Tag: Sexual Abuse

July 26, 2019

Foreign Students May Face Greater R...

The #MeToo movement has exposed how powerful public figures use sexual harassment against the less powerful. But underreported is how international students in the U.S. deal with harassment on campus. Students from some cultures might face a higher risk because they have been taught not to challenge authority or create conflict

July 9, 2019

DC Beauty Queen Advocates for Sexua...

In the age of #MeToo, Washington’s Miss District of Columbia 2019 is using her title to help victims of sexual violence and raise awareness about the problem. Her name is Katelynne Cox and besides being Miss. D.C., the 25-year-old is the executive director of ‘Silence Is Not Compliance,~VOA NEWS 0

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

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