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#Sexual Assault

# sexual-assault - Sunday 18 February, 2018

Husband of murdered MP Jo Cox quits charities over sexual harassment claims

Brendan Cox has apologised for his “inappropriate” behaviour.

# sexual-assault - Saturday 17 February, 2018

Man guilty of 45 counts of child sexual assault remanded back into custody

He pleaded guilty to the production, possession and distribution of child pornography, along with sexually exploiting minors.

Gabriel Byrne says #MeToo movement 'hasn't gone far enough' Not A Witch Hunt This post contains videos

Gabriel Byrne says #MeToo movement 'hasn't gone far enough'

The actor described Harvey Weinstein as “an absolutely ferocious bully”.

# sexual-assault - Wednesday 14 February, 2018

'Victory for the victims' - French court rules man who had sex with 11-year-old girl must face rape charge

The ruling is a landmark one in France, where no age of consent currently exists.

# sexual-assault - Tuesday 13 February, 2018

Dublin teenager charged with sexually assaulting six-year-old girl

The 17-year-old boy appeared before a sitting of the Dublin Children’s Court today.

# sexual-assault - Monday 12 February, 2018

Man followed foreign student home on bus and raped her in her hallway, court hears

The man was found guilty by a jury of one count of rape, two counts of sexual assault and one count of threatening to kill.

# sexual-assault - Friday 9 February, 2018

Man who sexually assaulted stepdaughter 20 years ago jailed for 15 months

John Doherty pleaded guilty to two counts of sexually assaulting his stepdaughter on dates between January 1996 and April 1998.

# sexual-assault - Monday 5 February, 2018

Larry Nassar sentenced to another 40 to 125 years for abusing young gymnasts

He pleaded guilty to penetrating young athletes with ungloved hands when treating their injuries at a gymnastics club.

Gardaí receive report of sexual assault accusation against Harvey Weinstein

Met Police confirmed over the weekend that it had received new allegations against Weinstein, one of which took place in Ireland.

# sexual-assault - Friday 2 February, 2018

Rape trial: Woman asked if she 'watered down' her prior knowledge of rugby players

The 21-year-old woman told the court she hadn’t diluted down her knowledge of rugby or the Ulster players.

'My abuse claims were shelved for 11 years - now I fear I am once more being ignored'

Woman concerned at lack of progress into alleged abuse by father even though a review of her case was ordered last year.

# sexual-assault - Tuesday 30 January, 2018

27-year-old charged after raping eight-month-old cousin in India

The baby is currently recovering in hospital.

# sexual-assault - Friday 26 January, 2018

Man who 'forcibly groped' woman in Temple Bar identified from photos taken by victim, court hears

A print-out of one of the photos was handed in to the judge who said it was clearly and undeniably the accused, Bryan Doherty from Co Mayo.

# sexual-assault - Thursday 18 January, 2018

13-year-old boy who sexually assaulted teen in park sentenced to 10 months in detention

The judge said he needs some “normality” in his life.

# sexual-assault - Wednesday 10 January, 2018

Actor Catherine Deneuve under fire for signing open letter denouncing #MeToo movement

The letter said that the movement was leading a witch-hunt against men.

# sexual-assault - Sunday 7 January, 2018

US police apologise to victims after throwing away untested rape kits

The Fayetteville police force in North Carolina has admitted it threw away more than 300 rape kits.

# sexual-assault - Friday 5 January, 2018

'Serious questions' raised as victims were not told about release of 'black cab rapist'

John Worboys was convicted of drugging and sexually assaulting several women.

# sexual-assault - Wednesday 27 December, 2017

Trump-supporting singer accuses ex-campaign manager of sexual assault

Joy Villa has accused Corey Lewandowski of hitting her twice on her buttocks.

# sexual-assault - Friday 22 December, 2017

Opera singers and musicians accuse world-renowned music conductor of sexual assault

The 81-year-old conductor Charles Dutoit has been dropped from a number of symphonies as a result.

# sexual-assault - Friday 15 December, 2017

'I'm naked. Do you want to see?': Dustin Hoffman accused of exposing himself to a 16-year-old girl

Two other women said Hoffman assaulted them on 1987 movie Ishtar by inserting his fingers inside them.

# sexual-assault - Wednesday 13 December, 2017

Man goes on trial for sexually assaulting a bar woman on the dance floor of a late night bar

The man pleaded not guilty at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court to sexually assaulting the woman.

# sexual-assault - Wednesday 6 December, 2017

'Silence breakers' named as Time's Person of the Year

The award is dedicated to people who went public with allegations of sexual harassment and assault in Hollywood and beyond.

# sexual-assault - Monday 4 December, 2017

Met Opera suspends conductor James Levine following multiple sexual misconduct claims

Met officials said they were launching an investigation.

# sexual-assault - Thursday 30 November, 2017

Man found guilty of sexually assaulting woman he met through Tinder

He will be sentenced on 15 December.

# sexual-assault - Wednesday 29 November, 2017

Man goes on trial accused of sexually assaulting woman during massage session

The man has pleaded not guilty.

# sexual-assault - Tuesday 28 November, 2017

# sexual-assault - Thursday 23 November, 2017

'I thought people would judge me, getting in a stranger's car': Alleged victim in Tinder assault case

The woman said she was using Tinder to practice speaking English.

# sexual-assault - Wednesday 22 November, 2017

Met Police investigating second claim of sexual assault against Kevin Spacey

Scotland Yard is also looking into allegations that Spacey sexually assaulted another man in 2008.

# sexual-assault - Tuesday 21 November, 2017

Man goes on trial accused of sexual assault on woman he met on Tinder

He has pleaded not guilty.

# sexual-assault - Saturday 18 November, 2017

From The Daily Edge Lena Dunham is facing backlash for defending a Girls writer accused of sexual assault GIRLS

Lena Dunham is facing backlash for defending a Girls writer accused of sexual assault

Dunham has previously been vocal in her support of women speaking out on sexual misconduct.

# sexual-assault - Friday 17 November, 2017

Sarah Silverman on Louis CK's misconduct: 'Can you still love someone who did bad things?'

Louis CK last week admitted to sexual misconduct against numerous women.

# sexual-assault - Thursday 16 November, 2017

'Bring it on': Republican candidate Roy Moore 'adamantly' denies latest allegations

Two more women have accused US Senate candidate Roy Moore of inappropriate conduct.

# sexual-assault - Tuesday 14 November, 2017

'We carry negativity in our bodies': Therapy sessions for priests affected by abuse scandals

The Association of Catholic Priests is launching therapy sessions for the mental wellbeing of priests.

# sexual-assault - Friday 10 November, 2017

TripAdvisor now issuing warning badges to hotels where sexual assaults are reported

This follows an investigation into reports made against a hotel in Mexico.

Donald Trump: Republican 'will step aside' if sexual encounter with girl is true

Senate candidate Roy Moore has denied the allegations; his campaign called the story “fake news”.

# sexual-assault - Wednesday 8 November, 2017

US mother claims that police are investigating whether Kevin Spacey sexually assaulted her son

The family lawyer also told reporters that his client had spoken to Nantucket police, who were investigating.

# sexual-assault - Monday 6 November, 2017

Retired soldier who raped daughter and regularly abused another jailed for 10 years

Justice Patrick McCarthy said it is “hard to find words to describe each new outrage inflicted on these children”.

# sexual-assault - Friday 3 November, 2017

Vincent Browne: 'We have a major problem with sexual abuse in our society, yet it gets no attention, nothing'

Veteran broadcaster Vincent Browne was talking at the Festival of Politics.

NYPD say latest Weinstein assault allegations are 'credible' and could warrant arrest

Actress Paz de la Huerta is the latest woman to claim Weinstein sexually assaulted her.

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