By Tess Owen
Canadian author Kelly Oxford encouraged her female followers on Twitter to share their experiences of abuse and sexual assault, and they did under the hashtag #notokay.
Judge Aaron Persky in June handed down a sentence of six months jail time to Brock Turner, an All-American swimmer and Stanford student convicted of sexually assaulting an unconscious woman.
Sexsomnia is a medical condition that causes people to involuntarily exhibit sexualized behavior while sleeping. This can range from touching to intercourse. But some people question whether it's a legitimate disorder.
But Barrick Gold, the Canadian mining giant that co-owns the mine in Papua New Guinea, insists all the allegations are being taken "very seriously."
The ruling that revolves around an Alberta sex assault case is troubling for civil liberties advocates, who say it will infringe on the privacy rights of Canadians.
The cards are in response to a damning report issued last year on sexual misconduct in the military. Exploitation of power imbalances, date rape, and violent sexual assault were all common stories told by current and former Canadian Forces members.
Christy Clark is sharing her story for the first time after her government passed a piece a legislation that will tackle sexual assaults on university and college campuses.
By Liz Fields
The vice president, who has long been an outspoken advocate against sexual violence, addressed a "broken" culture that allows rape and rapists to continue while silencing survivors.
By Adam Hamze
The student whose six-month sentence started a raging debate on privilege for white, affluent rape defendants will end up serving only half of it.
By Tess Owen
"People say it's because he's a Stanford kid and he's rich and the judge played lacrosse… It would have been the exact same result for a person of color."
Stanford swim star Brock Allen Turner, 20, was found guilty of three counts of sexual assault for penetrating with an object a 23-year-old woman who was passed out and incapable of consenting.
A video posted online showed a naked, bloody, and unconscious 16-year-old girl surrounded by men bragging about her rape. The head of the police probe said more “technical” evidence was needed to establish that the rape actually happened.
The verdict caps a 16-year battle by victims and rights campaigners to bring the former strongman to justice in Senegal, marking the first time that the former head of one African nation has been tried by a court in another country.
By Anna Dubuis
An accusation against an officer earlier this year was going to be ignored until a concerned citizen took out a half-page national newspaper advert to bring attention to the crime.
By VICE News
A local journalist in South Africa has sparked outrage by releasing screenshots of a private conversation she had on Facebook with a High Court judge in Pretoria.
Lonnie David Franklin Jr. has been linked to at least six more unsolved slayings, and police are trying to identify women in 180 photos found in his possession.
Three years ago, the military testified to Congress that its commanders were more inclined to pursue sexual assault cases than civilian prosecutors — but it now appears that its data was misleading.
By Tess Owen
A loophole in Oklahoma's rape law doesn't address the specific circumstance wherein a victim is unconscious from drinking too much.