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Public outrage followed the 2012 gang rape of a 23-year-old woman on a bus in Delhi, India. Here, demonstrators call for justice at the one-year anniversary of the incident. Reuters/Anindito Mukherjee

India has a sexual assault problem that only women can fix

India is the most dangerous country for women in 2018, according to a new survey. Putting more women in government is a necessary first step in preventing rape and better protecting abuse survivors.
Retailers of sexbots claim their use stops men targeting women and children with sexual violence. Edu Lauton unsplash

No evidence that sexbots reduce harms to women and children

Rather than solving any problems, sex bots could be empowerment tools for those who sexually offend against women and children. But more evidence is needed to know for sure.
It’s important to define acts of sexual violence separately to punish perpetrators appropriately. from shutterstock.com

Rape, sexual assault and sexual harassment: what’s the difference?

It's important to differentiate between various forms of sexual violence to punish perpetrators appropriately, and to help those affected to label and describe their experiences.

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