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For Love and/or Money: When Business and Activism Join Hands

For Love and/or Money: When Business and Activism Join Hands

| August 18, 2010

Social-entrepreneurial partnerships can be win-win situations, reports writer-photographer Laura Tillman, but nonprofits and celebrities have to choose their collaborators carefully. More »

Neglected Rape Kits Getting Second Life in Mainstream Media

August 18, 2010

Eminem and Rihanna Collaborate to Address Domestic Violence

August 9, 2010

TIME Cover of Maimed Afghan Woman Incites Controversy, Debate

August 4, 2010

PWV Alum Jaclyn Friedman on the Media Portrayal of Al Gore and Sexual Assault

July 21, 2010

As Sexual Violence Increases, Women in Haiti Organize to Protect Themselves

July 16, 2010

Iranian Women Face Imminent Hanging

July 14, 2010

Swiss Government Rejects U.S. Request to Extradite Polanski

July 12, 2010

What Consequences Should Roman Polanski Face After 32 Years?

| October 2, 2009

The author, a rape survivor, takes a clear-eyed view of the Polanski case, sorting out both the needs of his victim and those of a society that cannot afford to tolerate sexual violence. 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 »