Sex Crimes

London Students Are Hanging Underwear Around Campus To Highlight Sexual Assault Campaign

The Huffington Post | Jasmin Gray | Posted 21.03.2017 | UK Universities & Education

London students have hung underwear decorated with quotes from sexual assault victims around campus to demand a dedicated university staff member to t...

How Donald Trump’s ’Sustained Attack’ On Women Is Already Impacting The UK

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 21.03.2017 | UK

Donald Trump may not have any power in the UK - but the impact of his “sustained attack” on women’s rights in the US has “repercussions” acr...

Police Challenge Payout To Victims Of Cabbie Rapist John Worboys

The Huffington Post | Steven Hopkins | Posted 13.03.2017 | UK

The Metropolitan Police will go to the Supreme Court to challenge a ruling which led to two women who were seriously sexually assaulted by London cabb...

Judge Slammed For ‘Victim-Blaming’ After Warning Women ‘Get Drunk And Risk Rape’

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 11.03.2017 | UK

A female judge who warned women they are at greater risk of being raped if they get drunk has been accused of victim-blaming by a police commissioner....

Facebook Reported BBC To Police For Flagging Its Child Abuse Image Failings

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 07.03.2017 | UK

The BBC was reported to the police by Facebook after it provided examples of inappropriate images of children posted on the site - at the social media...

The BBC Reported 100 Sexual Images Of Children To Facebook, It Removed Just 18

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 07.03.2017 | UK Tech

Facebook has come under severe criticism after it “failed” to remove sexual pictures of underage children, and then promptly reported the journali...

Local Man Arrested Over Rape Of Mother Abducted With Child In Broad Daylight

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 07.03.2017 | UK

A 31-year-old local man has been arrested on suspicion of rape after a woman and her toddler were bundled into a car and the mother was raped. The wom...

Sexual Harassment By Staff At Universities At 'Epidemic Levels'

The Huffington Post | Jasmin Gray | Posted 06.03.2017 | UK Universities & Education

Sexual harassment on campus by university staff is at “epidemic levels”, a stark new report has revealed, with almost 300 allegations made in the ...

Mother Raped After Being Forced Into Car With Her Child In Broad Daylight

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 06.03.2017 | UK

Police are hunting two men who abducted a mother and her toddler in broad daylight and raped her in an ordeal lasting up to seven hours. The woman was...

Racist Abuse Over Brexit Made Gina Miller Feel Like 'A Foreigner' After 40 Years In Britain

The Huffington Post | Jack Sommers | Posted 04.03.2017 | UK

Before Brexit, investment fund manager Gina Miller campaigned for greater transparency to expose mis-selling in her industry with a persistence and de...

Children As Young As Four Could Be About To Get Compulsory Sex Ed Lessons

The Huffington Post | Jasmin Gray | Posted 28.02.2017 | UK Universities & Education

Ministers are set to announce compulsory sex and relationships education for children as young as four, according to reports. It is believed that aft...

Young People Are Being Made To Feel Like Criminals When They Report Sexual Abuse

The Huffington Post | Jasmin Gray | Posted 22.02.2017 | UK Universities & Education

Young victims of violent and sexual crime are being made to feel like criminals, the government’s victims’ tsar has warned. A review by Baroness ...

Women Labour MPs Press Corbyn Over Momentum 'Abuse'

The Huffington Post | Paul Waugh | Posted 22.02.2017 | UK Politics

Jeremy Corbyn has refused to distance himself from the left-wing Momentum campaign group despite claims from Labour women MPs that they are being targ...

Why Nigel Farage Is Wrong About Sweden's 'Dramatic Rise' In Rape Crime

The Huffington Post | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 23.02.2017 | UK

Sweden has been the focus of a lot of press attention in the last few days - and not for the right reasons. It began when Donald Trump insinuated the ...

Milo Yiannopoulos Loses $250,000 Book Deal After Outcry Over Child Abuse Comments

The Huffington Post | Graeme Demianyk | Posted 21.02.2017 | UK

Milo Yiannopoulos’s book, Dangerous, has been dumped by his publisher after footage emerged of the alt-right agitator appearing to defend pedophilia...

How These Cork Yoga Mats Are Emancipating Women From India's Sex Trade

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 16.02.2017 | UK Lifestyle

In today’s world, human trafficking is a bleak reality. Kolkata, one of the largest city’s in India, is a global hub of forced prostitution. Traff...

Tabloid Apologises For False Story About New Year's Eve Sex Attack By Migrants

The Huffington Post | Jack Sommers | Posted 15.02.2017 | UK

A German tabloid has apologised for running a false story about Cologne-style sex attacks by migrants. Police investigated after Bild, the country’s...

Hundreds Of Women Share Dreadful Experiences Of Sex Education At School

The Huffington Post | Jasmin Gray | Posted 14.02.2017 | UK Universities & Education

Hundreds of women have taken to social media to share their dire experiences of sex education using the hashtag #sexpectations. With Twitter users of...

Tory MPs Back Compulsory Sex And Relationships Education For Teens

The Huffington Post | Jasmin Gray | Posted 10.02.2017 | UK Universities & Education

Thousands of teenagers in schools across the country could be set to receive compulsory sex and relationships education after a group of Tory MPs back...

Tory MPs Slam Government For Limiting Number Of Child Refugees

The Huffington Post | Ned Simons | Posted 09.02.2017 | UK Politics

Conservative MPs have hit out at the government’s decision to limit the number of child refugees it will accept from Europe to just 350 - rather tha...

Child-On-Child Sexual Abuse Soars By Almost 80% In Just Three Years

The Huffington Post | Jasmin Gray | Posted 03.02.2017 | UK Universities & Education

The number of alleged sex offences committed by children against other youngsters has increased by 78 percent in just three years, an investigation ha...

People Are Calling For Gina Miller To Be Treated With Respect Following Article 50 Ruling

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 24.01.2017 | UK

As Gina Miller spoke of the abuse she received throughout the Supreme Court case which ruled on Tuesday that parliament must be consulted before Artic...

I'm Not Afraid To Stand Up To Donald Trump, Theresa May Insists

The Huffington Post | Ned Simons | Posted 22.01.2017 | UK Politics

“I will be there as a female Prime Minister of the UK, directly talking to him about the interests that we share” @theresa_may #marr pic.twitter.c...

Government Ignores Pleas To Scrap Tax Credit 'Rape Clause'

The Huffington Post | Steven Hopkins | Posted 21.01.2017 | UK

Women who have a third child as a result of rape will have to demonstrate their circumstances to health and social care workers or specialist charitie...

Roman Polanski Heading French Film Panel Is 'An Insult To Victims Of Rape’

The Huffington Post | Matt Bagwell | Posted 21.01.2017 | UK Entertainment

The minister for women’s rights in France has branded the decision to appoint filmmaker Roman Polanski to helm a panel for the country’s version o...