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Posts Tagged ‘sexual assault’

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The UK may acknowledge that sex without consent is rape in ours laws, but many still believe the damaging myths about rape and sexual assault, argues Kate Jackson

Photo: Pablo Neruda (1966) @ Wikimedia Commons

In Chile, students, writers, and feminist campaigners have protested a decision to rename the Arturo Merino Benítez International Airport to the Pablo Neruda International airport. They argue that Neruda, the renowned love poet, doesn’t deserve this celebration as he openly admitted to raping a maid in his 1977 memoir. He wrote that: “One morning, I […]

Trigger Warning: Rape and Sexual Assault. A mature student has been convicted of 159 sex offences against young men and sentenced to a minimum of 30 years in jail, following almost two years of court proceedings. Reynhard Sinaga has been dubbed ‘Britain’s most prolific rapist’ with police estimating that he targeted at least 190 victims […]

The University of Warwick faced a barrage of criticism after it emerged two students who were banned for 10 years for their involvement in a group chat that threatened rape could return early – later this year. Following the backlash there was a rapid U-turn and the university confirmed the pair will not be returning […]

Alexandra Walker argues that the #MeToo movement is in danger of normalising cases of sexual assault which could contribute towards the lack of protest in the Republican party against Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation as Supreme Court Justice.