Sexual assault

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When Nadia Murad Stood Before Donald Trump

When Nadia Murad Stood Before Trump

It is the most hardened hearts and minds – not the hearts and minds of our allies – that we must change if we are to create a more just and inclusive world.

Health Care Workers Matter for Gender Based Violence

It was 10:30 pm on a Monday night. After a long day at work, I was preparing to go to bed. I usually read before I go to sleep and I’d been trying to finish one book for ages but other things kept coming up.

Are Victims Ever to Blame?

The answer is absolutely not. The other day, a group of friends and I were discussing a rape situation and one of them used the phrase: “well, she is so stupid, why did she go out to dinner with him?” I sat there, completely stunned by

What #MeToo did in Sweden

Media campaigns come and go and very few make it off the screen and into everyday life. Sexist structures are deeply rooted in most societies, and merely recognising the problem won’t be enough to eliminate it.

#MeToo: Reflections from a College Student

As an eighteen-year-old woman in college, I go to class everyday preparing to enter the ‘real’ world around me. But all around the world, powerful men take advantage of vulnerable people. It is a global phenomenon. And it terrifies me.

#MeToo: We’re all in this Together

A decade ago, I couldn’t have imagined that so many women around the world had experienced sexual coercion or intimidation. Now, I’d be surprised if I could find a single woman I know who hasn’t.

A Different Take on Inclusion

In the same way racism is not just an issue for people of color, sexual assault and harassment is not just an issue for women. But too often, these issues are labeled as the responsibility of those being harmed by them the most.

How Smart Phones are Fueling Sexual Violence in DRC

Exposure to sexual violence and dangerous working conditions are more than just side effects of the demand for smart devices, they reveal a public health crisis powered by international enterprise, armed conflict, and modern day slavery.

In Conversation with Brisa De Angulo

Brisa De Angulo is a women’s rights activist from Bolivia. After hearing her story at the 2017 Sexual Violence Research Initiative forum, Dr Shakira Choonara had the opportunity to talk with her in person.

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