It feels like history was made in 2021. But it is hard to argue there has been concrete change at Parliament House … yet.
The #MeToo movement has not included young children who have been sexually abused. Their voices are rarely heard in the public sphere.
The #MeToo movement has allowed survivors of sexual abuse to be heard in the public space. Children, however, remain voiceless.
Logan Roy, the media titan played by Brian Cox.
When directors are hand-picked by CEOs, it’s a recipe for disaster.
WHO’s safeguarding failure in the DRC has re-focused attention on the sexual misconduct that surfaces with disgraceful regularity in humanitarian, development, and peacekeeping operations worldwide.
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Sexual exploitation and abuse requires an active rather than passive response.
A lengthy spell in prison awaits the convicted sexual predator.
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The former R&B star faces the possibility of life in prison after being found guilty of racketeering and sex trafficking. The trial exposed the role of enablers within his inner circle, too.
Data from the UK Musician’s Union shows that half of their members have experienced sexual harassment at work.
Tokyo will feature the most female athletes ever at an Olympics. But the Games do not have a good track record when it comes to gender equality.
Scrutiny of the Catholic Church’s accountability for systemic harms and abuses perpetrated by and in residential schools has also turned attention on how the church has responded to wider calls to prevent and respond to sexual abuse.
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Research on how the Catholic Church has responded to sexual abuse shows it’s not only time for the church to walk the talk, but to change the talk away from a defensive legalistic approach.
William Hurt and Katheen Turner in an intimate scene from the film Body Heat, 1981.
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It’s not the sole answer to fixing structural inequalities, but as a profession committed to addressing harassment and abuse on set, it’s clearly needed
Thousands of teenagers have spoken up about sexual violence and harassment in secondary education on the Everyone’s Invited site.
Unwanted touching in the office is an all-too-common experience for women.
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A review of some cases offers a window into why very few civil sexual harassment claims make it to trial.
Discussions have rightly focused on the failings of authorities and clubs. But the role of the law should also be examined.
It’s important for those who engage in BDSM to be aware of the distinction between harmless kink and violence. But it’s also important for BDSM not to be considered a de facto abusive practice.
Women who experience mental anguish after violence are not 'irrational'.
When rape allegations are in the news, it can be a traumatic experience for survivors of past sexual violence. But there are ways to shield yourself from further trauma.
A study of child sexual abuse material survivors found 42% were abused by their father or stepfather, meaning abuse prevention and education services can’t assume all parents protect children in their care.
This is not the first time that sexual harassment and abuse in the UK Armed Forces has been the subject of inquiry.
Previous enquiries into inappropriate behaviour have painted a concerning picture.
Criminal trials may hold offenders to account but they are far from perfect. The Victorian Law Reform Commission is looking at how restorative justice could be used for sexual offences.
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Why are teenagers still being let down?