It’s Legal to Sell Sex in Amsterdam, But Don’t Expect the Same Rights As Other Workers.
The famously permissive Dutch city is cracking down on prostitution, relocating sex workers, and discriminating against those employed in the industry.
Chinese Censors Really Don’t Want You to Watch These Sex Ed Videos
Educator Chang Mengran is trying to teach Chinese women about their own bodies.
India’s #MeToo Moment Came Late, but It Will Be Transformative
The rage that animated protests against sexual violence in 2012 has returned, and Indian women are fearlessly speaking out against powerful perpetrators.
Putin Doesn’t Care about Sex Trafficking
Russia could have done something to prevent sexual exploitation of foreign women during the World Cup. It chose not to.
Will State Miss Its #MeToo Moment?
Some say harassment policies and processes are failing foreign service officers.
The Teflon Don
Sex scandals have a long history of taking down politicians — but don't get your hopes up about the current U.S. president.
China Refuses to Admit It Has a Rape Problem. I Would Know.
The Communist Party wants to blame Hollywood and "loose women," instead of acknowledging its own epidemic levels of sexual assault.
Sex Dolls Are Replacing China’s Missing Women
The country's gender gap has left young men desperate for high-tech alternatives.
This 18-Year-Old Chinese Woman Is Beating the Schools at Sex Ed
In a nation where textbooks still teach that sex before marriage mars girls forever, Yao Sifan is offering a feminist take on the facts of life.
Osama bin Laden’s Secret Masturbation Fatwa
How the sexual torment of Islamic radicals helps explain the genesis of jihadi violence.
The Exchange: Why Americans Can’t Cope With Trauma
Writers Meghan O'Rourke and Hanya Yanagihara explore death and grief in the Facebook age.
A Brewing Controversy Over Swiss Coffee Shop’s Sex Robots
One café in Geneva is looking to offer its customers an extra perk with their espressos, but not everyone is sold on the idea.
Indonesia’s President Believes Chemical Castration Will Stop Pedophilia
The Indonesian president has defended his suggestion that sex offenders be castrated.
With New German Law, Nein Might Finally Mean Nein
A new law passed in Germany adds weight to whether or not a rape victim says "no."
‘Carnal Intercourse Against the Order of Nature’ Is Still Illegal in India
The country's top court declined to revisit a law that targets gay sex — the latest setback for the subcontinent’s LGBT community and its struggle for equality.
In Australia, Using Facebook to Threaten Feminists With Rape Could Get You Jail Time
An Australian man has agreed to plead guilty after he used Facebook to make sexual threats.
British Ministry: Young Brits Are Having a Lot of Unhealthy Anal Sex
The British government wants to censor anal sex videos online. But is that the solution to safer sex?
Top Pakistani Religious Body: Women’s Protection Law Is Un-Islamic
A Pakistani religious body called a new law designed to protect women from abuse "un-Islamic."