Reporter's Notebook

Why Al Jazeera purchased rape videos in India

When Al Jazeera learned that videos of women and girls being raped were on sale in India, we had to decide how to investigate and tell such a sensitive story.

Why Al Jazeera purchased rape videos in India

India

A dark trade: Rape videos for sale in India

In kiosks in Uttar Pradesh, videos of what appear to be rapes from around the country are sold for less than $3.

A dark trade: Rape videos for sale in India

Human Rights

The slow road to justice for India's rape victims

Despite promises to fast-track rape cases, many victims and survivors in India must wait years for a glimpse of justice.

The slow road to justice for India's rape victims

Human Rights

Indian police arrest 15 in rape of mother, daughter

The gang rape of the mother and her 14-year-old daughter over the weekend has sparked outrage across the country.

Indian police arrest 15 in rape of mother, daughter

Human Rights

UN: Over 100 cases of sexual assault in S Sudan capital

Report details "deeply disturbing" cases of rape and gang-rape by soldiers and men in plain clothes in Juba.

India

India fits panic buttons on buses to stop sex attacks

New law is part of measures taken in response to 2012 gang rape in New Delhi that triggered global condemnation.

India orders panic buttons for women installed on buses

Latin America

Brazilian teen gang-rape victim speaks out

Sixteen-year-old victim of attack, which was filmed and posted online, recounts ordeal as police chief takes over case.

Rape

DRC military officers decry rape doctor documentary

Dr Denis Mukwege has helped thousands of women raped in war, but army officials say a film about him dishonours them.

DRC military officers decry rape doctor documentary

Sexual assault

India police to troll sex offenders on New Year's Eve

Police to send text messages to 600,000 men previously accused of sexual misconduct - ordering them to behave.

India police to troll sex offenders on New Year's Eve

Human Rights

Gang-rape prompts protests in Sri Lanka's north

Public anger over sexual assault and murder of schoolgirl spills over into violent demonstration in Jaffna

Gang-rape prompts protests in Sri Lanka's north

Africa

Kenyans let off lightly after gang-rape get 15 years

Initially sentenced to cutting grass after gang-raping a teenager, three men now have to spend 15 years in prison.

Kenyans let off lightly after gang-rape get 15 years

Human Rights

Police in India investigate elderly nun's rape

Five detained for questioning in West Bengal state after sexual assault of 71-year-old nun in convent by robbers.

Police in India investigate elderly nun's rape

Human Rights

Elderly nun gang-raped by bandits in eastern India

Woman in her 70s raped by group after she tried to prevent robbery at Christian missionary school in West Bangal state.

Elderly nun gang-raped by bandits in eastern India

Reporter's Notebook

Silence speaks as India bans rape film

One of India's biggest TV stations goes mono-colour in protest over the banning of a documentary about rape.

Silence speaks as India bans rape film

Opinion

The danger in banning the film on India gang rape

As the memory of the bus attack recedes, there is a danger that the impetus for real change will fade too.

Aarti Betigeri

by Aarti Betigeri

Aarti Betigeri