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Nigel Hawkes :: Thu, 12/04/2012 - 16:06

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Sexual offences: it’s all in the counting rules

Nigel Hawkes :: Mon, 26/03/2012 - 17:08

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Mumsnet rape survey, take two

Nigel Hawkes :: Mon, 12/03/2012 - 17:49

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Has one in every ten women really been raped?

Nigel Hawkes :: Thu, 28/07/2011 - 08:11

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Hold the front page: porn stars get STIs

Here’s a surprise: rates of sexually-transmitted diseases are high among performers in the adult film industry.

Nigel Hawkes :: Thu, 25/11/2010 - 15:09

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Misrepresenting rape yet again

“A woman is raped every ten minutes” says a press release from the Department of Health today.

Nigel Hawkes :: Thu, 07/10/2010 - 17:03

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How many birdies at the Ryder Cup?

The Ryder Cup in Wales is over without any evidence of the surge in sex-trafficking predicted by a Welsh Assembly report.

Nigel Hawkes :: Sat, 28/08/2010 - 10:20

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Love in a cold climate?

There’s going to be a baby boom next month, according to many newspapers – the Daily Mail, the Daily Express, the Daily Telegraph.

Nigel Hawkes :: Wed, 25/08/2010 - 15:07

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Hysteria on STIs is overdone

Sex sells papers, so today’s made hay with new figures for sexually-transmitted diseases. “Drunk ladettes fuel a boom in STIs” was the Daily Express headline.

Nigel Hawkes :: Mon, 23/08/2010 - 16:18

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Crying rape falsely: rare or common?

The founder of Wikileaks, Julian Assange, is claiming that a dirty tricks campaign lay behind the charges of rape and sexual assault laid against him by two Swedish women last week.

Nigel Hawkes :: Mon, 16/08/2010 - 12:30

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Sex survey hits a duff note

Our old friends at the PR agency 72 point, who carry out all those “surveys