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Brittany Higgins’s alleged rape encourages more women to come forward with sexual assault allegations – ABC News

The intense publicity surrounding the alleged rape of Brittany Higgins in a Parliament House ministerial office prompts a surge of women reporting sexual assault…

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The intense publicity surrounding Brittany Higgins’s alleged rape in a ministerial office has prompted a surge of women reporting sexual assault to police in the nation’s capital.
Key points:

  • Some of the fresh allegations relate to other incidents at Parliament House with different perpetrators
  • Two formal complaints have been made to police about the man who allegedly raped Ms Higgins
  • Police have yet to speak to the man about the allegations

The ABC can reveal some of the fresh claims relate to alleged…

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