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19 Jun 2020
The West Africa Network for Peace Building, Nigeria (WANEP-Nigeria) and its affiliate organisations have expressed concern over the increasing sexual assault and rape of women and girls in the country.
JK Rowling
11 Jun 2020
J.K Rowling, the author of  "Harry Potter" yesterday revealed that she is a survivor of domestic abuse and sexual assault. She made this known in a blog post to give context to her controversial past comments about transgender women. Last weekend, Rowling faced backlash for her tweet about "people who menstruate." She wrote: "I'm sure there used…
4 Jun 2020
Nigerian singer-songwriter Tobechukwu Victor Okoh better known as Peruzzi has denied the rape allegations made against him by a twitter user. A twitter user identified as Princess Jayamah on Wednesday, June 3, 2020,  accused  Peruzzi of raping her. According to the lady, the "Only One" singer raped her about eight years ago when she accompanied…
2 Jun 2020
With the issue of rape and sexual molestation currently a trending issue, everybody especially women need to be conversant about different ways to avoid getting raped or sexually assaulted. The use of drugs is one of the ways rapists employ to assist them in their nefarious activity and these drugs are quite powerful and dangerous.…
14 May 2020
France's oldest surviving former president Valery Giscard d'Estaing is "very upset" by an accusation of sexual assault made by a German journalist and has no recollection of such an incident
1 May 2020
US presidential candidate Joe Biden on Friday emphatically denied sexually assaulting a former staffer, saying the incident she claims occurred in 1993 "never happened."
9 Apr 2020
According to the World Health Organization (WHO), violence affects millions of women in Africa. In a 2005 study on women’s health and domestic violence, the WHO found that 50 per cent of women
25 Feb 2020
In continuation of the #metooera movement, a Manhattan jury has found Harvey Weinstein guilty of rape and sexual abuse but acquitted him of the most serious charges. The mixed verdict means the former Hollywood producer will likely spend time in prison. This conviction will be a source of vindication for the ladies who came out…
22 Jan 2020
A lecturer with the Nigerian Institute of Journalism (NIJ), Lagos State, Tene John, has been sacked over alleged sexual assault on one of its students, Anjola Ogunyemi.
16 Jan 2020
According to the World Health Organization (WHO), violence affects millions of women in Africa. In a 2005 study on women’s health and domestic violence
11 Jan 2020
Pope Francis appointed a new ambassador to France on Saturday, following the resignation of an archbishop who has been questioned by police on sexual assault claims.
10 Jan 2020
A 21-year-old woman disguised as a teenage boy to sexually assault up to 50 girls as young as 14 after grooming them online, police have revealed in a report by Daily Mail. Gemma Watts, from Enfield, North London, travelled the country by train to meet the youngsters, who believed they were in a relationship with…

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