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In Myanmar, a Nonprofit Icon Enjoyed Foreign Funding Despite Allegations of Sexual Abuse

The alleged failure by the US embassy and a UN agency to prevent abuses reflects systemic gaps in safeguarding mechanisms, that are common within local nonprofits in the developing world.

9.17.19

1 in 16 Women Report Their First 'Sexual' Experiences Were Rape or Assault

Extrapolated to the whole U.S. population, this would mean 3.3 million women have experienced "forced sexual initiation."

9.16.19

My Rape Case Was Dropped – I'm Not Surprised Conviction Rates Are Low

Rape prosecutions in England are at their lowest level in a decade. I'm not exactly shocked.

8.5.19

Inmates Take Justice Into Their Own Hands By Welcoming Serial Rapist to Jail With a Beating

An Indonesian inmate who raped his daughter 50 times in the past four years earned himself quite a welcome in prison.

7.29.19

Indian Movie Theatres Are Going to Screen Ads to Educate People About Child Sexual Assault

This comes in response to an “alarming rise” in child rape cases around the country.

6.25.19

Who Profits When Pain Becomes Art?

A survivor writes about seeing her story reproduced without her consent in Andrea Bowers' #MeToo installation.

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6.11.19

Japan’s Outdated Sexual Assault Laws Are Leading to Unjust Rape Acquittals

According to a century-old Japanese law, a crime isn’t considered rape unless the woman tried to fight back.

5.13.19

What You Need to Know About Consent and Disability

The people entrusted to care for me need to understand and respect my boundaries.

5.5.19

Does Julian Assange Have a Roommate in Jail? A VICE Investigation

The U.K. Ministry of Justice is highly secretive about where inmates live within prisons like Belmarsh, where Julian Assange will serve a 50-week sentence.

3.2.19

Videos of Gang Rape Are Being Sold in India for Less Than $1

In Uttar Pradesh, you can walk into a store and buy video clips of horrific attacks shot on mobile phones. Now anti-rape campaigners are fighting back.

2.25.19

R. Kelly Charged With 10 Counts of Aggravated Criminal Sexual Abuse

The musician had been accused of sexual misconduct and abuse of young girls for decades.

2.15.19

Another Video Appears to Show R. Kelly Having Sex With an Underage Girl, Report Says

The 42-minute video was obtained by celebrity lawyer Michael Avenatti and reviewed by CNN.

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