Sexual Assault

Sexual Assault

Opinion: Men, How Will You React When Your Daughter Says She’s Been Raped?

Father & Daughter / Flickr / Creative Commons
Editorial
How do you convince her that if she doesn’t call the police now, they might not believe her after the fact, even within 24 hours? How do you convince her that reliving her horror will be good for her in the end? ...
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Seattle: $6.4 million announced in supportive services for victims of gender-based violence

Health Local
Nationally, more than one-in-three women have experienced rape, physical violence, and/or stalking by an intimate partner in their lifetime. ...
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Pennie Saum Survives Abuse by Military Father, Won’t Stop Until Justice is Served

Pennie Saum
Local
Pennie Saum has made it her life’s mission to protect children from sexual abuse and predatory behavior – in large part because she lacked the same basic safeguards when she was a child. ...
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Shonda Rhimes Joins Women Leaders in New Campaign to Eradicate Abuse of Power, Promote Equality

Time's Up
Entertainment
Time's Up founding donors include J.J. Abrams, Jennifer Aniston, Shonda Rhimes, Meryl Streep, Reese Witherspoon, Kate Capshaw, and Steven Spielberg's Wunderkinder Foundation. ...
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Sens. Call for DOJ, HHS to Reverse Course and Continue to Prioritize LGBTQ Youth in Key Programs

Politics
U.S. Senators Bob Casey (D-PA), Tammy Baldwin (D-WI) and Patty Murray (D-WA), joined by 18 of their colleagues, wrote letters to the DOJ and HHS urging the departments to ensure that key programs designed to serve homeless youth and children who are the victims of sexual exploitation and trafficking, continue to focus on the needs of LGBTQ youth. ...
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Child Sex Abuse Org The Smile of the Child Launches New Campaign in Athens

The Smile of the Child
International
The launch of the nationwide campaign against the sexual abuse of children was held in Athens, on Monday, November 13, 2017 at the premises of the Representation of the European Commission in Greece and attracted great interest and participation. ...
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Ellen Page: ‘You Should F*C* Her to Make Sure She’s Gay’

Ellen Page/Facebook
Top News Entertainment
“You should fuck her to make her realize she’s gay.” He said this about me during a cast and crew “meet and greet” before we began filming, X Men: The Last Stand. I was eighteen years old. ...
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Uber Pledges $5 Million to Raise Awareness and Prevent Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence

National
Uber Monday announced a $5 million commitment over five years as part of its “Driving Change” campaign for sexual assault and domestic violence awareness and prevention initiatives. ...
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Murray, Boxer, Blumenthal, Warren, Booker Introduce Emergency Contraception Bill

Top News Politics Health
Sens. Patty Murray, Barbara Boxer, Richard Blumenthal, Elizabeth Warren, Cory Booker announced the Emergency Contraception Access and Education Act of 2014. ...
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One in Four U.S. Vets Know a Military Sexual Trauma Victim

Top News Politics Health National
One in four U.S. vets say they know a service member or veteran who was a victim of sexual harassment, sexual assault or rape that occurred in the military. ...
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