Tag: Sexual Abuse

April 18, 2019

SRSG on Sexual Violence in Conflict...

Pramila Patten, Special Representative of the Secretary-General on Sexual Violence in Conflict, briefs reporters as a guest at the noon briefing

February 8, 2019

Hundreds Demand Strong Action Again...

Hundreds of people protested outside of police headquarters in Kosovo’s capital, Pristina, demanding strong action against sexual abuse

February 6, 2019

Kyrgyzstan’s #MeToo Moment? M...

Female lawmakers in Kyrgyzstan plan to introduce a bill to outlaw sexual harassment

February 2, 2019

French Karate Champion Takes Aim at...

In France, a triple world karate champion is teaching women to heal through her sport

January 30, 2019

Georgia Might Be Led By A Woman, Bu...

Sex scandals are usually more damaging for women than for men in Georgia, where male public figures face little public backlash, if any, for their sexual relations

January 22, 2019

Indonesian Campus Rape Victims Seek...

According to the Komnas Perempuan annual report in 2018, they received 2,979 reports of sexual assault. Amiruddin said the number has increased from previous years because there are more victims who want to report rape

January 17, 2019

Yazidi Doctor Dedicating Her Life t...

Two years ago, Dr. Nagham started an organization called “Hope Makers for Women which is helping women survivors of ISIL terror

January 13, 2019

Russian Woman’s #MeToo Story ...

According to most recent available government figures, 3,900 rapes or attempted rapes were registered in 2015, leading to 2,700 convictions. Activists, however, estimate that only about 10 percent of victims approach the police and that police only register about 20 percent of those reports

December 27, 2018

Pope Francis’ Early Blind Spo...

Francis’ January visit was dominated by the clergy abuse scandal there, and featured unprecedented protests against a papal visit: churches were firebombed and riot police used water cannons to quell demonstrations

Wave of Sexual Abuse Allegations Sh...

In recent days, alumnae of the ORT Jewish community school, including the daughter of Argentine politician Daniel Filmus, have also publcly accused a school doctor of sexually abusing them when they were between 13 and 14 years old

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