Poland has become a place of refuge for millions of women fleeing war in Ukraine. It also has some of Europe’s most restrictive abortion laws, posing a major challenge to refugees with unwanted pregnancies. Some have survived rape, others simply cannot imagine taking on the responsibility of a child while their futures are so uncertain.
DA won’t drop charges against Manhattan woman charged with murder who says she acted in self-defense
Tracy McCarter won a small concession from Manhattan District Attorney Alvin Bragg Monday in a case alleging she murdered her estranged husband. But the DA’s office stopped short of dropping a murder charge for an act she says was in self-defense.
Tiffany Cabán and Mercedes Narcisse plunge New York City’s legislature into a fierce debate dividing domestic violence advocates about the role of law enforcement in getting help for survivors.
Boko Haram militants are surrendering to the Nigerian government as part of a rehabilitation program. But the women they once tortured are demanding justice too.
Child trafficking is on the rise in one of the most climate vulnerable places on earth—revealing blind spots in climate policy, experts tell contributor Ritwika Mitra.
An Afghan woman is attacked by a Taliban soldier during a protest. Then one shows up at her door the next day. Now she must flee.
A 19-year-old dressmaker in Kabul fears her dreams of continuing her education will make her a target for the Taliban.
A gruesome case of “vicarious violence” in Spain raises new questions about whether abusive partners can ever be good parents.
The notorious two-finger test was outlawed in Pakistan last year, but an investigation by The Fuller Project and VICE World News showed that doctors are still subjecting rape survivors to the test with impunity.
Burdened by the high cost of legal help and penalized by courts that favor fathers, women risk losing children to abusive partners
For years the UK was known as a destination country for victims of trafficking. But now more and more vulnerable British nationals are being taken away from their communities and trafficked within the borders of…
Two high-profile celebrity court cases over the past week seemed to capture the frustration many women experience as they seek justice in the U.S. legal system.
Femicides dropped sharply in 2020, but activists worry it was only temporary.
Researcher and Fuller Project contributor Refiloe Makhaba Nkune reflects on her experience reporting on workers’ stories of abuse at a factory that makes Kate Hudson's Fabletics athletic wear.
Survivors of intimate partner violence suffer from traumatic brain injuries at high rates, but historically, they’ve been left out of scientific and public discussions around traumatic brain injuries. A faction of researchers in the US…
A South Korean court's surprising dismissal of the landmark "comfort women" decision continues the debate over what justice looks like for survivors of wartime sexual violence and rape.
Across the US, the decriminalization of sex work has become increasingly popular, provoking intense debates within communities. But what role, if any, will the police play?
Leaving Xinjiang has not meant they are free of China’s grasp.