#Sexual Abuse

  • Article: Indian Sex Trafficking Survivors Take Their #MeToo Stories Online
    Girls & Women

    Indian Sex Trafficking Survivors Take Their #MeToo Stories Online

    Sept. 5, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Of 20 million commercial sex workers in India, 16 million women and girls are trafficking victims. Read more

  • Article: 31 People Charged With Rape and Human Trafficking Offences of Girls as Young as 12 in Yorkshire
    Girls & Women

    31 People Charged With Rape and Human Trafficking Offences of Girls as Young as 12 in Yorkshire

    By Imogen Calderwood|Aug. 15, 2018

    Five women said they were abused as children between 2005 and 2012. Read more

  • Article: Oversight Group Tells UN to Step Up Women's Protection Worldwide
    Girls & Women

    Oversight Group Tells UN to Step Up Women's Protection Worldwide

    By Joanna Prisco|Aug. 7, 2018

    There were 40 allegations of sexual exploitation within UN agencies at the end of 2017. Read more

  • Article: Charities Are Failing to Tackle 'Endemic' Sexual Abuse in the Aid Sector, Warn MPs
    Citizenship

    Charities Are Failing to Tackle 'Endemic' Sexual Abuse in the Aid Sector, Warn MPs

    July 31, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    The aid world has come under intense scrutiny following revelations of abuse. Read more

  • Article: Aly Raisman and 140 Sexual Abuse Survivors Honored with ESPY Courage Award
    Girls & Women

    Aly Raisman and 140 Sexual Abuse Survivors Honored with ESPY Courage Award

    By Daniele Selby|July 19, 2018

    More than 200 girls and women have accused the former USA Gymnastics doctor of abuse. Read more

  • Article: Tennis Needs Its Own #MeToo Moment, Says Coach Judy Murray
    Girls & Women

    Tennis Needs Its Own #MeToo Moment, Says Coach Judy Murray

    By Imogen Calderwood|July 3, 2018

    Wimbledon has arrived — but Murray is warning that young players are vulnerable to sexual assault. Read more

  • Article: Kenyan Women Are Texting to Report Rape and Avoid Stigma
    Girls & Women

    Kenyan Women Are Texting to Report Rape and Avoid Stigma

    May 10, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    In Kenya, both sex and sexual violence are highly stigmatized, leaving survivors vulnerable. Read more

  • Article: The Punishment for Rape in This Indian Village Is 100 Sit-Ups and People Are Outraged
    Girls & Women

    The Punishment for Rape in This Indian Village Is 100 Sit-Ups and People Are Outraged

    May 9, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Human rights advocates are criticizing the lenient punishment. Read more