sexual assault

Art

Who Profits When Pain Becomes Art?

A survivor writes about seeing her story reproduced without her consent in Andrea Bowers' #MeToo installation.
Dilara O'Neil
a day ago
News

Japan’s Outdated Sexual Assault Laws Are Leading to Unjust Rape Acquittals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.
Edoardo Liotta
6.11.19
body

What You Need to Know About Consent and Disability

The people entrusted to care for me need to understand and respect my boundaries.
Spencer Williams
5.13.19
Julian Assange

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.
David Uberti
5.5.19
Internet

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.
Sunaina Kumar
3.2.19
sexual assault

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.
Rex Santus
2.25.19
sexual assault

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.
Emma Ockerman
2.15.19
mental health

New Year, Same Struggles: Is Total LGBTQ Acceptance a Myth In India?

To help understand and normalize the conversations around the community, we asked its younger reps about their most pressing mental health issues.
Noel D'souza
1.21.19
Bad Education

Malaysian Textbook Tells Young Girls That Their Bodies Could Bring Shame to Their Families

It goes on to warn nine year olds about the dangers of wearing immodest clothing and sitting in a quiet place for too long.
Mustika Hapsoro
1.18.19
#metoo

The Manager of a Popular J-Pop Group Was Just Fired For Making One of His Stars Apologize For Being Assaulted

Goodbye.
Mustika Hapsoro
1.16.19
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
1.8.19
consent

Coachella Is Taking Steps To Prevent Sexual Assault

Coachella's new Every One initiative will include trained counselors, consent guidelines, and "safety ambassadors" at this year's festival.
Leila Ettachfini
1.7.19
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