#Sexual Abuse

  • Article: Just 1% of 15 Million Girls Forced to Have Sex Seek Help, UN Says
    Girls & Women

    Just 1% of 15 Million Girls Forced to Have Sex Seek Help, UN Says

    Nov. 1, 2017|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    In the majority of cases, the abuser is known to the victim. Read more

  • Article: Olympic Gymnast McKayla Maroney Says ‘Me Too’ — Team Doctor Molested Her for Years
    Girls & Women

    Olympic Gymnast McKayla Maroney Says ‘Me Too’ — Team Doctor Molested Her for Years

    By Daniele Selby|Oct. 19, 2017|CHIME FOR CHANGE

    Dr. Larry Nassar claimed he was giving her “medically necessary treatments.” Read more

  • Article: Sexual Extortion Is Legal in the US, But the #MeToo Campaign Could Change That
    Girls & Women

    Sexual Extortion Is Legal in the US, But the #MeToo Campaign Could Change That

    Oct. 18, 2017|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Could high profile sexual abuse cases make sextortion illegal? Read more

  • Article: After Failing to Respond to Sexual Abuse by Peacekeepers, the UN Has a New Plan to End the Abuse
    Girls & Women

    After Failing to Respond to Sexual Abuse by Peacekeepers, the UN Has a New Plan to End the Abuse

    Sept. 5, 2017|News Deeply

    Each year there are reports of peacekeepers abusing the very people they are meant to protect. Read more

  • Article: A Third of Indonesian Women Are Physically or Sexually Abused, New Study Says
    Girls & Women

    A Third of Indonesian Women Are Physically or Sexually Abused, New Study Says

    April 12, 2017|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    It's the world's fourth-most populous nation with 250 million people. Read more

  • Article: Turkey Withdraws Controversial Child Rape Bill After Protests
    Girls & Women

    Turkey Withdraws Controversial Child Rape Bill After Protests

    By James Hitchings-Hales|Nov. 22, 2016|CHIME FOR CHANGE

    Turkish PM withdraws bill to pardon men convicted of sex with underage girls if they marry victim. Read more

  • Article: Nigerian Women Escape Boko Haram, Sexually Abused by Government Officials: Report
    Girls & Women

    Nigerian Women Escape Boko Haram, Sexually Abused by Government Officials: Report

    By Meghan Werft|Nov. 2, 2016|CHIME FOR CHANGE

    These women survived more than you think. Read more

  • Article: This App Can Help Prevent Child Sexual Abuse
    Education

    This App Can Help Prevent Child Sexual Abuse

    Oct. 4, 2016|World Childhood Foundation

    The app includes videos, checklists, quizzes, and links to raise your awareness. Read more