Sexual assault

Charlie Rose sacked by CBS over harassment allegations

Many powerful Americans have faced accusations of sexual misconduct recently, but previously unpublished data from the Center for American Progress indicates sexual harassment is more common at lower-paying jobs.

Inside Story

What can be done to stop sexual harassment?

Sexual harassment scandals in Hollywood have triggered a flood of similar claims and protests around the world.

Opinion

When police officers rape

A case of alleged rape by police officers has once again put the culture of impunity in the NYPD under spotlight.

Kim Kelly

by Kim Kelly

Kim Kelly

Women's Rights

Woman behind #MeToo: It's bigger than a moment in time

Movement's founder says she hopes the viral campaign can bolster support for sexual abuse survivors.

Tarana Burke: #MeToo didn't start with Harvey Weinstein

Sexual assault

#WomenBoycottTwitter to protest against abuse

Twitter hit by boycott on Friday after restricting account of actress McGowan, one of the accusers of Harvey Weinstein.

#WomenBoycottTwitter in support of Rose McGowan

Sexual assault

US colleges under the spectre of sexual assault

Betsy DeVos' move to rescind Obama era Title IX guidelines raise concerns rape survivors will fall back into silence.

US colleges under the spectre of sexual assault

Asia

Protests in India after schoolboy's murder in Gurugram

Seven-year-old found inside school toilet with his throat slit after bus conductor allegedly sexually assaulted him.

Protests in India after schoolboy's murder in Gurugram

India

Ten-year-old rape victim delivers baby in India

Refused abortion by the Supreme Court, child repeatedly raped by uncle gives birth by Caesarean section.

Ten-year-old rape victim delivers baby in India

Asia Pacific

Vatican official faces trial on sexual abuse charges

Cardinal George Pell expected to plead not guilty as he attends first hearing in Australia on historical charges.

Europe

Germany: 547 choir boys abused at top Catholic school

Victims describe time at prison-like school as marked by helplessness and fear, says lawyer probing cases.

Hundreds of Regensburger Domspatzen choir boys abused

Reporter's Notebook

Refugee crisis: 'Gangs run child prostitution rings'

Reports children are sexually exploited emphasise need to ensure refugees are welcomed and receive same care offered to EU citizens.

Asia

Indian police arrest three over sex assault video

Footage showed men groping and pushing two women in Uttar Pradesh as onlookers laughed and filmed the assault.

Indian police arrest three over sex assault video

Asia

India: Men gang-rape woman, smash her skull with bricks

Mother of 23-year-old victim who was killed in attack north of Delhi had alerted authorities about one of the accused.

India: Men gang-rape woman, smash skull with bricks

Latin America

UN votes to end Haiti peacekeeping mission in October

Security Council unanimously votes to replace 2004 mission with a smaller police-only force as stability emerges.

UN votes to end Haiti peacekeeping mission in October

Fault Lines

Haiti By Force

Fault Lines investigates the legacy and impact of sex abuse by UN peacekeepers in Haiti.