Sexual violence on college campuses

The number of sex crimes reported on U.S. college campuses increased by 50 percent over the last decade, according to the latest Indicators of School Crime and Safety survey conducted by the U.S. Department of Justice. While sexual violence is difficult to measure, factors such as grade level, gender and rates of campus crime reporting can help determine the prevalence of sexual violence.

The evolution of feminist hashtags

The feminist dialogue on Twitter increased by more than 300 percent between 2012 and 2015: Taking a closer look at the evolution of popular feminist hashtags that have influenced online rhetoric.

Big stride forward for postpartum depression

Postpartum depression is an illness that can happen after childbirth. Recently, there has been a big push to break the silence and open up a dialogue to let suffering moms know they’re not alone. Postpartum screenings are highly encouraged to scan for signs after a mother gives birth.

Postpartum depression by the numbers

Postpartum depression is a serious illness that can occur after a mother gives birth. Mothers may notice symptoms after their baby is born, such as depression, mood swings and a loss of appetite. Women who suffer from postpartum should know that they are not alone and can get help from their doctor, support groups and other resources.