Sexual Assault

Reuters

In Cairo, Widespread Sexual Harassment Is Also Making Traffic Congestion Worse

"Women who have the possibility to choose take taxis."

Reuters

The 'Ruralization' of Urban Areas

The distinction between city and countryside is disappearing, creating a raft of new problems that disproportionately hurt women.

REUTERS

A Woman in a Wig Claims to Be Committing Revenge Murders Against Bus Drivers in Juarez, Mexico

Emails say that the murders are acts of vengeance for a series of sexual assaults. 

Arming Sisters

Lessons in Self-Defense for Women, From Tahrir Square

An American Indian woman living in Cairo wants to take what she's learned and bring it back to North American reservations.

Reuters

Urban Planning's Role in Making India Safer for Women

A month after a gruesome gang rape, New Delhi takes aim at the lowest-hanging fruit: Improving public spaces.

Anthony Flint

Cities With Too Many Men

India's unbalanced sex ratio has created a slew of social problems and exacerbated violence against women.

Blank Noise

'I Pledge to Walk Alone': Activists Demand Safer Cities for Women in India

Pressing for a deeper change in gender attitudes.

Reuters

Steubenville's Long History of Police Corruption

This 70-year track record of machine politics and lies helps explain why so few people trust the police.

Mapping India's Rape Problem

In the wake of the death of a gang rape victim in New Delhi, a look at the country through rape statistics.