#Sexual Abuse

  • Article: Jeffrey Epstein Scandal: An Important Reminder Thousands of Girls Are Trafficked Across the US
    Girls & Women

    Jeffrey Epstein Scandal: An Important Reminder Thousands of Girls Are Trafficked Across the US

    By Daniele Selby|July 18, 2019

    Epstein’s alleged victims were vulnerable young girls — like most trafficking victims globally. Read more

  • Article: 1 in 6 Australian Women Experience Physical or Sexual Abuse Before Age 15, Report Finds
    Girls & Women

    1 in 6 Australian Women Experience Physical or Sexual Abuse Before Age 15, Report Finds

    By Madeleine Keck|June 6, 2019

    The new report sheds light on groups vulnerable to family, domestic, and sexual violence. Read more

  • Article: Thousands of Children Who Survived Cyclone Idai Now Face Slavery and Forced Marriage
    Citizenship

    Thousands of Children Who Survived Cyclone Idai Now Face Slavery and Forced Marriage

    April 9, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Families struggling to survive face new risks in the wake of the devastating cyclone. Read more

  • Article: Half of Britain's Female Students Have Experienced Unwanted Sexual Touching: Poll
    Girls & Women

    Half of Britain's Female Students Have Experienced Unwanted Sexual Touching: Poll

    By Imogen Calderwood|Feb. 27, 2019

    But just 5% of incidents are being reported. Read more

  • Article: Women in DRC Forced to Trade Sex for Ebola Vaccines, Claims Say
    Health

    Women in DRC Forced to Trade Sex for Ebola Vaccines, Claims Say

    By Leah Rodriguez  and  Julie Ngalle|Feb. 12, 2019

    Global response organizations are working to offer more protection. Read more

  • Article: This Is How Your Tampon Tax Is Being Spent This Year — But Competition Is Far Too Fierce
    Girls & Women

    This Is How Your Tampon Tax Is Being Spent This Year — But Competition Is Far Too Fierce

    By Imogen Calderwood|Jan. 24, 2019

    “This is such a critical area where more funding is needed.” Read more

  • Article: South Korea to Open Major Investigation Into Sports Sex Abuse Allegations
    Girls & Women

    South Korea to Open Major Investigation Into Sports Sex Abuse Allegations

    By Daniele Selby|Jan. 23, 2019

    South Korea’s human rights commission is opening its largest-ever inquiry into abuse in sports. Read more

  • Article: North Korean Women Are Routinely Subjected to Sexual Violence: Report
    Girls & Women

    North Korean Women Are Routinely Subjected to Sexual Violence: Report

    By Leah Rodriguez|Nov. 1, 2018

    Human Rights Watch documented testimonies from 54 women working as merchants who experienced abuse. Read more