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Newsbrief: Lara Logan Breaks Ground with Graphic Description of Rape, Kentucky Church Takes a Stand

| May 3, 2011

Newsbrief: Title IX Suit Filed Against Yale, Pregnant Women Need Support Not Prison

| April 5, 2011

Time Served, Justice Lacking: How Media Can Help.

| March 28, 2011

Servicewomen Sue Pentagon for Enabling Rape

| February 16, 2011

The Daily Show Takes On GOP Attempt To Redefine Rape

February 8, 2011

From Daily Caller: Feminists turn on fellow progressives over Assange rape charges

December 21, 2010

Taking Back the Night from Delta Kappa Epsilon

October 15, 2010

Why We Must Still Remember

| March 13, 2009

Beginning in 2006, the Women’s Media Center began a series of articles to alert the public about violence against women involving U.S. soldiers in Iraq. Helen Zia, a WMC board member, explains why we must continue to demand justice. More »

Sexual Violence as Occupational Hazard—In Iraq and at Home in the U.S.A.

| December 21, 2007

Jamie Leigh Jones was just 20 in 2005 when she took a leap of faith to work in Iraq for her employer, military contractor Kellogg, Brown & Root, then a subsidiary of Halliburton. She went on a mission she believed in. Shortly after her arrival in Iraq, however, Jones’ ambitions were dashed in an alleged gang rape by co-workers. More »

100-Year Sentence for Second Soldier Convicted of Rape and Murder

| February 23, 2007

Sgt. Paul Cortez, the second soldier to plead guilty to the rape and murder of Abeer Qassim Hamza al-Janabi, as well as the murder of her parents and sister, was sentenced on Thursday, February 22, to 100 years in prison and a dishonorable discharge. Under the terms of a plea agreement made before the court martial took place, Cortez avoided life imprisonment without possibility of parole in sentencing handed down by the judge, Colonel Stephen Henley. More »