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Hannah Gadbsy recalling her rape related abortion is terrifying, but it’s essential we listen

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    This YA author wrote a letter to her rapist, and it’s powerful and inspiring

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Jess Phillips
Visible Women

Why rape comments directed at Jess Phillips need to stop being reported as ‘jokes’

The Labour MP is still being subjected to vile rape comments

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Sansa Stark rape conversation
Life

Game of Thrones: “Rape is not a tool to make a character stronger”

Jessica Chastain shares her strong views on this interaction.

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Jess Phillips Labour MP
Visible Women

Jess Phillips responds to rape comments targeted at her, again

“What do women have to do to end this?”

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Life

Rape victims are now asked to give their mobile phones to police

Here's why this is a bad thing for convictions

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Megan Murray
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Women explain the problem with ‘consent condom’ which needs four hands to open it

"Doubt that many potential rapists are going to be foiled by this…"

Woman in shadow
Life

UK judge says men have “fundamental human right” to sex with their wives

His comments are deeply disturbing – not least because of the UK’s troubling history surrounding marital rape laws.

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Moya Crockett
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Grey's Anatomy rape kit scene in ‘Silent All These Years’.
Life

Everyone needs to see this rape kit scene, whether they’re a Grey’s Anatomy fan or not

The powerful moment was inspired by Christine Blasey Ford’s testimony against Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh

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Kayleigh Dray
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People

Everything you need to know about the Harvey Weinstein rape case

Three months out from the trial, we break down all the details in the case against the disgraced studio mogul

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Hannah-Rose Yee
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Louis Theroux
Life

Louis Theroux to combat sexual assault and consent myths in new documentary

The Night In Question will NOT shy away from the ongoing conversation around consent, sexual misconduct and #MeToo

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Kayleigh Dray
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Winnie M Li in Jordan
Life

A message to everyone who dares to say women shouldn’t travel alone

Winnie M Li was raped during a solo trip to Belfast. Here, she explains why she refuses to let that incident stop her from travelling independently.

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Life

These statistics show the shocking attitudes we still have to assault

The surveys shine a light on some shocking misconceptions

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Emily Reynolds
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Kayleigh Dray
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Baby it’s Cold Outside has been given a feminist makeover

The troubling Christmas song has been transformed into an epic consent anthem

Visible Women

From the English women’s cricket team to Michelle Obama: the women making waves this week

Celebrating the women who made history and pushed for change in the past seven days.

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Hannah-Rose Yee
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Life

A woman’s underwear has been used as evidence in a rape trial – again

“You have to look at the way she was dressed,” the defence told the jury

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Susan Devaney
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Life

This response to the Cristiano Ronaldo rape allegation is deeply troubling

“Ronaldo has shown in recent months his great professionalism and dedication.”

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Susan Devaney
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How Alyssa Milano used a ‘human microphone’ to share her most painful memory
People

How Alyssa Milano used a ‘human microphone’ to share her most painful memory

Warning: this article contains graphic details which some may find triggering

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Kayleigh Dray
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The Handmaid’s Tale: we just found out how June’s story will end – and it’s pretty shocking
Life

This “dubious” Handmaid’s Tale card has sparked a huge debate on social media

What better way to congratulate someone on their pregnancy than a depiction of rape, eh?

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Kayleigh Dray
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People

Rose McGowan pens emotional apology to Asia Argento over sexual abuse allegations

“I deeply regret not correcting my mistake sooner and apologise to Asia for not doing so.”

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Busy Phillips was raped when she was 14. Now, she’s ready to speak her truth.

“I was raped. It's taken me 25 years to say those words.”

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How the #MeToo movement helped bring Bill Cosby to justice

Bill Cosby is the first celebrity to be convicted and sentenced following the #MeToo movement around sexual assault which emerged in 2017.

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Kayleigh Dray
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