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Bill Cosby, Porn & Rape Culture

Not too long ago,  New York Magazine dropped a bombshell  and featured on their cover the 35 women who have stepped forward accusing the...

mercoledì 28 settembre 2016

martedì 27 settembre 2016

The rape survivor superhero

Created by Ram Devineni and Dan Goldman, Priya is a rape survivor turned comic ‘superhero’ who speaks out against sexual violence in her first comic Priya’s Shakti.


giovedì 15 settembre 2016

Porn Addicted Children 2

Online pornography should be restricted in the same way that access to top-shelf magazines and sex shops is to stop children viewing the content, the Culture Secretary has said. 

REVENGE PORN

Il porno per vendetta (detto anche revenge porn, ossia la pubblicazione di materiale hard di ex-partner), il bullismo online, la violazione della privacy sono questioni di strettissima attualità sulle quali i vari social network non possono più fare la parte di quelli che se ne lavano le mani o intervengono (se lo fanno) quando il danno è già stato abbondantemente fatto. 

Porn-fuelled rise in sexual harassment

Maria Miller chairs the Women and Equalities Committee

A report found girls are regularly victims of sexual abuse and violence in Britain’s schools The studie says sexual harassment has become "a normal part of school life"


USA Gymnastics sexual abuse


Lawsuit alleges that Dr Larry Nassar ‘sexually groomed and proceeded to repeatedly sexually abuse, harass and molest’ her when gymnast was a minor


INDIA: LIFE AFTER RAPE 3

Indian families have revealed the devastating aftermath of rapes committed on their children. Five girls, whose names have been changed to protect their identity, have told their harrowing stories and the lasting effect it has had on their loved ones. 

Mother of Cairo rape victim seeks justice

The mother of a Thai woman raped in Egypt lodged a petition yesterday with the Crime Suppression Division (CSD), seeking justice for her daughter. 

Chinese Online Rape Culture


Insensitive social media response highlights victim-blaming culture in sexual assault cases involving minors.

Racconta lo stupro sul web. La rete: "Te la sei cercata"


Amber Amour è stata violentata da un suo conoscente. Sui social ha raccontato la sua storia per mettere un freno "alla cultura dello stupro", ma è stata attaccata senza pietà

Girl, 13, repeatedly raped, police officers did nothing

The girl, now 27, told police in Rotherham that she had been repeatedly raped and sexually assaulted by Sageer Hussain but says her reports were not properly investigated


Cops ‘Laughed’ at Rape of UNC Student by Football Player

Delaney Robinson is going public after she says the university, police, and prosecutors didn’t protect her.

lunedì 12 settembre 2016

Italian Rape Culture

«Se l’è cercata!». «Ci dispiace per la famiglia, ma non doveva mettersi in quella situazione». «Sapevamo che era una ragazza un po’ movimentata». Movimentata? «Una che non sa stare al posto suo». Arriva in piazza il parroco Benvenuto Malara, va davanti alle telecamere: «Purtroppo corre voce che questo non sia un caso isolato. C’è molta prostituzione in paese». 

Red Brigade teaches girls to 'beat' harassers

Lucknow: In an attempt to make young girls aware about the difference between harmless contact and sexual harassment, Red Brigade Trust organized a self-defence class and awareness campaign, in association with the Times Foundation & Bennett Touch, on Saturday.

domenica 11 settembre 2016

Le nuove schiave del sesso

Dietro al grosso business delle coltivazioni di marijuana si nascondono stupri, abusi sessuali e traffico di persone. È quanto emerge da una denuncia del Center for Investigative Reporting che è stata pubblicata da Reveal, la piattaforma multimediale dell'organizzazione, e rilanciata dal Marshall Project, il sito dell'ex direttore del New York Times Bill Keller sulle ingiustizie del sistema giudiziario americano. 

sabato 10 settembre 2016

Mexican women battle gender-based violence online

I was 11 and a guy riding a bicycle came by and squeezed my breast. A woman on the street blamed me for wearing that blouse.” This was just one of many thousands of similarly disturbing social media posts during Mexico's biggest ever feminist protests earlier this year. 

‘This Is What Rape Culture Looks Like’

On Tuesday morning, the University of Pennsylvania campus was covered in flyers emblazoned with the words “THIS IS WHAT RAPE CULTURE LOOKS LIKE” and “WE ARE WATCHING,” according to The Daily Pennsylvanian. 

martedì 6 settembre 2016

lunedì 5 settembre 2016

Football and Rape Culture

Over the last year, two serious threats students face on college campuses have made headlines. Young women are being raped at such an alarming rate -- one out of every five, according to a survey conducted by the Association of American Universities -- that the problem of sexual assault on campus is being described as epidemic. 

Linebacker Raped Woman Twice, Sent Videos to Her Ex

Earlier this week, USC linebacker Osa Masina was suspended amid two separate sexual assault investigations stemming from incidents in July—one in California and one in Utah. TMZ released new information after obtaining a warrant related to the investigation.

75,000 American women raped while Brock Turner was in jail

Brock Turner was released Friday, September 2, after only 12 weeks in jail. Although he was found guilty of three felony counts, he is being released early on good behavior.” During the time Turner was in jail, an estimated 75,000 American women have been raped, according to calculations based on US Department of Justice data. 

Rape Culture in Myanmar, Afghanistan, Somalia

A 20-year-old Muslim refugee from Myanmar admitted to raping a 10-year-old refugee who was staying in the same home, according to the Daily Mail.

“It Happens” Sexual Assault Awareness

On the same day that Brock Turner, the Stanford University student rapist sentenced to six months in jail for rape, has been released three months early, Ithaca College junior Yana Mazurkevich has released a photo series called “It Happens,” directed toward Turner, with images directly depicting sexual assault.


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