sexual assault


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
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
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
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
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

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

Mustika Hapsoro
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

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

Yoga’s Culture of Sexual Abuse Can’t Be Ignored

As the yoga market is flooded with gurus offering inner peace for $20 an hour, we remain naive to how vulnerable many people may be.
Wendy Syfret

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

A Facebook Page Is Leading the Way In Thailand's #MeToo Conversation

Thaiconsent is a safe space for sexual harassment victims to share their stories, and an accessible resource for some tough talk about the harmful effects of rape culture.
Alia Marsha

This Is the Emotional and Financial Cost of Sexual Assault

I sometimes find myself very depressed over the question “who would I be had I not been raped?”
Lori Fox