Tag: sexual assault

Participants march against sexual assault and harassment at the #MeToo March in the Hollywood section of Los Angeles on Sunday, Nov. 12, 2017. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)

Cassie Jaye on #MeToo: ‘Falsely Accused People Are Victims, Too’

“We all need to recognize that falsely accused people are victims, too,” said Cassie Jaye of persons — mostly men — who are falsely accused of committing sexual misconduct. She made her comments within a broader discussion on feminism and associated #MeToo narratives.

Swedish police volunteers patrol on December 13, 2010 at the corner of Bryggaregatan and Drottninggatan street in central Stockholm, where an apparent car bomb and a separate blast targeted Christmas shoppers two days ago. Sweden's chief prosecutor said today investigators were almost certain the author of the failed suicide attack …

Sweden: Rape Reports up 10 Per Cent in 2017

Newly released figures from the Swedish criminal statistics agency Brå have shown that reported rape cases have increased by 10 per cent in 2017 and the country saw some 1.5 million crimes in total.

US Senator Al Franken, Democrat from Minnesota, speaks about net neutrality for the Internet during a discussion hosted by the Free Press Action Fund on Capitol Hill in Washington on July 8, 2014. AFP PHOTO / Saul LOEB (Photo credit should read SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Al Franken Will Resign on Tuesday

Sen. Al Franken (D-MN) will officially resign on January 2, nearly a month after the Minnesota Democrat revealed on the Senate floor that he will step aside. Numerous sexual assault allegations and pressure from his Democratic colleagues combined to force his departure.