Language analysis may help police catch offenders.
This reorganization may provide roadmaps for other nonprofits to follow if they face abuse allegations in the #MeToo era.
The voices of young victims in Haiti can now be heard for the first time thanks to a groundbreaking new research project.
Menopausal women who were abused as children experience more hot flushes while sleeping than those who were not abused, according to recent research.
The terms 'freedom' and 'choice' – on which the legal definition of consent depends – mean very different things to different people.
Many Aboriginal survivors of sexual abuse find mainstream counselling inappropriate. But there is a way to help them heal that respects a collective culture, with strong community ties.
The Rape-aXe 'female condom', anti-rape underwear and an anti-groping stamp are all now on the market. But they put the onus on women to protect themselves, rather than on men not to attack them.
Controversy from the #LetHerSpeak campaign has surrounded this Tasmanian so-called 'gag law'. Here's why it was set up in the first place.
Sexual abuse of gay and bisexual men often goes unreported and untreated, but the trauma remains. Two sexual abuse psychologists explain the unique harms that can occur.
At least in the short term, it looks unlikely that Jammeh will face either his victims or consequences for human rights abuses
Laws against 'revenge porn', upskirting, deepfake pornography are piecemeal, and a review will take years to conduct. Here are three things government can do now to support victims.
Childhood trauma is far more pervasive and injurious than many people know. Its effects last long into adulthood, if left untreated. A trauma psychiatrist unpacks its effects on the developing brain.
Pope Francis is trying to address gaps in the regulatory processes of the Catholic Church. But clergy can still decide whether, and to what degree, to share information.
The data suggest that boys experience as much disadvantage as girls.
Que sera, sera? Well, maybe not. Nothing says that women have to accept the status quo. Doris Day spoke out about wife-beating in an era in which it wasn't accepted. Surely there are lessons.
Sexual abuse has unique effects on people who are members of the same minority group, research suggests. An expert who has studied the issue in detail explains the added issue of cultural betrayal.
From video games developed where players can "play" at raping women, to advertisements that sexualise women's bodies, men’s entitlement to women is just a given.
Describing non-consensual acts as pornography minimises the importance of consent.
The royal commission will give people with disabilities an opportunity to share their experiences. But it needs to ensure they're supported and have the same access to services as others do.
There's a reason many today have never heard of Norman Douglas: After his death, more and more came forward with stories of his sexual relationships with boys, and he soon faded into obscurity.