Sexual Assault

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Prince Andrew: The Duke of York will be served notice of the sexual assault lawsuit against him by The High Court

The Met Police has dropped the investigation into Prince Andrew’s sexual assault allegations

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Amy Beecham
  • Emily Ratajkowski
    People

    Emily Ratajkowski accuses Robin Thicke of groping her while making the Blurred Lines video

  • Sophie Ellis Bextor attends the "Everybody's Talking About Jamie" World Premiere at The Royal Festival Hall on September 13, 2021 in London, England. (Photo by Mike Marsland/WireImage)
    Celebrity

    Sophie Ellis Bextor’s rape story combats the toxic myths around sexual assault

  • Nowhere To Run: this powerful documentary shines a light on UK’s sport’s shocking #MeToo moment
    Entertainment

    This powerful new BBC documentary reveals the reality of UK sport’s #MeToo reckoning

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Michaela Coel looking over her shoulder at the Emmy awards.
Celebrity

Michaela Coel’s Emmy win is a double-edged sword

A bittersweet success for Black women creators.

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Florie Mwanza
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Sex Education Season three
TV

Sex Education’s season three is completely done with the male gaze

Old favourites and new characters alike tackle fertility, sexuality and the non-binary experience.

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Charley Ross
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Look away: Sky’s powerful documentary on #MeToo and the music industry is horrifying yet essential viewing
TV

This documentary on music’s #MeToo moment is horrifying yet essential viewing

“Rock and roll celebrates that behaviour.”

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Amy Beecham
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The Shameless Festival: charity Women of the World has launched a one-day festival of activism, featuring Emily Ratajkowski and Laura Bates
News

This London feminist festival line-up will feature Emily Ratajkowski and Laura Bates

The Shameless! Festival explores activism against sexual violence in an accessible way.

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Amy Beecham
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Rachel Thompson
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“We don’t owe anyone sex”: women share stories of men who expected sex as payback

In her explosive new book Rachel Thompson explores how sexual violence has found its way into the bedroom.

How the narrative “you’ll never work again” prevents women from speaking out about sexual harassment
Life

“You’ll never work again”: how 3 women dealt with being threatened by a powerful man at work

“To speak out is risky, both emotionally and professionally.”

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Anita Ghosh
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Bill Cosby
News

“A travesty”: 9 powerful reactions as Bill Cosby walks free from prison

Cosby has had his 2018 sexual assault conviction overturned due to a “process violation”.

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Lauren Geall
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Rape review report
Politics

If the government wants to stop rape, it must invest in challenging rape myths

“This is a systemic problem that’s rooted in victim-blaming, rape myths and stereotypes.”

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Moya Crockett
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woman looking out of window
Politics

“We are deeply ashamed”: the government admits to failing rape survivors

In a landmark report, the government has apologised for letting down rape victims in England and Wales.

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Moya Crockett
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Michaela Coel
TV

Michaela Coel shares her “internal devastation” in searing Baftas speech

“I know what it is like to shoot without an intimacy director,” says the I May Destroy You star.

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Kayleigh Dray
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Lady Gaga
Celebrity

Lady Gaga details the reality of trauma after being sexually assaulted

“Your body remembers...”

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Hollie Richardson
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Moya Crockett
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Why Stylist is campaigning to change the attitudes behind male violence against women and girls

A Fearless Future is our new initiative calling for a public awareness campaign that gets to the root of the problem.

Stylist's open letter to Priti Patel about violence against women
Women

Read Stylist’s open letter to Priti Patel about male violence against women and girls

More than 60 experts, activists, politicians and public figures have signed our letter to the Home Secretary as part of our new campaign, A Fearless Future.

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Stylist Team
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Sarah Everard flowers at Clapham Common bandstand
Long Reads

“We have the right to be free from fear”: what will actually keep women safe in public spaces?

From education to criminal justice reform, experts share their ideas for making women safer on the streets.

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Moya Crockett
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Woman's shadow
Life

Will women ever be safe at home or on the streets?

How a week dedicated to celebrating women turned into one about our lack of safety.

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Hollie Richardson
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Pregnant Mother and Father of Twins in Hospital Room stand in silhouette shot - stock photo
Celebrity

Why “he seems such a nice guy” is the wrong response to abuse allegations

“If we’re looking for monsters, we’ll never find them.”

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Kayleigh Dray
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People

AOC on surviving sexual assault, trauma and the “tactics of abusers”

She has shared her story on Instagram.

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Hollie Richardson
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Housing

What life is like at Christmas when you have nowhere to live

A young mum tells the story of her struggle to create a home for herself and her daughter in time for Christmas.

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Natalie Gil
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Anna Brech
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FKA twigs sues ex Shia LaBeouf for alleged sexual battery, assault and emotional distress

The singer says her relationship with the actor involved “relentless” abuse.

I May Destroy You on BBC One
TV

Finally there are women we can relate to on TV – but why has it taken so long?

Weruche Opia, Hayley Squires and Gbemisola Ikumelo discuss the emergence of a new kind of on-screen womanhood.

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