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Woman Raped With Tree Branch Dies Two Years Later of Internal Injuries

Russian cosmetics representative Anna Barmina took almost a year to regain consciousness after being attacked by a serial rapist. She was so traumatized that she never spoke again.
Sirin Kale
1.2.18
JUSTICE
JUSTICE

This Woman Could Replace the Judge Who Sentenced Brock Turner to Six Months

In the midst of a robust effort to recall Judge Aaron Persky, Cindy Hendrickson became the first person to announce her candidacy for his current position.
Kimberly Lawson
12.28.17
sexual harassment
sexual harassment

The Site Tracking Sexual Misconduct Allegations Linked to Every Movie

With a film industry rife with sexual predators, it's nearly impossible to keep track of all the allegations. The site Rotten Apples has changed that.
Leila Ettachfini
12.19.17
film
film

'Frida' Is a Testament to Salma Hayek's Talent and Tenacity

After the "Frida" star and producer detailed Harvey Weinstein's abusive behavior during production in a recent op-ed, we revisit the film she completed against all odds.
Kristen Yoonsoo Kim
12.18.17
sexual assault
sexual assault

Remember When Republicans Condemned Donald Trump for the Way He Treats Women?

A slew of Republican leaders withdrew their support for Trump's campaign immediately after the 2005 'Access Hollywood' tape was released in 2016. So why aren't more speaking out against the accusations against him now?
Kimberly Lawson
12.12.17
You Know Who Rules?
You Know Who Rules?

The Author of the 'Stealthing' Study on Changing How We Talk About Rape

Alexandra Brodsky, author of the study that looked into the trend of nonconsensual condom removal during sex, talks to Broadly about her research's impact.
Linda Yang
12.10.17
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sexual assault

Lawyer Sentenced to Jail for Saying Women in Ripped Jeans Should Be Raped

Egyptian conservative Nabih al-Wahsh told viewers on a TV panel show that men had a "national duty" to rape women who wore denim.
Sirin Kale
12.6.17
You Know Who Rules?
You Know Who Rules?

Emma Sulkowicz: 2017's Sexual Assault Reckoning Is a 'Marker for Change'

The performance artist known for "Mattress Performance (Carry That Weight)" tells Broadly why this year marked an "historic example of the successes of intergenerational feminism."
Linda Yang
12.3.17
You Know Who Rules?
You Know Who Rules?

Callie Rennison, the Professor Using Brock Turner to Educate About Rape

We spoke to the professor and Title IX coordinator about the #MeToo movement's effect on discussions about sexual assault, and how we can keep the momentum in the new year.
Linda Yang
12.2.17
sexual violence
sexual violence

A Swedish Man Was Just Convicted for the 'Online' Rape of 27 Young Teens

The unprecedented conviction puts a spotlight on sextortion, an under-studied but quickly growing form of sexual violence that involves forcing individuals to perform sexual acts on themselves over the internet.
Kimberly Lawson
11.30.17
sexual assault
sexual assault

Brooklyn Hospital Illegally Charged Women for Their Rape Exams

Investigators determined that out of the 86 rape exams the hospital had conducted between January 2015 and February 2017, 85 were improperly billed for. Some of those cases even went to collections.
Kimberly Lawson
11.29.17
crime
crime

Twenty-Three Women Murdered in Uganda, And No One Knows Why

As the police struggles to mount a response to the grisly murders, community activists are determined to keep putting pressure on the authorities.
Amy Fallon
11.29.17