Of Women Around The World
A U.N. report revealed that 87,000 women were murdered last year, and over half were killed by intimate partners or family members.
Do you have info to share with HuffPost reporters?
Stormy Daniels Vows To Drop Michael Avenatti If Domestic Abuse Charges Are True
The porn star said she is reserving judgment but may seek a new a lawyer depending on the results of an investigation.
SIPA USA/PA Images
Amy Schumer Gets Candid About Fear Of Sexual Assault: 'Being A Woman Sucks'
Amy Schumer is saying what all women are feeling when they leave their house.
Steven Ferdman via Getty Images
Amy Schumer Says Women 'Live In Constant Fear Of Violence'
The comedian chatted with Dax Shepard about women's day-to-day burden of harassment and potential danger.
miroslav_1 via Getty Images
Texas Man Accused Of Shooting Female Drivers Out Of Hatred For Women
Nicholas D'Agostino, 29, ranted on Facebook about "incompetent" female drivers, authorities say.
Screen grab/BBC video
Shocking Paris Video: Harasser Slaps Woman After She Tells Him To Shut Up
Student Marie Laguerre posts the cafe's video and says on Facebook: "We must not stay silent."
Ji Sub Jeong/HuffPost
Inside Incels' Looksmaxing Obsession: Penis Stretching, Skull Implants And Rage
Thousands of "involuntarily celibate" men in online forums are consumed by misogynist entitlement and a skin-deep quest for self-improvement.
Illustration: Gabriela Landazuri-Saltos / Photo courtesy AMC
CULTURE & ARTS
'Dietland' Author Sarai Walker Wrote A Feminist Revenge Fantasy Long Before #MeToo
"When the book was published, people would say, 'Oh, why is this book so angry?' I don’t think they would ask that if it were published right now."
When Male 'Allies' Become Abusers
A psychologist explains why men who advocate for women's rights can be abusive in their private lives.
JasonAckley925 via Getty Images
The Only Way To 'Fix' Frats Is To End Frats As We Know Them
, Guest Writer
Fraternities contradict the mission of education, which is to remove barriers to equality. They must evolve or die.
Amit Dave / Reuters
India Approves Death Penalty For Child Rapists Amid Outrage Over Recent Cases
In the emergency meeting called by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the cabinet passed an executive order to amend the criminal law.
Hotaik Sung via Getty Images
Patriarchy Has Found A Home In The Pulpit
Modern theology not only perpetuates the abuse of women, but it preserves toxic masculinity in the church.
The Irony Of Joe Biden Trying To Protect Women By Threatening Donald Trump
Because responding to violence against women with more violence is, well, not the answer.
Jabin Botsford/The Washington Post via Getty Images
Majority Of Voters Want Trump To Do More To Combat Violence Against Women
In a recent survey, more than two-thirds of voters said the president "needs to do and say more" on the issue.
Jonathan Drake / Reuters
I Have Written The Same Story On Mass Shootings A Dozen Times
And I know I'll write it again.
Suspect Arrested For Fondling Himself In Public And Attacking Woman Who Confronted Him
"He started laughing [and] it was one of the most evil laughs I've heard," the victim said.
Real Life. Real News. Real Voices.
Help us tell more of the stories that matter from voices that too often remain unheard.
Join HuffPost Plus
Let us know what you'd like to see as a HuffPost Member.
Take the survey
Culture & Arts
TV & Film
Style & Beauty
Food & Drink
Home & Living
Impact: Project Zero
Impact: This New World
Listen to America
From Our Partners
What's Working: Purpose + Profit