Rappler's latest stories on sexual assault
'Just because a space is supposed to be safe, it doesn't mean it is'
The 'Harry Potter' author reveals the information in a blog post to 'give context' to her controversial past comments about transgender women
The new regulations lay out a method for cross-examining the accuser. This approach has previously been deemed too traumatizing for presumed victims.
'Monga' director Doze Niu is sentenced to 4 years in prison for sexually assaulting a female crew member working on a film he was making in 2018
The convicted rapist is assigned to the high-security Wende Correctional Facility following a stay at New York's Rikers Island prison
The 5-year jail term is less than the 8 years sought by prosecutors, who accused ex-priest Bernard Preynat of 'shattering' his victims' lives and profiting from the silence of both parents and the Church hierarchy
(UPDATED) Naga City Regional Trial Court Branch 61 Judge Soliman Santos, who had approved a plea bargain agreement between the convict and the victim, rules that rape by sexual assault is not a heinous crime
The formerly 'untouchable' Hollywood mega-producer is now a convicted rapist, set to spend 23 years of his life in prison
Ashley Judd, Ellen Barkin, Rose McGowan, and Asia Argento are among the celebrities who hailed the women for testifying against the movie producer
'How can the victim of a practiced voyeur have a copy of the video? How can the victim have access to the perpetrator’s database, hard drive, memory, or cloud? Must they demand it from the voyeur?
American model Gigi Hadid appears as a potential juror in disgraced Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein's rape and sexual assault trial
Mario Batali is being investigated after a business associate of his agreed to compensate former employees over sexual harassment allegations against the celebrity chef
The case in California stems from a two-year investigation into allegations from several women that the disgraced Hollywood mogul assaulted them in Los Angeles and Beverly Hills
Disgraced Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein reaches a settlement with dozens of his alleged sexual assault victims, with the sum shared among more than 30 of them
US comedian Bill Cosby loses his appeal against his conviction for drugging and sexually assaulting a woman 15 years ago
Uber and its rival Lyft face increasing pressure to cope with the growing number of complaints of abuse
The trial is scheduled to January 6, 2020 to give Weinstein's defense time to prepare
(UPDATED) A Stockholm court convicts the rapper of assault and handed the suspended over a street brawl in June
The artists groups also point out that the alleged incident is the 'latest of assault narratives deploring sexual misconduct within the Philippine arts and culture community in recent years'
Over 300 writers sign an open letter calling on the National Commission on Culture and the Arts to conduct a 'thorough and independent' probe considering it had funded the workshop
The rapper is scheduled to appear in court after being detained since the first week of July
William Little, who accused the actor of sexual assault has declined to testify due to fear of self-incrimination
A young man accused the former 'House of Cards' star of sexual assault in a Massachusetts bar
Bill Cosby, who is currently serving jail time, is appealing the court's verdict that found him guilty of drugging and sexually assaulting a woman 15 years ago
Ellen shares that the sexual abuse by her stepfather happened when she was around 15 years old
'When men make laws that govern women’s body without their consent, I feel like I am being assaulted all over again'
A female sports reporter alleges that the NBA coach forced himself on her at a hotel in California
Azriel Clary and Joycelyn Savage brush off allegations that the singer brainwashes women he meets and has relationships with
Arizona Senator Martha McSally, who spent 26 years in the Air Force and commanded a fighter squadron, reveals the attack in emotional remarks during US Senate subcommittee hearing on sexual assault in the military
India's sexual assault survivors come together in public in New Delhi for the first time to demand justice
The envoy, 74-year-old Luigi Ventura, is accused of molesting a man at the Paris townhall on January 17 when Mayor Anne Hidalgo gave a New Year's address to diplomats, religious leaders, and civil society figures
'As a radio we have a responsibility on who we give the airtime to. It's very serious and we feel we can't have him on the playlists," Danish media group Bauer Media says
Weinstein is switching to lawyers who recently represented one of his most high-profile accusers
The actor enters a not guilt plea during the arraignment
The case marks the first time the actor has faced charges
We empower him when we laugh at his sick jokes, we empower him through our silence
President Rodrigo Duterte claims he made up his story about touching a maid in order to 'dramatize' the hypocrisy of the Catholic Church
William Little, who was 18 at the time of the assault, says he sent the videos to his girlfriend via the Snapchat app, based on court documents
The actor allegedly sexually assaulted a teenager in 2016
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Weinstein denied the accusation through his lawyer Ben Brafman, who told industry magazine Variety the claim was 'preposterous'
Weinstein, an international pariah after being accused by more than 80 women of sexual misconduct, is still charged with rape in March 2013 and a forced act of oral sex in 2006
Christine Blasey Ford is now widely known as the first of several women to come forward with sexual assault allegations against President Donald Trump's pick for the nation's top court
Donald Trump says he is skeptical because he personally had been the target of 'false statements' in the past made by various women
Cardinal Reinhard Marx says he is ashamed over the decades of abuse that have shattered trust, as well as how so many looked away for so long
Bill Cosby faces a maximum potential sentence of 30 years on sexual assault charges
Cody Wilson – who advocates 3D-printed weapons – is currently in Taiwan according to the island's authorities. He is wanted in the US for having sex with a 16-year-old, according to police.
In a statement released to US media, Kavanaugh rejected the woman's claim, made in a letter to the Democrats vetting his nomination, that he tried to force himself on her during a party
Rajendra Pachauri is charged under various counts including sexual assault, harassment and criminal intimidation, according to the complainant's lawyer