Violence against women in Scandinavia

Sexual abusers caught by their body odor

2016.06.15

With olfactory testimony, victims of sexual abuse can report their attackers more easily. Designed as an alternative to the classic mug shot, this new weapon will help identify the culprit by the odor of ...

A film on why silent consent doesn’t count in bed

2015.05.18

In bed, the rule of silent consent doesn't apply, according to Johanne Bjørnå, a young Norwegian who was raped when she was 18, under the influence of alcohol, one Saturday evening at a friend's ...

Female breadwinners suffer more domestic abuse

2014.03.07

The more independent a woman is, the more physical and psychological abuse she will get from her partner. Women who earn more than 67% of the total family income are seven times more likely ...

Sexual assault affects a third of women in Sweden

2014.02.05

More than 1/3 of Swedish women between 18 and 29 years old have been victims of a sexual act against their will. These are the shocking findings of a recent survey conducted by the ...

Sexsomnia aquitted of rape

2013.04.12

A man was cleared of rape because he suffered from a rare sleep disorder. The 32-year-old man was charged with the sexual assault of two 17-year-old girls in 2011. But Glostrup District Court chose to ...