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Man Arrested After Allegedly Sexually Touching Teen Girls At Bondi Beach

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A man will face court charged over the alleged sexual touching of three teenagers at Bondi Beach on Friday.

National

National

Man Charged After Allegedly Kissing Toddler In A Pram At Sydney Aquarium

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A 28-year-old man who allegedly kissed a toddler in a pram at a Sydney aquarium has been arrested and charged with sexually touching a child.

Crime

Crime

Elderly Tennis Coach Allegedly Sexually Assaulted 12-Year-Old Student

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A Sydney tennis instructor has been charged with the alleged sexual assault of a 12-year-old girl he was coaching.

Breaking

Breaking

Harvey Weinstein Reaches 'Tentative' $36M Settlement With Accusers

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Disgraced movie mogul Harvey Weinstein and the board of his bankrupt film studio have reached a 'tentative' US$25 million settlement agreement with dozens of his alleged sexual assault victims, the New York Times reports.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Father Killed After 'Freak' Christmas Lights Accident

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All the news you need to know this Thursday.

Crime

Crime

Man Arrested Over Alleged Sexual Assault Of Jogger On Popular Walking Trail

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A man is being questioned by police after a jogger was sexually assaulted in Melbourne's north.

World

World

Big Brother Contestant Forced To Watch Own Sexual Assault In Diary Room

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WARNING: Distressing content.

Music

Music

Two K-Pop Stars Convicted Of 'Special Quasi-Raping'

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Singer-song writer Jung Joon-young received a six year prison term and former boy band member Choi Jong-hoon will spend five years behind bars.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Dad Charged After Boy, 5, Brings Bag Of Heroin With Spider-Man Stickers To School

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All the news you need to know this Monday.

Clementine Ford

Clementine Ford

I'm Glad We're Up In Arms Over Scary Words On Q&A. Never Mind The Women Being Slaughtered.

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"How long must we wait for men and boys to stop murdering us, to stop beating us and to stop raping us? How many rapists must we kill?"

Sarah Megginson

Sarah Megginson

Lying To Get Laid Is Not Sexual Assault – Here’s Why

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Anyone remember that episode of 'Sex and the City' where Miranda pretends to be a flight attendant?

Crime

Crime

Hero Who Saved Young Girl From Sex Monster Sampieri Has Spoken About That Horrific Night

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Nick Gilio risked his own life to rescue a little girl who was being tortured by Kogarah dance school rapist Anthony Sampieri - today a judge called Gilio a hero.

News

News

Police Release CCTV As They Investigate Alleged Sexual Assault

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Police have released additional CCTV footage as they investigate an alleged sexual assault in Sydney.

Crime

Crime

Man Arrested Over Sexual Assault Of Woman In Melbourne Park

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A man has been arrested over the alleged sexual assault of a woman in a Melbourne park over the weekend, during which the victim escaped by stabbing the offender with his own knife.

Satire

Satire

Clementine Ford: I Wish I Was Hot Enough To Be Sexually Assaulted

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Have you heard the one about the woman who believed her drink was spiked?

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Cop Sentenced To 10 Years Jail For Murdering Neighbour In Mix Up

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All the news you need to know this Thursday.

World

World

Ewan McGregor's Daughter Reveals Rape And Abortion Nightmare In Emotional Post

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Clara McGregor has revealed shocking details about her recent battle with anxiety and depression and her recovery from an abusive relationship in a raw and honest Instagram post. 

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Mum Warns Others Not To Kiss Babies After Son Contracts Virus

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All the news you need to know this Thursday.

Clementine Ford

Clementine Ford

'Unbelievable' Is An All-Too-Believable Indictment Of A System That Fails Rape Victims

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If you haven’t yet binge watched all of Netflix’s latest detective drama 'Unbelievable', stop what you’re doing right now and get thee to a television.

News

News

Emotional Women Are More Believable Rape Victims, Study Finds

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A new study has found female rape victims who appear emotional are perceived as more credible than those who don't appear distressed.

10 News First

10 News First

Murderer Known As 'Mr Stinky' Pleads Guilty To Cold-Case Sex Attacks

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The notorious double murderer dubbed “Mr Stinky”, Victorian man Raymond Edmunds, has formally pleaded guilty to a string of cold-case sex attacks committed across Melbourne’s suburbs in the 1970s and 80s.

News

News

More Than Half The Sex-Related Charges Against Swim Coach Have Been Dropped

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More than half of the sex-related charges against a former swimming coach who alleged touched several young victims, have been slashed.

World

World

Brock Turner's Sexual Assault Victim Reveals Her Identity

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'Emily Doe', the anonymous woman whose victim impact statement about Brock Turner was heard around the world, has revealed her identify, putting her own name and face to her powerful words.

Kathy Parker

Kathy Parker

Think Rape Porn Is Just A Kink? Tell That To Victims Of Sexual Violence

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This week, Eurydice Dixon’s killer was sentenced to life in prison, to serve a minimum of 35 years before he becomes eligible for parole.

National

National

Grace Tame Will 'Stop At Nothing' To Speak About What Her Abuser Did

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It was a shocking crime that sent a man to jail, but his victim couldn't tell her story.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

'Harry Potter' Banned From School Because They Contain 'Actual Curses'

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All the news you need to know this Tuesday.

National

National

Gynaecologist To Face Court Over Patient Rape Charges

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A former gynaecologist has been charged with raping a patient under his care, multiple times.

Crime

Crime

Security Guard Lectured Mother Of Little Girl He Kidnapped And Assaulted

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A DFO security guard who indecently assaulted a little girl has been jailed.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Uncle Disguised As Delivery Man Gunned Down Family Of Six

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All the news you need to know this Tuesday.

News

News

Police Hunt Man Accused Of Sexual Assault At Library

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Police are searching for a man accused of sexually assaulting a woman outside the State Library of Victoria.

Crime

Crime

Police Hunting Man Who Exposed Himself To Women and Children

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A man, believed to be aged in his twenties, has been exposing himself to women in the Eastern Brisbane suburb of Carina since September last year.

News

News

CCTV Released As Police Investigate Sexual Assault Of Teen Girl

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Police have ramped up their search for a man accused of sexually assaulting a teenager earlier this year.

Sarah Megginson

Sarah Megginson

Has #MeToo Killed The Office Romance?

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WARNING: Discusses sexual assault and child abuse.

National

National

Outrage As Kiss From Grandma Used As 'Consent' Example For Kids

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Grandma's sloppy kiss is being used to help teach kids about possible sexual abuse.

News

News

Neil DeGrasse Tyson Will Keep His Job After Sexual Misconduct Investigation

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The science communicator and leading astrophysicist at the American Museum of Natural History will keep his job following an investigation into sexual misconduct allegations.

Clementine Ford

Clementine Ford

How Rape Culture Protects Privileged White Men

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In the latest example of how rape culture intersects with class privilege in the judicial system, a family court judge in New Jersey has come under fire for his appalling comments regarding a teenager facing charges of rape.

World

World

YouTuber Ray Diaz Arrested For Alleged Sexual Assault

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The Los Angeles Police Department arrested YouTuber Ray Diaz on charges of alleged sexual assault.

Jane Caro

Jane Caro

Why Just Speaking Up About Sexual Assault Isn't The Solution

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I believe in the principle that everyone is innocent until they are proven guilty.

News

News

Woman's Dogs Scare Off Attacker In Cemetery

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A woman was walking her two dogs through a cemetery when a man pushed her to the ground, shoved her face into the mud and tried to rip off her pants.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Woman's Disgusting Acts In Ice Cream Machine

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All the news you need to know this Wednesday.

Celebrity

Celebrity

New Civil Suit Filed Against Kevin Spacey

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A new civil suit filed against Kevin Spacey for alleged groping may see the actor face a jury trial.

Crime

Crime

$1 Million Reward Over Rape, Murder Of Teen Beauty Queen

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Bronwynne Richardson's family will not have the words "Rest In Peace" carved on her gravestone until they know who killed her. 

News

News

Donald Trump Faces New Sexual Assault Claims

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In a new book excerpt published in New York magazine, writer E. Jean Carroll has made sexual assault claims against President Trump and Leslie Moonves, the former chairman and CEO of CBS Corporation.

Crime

Crime

Half-A-Million Dollar Reward For Melbourne Laneway Sexual Assault

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Police are offering a $500,000 reward for information after a woman was sexually assaulted in a laneway in Melbourne CBD last year.

News

News

Ex-NFL Player Convicted Of Raping Homeless Woman

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Former NFL player Kellen Winslow Jr has been convicted of raping a 58-year-old homeless woman last year north of San Diego.

Celebrity

Celebrity

Miley Cyrus Speaks Out On Groping Incident

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Disturbing video emerged yesterday showing an overzealous fan aggressively grabbing Miley Cyrus by the hair while trying to pull her in for a kiss as she left her Barcelona hotel alongside husband Liam Hemsworth.

Health

Health

Unexpected Link Between Surviving Trauma And Avoiding Dentists

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Five years ago, dentist Sharonne Zaks met a patient who burst into tears as soon as she sat in the chair. 

TV

TV

Ellen DeGeneres Opens Up About Being Sexually Assaulted As A Teen

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Ellen DeGeneres has appeared on David Letterman's Netflix talk show, where she opened up about being sexually assaulted.

Crime

Crime

Arrests Made Over Two Alleged Historical Abduction, Sexual Assaults

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Two men have been charged with the alleged abduction and sexual assault of two women in Melbourne more than 30 years ago.

Crime

Crime

Police Link Second Gang Rape To 1985 Cold Case

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Police believe a brutal gang rape from the 1980s is related to a similar assault that took place nearly six months earlier.

News

News

Can Drunk Sex Ever Be Consensual?

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Heavy drinking and sexual activity often go together on uni campuses, and that's a troubling dynamic when it comes to the question of consent.

Crime

Crime

Police Appeal After Man Sexually Assaulted In Bathroom

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Police are investigating the sexual assault of a man in a bathroom in Bendigo.

Crime

Crime

Man Arrested After Woman Allegedly Groped At Melbourne Bar

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Police have arrested a 41-year-old man over the alleged sexual assault of a woman at a bar in Melbourne's St Kilda two months ago. 

Crime

Crime

Hunt For Perpetrators Of Brutal Gang Rape Of Year 12 Student

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The cold case abduction and brutal gang rape of a young Victorian school girl has baffled detectives for more than three decades.

The Project

The Project

The Push To Overturn Laws Stopping Sexual Assault Survivors Sharing Their Stories

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A quarter of a century after the horror that took away her teenage years, one woman is using her voice in the hope one day the law will let her, and other rape survivors, speak.

National

National

Sexual Abuse Helpline Saw 30% Spike After George Pell Was Found Guilty

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The historic conviction of George Pell captivated the attention of the entire world. But for some people, it meant much more. 

Nicola Heath

Nicola Heath

Men Shouldn't Have To Have Daughters To Treat Women Well

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In 2017, when the New York Times and The New Yorker revealed the shocking news that dozens of women had accused Harvey Weinstein of sexual abuse, actor Matt Damon sought to distance himself from the disgraced movie producer.

Abby Alexander

Abby Alexander

When Raping Women Becomes A Game It's Up To All Of Us To Say Game Over

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It’s 2019, and someone thought it was okay to make a video game about raping women.

Jarryd Bartle

Jarryd Bartle

Why Sending Criminals To Jail Isn't The Best Way To Keep Us Safe

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Violence has been part of all human societies since time immortal and this is unlikely to dramatically change any time soon.

Kathy Parker

Kathy Parker

Why A Routine Trip To The GP Leaves Me Mentally And Emotionally Shaken

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“Just relax,” he says.

World

World

Dozens Of Convictions As Thousands Of Rape Kit Tests Finally Processed

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CONTENT WARNING: This article details sexual assault.

Crime

Crime

Man Wanted Fake Relationship With Mother For Sex With Daughter

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A man has been charged after he allegedly tried to groom a child for sex online.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

A Town Sold A Family's Beloved Pug On eBay To Pay Off Debts

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All the news you need to know this Friday.

World

World

Woman Sexually Assaulted By Man Given Access To Her Hotel Room

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Cheri Marchionda's life forever changed on April 10, 2014, when -- travelling alone for work -- she was sexually assaulted when a man got access to her room at an Iowa Embassy Suites hotel.

World

World

Lawyer Claims To Have New Video Of R. Kelly Allegedly Sexually Assaulting Underage Girl

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Attorney Michael Avenatti said he has new video evidence proving singer R. Kelly sexually abused an underage girl, and claimed he has given the evidence to prosecutors.

Crime

Crime

Man Charged Over Indecent Assault Of 85-Year-Old Woman

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A 41-year-old man has been charged after an 85-year-old woman was indecently assaulted in a retirement home in Central West NSW.

Crime

Crime

Police Share Graphic Details Of Planned Rape Of 3-Year-Old Girl

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WARNING: GRAPHIC CONTENT.

World

World

Nurse Who Allegedly Raped And Impregnated Patient Pleads Not Guilty

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A nurse accused of raping an incapacitated woman who later gave birth at a long-term care facility in Phoenix, USA has pleaded not guilty to a sexual assault charge.

Celebrity

Celebrity

Lady Gaga Defended Kesha In Heated Deposition

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New documents reveal how Lady Gaga supported Kesha in her ongoing legal battle against producer Dr. Luke.

World

World

Nurse Arrested In Case Of Woman Who Gave Birth In Incapacitated State

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A nurse has been arrested on a charge of sexual assault in the impregnation of an incapacitated woman who gave birth last month at a long-term health care facility, police said Wednesday.

News

News

Heartbreaking Scenes As Aiia's Body Returns Home

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Cars displaying black flags jammed streets as mourners gathered to farewell murdered student Aiia Masarwa, who was laid to rest near Tel Aviv on Wednesday.

Crime

Crime

Fortune Teller Charged Over Sexual Assault Of Teenage Girl

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A man who claims to be a fortune teller will face court today charged over the alleged sexual assault of a young girl in Sydney's south-west.

Entertainment

Entertainment

Record Company Has 'Parted Ways' With Beleaguered Star R. Kelly

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R.Kelly had been signed to RCA Records since the early 1990s.

Updated

Updated

Accused Dance School Rapist Hit With Nearly 90 Fresh Charges

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Anthony Sampieri -- the man accused of attacking a seven-year-old girl in a toilet -- allegedly made 87 threatening calls to several women in the months before the dance school rape.

Views

Views

We Were Troubled By R. Kelly, We Just Turned A Blind Eye And It's Time To Admit It

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'Surviving R. Kelly' might be the final nail in the coffin for the man's lengthy career -- but how and why did we allow him to prosper this long?

World

World

Kevin Spacey Silent In Court As He Pleads Not Guilty

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Kevin Spacey was silent as he appeared in court accused of sexually assaulting an 18-year-old man at a bar more than two years ago. 

National

National

Child Asylum Seeker Allegedly Raped On Nauru Suing Australian Government

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In what is believed to be a first, a child asylum seeker who was allegedly raped while in detention on Nauru is suing the Australian federal government for breach of care.

Crime

Crime

Two Men Posing As Ride-Share Drivers Sexually Assault Woman

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Police are hunting two attackers who posed as ride-share service drivers to lure a woman into their car before sexually assaulting her in Melbourne. 

Crime

Crime

Man Charged With 54 Domestic Violence And Sexual Assault Offences

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A man has been charged over alleged historical sexual assault, kidnapping and domestic violence-related offences, totaling more than 50 charges.

World

World

Woman Bashes Man To Force Oral Sex

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WARNING: Graphic content

Crime

Crime

Man Charged With The Sexual Assault Of Teenage Boy

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A 49-year-old man has been charged with the sexual assault of a teenage boy in Sydney's Inner West.

Crime

Crime

Child Killer Fights For Freedom From Jail

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It's been 30 years since a NSW mum's baby girl was raped and murdered by a man she trusted, but the pain has never dulled.

Crime

Crime

Man Accused Of Sexual Assault Of 13-Year-Old Girl Was On Bail

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If you ask the NSW Premier, the state has the “strictest and toughest laws in the nation”, yet there’s been another system failure that’s lead to the alleged rape of a child.

National

National

Police Release Images Of Man Wanted Over Sydney Sexual Assault

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Police believe the man may be able to assist with inquiries following a brutal sexual assault on a 51-year-old woman.

Crime

Crime

Alleged Jarryd Hayne Sexual Assault Victim Was Bitten, Required Medical Treatment

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Details have emerged about the alleged sexual assault of a woman by NRL star Jarryd Hayne.

National

National

How Young Is Too Young To Teach Kids About Sexual Assault?

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Should we be teaching kids about sexual assault, or are we forcing them into a cycle of fear?

Updated

Updated

Jarryd Hayne Makes Bail Deadline After Sexual Assault Charges

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Troubled former NRL star Jarryd Hayne has reported to police on bail for the first time since being charged with sexually assaulting a young woman.

News

News

Man Arrested Over Sexual Assault Of Seven-Year-Old Girl And Related Stabbing

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Man has been arrested after the sexual assault of a seven-year-old in Sydney's south.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Shinzo Abe In Darwin And May Faces No Confidence Vote

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All the news you need to know this Friday.

News

News

NRL Star Jarryd Hayne Accused Of Sexual Assault, NSW Police Investigating

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Police are investigating allegations that Jarryd Hayne sexually assaulted a woman in her 20s on NRL Grand Final night.

National

National

Retaking Power: Why Sexual Assault Survivors Are Calling To #LetHerSpeak

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Steve Fisher is a survivor of child sexual abuse. His perpetrator, paedophile priest Garth Hawkins, spent almost six years in prison for offences committed against seven boys.

World

World

Writer Explains Sexual Assault By Likening It To Getting Kicked In The Nuts

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An American writer has hit the nail on the nuts with his analogy explaining why women are so enraged by Brett Kavanaugh's appointment to the US Supreme Court.

News

News

Woman 'Cowardly' Attacked And Sexually Assaulted In Sydney's West

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A woman is in hospital after being beaten and sexually assaulted in what police are calling a “cowardly” attack.

Music

Music

XXXTentacion Admits To Domestic Violence In Secret Tape

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Pitchfork has obtained a secretly recorded tape from 2016 of XXXTentacion confessing to multiple violent crimes -- including the alleged assault of an ex-girlfriend.

Crime

Crime

Police Confirm Report Of Sexual Assault Of Teen Girl Was 'False'

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A 14-year-old girl claimed she had been abducted and raped while walking home from school on Wednesday in the NSW Hunter region.

Crime

Crime

Sydney Doctor Accused Of Indecently Assaulting Sleeping Patients

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Police swooped on a unit block in Rydalmere following a seven week investigation.

Crime

Crime

CCTV Captures Men Spiking Woman's Drink Before Sexually Assaulting Her

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Footage has emerged of the moment two men spiked a drink before forcing a woman to drink it and sexually assaulting her.

Views

Views

I Moved To New York City, Six Months Later I Had A Gun To My Neck

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Like scores of young Australians before and after me, I headed overseas to chase my dreams. Then I was woken up.

News

News

Australian Woman's Sexual Assault In New York City Captured On CCTV

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The 27-year-old walked almost two kilometres to the nearest police station to report the crime, according to the NYPD.

Updated

Updated

Man Accused Of Child Sex Assault To Remain On Bail

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Moud Nuri is accused of connecting with a teen online before tracking him down and allegedly attacking the 13-year-old.