#Rape Culture

  • Article: Ghanaian Victims Are Being Urged to Speak Out After Sex-for-Grades Investigation

    Ghanaian Victims Are Being Urged to Speak Out After Sex-for-Grades Investigation

    From Voice of America|Nov. 4, 2019

    A BBC documentary exposed lecturers who prey on female students. Read more

  • Article: Rape Convictions in England and Wales Slump to 10-Year Low Despite Rise in Police Reports

    Rape Convictions in England and Wales Slump to 10-Year Low Despite Rise in Police Reports

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|Sept. 16, 2019

    The decline comes amid growing concerns that the justice system is failing rape victims. Read more

  • Article: Sexist Rape Myths Hamper Justice in Northern Ireland, Says Judge

    Sexist Rape Myths Hamper Justice in Northern Ireland, Says Judge

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|Nov. 21, 2018

    It comes after a teenager's choice of underwear was held up as evidence of consent in a rape trial. Read more

  • Article: Jordan Officially Repeals Law That Lets Rapists Off the Hook if They Marry Their Victims

    Jordan Officially Repeals Law That Lets Rapists Off the Hook if They Marry Their Victims

    By Madison Feser|CHIME FOR CHANGE|Aug. 2, 2017

    Repeal sends message to rapists that “your crime will not be overlooked”. Read more

  • Article: After Mass Molestations in India, Women 'Reclaim Narrative' on Social Media

    After Mass Molestations in India, Women 'Reclaim Narrative' on Social Media

    By James Hitchings-Hales|CHIME FOR CHANGE|Jan. 5, 2017

    After waves of sexual assaults on New Year’s Eve, #YesAllWomen went viral. Read more

  • Article: How 2 Teen Girls Are Shedding Light on Breast Ironing, Rape in Cameroon

    How 2 Teen Girls Are Shedding Light on Breast Ironing, Rape in Cameroon

    By Colleen Curry|CHIME FOR CHANGE|Jan. 4, 2017

    Galle and Schneider are using the medium of film to try and effect change. Read more

  • Article: The Sun vs Women Everywhere: Round 1,567,982....

    The Sun vs Women Everywhere: Round 1,567,982...

    By James Hitchings-Hales|Sept. 30, 2016

    A never-ending saga. Read more