#Sexual Assault

  • Article: Harvey Weinstein Verdict Is #MeToo Milestone But Changes Little for World's Sexual Assault Survivors

    Harvey Weinstein Verdict Is #MeToo Milestone But Changes Little for World's Sexual Assault Survivors

    By Leah Rodriguez  and  Pia Gralki|March 13, 2020

    Many women still face retaliation for reporting abuse. Read more

  • Article: Nigerian Women Are Learning to Defend Against Sexual Assault With Martial Arts

    Nigerian Women Are Learning to Defend Against Sexual Assault With Martial Arts

    By Catherine Caruso|Jan. 31, 2020

    Free self-defense classes are being offered to help women protect themselves. Read more

  • Article: Bangladesh Just Sentenced 16 People to Death Over Brutal Murder of 19-Year-Old Student

    Bangladesh Just Sentenced 16 People to Death Over Brutal Murder of 19-Year-Old Student

    By Leah Rodriguez|Oct. 24, 2019

    Nusrat Jahan Rafi risked her life to speak out against sexual abuse. Read more

  • Article: Tasmania Will Finally Change Sexual Abuse ‘Gag’ Laws Following Years of Survivor-Led Appeals

    Tasmania Will Finally Change Sexual Abuse ‘Gag’ Laws Following Years of Survivor-Led Appeals

    By Madeleine Keck|Oct. 23, 2019

    “Without my name or my face, it is not my story. It is just my words.” Read more

  • Article: 'Bake Off' Winner Nadiya Hussain Says Talking About Sexual Assault Is 'Best Thing I've Done'

    'Bake Off' Winner Nadiya Hussain Says Talking About Sexual Assault Is 'Best Thing I've Done'

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|Oct. 14, 2019

    Nadiya Hussain recently shared that she was sexually assaulted when she was five years old. Read more

  • Article: South African Men Are Using Vuvuzelas to Help Keep Women Safe

    South African Men Are Using Vuvuzelas to Help Keep Women Safe

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|Oct. 2, 2019

    The iconic vuvuzela has come a long way in the country since the 2010 football World Cup. Read more

  • Article: The South African Parliament Calls on Police to Be Sensitive to Survivors of Rape

    The South African Parliament Calls on Police to Be Sensitive to Survivors of Rape

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|Sept. 17, 2019

    It comes after a mother was turned away twice while trying to report the rape of her 3-year-old. Read more

  • Article: 'We Just Have to Brave It': Women Face Assault on Zimbabwe's Public Buses

    'We Just Have to Brave It': Women Face Assault on Zimbabwe's Public Buses

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|Sept. 11, 2019

    Cheaper fares have led to overcrowding on public buses, putting women's safety at greater risk. Read more