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Venezuela Women’s Soccer Players Allege Years Of Abuse By Ex-coach

Venezuela Women’s Soccer Players Allege Years Of Abuse By Ex-coach

Two dozen Venezuelan women’s soccer players said in an open letter on Tuesday that many players had suffered years of sexual abuse and harassment by a former coach of the national team, Kenneth Zseremeta. In the letter posted to Twitter by Deyna Castellanos – a player on the national team and Atletico de Madrid in […]

Sarah Everard Case Pushes Brits To Learn How To Stop Street Abuse

Sarah Everard Case Pushes Brits To Learn How To Stop Street Abuse

The murder of Sarah Everard has led to a spike in demand for training on how to help if you see someone being harassed on the street, course providers in Britain said, as her killer was sentenced to spend the rest of his life in prison. Everard’s abduction from a residential street in London earlier this […]

Simone Biles Opens Up About How Sexual Abuse Affected Her Mental Health

Simone Biles Opens Up About How Sexual Abuse Affected Her Mental Health

Olympic gymnast Simone Biles has always been forthright about her mental health. In July, she caused a media circus when she withdrew from the Tokyo Olympics team final and individual all-around competitions, later admitting that she’d quit taking care of her mental health amid the tremendous pressure to perform. Now Biles—the most decorated gymnast in […]

The Young Women Protesting Globally – For The First Time – Against Sexual Abuse

The Young Women Protesting Globally – For The First Time – Against Sexual Abuse

The kidnap and murder of a young woman who vanished while walking home in London has sparked vigils in Britain, which come amid a wave of similar demonstrations worldwide with many first-time protesters voicing outrage over sexual violence. A policeman has been charged with the murder of Sarah Everard, whose death this month has prompted […]

Social Media Abuse Drives Girls Off Facebook, Instagram, Twitter

Social Media Abuse Drives Girls Off Facebook, Instagram, Twitter

Online abuse is driving girls to quit social media platforms including Facebook, Instagram and Twitter, with nearly 60% experiencing harassment, a global study showed on Sunday. One in five girls and young women has abandoned or cut down on using a social media platform after being targeted, with some saying harassment started when they were […]

Netherlands Wants To Punish Silence On Sex Abuse In Closed Communities

Netherlands Wants To Punish Silence On Sex Abuse In Closed Communities

The Dutch government wants to prosecute members of private groups and communities who fail to report sexual abuse in their organisations, a move that comes after Jehovah’s Witnesses rejected demands to tackle the under-reporting of abuse. A 2019 report commissioned by the government to investigate sexual abuse involving Jehovah’s Witnesses found few cases were being […]

U.S. judge Rejects Settlement Of Harvey Weinstein Sexual Abuse Claims

U.S. judge Rejects Settlement Of Harvey Weinstein Sexual Abuse Claims

A U.S. judge on Tuesday rejected a proposed $18.9 million civil settlement for women who claimed they were subjected to sexual abuse and workplace harassment by the disgraced movie producer Harvey Weinstein. U.S. District Judge Alvin Hellerstein in Manhattan said the preliminary settlement would be unfair to women who Weinstein raped or sexually abused because […]

Nigerian Campaigners Stage Protest Over Sexual Violence

Nigerian Campaigners Stage Protest Over Sexual Violence

Nigerian rights campaigners took to the streets of the capital Abuja on Friday to raise awareness about sexual violence in the West African country after a series of high-profile rape cases. #JusticeforUwa has trended on social media in the last week after Vera Uwaila Omosuwa, a 22-year-old student, died two days after she was raped […]

Murders Of Women In Mexico Rise Amid Fears Of Lockdown Violence

Murders Of Women In Mexico Rise Amid Fears Of Lockdown Violence

Almost 1,000 women were murdered in Mexico in the first three months of this year, according to government data, showing a spike in violence that combined with coronavirus lockdown measures, advocates say, puts women in double jeopardy. The rate was 8% higher than in the same period last year, according to the data. “The deadliest pandemic for […]

LOUD WHISPERS: Naked Abuse

LOUD WHISPERS: Naked Abuse

The COVID19 crisis has led to a reordering of our lives as we know it, at least for the foreseeable future. Many important events have had to be postponed. One of them is the public presentation of ‘Naked Abuse: Sex for Grades in African Universities’, written by Mr Olusegun Adeniyi, the acclaimed Public Analyst and […]

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