Articles about 'sexual violence against women'

Work in progress

Our anonymous author speaks out about her rape and the consequent criminal trial

Anonymous // 22 September 2017

Categories: Features, Violence

Fantasies and politics

Rita Suszek is engaged and disturbed by Louise Orwin’s show about sexual desire and sexual violence at Camden People’s Theatre

Rita Suszek // 8 May 2017

Categories: Reviews, Theatre

We need to change the way we frame sexual violence

Some women don’t realise they are sexually assaulted until later due to internalised sexism, writes Louisa Adjoa Parker

Guest Blogger // 11 April 2017

Categories: Blog

No excuses: anti-rape campaign launched in Bristol today

Holly gives details of the this is not an excuse campaign, which calls out victim blaming myths while also linking to help and support

Holly Combe // 21 November 2013

Categories: Blog

Whose streets? Our streets

Philippa describes Sheffield's Reclaim the Night last night, and reproduces her speech about disability and sexual and domestic violence.

Philippa Willitts // 1 December 2012

Categories: Blog

Ched Evans conviction: the vitriol after the verdict

A guest post by Julian Norman about the misogynist reactions to the conviction of Ched Evans, a football player, for rape.

Guest Blogger // 22 April 2012

Categories: Blog

“I don’t remember raping her”

TRIGGER WARNING: This guest post by Elin Weiss & Hennie Weiss discusses sexual violence against women.

Guest Blogger // 12 April 2012

Categories: Blog

Is it any surprise?

Philippa ties together three stories about rape culture that she was made aware of today.

Philippa Willitts // 21 February 2012

Categories: Blog

Offence for Offensiveness’ Sake

Philippa writes about t-shirts promoting rape on sale online.

Philippa Willitts // 8 October 2011

Categories: Blog

Things that are not like rape *Trigger warning*

After Johnny Depp describes being in a photoshoot as like being raped, Philippa writes about these comparisons, and about how the word being used in this way is diminishing the experience of survivors.

Philippa Willitts // 5 October 2011

Categories: Blog

Silence of the survivors: giving the victims a voice

A guest post by Sarah Learmonth from Coventry Rape & Sexual Abuse Centre.

Guest Blogger // 28 June 2011

Categories: Blog

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

Categories: Blog

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