*80 percent of people killed by firearms annually in the U.S. by intimate partners are women. *American women are 11 times more likely to be murdered with a firearm than women in any other developed nation.
1. INDIA – Tops the list, with levels of violence against women still running high, more than five years after the rape and murder of a student on a bus in Delhi sparked national outrage and government pledges to tackle the issue. India ranked as the most dangerous on three issues – the risks women […]
Latino and Asian adolescents who face racial or ethnic discrimination are more likely to experience depression, poor self-esteem, lower academic achievement, substance use and risky sexual behavior, according to a new meta-analysis published in the journal American Psychologist. The findings reveal that young people of Asian and Latino backgrounds were at greater risk for these […]
Say the phrase, “working mother,” and watch Lisa Keller cringe. Not because she doesn’t believe in the working mother—after all, she is one—but because the phrase is a tautology. There hasn’t been a time in history where women haven’t worked. “One of the great, great fallacies in Western civilization is that women have come into […]