1:30 pm, January 16th | by Alison Vingiano
Throughout the conflict in Syria, thousands of systemic rapes have been reported, and thousands more surely occur in silence. Women Under Siege has fought hard to keep sexual violence in Syria at the forefront of the media, and ccording to their Syria Tracker, nine percent of reported casualties of war have been women. Women and girls are inextricably involved in this war, yet we hear very little about why.
12:30 pm, August 2nd | by Amy Tennery
While it’s fairly obvious (or it should be, at least) that no woman ever “asks” to get raped — through her outfit, makeup, affectations or otherwise — a shocking public service announcement on sexual assault drives home that point in epic fashion.
10:30 am, July 24th | by Amy Tennery
College: A time for learning, fun and eating entire boxes of Wheat Thins in one sitting (boxed wine in a coffee mug, optional). But while we all think of the college years as carefree fun, statistics on the rate of sexual assault and violence on campuses should serve as a reminder to be vigilant.