sexual abuse

Culture

this documentary examines why women don’t report sexual assault

Jade Jackman’s new project aims to dismantle the discourse around what makes a ‘good’ victim.
Roisin Lanigan
10.12.18
Film

zoey deutch plays an oversexed teen vigilante in this dark coming-of-age comedy

'Flower' is a powerful and hilarious take on the double standards attached to women's sexuality.
Sarah Gooding
3.19.18
News

shamir takes down his "straight boy" video as director faces abuse allegations

"I'm sorry to the survivors and thank y'all for letting me know!​"
Isabelle Hellyer
11.2.17
News

#imnotafraidtosayit helps ukrainian women fight sexual assault

In a country where speaking about sex is still taboo, assault survivors are finding solidarity in one woman's powerful hashtag.
Hannah Ongley
7.8.16
News

#wheniwas goes viral as women share heartbreaking stories of sexual abuse

The EverydaySexism project called on women to reveal how young they were when they first experienced sexism and sexual harassment, and the answers were both distressing and unsurprising.
Hannah Ongley
4.20.16
News

jamie king shares sexual abuse story in wake of lady gaga’s oscars performance

"It started when I was 12," she revealed in a painful Instagram post.
Hannah Ongley
3.1.16
News

adele voices support for kesha in powerful brits acceptance speech

The comeback queen uses her platform for a feminist show of solidarity.
Hannah Ongley
2.24.16
Culture

#sayit - why dutch women are speaking up about sexual abuse

A social media campaign in the Netherlands is encouraging women to speak up about sexual abuse and harassment, to end the stigma and let young girls who’ve suffered know they aren’t alone. Here, Alma Mathijsen shares her personal story.
Alma Mathijsen
11.6.15