Politician under scrutiny after blaming victims' clothing for alleged mass molestation incident on New Years Eve.
by James Nickerson
Human Rights18 Aug 2016 12:15 GMT
Despite promises to fast-track rape cases, many victims and survivors in India must wait years for a glimpse of justice.
India04 Aug 2016 14:25 GMT
Few of India's abused women seek help. Social workers in Mumbai are trying to change that - one hospital at a time.
Human Rights28 Jul 2016 12:23 GMT
Report details "deeply disturbing" cases of rape and gang-rape by soldiers and men in plain clothes in Juba.
Latin America31 May 2016 06:02 GMT
Sixteen-year-old victim of attack, which was filmed and posted online, recounts ordeal as police chief takes over case.
Indonesia26 May 2016 13:53 GMT
Tough new punishments aimed at combating alarming rate of child sex abuse, but activists say measures will not work.
Thailand31 Mar 2016 22:01 GMT
Many soap operas are adapted from Thai novels in which rape of female protagonists is commonplace.
Human Rights09 Mar 2016 09:19 GMT
Sixteen-year-old succumbs to severe injuries in New Delhi hospital after assault on roof of family home, police say.
US & Canada02 Mar 2016 08:58 GMT
Cases of sexual abuse over four-decade period by Roman Catholic priests were covered up by US bishops, jury says.
Europe11 Jan 2016 08:52 GMT
Parliament commission to question police about assaults reported in Cologne as the number of complaints rises.
Europe10 Jan 2016 17:24 GMT
As the number of complaints rise, justice minister says assaults on women seem to have been coordinated or prepared.
Germany09 Jan 2016 21:57 GMT
Angela Merkel proposes tougher laws on criminal asylum seekers as protests turn violent in Cologne.
Europe09 Jan 2016 07:19 GMT
Cologne police head faced criticism for his force's response to New Year's Eve attacks and robberies by groups of men.
Sexual assault09 Jan 2016 04:13 GMT
Critics of Merkel's stance towards refugees seize on speculation about nationalities of perpetrators in Cologne attacks.
Sexual assault30 Dec 2015 21:35 GMT
Police to send text messages to 600,000 men previously accused of sexual misconduct - ordering them to behave.
Crime20 Dec 2015 16:24 GMT
Protesters take to streets as the attacker of an infamous 2012 gang rape of a 23-year-old student is released.
by Julia Zulver
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