Search Results for Tag: sexual assault
Siti Aishah Hassan Hasri was first sexually assaulted at age eight. Then she was molested four times between the ages of 14 and 26. When she told her parents the first time it happened, they didn’t know how to handle the issue because the perpetrator was a close family friend.
Date11.09.2018 | 12:57
Tagscomprehensive sexuality education, girls' rights, reproductive health, sexual abuse, sexual assault, sexual harassment, sexual health, Siti Aishah Hassan Hasri, SPOT, women's rights
Less than half of the more than 25,000 cases that go to labs each year are processed, while 20 percent of lab reports do not hold up in court due to contaminated evidence
Date24.08.2018 | 14:50
TagsDNA, Enfold Proactive Health Trust, India, New Delhi, rape, sexual assault, women's health, women's rights
Online abuse against women has real life consequences including self-censorship and psychological damage. An international survey shows nearly one in four women have experienced such abuse, including physical threats.
Date25.11.2017 | 12:41
Tagsonline abuse, physical threats, sexual assault, sexual harassment, Social media, Violence against women, women's rights
At least 15 million girls have been victims of sexual violence, yet only 1 in 100 sought help, according to the UN’s children’s agency. Most children knew their abusers, says the report’s author Claudia Cappa.
Date25.11.2017 | 11:28
Tagsgirls' rights, sexual abuse, sexual assault, sexual violence, taboo, UNICEF, violence, women's rights
Too many times I have been told to dress “right”. Often times I have been asked if I dressed a certain way to gain more “male attention” or to be more precise, to “tease men”. Every day, I am reminded that if I stay out too late, I could “invite trouble”. The list goes on.
Date25.11.2017 | 9:58
Tagsnepal, Preeti Shakya, rape, sexual abuse, sexual assault, victim blaming, Violence against women, women's rights
Does a sex joke constitute sexual assault? Or only if they grab your bottom? A survey shows that tolerance levels vary across Europe. EU countries deal differently with sexual harassment, and Germany often lags behind.
Date14.11.2017 | 16:00
Tags#MeToo, #sexism, Europe, gender equality, Harvey Weinstein, sexual assault, sexual harassment, women, women's rights
“I’m a famous guy,” he said. But fame, wealth and influence couldn’t protect this sexual predator from his insatiable appetite for helpless young starlets forever. He dangled the promises of a glamorous and successful career to lure and force himself on young, starry-eyed wannabe celebs. Hollywood, according to actress Mayiam Bialik, “rewards physical beauty and sex appeal above all else and profits from the mistreatment of women.”
Date24.10.2017 | 14:48
Tags#MeToo, Alyssa Milano, Bill Clinton, Donald Trump, Gwyneth Paltrow, Harvey Weinstein, sexual assault, sexual harassment, Tarana Burke, women's rights