Rape and sexual assault

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Flood of sexual abuse lawsuits expected in New York as new law takes effect
Adult survivors of sexual abuse can now file lawsuits even if the statute of limitations on their claims had already run out

Edward Helmore

04, Dec, 2022 @10:00 AM

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Camilla condemns ‘global pandemic’ of violence against women
The Queen Consort said two of the most powerful ways in which to make a difference were ‘to remember and to listen’

Caroline Davies

29, Nov, 2022 @5:02 PM

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Late Atlantic Records founder Ahmet Ertegun accused of sexual assault
Posthumous lawsuit brought by Jan Roeg, who worked as a talent scout, alleges a long history of harassment and assault

Shaad D'Souza

29, Nov, 2022 @2:24 PM

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Angelina Jolie criticises governments over inaction on wartime sexual violence
The UN special envoy bemoaned a lack of progress in deterring perpetrators from using rape as a weapon of war and for failing to meet the needs of survivors

Sarah Johnson

28, Nov, 2022 @6:30 AM

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Action is needed right now to end sexual violence in conflict | Angelina Jolie
Despite pledges from governments worldwide, not nearly enough has been done over the past decade to help survivors and deter perpetrators, says UNHCR special envoy Angelina Jolie

Angelina Jolie

28, Nov, 2022 @6:30 AM

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Breaking the silence: movies grapple with the #MeToo movement
This season sees Oscar-tipped dramas She Said, Women Talking and Tár all confront the difficulties of women dealing with the fallout of sexual assault

Adrian Horton

28, Nov, 2022 @6:03 AM

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Estimated 45,000 women and girls killed by family member in 2021, UN says
‘Alarmingly high’ worldwide data on femicide shows that more than half of victims were killed by husband, partner or other relative

Sarah Johnson

23, Nov, 2022 @3:25 PM

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Jennifer Siebel Newsom fends off shame-the-victim tactics in Harvey Weinstein rape trial
The same grotesque stereotypes that the documentary film-maker has exposed in her work were deployed against her

Lois Beckett in Los Angeles

20, Nov, 2022 @7:15 PM

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Zoe Kazan and Carey Mulligan on She Said: ‘We wanted to honour the bravery of #MeToo survivors’
A new film dramatises the New York Times investigation that brought down Harvey Weinstein. Its stars discuss how the industry is changing

Claire Armitstead

20, Nov, 2022 @10:00 AM

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Brendan Fraser won’t attend Golden Globes after claiming he was sexually assaulted
Actor says he won’t attend even if he’s nominated, after alleging he was groped by the former president of the organisation that runs the awards

Sian Cain and agencies

17, Nov, 2022 @5:19 AM

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Jennifer Siebel Newsom testifies at Los Angeles rape trial of Harvey Weinstein
Wife of California governor claims that disgraced Hollywood mogul raped her in 2005 when she was a struggling actor looking for career advice

Lois Beckett in Los Angeles and agencies

14, Nov, 2022 @10:43 PM

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‘Women’s bodies weaponized’: Haiti gangs use rape in spiraling violence
Haitian women and children face brutal rapes, torture, kidnapping and death amid gang violence, reports the New Humanitarian

Jess DiPierro Obert in Port-au-Prince

14, Nov, 2022 @11:00 AM

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