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103 Uber Drivers in 20 US Cities Accused of Sexual Assault and Abuse

The tech giant has been plagued by criticism that it puts passengers at risk of sexual violence. Now a new investigation reveals the scale of the problem.
Sirin Kale
5.1.18
Internet
Internet

Trolls Are Illegally Posting Rape Survivors' Names on Twitter

Victims in sexual offense cases are guaranteed lifelong anonymity in the UK, but an investigation has found hundreds of posts on the social network identifying survivors.
Sirin Kale
4.19.18
sexual assault
sexual assault

Man with 19 Accusers Declares April Sexual Assault Awareness Month

Here are a few of the ways the Trump administration has rolled back protections for sexual assault survivors and worked to silence the voices of women who have come forward to report abuse.
Kimberly Lawson
4.2.18
My First Time
My First Time

How I Learned To Enjoy Sex Again After Being Raped

It took years for feminist activist Sophie Lu to realize she was raped—and even longer to process how it affected her sex life going forward.
Sophie Lu
1.18.18
rape
rape

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
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
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
rape
rape

Outrage in Spain as Country Awaits the 'Wolf Pack' Gang Rape Case Verdict

Five men are accused of raping an 18-year-old girl in 2016. As their trial comes to a close, Spanish feminists are outraged over the way the alleged victim has been treated, both in the media and in court.
Sirin Kale
11.29.17
HEALTH
HEALTH

The Pioneering Therapy Helping Sexual Violence Survivors

EMDR therapy helps victims of abuse reprocess their trauma by moving their eyes around or tapping them on the leg. Some say that treatment has changed their lives.
Sirin Kale
11.24.17
sexual violence
sexual violence

This Drama Workshop Is Teaching Kids About Sexual Harassment—And How To Challenge It

How do you educate schoolkids about complicated issues like sexism and sexual violence? The answer might lie in a unique drama workshop being trialled in London and northeast England.
Sirin Kale
11.17.17
crime
crime

It's Not Illegal for NYPD to Have Sex with Someone in Custody

While sex is prohibited between corrections officers and the prisoners they’re charged with guarding, there is no law prohibiting such conduct for police in NYC. One councilman wants to change that.
Kimberly Lawson
10.26.17
terrorism
terrorism

How Terrorist Groups Like ISIS Use Sexual Violence to Lure Recruits

Researchers behind a new report argue that recruits are drawn to terror groups like ISIS and Boko Haram specifically because they offer opportunities to commit sexual violence.
Sirin Kale
10.9.17