sexual assault

Long awaited sexual consent law reforms have been introduced to New South Wales parliament after years of campaigning by sexual assault survivors and feminists. Isaac Nellist reports.

The extent to which the ruling class will go to protect those accused of sexual violence is on full display in the case of the PM's treatment of the former Attorney General Christian Porter, argues Markela Panegyres.

R&B singer R Kelly's conviction on racketeering and sex trafficking is a victory for Black girls and women, who have not been listened to in sexual assault cases, writes Malik Miah.

The belief by liberal feminists in the ostensibly feminist nature of the imperialist interventionist project headed by the United States and its European allies is false, writes Yanis Iqbal.

Scott Morrison says the government is taking sexual assault seriously, but how can it when it is not going to investigate historical complaints? Sonia Hickey reports.

New South Wales Police Commissioner Mick Fuller’s proposal for an app that records consent reveals how willfully ignorant he and government MPs are about the institutionalised nature of sexual assault, writes Isaac Nellist.

Anti*Capitalist Resistance activists reflect on the police attack on a women’s vigil in South London.

Jackie Kriz writes that the #March4Justice movement needs to keep mobilising if it wants its demands to be met.

Pip Hinman reports on the huge #March4Justice protests, organised in 10 days, showing how angry women are about sexual violence and the way it continues to be excused, dismissed and normalised.

The #March4Justice rallies and marches across the country on March 14-15 are making a clear statement about the need to end sexual violence and rape in workplaces. Kerry Smith reports.

After many years of campaigning, Argentina’s feminist movements booked a historic victory when abortion was finally legalised, writes Virginia Tognola.

The Redfern Legal Centre is calling on the NSW Police to release its internal operating procedures on investigating an alleged sexual assault, writes Kerry Smith.

Janine Hendry, Sarah Hathway and Kamala Emanuel discuss the issues around sexual assault and profile the March4Justice on March 15.

The upsurge in organising against sexual violence shows how far we have come but also how far we need to go, writes Pip Hinman.

2018 abortion rights protest in Argentina. Photo: Lara Va/Wikimedia Commons CC: SA 4.0

While Argentina just legalised abortion rights, it is prohibited or limited in most of Latin America, writes Tamara Pearson. For those forced to continue a pregnancy deprives them of agency, autonomy and well being.

Former NSW Labor leader Luke Foley was forced to resign on November 7 after ABC journalist Ashleigh Raper alleged that he put his hand inside her dress and into her underpants without her consent at a 2016 Christmas party.

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