Sex Crimes

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 22.02.2017 | 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...

Hundreds Call On MPs In Just 24 Hours After Tories Block New Compulsory Sex Education Push

The Huffington Post | Jasmin Gray | Posted 13.01.2017 | UK Universities & Education

Hundreds of people have written to their local MPs in the first 24 hours of a Barnardo’s campaign demanding compulsory sex and relationships educati...

MPs Vote Against Compulsory Sex And Relationships Education

The Huffington Post | Jasmin Gray | Posted 13.01.2017 | UK Universities & Education

A parliamentary committee has voted against legislation that would make sex and relationships education (SRE) compulsory in schools- despite the fact ...

Man Cuts His Throat While Standing In The Dock At Welsh Magistrates’ Court

The Huffington Post | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 11.01.2017 | UK

A man has been rushed to hospital after cutting his own throat while appearing at court in Wales. Lukasz Robert Pawlowski was standing in the dock at ...

Harrowing Police Film Prompts Dozens Of Online Grooming Reports From Children

The Huffington Post | Jasmin Gray | Posted 06.01.2017 | UK Universities & Education

Dozens of children have come forward with reports that they are being groomed online after watching a video based on the tragic murder of 15-year-old ...

Stalkers To Face 10 Year Jail Sentences After Govt U-Turn

The Huffington Post | Paul Waugh | Posted 06.01.2017 | UK Politics

Stalkers are to face a new maximum jail sentence of 10 years after ministers caved to pressure from a cross-party campaign to increase protection for ...

Children's Commissioner Calls For New Curbs On Online Bullying

The Huffington Post | Paul Waugh | Posted 05.01.2017 | UK Politics

Children need a new digital watchdog to protect them from bullying, data-selling and privacy abuses on social media sites such as Instagram, a new rep...

Shocking Video About Rape And Murder Of Girl Aims To Warn Teens Of Online Grooming

The Huffington Post | Jasmin Gray | Posted 04.01.2017 | UK Universities & Education

Police have released a harrowing video based on the grooming, rape and murder of 15-year-old Kayleigh Haywood, warning young people about the dangers ...

Lily Allen And Tommy Robinson Racism Row Leads To Sexual Assault Revelation

The Huffington Post | Sara C Nelson | Posted 03.01.2017 | UK

Lily Allen and Tommy Robinson have engaged in a heated row about immigration which spiralled into a harrowing disclosure from the singer. The row kic...

9 Important Stories From 2016 You're Likely To Have Missed

The Huffington Post | George Bowden | Posted 27.12.2016 | UK

We might live in an ever-more connected world, but some news still seems to pass us by. And given this year’s wall-to-wall coverage of Brexit and th...

Student's Powerful Letter To Man Who Tried To Rape Her Shared By Women Worldwide

The Huffington Post | Jasmin Gray | Posted 21.12.2016 | UK Universities & Education

A student’s open letter to the man who tried to rape her has led women all over the world to share their experiences of sexual assault. Sara Roebuc...

Britain’s Oldest Paedophile, 101, Jailed For 30 Child Sex Offences

The Huffington Post | Sara C Nelson | Posted 19.12.2016 | UK

A 101-year-old paedophile has been jailed for committing a string of sex offences against three victims in the 1970s and early 1980s. Retired haulier ...