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  • People

    Hachette employees stage walk-out over Woody Allen’s memoir

  • Domestic Abuse Bill returns to parliament.
    Life

    Finally, the Domestic Abuse Bill has returned to parliament – but is it enough?

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    Life

    All the latest in the Cyprus rape case appeal

Latest Stories

Rose McGowan responds to Harvey Weinstein’s “forgotten man” comments in a powerful statement.
People

Rose McGowan responds to Weinstein’s “forgotten man” comments in a powerful statement

“I didn’t forget you, Harvey. My body didn’t forget you,” she wrote.

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People

Exclusive: Kelly Sundberg gets real about the healing power of storytelling

“I’ve had to grieve and say goodbye to the girl I was before my abuse,” says the author.

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One in four young women would be afraid to report being sexually assaulted at work.
People

“Why I won’t report being sexually assaulted by my colleague”

A quarter of young women say they would be scared to report sexual assault at work, for fear of the repercussions.

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People

Exclusive: Debbie Harry doesn’t want to be known as a victim – she’s a survivor

“We must have hope, right?” she urges. “It’s the ultimate survival mechanism.”

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Hannah-Rose Yee
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Denied a trial, Jeffrey Epstein’s victims have shared their powerful testimony regardless

"Jeffrey may no longer be here to hear it, I will not stop fighting, and I will not be silenced anymore."

Life

Shocking new rape conviction statistics show the system is still failing women

The London Victims’ Commissioner has condemned the “excessive intrusion into personal data” of rape victims.

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Christobel Hastings
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After podcast BBC Sounds
Life

Sexual assault survivors are sharing their stories in this brilliant new way

A ground-breaking podcast is shaking up the platform.

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Hollie Richardson
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Lucy Mangan

Lucy Mangan: “We need to stop protecting awful men with flimsy wordplay”

Why are so many of us still reluctant to name the evils men do? Lucy Mangan has had enough with euphemisms

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Lucy Mangan
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People

Busy Philipps just called out a major publication on the way it talks about rape

The actress took on the L.A. Times for a headline it published about the rape of a 12-year-old girl

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Pip Cook
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R Kelly has been arrested on federal sex crime charges
People

R. Kelly has been arrested on 13 federal sex crime charges

The charges include sex trafficking and child abuse images.

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Christobel Hastings
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People

Ellen DeGeneres has shared her story of teenage abuse because not enough women are believed

The comedian has opened up about being groomed and assaulted when she was 15 years old.

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Megan Murray
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Laura Bates
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Quiz: do you know the extent of the UK’s sexism problem?

Think you know how bad the UK is when it comes to gender discrimination and sexual violence? Take this quiz to test your knowledge.

People

Simone Biles speaks candidly about realising she was a victim of sexual abuse

The gymnast opened up to actress Priyanka Chopra Jonas

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Sarah Shaffi
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Lucy Mangan

Lucy Mangan on why we have to accept that musical geniuses can be abusers

“Once the initial horror and shock subsides, you are left with an odd feeling of hope.”

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Lucy Mangan
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Michael Jackson leaving neverland documentary
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5 women share their views on Michael Jackson ahead of “devastating” documentary

“I don’t want to listen to his music anymore. I just can’t support it.”

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Jessica Morgan
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Country singer star Dolly Parton
People

Dolly Parton's sister urges singer to speak out over #MeToo abuse

Stella Parton says there is "a code of silence" in the country music industry

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Anna Brech
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People

“Horrifying and indefensible”: Lady Gaga pulls song with R. Kelly from streaming services

The singer has apologized to all victims of assault

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Hannah-Rose Yee
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Long Reads

How #MeToo has affected our daily lives: Five women share their stories

Five women recount how a global movement has affected their day-to-day lives.

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Kayleigh Dray
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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.

Lily Allen attends the Chanel show as part of the Paris Fashion Week Womenswear Fall/Winter 2018/2019 on March 6, 2018 in Paris, France
People

Lily Allen opens up about her own terrifying sexual harassment ordeal

“I woke up at 5am because I could feel someone next to me pressing their naked body against my back”

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Kayleigh Dray
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