sexual assault

 
The cost of breaking your silence is high
The cost of breaking your silence is high
As with sexual and gender-based violence, breaking the silence is not an event. Neither happens nor dissipates in the snap of a disclosing moment,...
The chain between words and violence
The chain between words and violence
There has been a justified outpouring of national anger and fury over the past few weeks in response to the ongoing war on the bodies of girls and...
Feminism 101: Pussies are not for grabbing
Feminism 101: Pussies are not for grabbing
I was about nine years old when I first experienced pussy grabbing. I was feeling unwell, had been vomiting and, with a high fever, was feeling...
Australia's Cardinal Pell loses child sex abuse appeal
Australia's Cardinal Pell loses child sex abuse appeal
Disgraced Cardinal George Pell lost his appeal against child sex abuse convictions Wednesday, prompting relief from those who fought to bring one...
Despite mounting abuse claims, here’s why Jammeh is unlikely to face justice soon
Despite mounting abuse claims, here’s why Jammeh is unlikely to face justice soon
Two weeks ago, new allegations were added to a litany of human rights abuses that have been levied against the former president of The Gambia,...
Q&A: How Jammeh rape allegations were uncovered
Q&A: How Jammeh rape allegations were uncovered
During his 22-year dictatorial rule that ended in early 2017, Gambia’s former president, Yahya Jammeh, used his power as well as state...
Former Gambian dictator Jammeh was a 'serial sexual predator'
Former Gambian dictator Jammeh was a 'serial sexual predator'
Yahya Jammeh, a brutal dictator who ruled the Gambia for more than two decades, was forced out of office in January 2017 — despite his best...
Prosecutors insist Pell child sex conviction 'unimpeachable'
Prosecutors insist Pell child sex conviction 'unimpeachable'
Prosecutors insisted the conviction of Australian Cardinal George Pell for child sexual abuse was "unimpeachable" as his appeal against the guilty...
Cardinal Pell appeals 'impossible' child sex conviction
Cardinal Pell appeals 'impossible' child sex conviction
Jailed Australian Cardinal George Pell asked appeals court judges on Wednesday to quash his landmark conviction for child sex abuse, branding the...
Swedish Assange hearing to decide on extradition request
Swedish Assange hearing to decide on extradition request
A Swedish court will hear arguments on Monday to decide whether prosecutors can proceed to request Julian Assange's extradition from the United...
Assange in UK court over US extradition request
Assange in UK court over US extradition request
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange faces an initial hearing in London on Thursday over an extradition request from the United States, a day after he...
I just can’t stop lovin’ you
I just can’t stop lovin’ you
Michael Jackson speaks to and for the monstrous child in us all — Margo Jefferson, On Michael Jackson (Granta Books)...