Articles about 'sexual assault'

Sexual assault is not just ‘extramarital sex’: the media talking about Dominique Strauss Kahn

Amy Roch considers the media coverage of Dominique Strauss Kahn In the last few weeks, there seems to be a vast array of commentators worrying about the sexual morals of...

Guest Blogger // 10 June 2011

Categories: Blog

Where rape is concerned, talk isn’t good enough.

Where serious consideration of rape is concerned, public ignorance, silence and disinterest has held a lengthy reign.

Guest Blogger // 27 May 2011

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Disabled women and sexual assault.

Philippa writes about Kier Starmer's intentions to encourage women to report sexual assault, and about how disabled women can be particularly at risk.

Philippa Willitts // 19 April 2011

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Sign petition to drop plans to make rape defendants anonymous

If you oppose the Tory-Liberal Democrat plan to grant anonymity to defendants in rape cases, then you may want to sign this petition calling on Justice Secretary Ken Clarke to...

Jess McCabe // 1 June 2010

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Anonymity for rape defendants?!

The government plans to grant defendants in rape trial anonymity, according to their coalition programme for government. Details are slight, by which I mean one line saying: We will extend...

Jess McCabe // 21 May 2010

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Theatre as a tool for survivors of sexual assault and rape?

A theatre company in Norwich has launched to work “with and for” survivors of sexual assault and rape, and their friends and families. The Theatre Empowerment Company has an under-construction...

Jess McCabe // 19 April 2010

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We Are Women Too

A speech by Eleanor Lisney and Michelle Daley about the need for disabled women's experiences to be a vital part of the women's movement.

Philippa Willitts // 10 March 2010

Categories: Blog

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