Tattooing over my scars

Warren Fyfe

Rina Chauhan was in a abusive relationship for 18 years and has scars from both abuse and self-harm. For women who have been victims of domestic violence, these scars can be a permanent reminder of a time in their lives they would rather leave behind. Most tattooists shy away from tattooing over scar tissue, but [...]

Rape and no periods in North Korea’s army

Warren Fyfe

Image copyright Reuters Image caption A North Korean soldier on the bank of the Yalu River (2014) A former soldier says life as a woman in the world’s fourth-largest army was so tough that most soon stopped menstruating. And rape, she says, was a fact of life for many of those she served with. For [...]