Sexual Abuse

African Women Claim W.H.O Workers Used Ebola Crisis to Rape Them

A report co-produced by The New Humanitarian, a non-profit human rights news agency, and Reuters on Tuesday said that 51 women in the Democratic Republic of Congo have accused World Health Organization (WHO) personnel, along with representatives of several aid agencies and non-governmental organizations, of using the Ebola crisis as an opportunity to sexually exploit them.

Liberia was the country worst hit by a two-year Ebola outbreak that saw 4,800 deaths

NFL’s Saints Fight to Shield Emails in Catholic Abuse Crisis

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The New Orleans Saints are going to court to keep the public from seeing hundreds of emails that allegedly show team executives doing public relations damage control for the area’s Roman Catholic archdiocese to help it contain the fallout from a burgeoning sexual abuse crisis.

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Hong Kong Protesters Hold #MeToo Rally Against Police Sexual Abuse

The Hong Kong protest movement held a rally on Wednesday dedicated to protesting alleged sexual assaults on pro-democracy demonstrators by police officers. Organizers modeled the event after the #MeToo movement, while participants came up with their own hashtag, #ProtestToo, and began writing it on their arms with lipstick. 

People take part in a #MeToo rally in Hong Kong on August 28, 2019, to protest alleged sexual assaults by police against anti-government female protesters. (Photo by Lillian SUWANRUMPHA / AFP) (Photo credit should read LILLIAN SUWANRUMPHA/AFP/Getty Images)