Not In My Name: Academics Publicly Attacking Un Torture Rapporteur

By Staff, -

I am a survivor of rape, gang rape and the abusive police process I was subjected to when I reported it and I am fed up with watching sexual violence being used as a cover for political attacks [...]

94% Of Indigenous Women In Seattle Have Experienced Sexual Violence. We Need To Tell Their Stories.

By Andrew Schwartz, -

Abigail Echo-Hawk came across an unpublished study in 2016, shortly after becoming director of the Urban Indian Health Institute (UIHI). It showed that, of American Indian and Alaska Native women [...]

No Loopholes, No Exceptions

By Penelope Kyritsis, -

For decades, domestic workers and farmworker women have been systematically excluded from labour protection laws and have faced extensive barriers to justice for sexual harassment, among other [...]

India: Nationwide Protests To Demand Justice For Rape Victims

By Staff, -

Angry protesters rally across cities calling for justice after an eight-year-old Kashmiri girl was fatally gang-raped. Thousands of Indians have taken to the streets to join nationwide protests [...]

Bigger Than Incarceration: Mass Criminalization, Mental Health & Drug War

By Kirsten West Savali, -

By Kirsten West Savali for The Root - As previously reported by The Root, black inmates who identify as transgender women are sexually assaulted at alarming rates, with approximately 32 percent [...]

#FreeMarissa: One Year Milestone!

By Staff of Free Marrissa Now - Together, members of Stand With Nan-Hui, Love & Protect, California Coalition of Women Prisoners, and the Free Marissa Now Mobilization Campaign recognized that [...]

How The Criminalization Of The Queer Community Affects Us All

By Andrew Extein, -

By Andrew Extein in Center For Sexual Justice - Sexual minorities, including queer and LGBT people, face many obstacles when navigating the criminal justice system. One especially difficult [...]

TSA Sexual Abuse: Judicial Watch Gets Some Answers

By Lisa Simeone, -

Last August I wrote a post reporting that the non-profit civil liberties organization Judicial Watch was suing the TSA to gain access to documents outlining the sexual abuse of travelers at the [...]

Focusing On Shootings, Ignore Victims Of Police Sexual Assault

On Feb. 10, 2013, 31-year-old sheriff's deputy Cory Cooper pulled over a 19-year-old woman and her boyfriend in Omaha, Nebraska. After finding marijuana in the vehicle, Cooper ordered the [...]