Despite laws on the books to protect women, most abusers go unpunished. Now, in many countries, lawmakers are even pushing back against those weak laws.
US Democratic Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez went viral after she responded to her Republican colleague Ted Yoho's apology after he used a profane gender-based slur against her earlier this week in an interaction on the Capitol steps.
The price of life is denominated in different currencies in the US, and some of them have rapidly decreased, while others have risen sharply.
Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders said he would stay in the Democratic presidential race despite a series of big losses to front-runner Joe Biden.
Ilhan Omar, a Democrat congresswoman, shot back at US President Donald Trump, saying he was "spewing fascist ideology" and Republicans expressed alarm that the inflammatory chant might become a theme of his 2020 re-election campaign.
Top Republican leaders rallied around Trump, but four members of the president's party voted with the 235 Democrats to condemn him for "racist comments that have legitimised and increased fear and hatred of new Americans and people of colour."
In the US president’s most recent spat, he told a group of Democrat congresswomen to ‘go back to where they come from’. For supporters the controversy means little.
President Donald Trump doubles down on his attacks against four minority US congresswomen and dismissed concerns that his comments were racist, prompting outrage from Democrats.
US President Donald Trump told a group of Democratic congresswomen including Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Rashida Tlaib, Ilhan Omar and Ayanna Pressley to ‘go back’ to the countries they came from, even though all are US citizens.
Democrats condemn US President Donald Trump's "xenophobic" comments.
The Trump administration remains adamant on detaining migrants in what many activists describe as "concentration camps."
A US House committee voted to recommend that two cabinet secretaries be held in contempt of Congress. This comes after President Trump initiated executive privilege over documents regarding adding a citizenship question to the 2020 US census.
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