Now Is Moment for Egypt to Turn Sex Assault Tide

Recent attacks against women and girls during celebrations of the election and inauguration of Egyptian President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi are nothing new. The Egyptian government needs a comprehensive and coordinated approach to curb this sexual violence.

Another Gang Rape in India Puts Focus on Survivors

The new rape law in India steps up punishment of rape, stalking, voyeurism and acid attacks; a big achievement for safety activists. But they say it’s not enough to focus on the perpetrators. The government also needs to help people who survive these attacks.

India’s Rape Furor Catalyzes New Alliances

Veterans of women’s safety activism say they have never, in decades of work, seen their society mobilize like this to confront the dangers and hostilities that women face. “It means violence against women is no longer just a woman’s issue.”