The law also allows the fast-tracking of sexual assault cases, as part of a wider effort to address sexual violence against women and children in the in the country.
The 64-year-old mayor was recently facing sexual harassment allegations, according to local media.
The unintended consequences could be explained by a psychological phenomenon called the "boomerang effect."
"Do we need to reinform men about where their penis belongs in public places?" the author asked her friends.
Even in conflict and displacement settings, sexual violence is more likely to be perpetrated in the home than by a soldier or another stranger.
Sexual assaults are common on all sides of the war, and few perpetrators are being punished.
"There were some lessons to be learned from Katrina."
The discovery is the result of a four-year research project
"I wish I had changed the topic," Bush told "The Hollywood Reporter" about the "Access Hollywood" tape in which Donald Trump described sexual assault.
Since the 2010 earthquake, Haiti has suffered from an epidemic of sexual violence—but more and more women are sharing their stories.
The man acted without "carnal intent," the judge said.
"Justice is still justice, even if it's 30 years late."
The suicide of a woman whose sex video went viral and a disturbing rape case prompt soul-searching.
Two men have been arrested and police are looking for four others in connection with the attack.
Women reported being arbitrarily arrested and sexually abused by police and the military.
Political consensus needs to be turned into consistent action, says Sweden's deputy prime minister.
Survivors of sexual violence in CAR are deprived of basic health care and stigmatized.
It's been less than 20 years since the first-ever conviction for genocide.
The country is trying to use phone features to help combat sexual violence against women.
When it comes to child abuse, fear everyone but the stranger.
The U.N. calls on communities to don orange to raise awareness.
The project, co-sponsored by Beacon and undertaken by Mandy Van Deven, will span four months.