Violence against women is an international problem. In some places authorities do not follow protocol to investigate cases and apprehend murderers. In this sad, but brave and necessary article, historian Cath Andrews tells the story of a special woman and honors 16 days of activism against gender assault.
Fanfiction, a genre that allows writers to reconstruct gender roles and sexual behavior in fictional worlds, offers ample freedom for safe exploration. It is especially appreciated by people who enjoy altering comics and film with a narrative that reinvents relationships in an unconstrained environment.
The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights asked the Mexican government to take precautionary measures to protect journalist Lydia Cacho; but she still faces intimidation, particularly since the publication of Slaves of Power, her book naming politicians involved in the trafficking of women.