Sexual Assault

LONDON, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 01: Reese Witherspoon attends a special screening of Apple's "The Morning Show" at The Ham Yard Hotel on November 1, 2019 in London, England. (Photo by David M. Benett/Dave Benett/Getty Images for Apple)

Reese Witherspoon still feels “guilt” and “extreme anger” over teenage sexual assault

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One in four young women would be afraid to report being sexually assaulted at work.
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“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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Two years of the Me Too movement: read our most powerful essays

It’s been two years since the allegations against Harvey Weinstein first came to light. A lot has changed.

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Dakota Johnson’s powerful collection of real life sexual assault stories is surprisingly uplifting

It's difficult but crucial listening.

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This powerful animated short film about one survivor’s experience of sexual assault is a must-watch

Chanel Miller was the victim of the infamous Brock Turner.

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“My rape felt so ‘ordinary’ that I still have to convince myself it happened”

Warning: the following article may be triggering for some readers.

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Kaitlyn Dever just explained the importance of sharing stories of sexual assault

The actor opened up about getting into the headspace of rape survivor Marie Adler.

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This is what TfL plans to do about sexual harassment on London underground

There’s one line that seems to be more dangerous than the others.

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

Doe's lawyer said "his fight for justice is still very much alive."

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

Together, they brought down Weinstein. Now, they’re revealing what it really took to break the sexual harassment story that ignited a moment.

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

“Scarlett has a long way to go in understanding the issues she claims to champion,” tweeted Farrow.

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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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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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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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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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“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.

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

The charges include sex trafficking and child abuse images.

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

And their observations have exposed a disturbing trend.

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