Search Results for Tag: sexual assault
She asked for it or did she not?
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
Different country different sexual harassment?
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
‘How not to treat a woman,’ starring Harvey Weinstein, executive producer
“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
Pakistani women join the #MeToo Campaign
Millions of women across the world have been sharing their experiences of sexual harassment and abuse in an online campaign using the hashtag #MeToo on Twitter and with rolling posts on Facebook. The hashtag has been trending in Pakistan too.
Date23.10.2017 | 17:29
Tags#MeToo, Alyssa Milano, Gulalai Ismail, harassment, Pakistan, sexual abuse, sexual assault, Tarana Burke, women's rights
#MeToo – Best Tweets
Dinosaurs felt the same confusion when they saw a light in the sky 65 million years ago. #metoo #TuesdayThoughts @amy_siskind @RVAwonk pic.twitter.com/am2239YbjW
— Bill Auclair (@bill_auclair) October 17, 2017
According to Huffington Post, more than 25.000 people have responded to Alyssa Milano’s call for sexual abuse victims to come forward. Here are some of the most retweeted tweets.
Date17.10.2017 | 15:02
Tags#MeToo, assault, catcall, sexual assault, sexual harassment, Violence against women, women's rights, womentalkonline
If it’s not “yes”, it’s definitely “no”
A recent spate of jaw-dropping judgments and statements by judges and lawmakers in different parts of the world somehow seem to suggest that the unmistakable distinction between rape and consensual sex can get blurry in the very domains that should stringently uphold it, namely the courtroom and parliament.
Date18.04.2017 | 15:54
TagsBrenda Haas, consent, gang rape, Italy, Mexico, no means no, rape, sex, sexual assault, sexual harassment, women's rights
Blame victims and the West – India’s way of justifying sexual assaults?
An incident of “mass molestation” on New Year’s Eve in Bangalore has put an ugly spotlight back on sexual assault against women in India. But some officials insist on blaming victims and western values.
Date10.01.2017 | 12:14
TagsBangalore, India, National Commision for Women, New Year's Eve, rape, sexual assault, sexual harassment, Supreme Court, women, women's rights