Consumed by the question of how people who claim to believe in the Gospel could prey on children, abuse survivor Peter Gogarty is taking the issue to the International Criminal Court, asking its prosecutor to investigate senior Catholic Church officials for what he calls crimes against humanity.
At 82, Geoff Meyers died never getting the redress payout he had hoped would provide some recognition for the sexual abuse he suffered as a ward. In the first five months of the scheme, 2,000 people have made applications, but only 20 survivors have received any form of redress.
Despite the best advice and all the warnings, some young people remain unsure of what constitutes consent before sex. Here's a tip from Adair Donaldson: "I was drunk", "we were drunk" and "she changed her mind" aren't going to cut it.
Australian aid organisations apologise to victims of sexual abuse and harassment after an independent review sustains 31 allegations against aid workers.
The Human Rights Commission wants employers to temporarily lift confidentiality agreements so that workers can give evidence to its ongoing inquiry into workplace sexual harassment.
The head of a rural women's group warns remote workplaces are producing "horrific" cases of sexual harassment and assault — but corporations aren't paying attention to the issue.
Australia is seeing a rise in #MeToo defamation cases coming to court, but our legal system is not equipped to handle them, according to a senior judge.
It's a shocking statistic that rarely budges: only one in 10 reported cases of sexual assault results in a conviction. Survivors say the system is stacked against them, but legal experts say the system is fair. So who's right?
It's actually heartbreaking the extent to which women who've been sexually harassed, even though they tried to play by the rules, avoid a fuss and protect their professional reputations, now find themselves painfully centre stage in a media and legal circus, writes Annabel Crabb.