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1800 RESPECT video call
News

1800 RESPECT launches video call counselling

Victim-survivors can now access video call counselling from Monday to Friday on the 1800 RESPECT website for face-to-face support.

online dating sex offenders
News

Parents targeted in online dating by child sex offenders

The Australian Institute of Criminology says child sex offenders are targeting parents on online dating platforms.

legal responses to sexual violence
News

Inquiry into legal responses to sexual violence

A national year-long inquiry by the Australian Law Reform Commission will examine legal responses to sexual violence cases.

Teenagers holding hands
News

Nearly 30% of late teens suffer intimate partner violence

New data has found almost 30% of teens aged 18 to 19 suffered intimate partner violence over the past year.

russell brand rape and sexual assault allegations
Culture

Russell Brand has been accused of rape and sexual assault

British comedian and actor Russell Brand has been accused of rape, sexual assault, and emotional abuse by at least four women.

malka leifer sentenced to 15 years
News

Malka Leifer has been sentenced to 15 years in prison

The former principal of a school in Melbourne has been sentenced to 15 years in prison for multiple counts of rape and sexual assault.

Miss Universe Indonesia contestants
World

Miss Universe Indonesia has been accused of strip-searching contestants

Miss Universe organisers have cut ties with the pageant’s Indonesian arm amid claims of sexual abuse. Here’s what you need to know.

The Daily Aus podcast

The call to address sexual violence at unis

Over 40 university groups and individuals have signed an open letter calling for an independent body to respond to sexual violence at universities.

They estimated that at least 14,300 students will be sexually assaulted in university contexts per year.

In today’s deep dive, we’ll look at what the letter is calling for, and how the Government has responded.

A NSW MP gareth ward has been charged over historical sexual assault allegations
News Politics

A NSW MP has been charged over historical sexual assault allegations

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