What’s Current: It’s time to legalize abortion in Ireland

#DistractinglySexy: Watch female scientists mock Tim Hunt’s sexist remarks on Twitter.

Distractingly Sexy. Photograph: Twitter/EmsRemsy
Distractingly Sexy. Photograph: Twitter/EmsRemsy

Pornography is putting ever-more pressure on young girls to engage in rough and unwanted sex acts.

A child bride threatened with the death penalty for murdering her 35-year-old husband in Nigeria, faces an uncertain future after being released from prison.

Indian activist, Sunitha Krishnan, is interviewed about her 20 years working with victims of sexual violence and shares what she’s learned about rape culture: “It is in our silence that we encourage perpetrators to flourish.”

Female UFC fighters deliver street justice to ass-grabbing dirtbag.

Brain injury is a significant and under-explored issue for domestic violence survivors.

Sarah Ditum: “The abuse of Irish women can go on no longer – abortion must be legalized.

Susan Cox is a feminist writer and erstwhile academic in Philosophy. Follow her @Blasfemmey. Got tips? Email us.

Susan Cox

Susan Cox is a feminist writer and academic living in the United States. She teaches in Philosophy.