#Sexual Abuse

  • Article: 1 in 5 UK Parliament Staff Have Been Sexually Harassed in the Past Year
    Girls & Women

    1 in 5 UK Parliament Staff Have Been Sexually Harassed in the Past Year

    By Imogen Calderwood|Feb. 8, 2018

    Politicians are working on bringing about a “culture change.” Read more

  • Article: This Woman Has Helped Over 12,000 Children Affected by HIV and Sexual Abuse — Despite Getting Death Threats Every Day
    Health

    This Woman Has Helped Over 12,000 Children Affected by HIV and Sexual Abuse — Despite Getting Death Threats Every Day

    By Imogen Calderwood|Dec. 1, 2017

    Mary Mokakha was spurred into action by the rape of a 1-month-old baby. Read more

  • 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