Though domestic violence is often cited as a reason to maintain the carceral status quo, advocates say there are more humane—and effective—alternatives.
Gender & Sexuality
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.
Ciara Newton had her dream job at a Shell refinery. But she was fired after enduring months of harassment, including sexist comments from supervisors and a lewd sticker.
Ten years of data show stark gender bias in disciplinary actions in the bank’s adviser arm.
A burgeoning alliance with Europe’s far right is radically altering the Christian right’s view of American democracy.
How Texas is failing foster kids and contributing to an alarming teen pregnancy rate
An underground network of Latina women have opened their homes to abused immigrant women.
How conservative activists have shut down nominee questions on abortion and LGBTQ rights.
For decades, women have tried to fight back against sex discrimination.
Governor McMaster intervened on behalf of Miracle Hill Ministries.
Prison-like public hospital systems are disproportionately packed with gay men.