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Presumption of innocence and the #MeToo backlash
Opinion
Harassment

Presumption of innocence and the #MeToo backlash

Innocent until proven guilty is a principle for a criminal court. We don't have to use it elsewhere.

  • by Jane Gilmore

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Healing the soul and body: Sisters reunite as the nation says sorry to survivors of child sexual abuse
Sexual assault

Healing the soul and body: Sisters reunite as the nation says sorry to survivors of child sexual abuse

Josephine Littlehawk travelled to Canberra on Monday for the national apology for child sexual abuse and met her sister Katie Kellegher for the first time as adults. Jo says she has never felt such joy in all her life.

  • by Miki Perkins
Apology leaves abuse survivors 'somewhere between cynical and glad'

Apology leaves abuse survivors 'somewhere between cynical and glad'

Our five-year-long Royal Commission found institutional child sexual abuse was a difficult to comprehend national disgrace. Today, the nation will apologise.

  • by Miki Perkins
'Why are you staring at me?': Rugby coach accused of indecent assault
Sexual assault

'Why are you staring at me?': Rugby coach accused of indecent assault

Lions Super Rugby defence coach Joey Mongalo is accused of indecently assaulting a hotel employee in the stairwell of the Crown Plaza in Coogee.

  • by Angus Thompson
Doctor charged after allegedly drugging, indecently assaulting woman
Crime

Doctor charged after allegedly drugging, indecently assaulting woman

A doctor has been charged after allegedly assaulting a woman at his medical practice in western Sydney, while three other victims have also been identified.

  • by Saimi Jeong
Indian minister resigns, engages 97 lawyers to fight sexual assault accuser
Sexual assault

Indian minister resigns, engages 97 lawyers to fight sexual assault accuser

M.J.Akba, a former journalist, is stepping down to fight his accusers in court. Thursday he faces one of them.

  • by Maria Abi-Habib and Vindu Goel
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UK Parliament populated by bullies, gropers and sex pests: report
UK

UK Parliament populated by bullies, gropers and sex pests: report

The House of Commons, the fabled "cradle of democracy," is populated by sex pests, an inquiry has found.

  • by William Booth
Nicole Kidman says Tom Cruise kept her 'from being sexually harassed'
Tom Cruise

Nicole Kidman says Tom Cruise kept her 'from being sexually harassed'

The actress married for love, she says, but being with "powerful" Cruise also meant she was protected.

  • by Amy Croffey
John Jarratt seeking 'express lane to trial date' over rape charge
Crime

John Jarratt seeking 'express lane to trial date' over rape charge

Australian actor John Jarratt wants a historical sexual assault charge against him dealt with quickly as it continues to impact his career.

  • by Lucy Cormack
Bryan Singer bats down 'reckless' allegations set to be published in Esquire

Bryan Singer bats down 'reckless' allegations set to be published in Esquire

The Usual Suspects and X-Men director has long faced allegations of sexual assault.

  • by Nardine Saad
Powerful men blame women for rape
Opinion
Sexism

Powerful men blame women for rape

Powerful men will always band together to absolve each other of their sins, while continuing to blame women for their temptations.

  • by Clementine Ford