1. Gender Based Violence
    Repercussions of Dowries and Arranged Marriages in India

    In India, the caste system, dowries, and arranged marriages are sustaining a hostile environment for women in the country. Immersing…

  2. Gender Based Violence
    See No Evil: Why the Justice System Ignores Rape

    Much has been said about the rape culture that exists in today’s society, without a full definition of what rape…

  3. Gender Based Violence
    Thicke's Blurred Lines

    When I heard the tune of Robin Thicke’s “Blurred Lines” featuring T.I. and Pharrell, I thought it was incredibly catchy.…

  4. Gender Based Violence
    Cyber Bullying of Rape Victims – Modern Day Version of Stoning

    Last fall, a teenage girl in Steubenville, Ohio, was sexually assaulted and raped. Pictures and video of the assault spread…

  5. Gender Based Violence
    Violence Against Women is Not a Joke

    Angry at an ex-girlfriend or wife? Here, shoot at a bleeding, half-naked “Ex-girlfriend” target doll. It’s only a dummy –…

  6. Gender Based Violence
    Preventing Violence against Women through Mobile Apps

    In the age of the “information society”, information and communication technologies (ICTs) and the Internet play a big role in…