April 13, 2022
Indonesian Parliament Passes Long-Awaited Sexual Violence Bill
By Sebastian Strangio
The passage of the law, which had languished in the legislature since 2016, follows a series of high-profile rape cases that have stoked public anger.
January 04, 2022
Indian Muslim Women Put Up on Auction Again
By Sheikh Saaliq
Photographs of prominent Muslim women, several of them critics of Indian PM Narendra Modi, were displayed in a fake online auction.
July 07, 2021
Muslim Women in India ‘Auctioned’ Online Using GitHub
By Bansari Kamdar
Activists, artists and journalists found their names and photographs displayed on the site without their consent.
February 20, 2020
Rape, Caste, Double Standards, and India’s Middle Class
Does India's middle class only empathize with victims who are ‘like’ them?
August 29, 2019
#MeTooTalgo: Kazakh Activists Push to Toughen Rape Law
By Colleen Wood
In Kazakhstan, discussion about sexual violence -- and how it’s treated under the law -- has hit a tipping point.
September 08, 2017
What Yingluck’s Fate Says About Sexism in Thailand
By Matthew Phillips
Recent commentary about the former premier misses an important element of her story and what it says about Thai society.
February 28, 2017
Indian Lawmakers Take Key Steps Toward Recognizing the Importance of Consent
By Padmapriya Govindarajan
Two recent developments in India suggest slow but sure change in how gender-based violence is viewed in the country.
May 02, 2016
Papua New Guinea's Struggle With Domestic and Sexual Violence
By Camilla Capasso
PNG has some of the highest levels of family and sexual violence in the world.
January 09, 2013
The Real War on Women…in India
By Sudha Ramachandran
The horrific rape of a 23-year old student in Delhi was a terrible tragedy. The treatment of many of India's women -- from cradle to grave -- is also a tragedy.