violence against women

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.
Police found that Scott Beierle murdered two women and wounded five other people due to his general "hatred towards women."
About a year after Law 58 was implemented, government officials and domestic violence survivors assessed how the protections fall short.
The parliament may finally pass a law next year to offer women some protection.
Plus: Meet the single women having kids on their own terms.
“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.
A U.N. report revealed that 87,000 women were murdered last year, and over half were killed by intimate partners or family members.
The porn star said she is reserving judgment but may seek a new a lawyer depending on the results of an investigation.
Amy Schumer is saying what all women are feeling when they leave their house.