from: BBC News Nearly 5,000 people contacted the charity helpline in six months – a 36% rise on the same period last year.
The Supreme Court reversed an order that cleared a man of sexual assault as “there was no skin-to-skin contact”. from: BBC News
Chinese player Peng Shuai deserves “to be heard, not censored” after publicly accusing the country’s former vice-premier of sexual assault, says the Women’s Tennis Association. from: BBC News
With the military’s leadership in crisis, a new defense minister adopted a recommendation to remove prosecutorial authority for sexual misconduct cases from the armed forces. From: New York Times
Virginia Giuffre claims the duke sexually assaulted her when she was 17 but he denies the allegations.
It is the first time sexual assault allegations have been made against a senior Chinese leader. from: BBC News
The Duchess of Cornwall calls for change of culture to stop violence and sexual harassment against women.
Workers at restaurants in 12 cities walk out amid claims the chain is failing to stop harassment. from: BBC News
PC Joseph Powell of West Midlands Police is accused of an historical offence between 2009 and 2011.
Referrals of officers using their position for a sexual purpose have nearly doubled since 2016.
Safety data from US company Lyft says the incidents were reported between 2017 and 2019. from: BBC News
The death of a woman in South Korea’s air force has rekindled outrage over the country’s armed forces, long criticized for abusing and discriminating against women. From: New York Times
from: BBC News At least 750 allegations were made against serving officers across Britain over five years.
The abuse of more than 200,000 minors by clergy over the past seven decades has shaken the nation and what was once a pillar of French society. From: New York Times
NWSL players briefly halt matches in a display of solidarity with players who have made sexual misconduct allegations against a coach. from: BBC News
One defendant, now a priest, had been accused of sexual abuse when he and his accuser were teenagers at a seminary within the Vatican walls. Another priest was accused of covering it up. From: New York Times
An independent commission laid out in detail the extent of the abuse and the failings of the church, estimating that about 216,000 minors had been abused since 1950. From: New York Times
The NWSL postpones this weekend’s games after sexual misconduct allegations against North Carolina head coach Paul Riley. from: BBC News
The agency apologises to the victims of exploitation by aid workers tackling the Ebola outbreak. from: BBC News
A former basketball player in Kenya says sexual abuse has plagued the country’s women’s game for “many years”. from: BBC News