Victims in sexual offense cases are guaranteed lifelong anonymity in the UK, but an investigation has found hundreds of posts on the social network identifying survivors.
More women than ever are seeking counselling, but speed of service depends on where you live.
Though the state already sets aside funds for rape kit exams, the Colorado Supreme Court ruled that convicted assailants can be charged for costs associated with the tests.
Criminal courts are notoriously hard on sex assault victims. So I went for something else.
"I think we're in a moment where the world is finally valuing and paying attention to the voices and experiences of survivors of sexual assault."
Heather Marlowe's rape kit wasn't processed for two years after her assault. Now, she's suing the San Francisco Police Department for how they handled her case.
The cache of information also includes hundreds of employment, financial, passport, and transcript records of ordinary civilians.
Cutting funding to the charities that support rape victims sends a clear message to both abusers and survivors.
The cops' incredibly unprofessional behavior violated departmental rules, but apparently not enough for them to be pushed off the force.
His post-prison conduct isn't working in his favour.