Rape Culture


The Grim Realities of Sexual Assault on College Campuses in Indonesia

Watch our new documentary on what is, and isn't, done by universities to protect victims of sexual assault.
Alia Marsha
Myth Understood

The Timeless Myth of Medusa, a Rape Victim Turned Into a Monster

Since Ancient Greece, the snake-haired Gorgon has been a sexualized symbol of women's rage.
Christobel Hastings
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Men's Magazine In Japan Under Fire Over Story Listing Campuses Where Drunk Women Were 'Easy'

The story also included "tips" on how to "coax" intoxicated women into having sex.
VICE Staff

A Campus Sex Assault Victim Is Calling for an End to Systemic Rape Culture In Indonesia

As allegations of an alleged cover-up continue to dog the University of Gadjah Mada, the victim and her supporters are pushing for a wider conversation about rape and victim blaming.
VICE Staff
Ghost Stories

The Kolor Ijo Is a Terrifying Serial Rapist Based on Some Real-Life Monsters

There's some real monsters out there.
Alia Marsha

I'm Tired of Rape Survivors Having to Share Their Trauma Over and Over Again

This week, hundreds of thousands of survivors shared their stories, using the hashtag #MeToo, to illuminate the ubiquity of sexual violence. How many consciousness-raising campaigns do we need to do before we get actual support?
Sejal Singh
VICE Morning Bulletin

#MeToo, Deportations, and a Toy Gun: The VICE Morning Bulletin

Here's our morning guide to all the news you may have missed.
VICE Staff

Indonesia's Police Chief Shows Exactly Why #MeToo Is So Important Here Too

Another day, another sign that rape culture is still a huge issue in Indonesia.
Syahar Banu
sexual assault

The Trouble With Saying 'Me Too'

Survivors are coming together yet again to shed light on high rates of sexual assault. They shouldn’t have to.
Sarah Ratchford

These Indian YouTubers Reshape Attitudes on Rape Culture With Satire

All India Bakchod—one of India's most popular groups of comedians—use their acidic humor to call out powerful systems of oppression.
Alice Rowsome

Sexist Jokes Make Men Think Sexist Behavior Is Okay, Study Says

Yes, men's magazines filled with sexist humor do influence men's attitudes towards sexist behavior and sexual assault, researchers find.
Kimberly Lawson

Indonesia Needs to Address Its Rape Culture Problem

Rape culture is everywhere. It's in our jokes. It's in our songs. And we need to do something about it.
Putri Widi Saraswati