The notion of perfect victims is a barrier to justice and equality. We must change the way we think about victims to pursue criminal investigations fairly.
Crying foul on minimal sentences for rapists from privileged backgrounds has become popular, but it’s feeding something deeply sinister.
The so-called honour killing of feminist activist Qandeel Baloch was anything but, and it increases pressure on Pakistan to do something about the epidemic of violence against women.
The British far-right barely let Jo Cox’ blood dry on the street before it began attacking her and everything she stood for.
The Brock Turner case illustrates that men need to be more proactive when it comes to talking about rape, putting an end to the “bro code.”
Gillian Fairgreave tried to commit suicide: British officials responded by jailing her. The nation’s effective criminalisation of her mental illness is poor policy, and it will endanger future patients in similar situations.
In a recent shocking case, thousands of viewers gathered to watch a British woman being raped on the streaming service Periscope. This isn’t the first incident of crime broadcast live — so how are we going to deal with it?
The fascination with true crime in pop culture represents a larger fascination with the gruesome, the macabre, the gory.
This is little more than a mental health witchhunt.
“Shootings aren’t nearly as common now, as the criminals know how to use the criminal justice system against their victims. But then again, who wants to end up in a Russian prison?”