Streep spoke before the Committee to Protect Journalists.
Sabrina Schaeffer, executive director of the right-leaning Independent Women's Forum, argued recently that the "oversexualization" of girls contributed to violence against women.
A Florida man was placed under arrest over the weekend after he admitted fatally shooting his wife during a domestic dispute.
Rape. Pornography. Unequal opportunity in education and employment. Genital mutilation. The more you know, the more you can perhaps understand the mounting rage some women must feel when it's suggested that maybe they could be a little nicer when explaining the importance of feminism to men.
"McConnell claims he led a 1995 investigation against a GOP senator accused of sexual misconduct. Actually, he took steps to keep it quiet."
The senior Republican senator from South Carolina -- who serves in the U.S. Air Force Reserves and opposes taking sexual assault cases out of the military chain of command -- says that women in the armed services "put up with way too much crap."
As if being beaten within an inch of their lives wasn't enough, now domestic violence victims can be jailed if they report their beating.
The violent gang rape in New Delhi has drawn attention to a pattern of violence and discrimination against women in India that leads to the deaths of nearly 2 million women every year...