Sex Crimes

Homeless Man Jailed For Life For ‘Wicked’ Murder Of Hotel Worker During Sex Attack

The Huffington Post | Sara C Nelson | Posted 12.04.2017 | UK

A vagrant has been jailed at the Old Bailey for life with a minimum of 30 years for the “shocking and wicked” murder of a hotel worker during a se...

Donald Trump Begins Sexual Assault Awareness Month By Defending Accused Sexual Harasser

The Huffington Post | Jack Sommers | Posted 05.04.2017 | UK

Donald Trump has begun Sexual Assault Awareness Month by defending Fox News host Bill O’Reilly against sexual harassment claims. According to report...

Facebook Unveils New 'Photo-Matching' Technology To Fight Revenge Porn

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 05.04.2017 | UK Tech

Facebook has today unveiled a powerful new range of tools designed to help prevent the non-consensual sharing of intimate images on Facebook, a malici...

Fox News' Top Show Is Leaking Advertisers Following Sexual Harassment Claims

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 05.04.2017 | UK

Fox News’ The O’Reilly Factor is losing advertisers at a rate of knots after it was revealed that a number of women have accused the show’s host...

Rape Victim Says Judge Was Right To Warn Women Over Drinking

The Huffington Post | Steven Hopkins | Posted 28.03.2017 | UK

A rape victim has defended comments made by the female judge presiding over her case that drunk women are putting themselves in danger. Megan Clark, 1...

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...