Valeria Costa-Kostritsky


Will the global women’s rights movement prevail?


‚ÄúViolence against women and girls is not in anyone’s culture, tradition or religion. This is about power, inequality, a lack of political will and courage to work towards a better world,” says Shareen Gokal.

France: licence to rape?


A lenient gang-rape verdict has prompted outcry and a debate on France’s inadequate response to rape. The French media’s ambivalence towards rape victims also needs to be examined, says Valeria Costa-Kostritsky