Met Police officer jailed for secretly filming women while posing as airline pilot
Counter-terror detective targeted models while posing as a pilot called ‘Harrison’ who did photoshoots in his spare time
It is ‘all men’ who must now step up and speak out
Calling out unacceptable behaviour towards women is never easy but not impossible
RTE Claire Byrne Live: model Thalia Heffernan witnesses man commit lewd act at petrol station
Dublin model Thalia Heffernan has spoken of her revulsion after witnessing a man committing a lewd sexual act while she stopped at a petrol station forecourt over the Christmas break.
‘He was trying to open the passenger door of my car’ – Wicklow woman on terrifying incident at Dundrum traffic lights
A Wicklow woman has spoken out about a terrifying ordeal in which a man tried to get into her car while she was stopped at a red light in Dublin over the weekend.
MeToo moment for NHS as female surgeons speak out
As Philippa Jackson, a surgeon, prepared with colleagues for an emergency operation, one helped tie her theatre gown. He leaned in and told her that consenting to him tying her gown meant she consented to tying her up however he liked — before kissing the nape of her neck. It was part of a pattern o
Osteopath is struck off for twice kissing female patient
A senior osteopath who twice kissed a female patient with mental health issues and encouraged her to try an “open marriage” has been struck off
Police officer David Carrick to face further nine charges including six rapes
The 47-year-old now faces 29 charges alleged to have been committed against eight women between 2009 and 2020.
Sex Offenders Change Name to Avoid Detection - IBB Claims
Whatever steps are taken by government, institutions, organisations and individuals, to prevent paedophiles getting access to children and young people,...
Female jogger is raped on Streatham Common
The victim was running a route into Streatham Common via Streatham Common North Road at around 05:10 on Thursday December 23 when she was attacked by an unknown male.
Australia has been forced to face the truth about the gender-based violence lurking behind its ‘safe and happy’ facade | Chanel Contos
Brittany Higgins, Grace Tame and thousands of women across the country are demanding a better future, sometimes at great personal cost
Police Federation chief suspended over sexual misconduct claims
John Apter had criticised sexism in police ranks
Man who sexually assaulted woman 12 days into a suspended sentence is jailed
Liam Vickers was identified after gardaí canvassed local area and residents for CCTV
Heavy drinking blamed for ‘rampant sexual harassment’ in Australian parliament
Sexual harassment is rampant inside Australia’s parliament, an official inquiry has found, including cases of male MPs unwantedly kissing women and putting thei
Gynaecologist in Italy ‘cures’ his patients of HPV by having sex with them
A gynaecologist has been “curing” female patients by convincing them that they needed to have sex with him.Giovanni Miniello, 68, from the southern Italian
Teacher who sexually exploited 13-year-old girl banned for 30 years
Cian Cooney (36) of Ballymahon, Co Longford, had acknowledged he would not teach again
Creep unwittingly filmed himself setting up camera in Scots coffee shop toilets
Raymond Finlay could clearly be seen testing the device after attaching it to a pipe under a sink and facing the toilet at the Braco Coffee Shop.
Army’s former chief drum instructor jailed after assaulting teenage girls with drumsticks
The court heard that James Clark, the drum teacher of a Scottish boarding school, also had an ‘illicit affair’ with a teenage pupil
Heat on Policing Authority member over his protection decision at PSNI
Pressure is mounting on a member of the Policing Authority over his handling of an alleged sexual assault complaint while a senior member of the Police Service of Northern Ireland.Sinead McGrotty, a civilian member of the PSNI, has condemned Stephen Martin over cancelling measures put in place to pr
Women ‘at risk’ in mixed immigration centre
Female detainees were forced to mix with men with a history of sexual violence against women in an immigration centre due to Covid restrictions, a report has fo
Former Manchester councillor charged with sexual offences against underage girl
Carl Ollerhead will appear before magistrates on September 28
Sally Hayden: DRC sex abuse scandal speaks to a wider problem
Women described being offered jobs such as cooks and cleaners in return for sex
Crime commissioner accused of sex assault
A police and crime commissioner is under criminal investigation for an alleged serious sexual assault, the policing watchdog confirmed yesterday.Steve Turner, t
Women boycott nightclubs over spiking of drinks
Nightclubs were largely deserted on the busiest night of the week for students as thousands of women boycotted venues to raise awareness about spiking and sexu
Sex offenders failing to tell gardaí where they are is ‘tip of the iceberg’, says TD
Nearly 80 convicted sex offenders have failed to alert gardaí of their whereabouts or the aliases they are using in the past 12 months.
Irish Rail staff speak out: ‘I’m sick of seeing heroin being sorted out at the tables’
Strikes may be ahead as rail workers reach breaking point on anti-social behaviour
Serving Met Police officer charged with rape
Pc Adam Zaman, who is based on the East Area Command Unit, arrested after alleged incident in City of London
More gardaí expected to come forward to reveal barring orders
Force checking on live investigations into Garda members accused of domestic violence
Culture change is needed to end women’s terror of attack
Faced with ploughing through another pile of crime books depicting graphic violence against women, novelist Adam LeBor was prompted recently to wonder whether this fetishisation of brutality actually encouraged misogyny.
The threat of violence against women is not a problem they can solve on their own
All day, you’ve been working indoors in a stuffy office. In the evening, you decide to take some exercise and fresh air. Darkness is starting to fall, but it’s not particularly late. You’re strolling along, mind elsewhere, when suddenly your antennae start to twitch. Footsteps behi…
HSE pushed to reveal alleged sexual assaults in Donegal care home, families claim
Assaults on 18 intellectually disabled adults happened over 13-year period, report says
Police commissioner faces hundreds of complaints over comments after Sarah Everard murder
The office of Philip Allott has received 800 complaints after he said that women should ‘learn a bit’ about the legal process
‘Horrendous’: Dublin TD tells Liveline of ‘let’s rape her’ chants by young men on Dart
A Dublin TD has told RTÉ’s Liveline programme that chants of ‘let’s rape her’ which were shouted by a group on young men on the Dart epitomise “toxic masculinity”.
Construction worker (43) was caught watching woman in Burger King toilet
A man was arrested after he was caught watching a woman as she used the public toilets in a Dublin city centre fast food restaurant.
We have a long way to go before women feel An Garda Síochána are allies in the fight against gender-based violence
Aileen Malone, the mother of the late journalist Dara Quigley, received a significant letter in the post last week. Four years after Dara died by suicide, came a formal apology in writing from Garda Commissioner Drew Harris, expressing his sincere regret for the police misconduct that likely contrib…
Misogyny law to curb ‘epidemic of violence’
Last Thursday Helena Kennedy, Baroness Kennedy of The Shaws, a Scottish feminist and a QC, took part in a protest sparked by the murder in London of Sarah Evera
Sex claims against 2,000 police officers
Two thousand police have been accused of sexual misconduct, including rape, over the past four years.In nearly two thirds of cases officers accused of sexual vi
‘Hyperactive’ West Cork man jailed for sexual assault of teenage girl
As O’Donovan was being taken into custody by prison officers he said: ‘I want to go home. My brother is waiting for me’

Janice Turner in The Times 1st October 2021 "We see police now as just men with handcuffs"

Met officer David Carrick remanded in custody on rape charge
A Metropolitan Police firearms officer from the unit that guards the prime minister has been remanded in custody after being accused of rape.PC David Carrick, 46, “emphatically denies” the rape of a

Sarah Everard murder: Killer and police shared abusive messages
Sarah Everard’s killer exchanged misogynistic, racist and homophobic material with colleagues who are now under criminal investigation, The Times has learnt.Five serving police officers, including
Women will never trust the police until they admit Sarah Everard’s murderer was no isolated ‘bad un’
Couzens abused his position to murder Sarah Everard but, despite what the Met Police may say, he’s far from the force’s only bad apple
Harassment will not be tolerated in the Defence Forces, says new Chief of Staff
‘Urgency and purpose’ needed to avoid repeat, Lieut Gen Seán Clancy tells troops
Gardaí criticised over handling of allegations against retired judge
Former Kerry judge James O’Connor named by TD under Dáil privilege
Semen Terrorism and South Korea’s Deeply Rooted Misogyny
Graham Dwyer: The prospect of release on a legal technicality, however slim, would be of great concern
The prospect of Graham Dwyer’s release from prison on a legal technicality could seriously undermine the State’s ability to protect the public in future.
Pipe band teacher ‘spanked girl with drumsticks’
A former member of a pupils’ pipe band has told how a teacher had “regularly” struck her on her buttocks with drumsticks and his hands at a Scottish boarding school.
Nervous? Women can smell it on you
Women become less trusting when they can smell fear because of their ancient role maintaining social networks, a study suggests.Researchers took sweat samples
Victims of spy camera officer still unknown
Six women remain unidentified among 50 victims who were filmed naked by a Scotland Yard detective who hid spy cameras at sham photoshoots.Detective Inspector N
Strangulation is not just some private kink
Violence towards women during sex is just good old-fashioned misogyny
Met officer admits secretly filming naked women - BBC News
Det Insp Neil Corbel hid cameras in tissue boxes, phone chargers and glasses to film his victims.
Irishman, ‘one of world’s largest facilitators’ of Child abuse images, jailed for 27 years in US
Marques had been arrested in Dublin and extradited to the US in 2019.
Defence Forces have known about abuse of women personnel for 20 years
Women of Honour documentary confirms pattern of discrimination and violence continues
Crisis appointments at rape crisis centre tripled after first lockdown
Unprecedented levels of stress seen among survivors of sexual violence amid pandemic

Paedophile vicar who abused girl caught when wife found vile pictures
A judge at Leeds Crown Court handed Gordon Newton an extended prison sentence and told him: “You hold yourself as a man of God, but you are nothing. You are a hypocrite"
Indecent exposure charges filed against trans woman over L.A. spa incident
Prosecutors have filed charges against a transgender woman at the center of a viral video that sparked violent protests outside a Westlake spa.
Sex offending suspect claims transgender harassment in Wi Spa case
Darren Agee Merager, who spoke exclusively The Post, denies the allegations and says that she is actually the victim of transphobic harassment.
Sex offender handed 10 more years in prison
A convicted sex offender who attempted to rape a woman during a late-night attack in public has had ten years added to the lengthy prison term he is serving for
Predatory police officer had sex with vulnerable single mum on duty
Erling Leask, of Cowgate, abused his position of power and trust by having sex one victim and indecently assaulting another
The incel subculture is infecting young men and inciting unthinkable violence against women, so why is the threat of misogyny never taken seriously?
Jake Davison from Plymouth killed his mother, a three year old girl and other innocent bystanders before turning the gun on himself – but he isn’t the first male from the involuntary celibate (incel) community to do this.
Scout master who had affair with girl, 15, avoids jail
A Scout leader who had a sexual relationship with a schoolgirl has avoided jail after a sheriff said there was no suggestion his victim had not consented.Lewis Findlay, who led an Explorers troop, was 23 while the girl was 15.Falkirk sheriff court was told that the girl, who had known Findlay since
I hear footsteps behind me, I grab my keys. This is a story about ‘nothing’ happening – so why does it keep happening?
This is a story about nothing happening. Nothing at all. So it could all be in my head; an assumption, jumping to conclusions, an unwarranted response.
U.S. Justice Department probe found sexual abuse at New Jersey women’s prison
A U.S. Justice Department investigation found that prisoners were subjected to sexual abuse at a women’s prison in New Jersey, department lawyers said on Tuesday at a news conference to announce a settlement that calls for reforms at the facility.
Women-hating ‘incel’ extremists pose new threat
Jake Davison has become a cause célèbre for women-hating “incel” extremists across the world after his rampage in Plymouth.Members of the “involuntary celibate”
Australian swimmer who took ‘misogyny’ stance says it was worth missing Olympics
An Australian swimmer who opted out of the Tokyo Olympics to protest "misogynistic perverts" in the sport said Saturday her stance for cultural change was worth more than any medal. Madeline Groves, who won two silver medals at the Rio Olympics, stunned her teammates when she pulled out of…
Carer secretly filmed sexually assaulting patient - BBC News
Benjamin Poole, 21, is jailed for six years after admitting seven offences.
PSNI officer given two year sentence for exploiting vulnerable woman
Mark Goddard (36) pleaded guilty to disclosing information from police computer system
Almost a quarter of all convicted sex offenders in Ireland considered ‘high’ or ‘very high’ risk of reoffending
Nearly a quarter of all convicted sex offenders in Ireland are considered to be at a “high” or “very high” risk of reoffending, according to a new report.

‘Young Girl’ played by athletics coach sex abuser Eric Simpson
An athletics coach who played the pop hit Young Girl to teenagers who he subjected to sexual abuse has been jailed.Eric Simpson raped one girl and subjected four other victims to indecent assaults and lewd behaviour.Simpson, 73, had denied a string of offences during a trial at the High Court in Edi
Samaritans to start listening in to calls after ‘sex meet-ups’ claims
The Samaritans charity has introduced new safeguarding measures amid allegations of incidents of helpline volunteers meeting vulnerable callers for sex.The charity, which offers a helpline service to people in emotional distress or at risk of suicide, reportedly plans to monitor phone calls in futur