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The Tour That Celebrates the Lives—Not Deaths—of Jack the Ripper's Victims

"We wanted to remind people these are women, these are human beings, they have their own realities.”
Sophie Wilkinson
10 hours ago
crime
crime

Police Shot Her Brother. Now She's Fighting for Justice

Police in Jamaica kill three people a week with impunity. But one woman, Shackelia Jackson, is determined to get justice for her murdered brother.
Sirin Kale
2.7.18
crime
crime

Woman Stabbed to Death By Ex-Boyfriend Days After Reporting Him to Police

Every week, two women like Molly McLaren are murdered by current or ex-boyfriends in England and the UK—and reporting to authorities often offers little protection.
Sirin Kale
1.24.18
reproductive rights
reproductive rights

We Must Stop Criminalizing Self-Induced Abortions, American Gynecologists Say

As restrictions to abortion access continue to mount, self-induced abortion attempts may become more common in the years ahead. The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists released a position statement on the issue.
Kimberly Lawson
1.4.18
rape
rape

Woman Raped With Tree Branch Dies Two Years Later of Internal Injuries

Russian cosmetics representative Anna Barmina took almost a year to regain consciousness after being attacked by a serial rapist. She was so traumatized that she never spoke again.
Sirin Kale
1.2.18
film
film

The Gruesome Demise of the 90s Erotic Thriller

The sexy, transgressive film genre that spawned "Basic Instinct" and "Fatal Attraction" is long gone. What happened?
Christina Newland
12.19.17
sexual assault
sexual assault

Lawyer Sentenced to Jail for Saying Women in Ripped Jeans Should Be Raped

Egyptian conservative Nabih al-Wahsh told viewers on a TV panel show that men had a "national duty" to rape women who wore denim.
Sirin Kale
12.6.17
crime
crime

Twenty-Three Women Murdered in Uganda, And No One Knows Why

As the police struggles to mount a response to the grisly murders, community activists are determined to keep putting pressure on the authorities.
Amy Fallon
11.29.17
sexual assault
sexual assault

What It’s Like to Speak Out as a Male Rape Victim

"It had never crossed my mind that a man could be raped... You never think these things might happen to us as well.”
Sirin Kale
11.28.17
politics
politics

The Refugee Whose Husband Sold Her Into Sex Slavery

Abeer and her husband left Syria to seek refuge in Lebanon. When they ran out of money, he sold her to his friends—and then forced her to sell herself on the streets.
Samira Shackle
11.22.17
crime
crime

How and Why Women Become Serial Killers

In her new book "Lady Killers," author Tori Telfer examines how gender norms shaped the treatment of female serial killers and explores the circumstances that drove some of history's most notorious women to murder.
Suzannah Weiss
11.20.17
sexual assault
sexual assault

Groping Is Definitely Sexual Assault

In light of the allegations against Senator Al Franken—and misguided defenses of his alleged actions—experts tell Broadly how sexual violence and abuse run a range of behaviors.
Linda Yang
11.16.17