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Film Academy Expels Cosby, Polanski

Film Academy Expels Cosby, Polanski

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences said on Thursday that it has expelled actor Bill Cosby and film director Roman Polanski from its membership in light of the sexual assault cases against both men. The Academy’s board of governors met on Tuesday night and voted to strip both men of membership “in accordance with […]

Sexual Harassment Can Affect Your Physical and Mental Health

Sexual Harassment Can Affect Your Physical and Mental Health

When a sexual assault occurs—in the case of a rape, for example—it’s clear that the experience can affect the victim’s health, both immediately and in the long-term. But even instances of non-physical sexual harassment can have lasting effects on the people who are exposed to it, both emotionally and physically. As recent news reflects, behaviors like unwanted […]

The Kiosk With Madame K – Death and A Big Portion Of Torture

The Kiosk With Madame K – Death and A Big Portion Of Torture

I hope you all had a wonderful time, You are welcome to another exciting,inspiring, educational, informative time with your one  and only Madame K. Sometimes, I wonder who people think I am, A therapist, An Advocate etc…Whatever you have in your head as long as it’s on the positive, it is good for me. Today, […]

Sexual Assault Isn’t Just Common, It’s Almost A Given For Flight Attendants – Sara Nelson

Sexual Assault Isn’t Just Common, It’s Almost A Given For Flight Attendants – Sara Nelson

Flight attendant Caroline Bright was kicking off her last shift of the day when she realized one of the pilots on board reminded her of someone.  “I was trying to figure it out, was it a celebrity?” she told HuffPost. “Who does he remind me of?” He looked like her dad, she realized. “When we […]

Sexual Assault: Beverly Hills Police Investigating Weinstein, Toback

Sexual Assault: Beverly Hills Police Investigating Weinstein, Toback

The Beverly Hills Police Department said Tuesday it is investigating “multiple complaints” against disgraced producer Harvey Weinstein and director James Toback, who face numerous allegations of unwanted sexual encounters. Accounts of abuse by Weinstein that were published last month in The New York Times and The New Yorker encouraged others to speak out, unleashing a […]

Woman Tells of Unimaginable Sexual Violence Suffered At Hands of Militants

Woman Tells of Unimaginable Sexual Violence Suffered At Hands of Militants

When an armed group attacked “Irène’s” home in the Central African Republic, fighters shot her husband in both legs as he tried to flee, and tied their five-year-old daughter to a post when she began to cry. “Irène,” 36, held her palms over her eyes as she told me of the brutal assault by the […]

Perturbed and Angry’ Makhura Appoints Team To Tackle School Sex Assault

Perturbed and Angry’ Makhura Appoints Team To Tackle School Sex Assault

Gauteng Premier David Makhura has appointed a Special Committee of the Executive Council aimed at improving school safety, educating learners and empowering them to break the silence on sexual abuse and assault. The committee includes provincial Education MEC, Panyaza Lesufi, Community Safety MEC Sizakhele Nkosi-Malobane and Social Development MEC Nandi Mayathula-Khoza. Over the next few […]

Manana Convicted On Three Counts Of Assault After Pleading Guilty

Manana Convicted On Three Counts Of Assault After Pleading Guilty

Former Deputy Minister of Higher Education and Training Mduduzi Manana was convicted of three counts of assault with intent to do grievous bodily harm in the Randburg Magistrate’s Court on Wednesday afternoon after he pleaded guilty. The matter was adjourned to November 7 for sentencing. Earlier, a second suspect was arrested at the court after […]

More Than 8,000 Victims Of Family Violence Were Victims Of Sexual Assault.

More Than 8,000 Victims Of Family Violence Were Victims Of Sexual Assault.

The number of sexual assault victims nationally rose to their highest point in seven years in 2016 according to new crime figures released by the the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) on Thursday. During 2016, 23,052 victims of sexual assault were recorded around the country, up from 21,948 in 2015. The increase also marks the fifth consecutive […]

Nigerian Man Jailed In The UK For Sexual Assault

Nigerian Man Jailed In The UK For Sexual Assault

27 year old Peter Odukoya, a Computer science undergraduate in the UK, has been convicted by a UK court after it heard an audio of a 20 year old woman he sexually assaulted. In the audio which was played in the court by the prosecution, the woman was heard pleading with him as he assaulted […]

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