Sexual Assault

The man known as “John Doe” who accused Kevin Spacey of sexual assault has died

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    The real-life Marie who inspired Netflix’s Unbelievable has responded to the show

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    She Said’s Kantor and Twohey: “Weinstein had all the power in Hollywood, but we had the facts”

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    Dylan Farrow really isn’t here for Scarlett Johansson’s defence of Woody Allen

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Rape victim let down by justice system
Life

The criminal justice system is currently failing rape victims – here’s how

The overall charge rate for rape has fallen by 2.6% in the last year.

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Lauren Geall
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Jeffrey Epstein found dead.
People

Jeffrey Epstein has been found dead, amidst sex trafficking trial

He was awaiting trial on charges that he sex trafficked underage girls.

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Hollie Richardson
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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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“The Jeffrey Epstein case proves that wealth is a toxic American dream”

The alleged sex offender is just another example of how money can make you untouchable, says American writer Alicia Lutes.

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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24 women have accused Donald Trump of sexual misconduct
Life

“Why don’t we care more about Donald Trump’s sexual misconduct allegations?”

The headlines are tough, but we can't get complacent.

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Christobel Hastings
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Sexism at work
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At last, all women will have legal protection against harassment in the workplace thanks to #MeToo

The new treaty has been called a “milestone movement for women’s rights”.

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Hollie Richardson
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AlunaGeorge singer sexual assault
Life

Aluna Francis’ sexual assault is yet further proof that the music industry needs its #MeToo moment

The AlunaGeorge singer had a candid conversation on a BBC podcast.

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Hollie Richardson
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Women in the workplace
Life

Women are talking about difficult men they’ve encountered at work

And their observations have exposed a disturbing trend.

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Kayleigh Dray
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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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Sarah Shaffi
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How Japanese commuters are using their smartphones to stop groping on trains

The app alerts fellow passengers to crime.

Lucy Mangan

The Julian Assange rape case has been re-opened. This is why we must stop calling him a hero

"Heroes do not always wear capes, but they nearly always have a past free from sexual allegations"

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Lucy Mangan
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Life

Woman shares details of "creepy" taxi ride that left her fearing for her life

This is exactly why we need better regulation of drivers

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Anna Brech
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Life

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

"I want only for you to feel how very small you are."

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Sarah Shaffi
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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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Hollie Richardson
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People

What that Game of Thrones sexual assault revelation tells us about fan culture

“I don’t want to say [being groped] comes with the territory, but, you know, people are crazy about it,” said the GOT star.

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Kayleigh Dray
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People

This magazine named both Christine Blasey Ford and Brett Kavanaugh as ‘most influential’

And Twitter is outraged about it.

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Hannah-Rose Yee
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Ashley Judd’s abortion story is incredibly important. Here’s why.

“I’m a three-time rape survivor. And one of the times I was raped, there was conception,” says the actress.

Brett Kavanaugh given Runnymede job
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Do sexual assault claims ruin men’s careers? Not if you’re Brett Kavanaugh

The Supreme Court justice, who was accused of sexual assault by Christine Blasey Ford, has just been given a prestigious teaching job in the UK.

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