Catching up with the Rights Weekender: A new survey reveals a disturbing understanding of violence against women. Think all of your fellow citizens understand the definition of “rape”? Think again. Meanwhile, many schools in the US remain hostile environments for LGBT students, and in many states, they lack protection from the law.
A trial at the International Criminal Court is a significant step toward justice for victims of the Lord’s Resistance Army. A Russian video blogger risks attacks and harassment in documenting Russia’s most homophobic cities. And independent media is once again under attack in Qatar as the government shuts down Doha News.