DSK Rape Case

DSK Rape Case Takeaway Number 8: So-Called Credibility Trumps Justice

by Akiba Solomon on Aug 25, 2011 2:52PM

As expected, Nafissatou Diallo's inconsistencies have compelled prosecutors to abandon her sexual assault case against Dominique Strauss-Kahn. It's a sad day in so-called justice.

Topics: DSK Rape Case, Gender

Judge Dismisses Sexual Assault Charges Against Strauss-Kahn

by Jorge Rivas on Aug 23, 2011 2:05PM

A Manhattan Judge has dismissed all charges at the prosecution's request.

Topics: Gender & Sexuality, DSK Rape Case

A Few Thoughts About 'Paying' Rape Victims

by Akiba Solomon on Jul 29, 2011 12:47PM

The Beautiful Struggler asks why rape victims who seek compensation are less believable than those who don't. Good question.

Topics: Gender, DSK Rape Case

DSK Rape Case Takeaway Number 7: Alleged Victims Are People, Too

by Akiba Solomon on Jul 26, 2011 1:48PM

With her credibility in question and the prosecution wavering, Nafissatou Diallo, the Sofitel maid at the center of the DSK rape case, has joined the media circus. Brace yourself for a rape culture extravaganza.

Topics: Gender, DSK Rape Case

Violence Against Migrant Women Won't End After DSK Case

by Michelle Chen on Jul 12, 2011 10:06AM

From Indonesia to the Congo--and back to the U.S.--migrant laboring women are attacked systematically and with impunity.

Topics: Global Justice, Global Affairs, Gender & Sexuality, DSK Rape Case

DSK Rape Case Takeaway No. 6: Alleged Victims Can Change the Script

by Akiba Solomon on Jul 11, 2011 10:30AM

The Guinean hotel housekeeper drew the line with the New York Post. I say good for her.

Topics: Gender, DSK Rape Case

Who's Really on Trial in the DSK Rape Case? [Reader Forum]

by Channing Kennedy on Jul 5, 2011 8:51AM

A very rich, powerful man is accused of raping a woman of color. So why is his accuser's past on trial? Readers chime in.

Topics: Gender & Sexuality, DSK Rape Case

DSK Rape Case Takeaway No. 5: You Have to Be the Perfect Victim

by Akiba Solomon on Jul 1, 2011 10:20AM

The prosecution that was once so sure of its case against former IMF chief Dominique Strass-Kahn is wavering. Score one for victim-blaming.

Topics: Gender, Gender & Sexuality, DSK Rape Case

DSK Rape Case Takeaway No. 4: Discuss at Your Own Risk

by Akiba Solomon on May 27, 2011 8:17AM

What do you do when a group discussion about a touchy-but-ubiquitous subject gets dangerously personal?

Topics: Gender, DSK Rape Case

Takeaways from the DSK Rape Case

by Akiba Solomon on May 24, 2011 12:55PM

Hotel housekeepers are catching hell, plus two other lessons we've learned from the coverage of former IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn.

Topics: Gender, DSK Rape Case