Advocates for survivors say the approach could end up doing more harm than good.
Gender & Sexuality
Pentagon undercounts and ignores military sexual assault in Africa.
In “The Turning: The Sisters Who Left,” former nuns raise allegations that they were sexually abused by their mistresses — the nuns in charge of their spiritual formation and day to day life.
Advocates and lawmakers say families need and deserve extra time.
Internal whistleblowers say a branch of the state Department of Health was reluctant to penalize accused physicians.
If Roe v. Wade is overturned, states could set abortion rules. Some already push the boundaries of patient privacy and shift civil rights to fetuses.
The president has packed the courts with judges friendly to the Christian Right — and they could roll back LGBTQ rights as we know them.
The president has given fringe anti-abortion groups unprecedented influence.
The coronavirus has made those in women’s prisons still more vulnerable.
Though domestic violence is often cited as a reason to maintain the carceral status quo, advocates say there are more humane—and effective—alternatives.
Luego del huracán María, el número de mujeres asesinadas por sus parejas se duplicó. Sobrevivientes dicen que la respuesta desacertada del gobierno ha puesto aún más vidas en peligro.
After Hurricane Maria, the number of women killed by their partners doubled. Survivors say the government’s misguided response has put more lives in danger.
When Nikki Addimando shot her abusive partner, she thought she had enough proof it was self-defense. Why did the prosecution only see a cold-blooded killer?
The collapse of medical supply chains has been a catastrophe for women in developing countries. Lockdowns have made matters worse.
A year of reporting—an exclusive partnership between Cosmo and Type Investigations—reveals a culture of incest, rape, and abuse.
The #MeToo movement is shedding renewed light on sexual harassment at work. The fight has a decades-long history.
On Wall Street, most men accused of sexual harassment continue to pursue their careers — even after paying large judgements.
“Waiting for Tearah” follows a family’s struggle to navigate America’s mental health care system, and explores the often unseen costs of care.
New documents offer a window into the ideology of a conservative legal powerhouse that enjoys unprecedented influence in Washington.
Mariam Abdullah died by suicide after the teen spent much of the final two years of her life in solitary confinement.