Women's Rights

Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein charged with rape

New York police say charges relate to allegations made by two women in a sex abuse probe involving the movie producer.

Sudan

Sudanese teen sentenced to death for killing husband after rape

Noura Hussein, 19, was forced by her parents to marry her cousin three years ago, activists say.

Sudanese teen sentenced to death for killing husband after rape

India

Second India teenager raped, set on fire: police

Suspect arrested after 16-year-old was sexually assaulted and burned, in second such case in eastern state of Jharkhand.

India teen fights for life after being raped, set on fire: police

Rape

'Next time, just be careful': Rape on campus

Australia's reputation as a safe and sunny place to study is under threat after widespread reports of rape and assault.

101 East

Australia: Rape on Campus

A rape crisis at Australian universities threatens the country's $18bn international student industry.

India

Protesters in India seek justice for rape victims

Angry protesters rally across cities calling for justice after an eight-year-old Kashmiri girl was fatally gang-raped.

Asia

BJP politician held amid concern over India rape cases

Public outcry results in arrest of Uttar Pradesh legislator facing charges of rape and abduction of teenaged girl.

BJP legislator Kuldeep Singh Sengar arrested in rape case

Rape

Syrian ex-prisoners recall rape, 417 girls still held

'We should not forget and get them out.'

Syrian ex-prisoners recall rape, 417 girls still held

Pakistan

Pakistan village scarred by largest child abuse scandal

Victims of paedophile and pornography ring in Punjab's Kasur wait for justice years after being sexually assaulted.

Hussain Khanwala: Village scarred by child abuse scandal

Reporter's Notebook

Still getting away with rape in Nepal

When the rest of the world is talking about #MeToo, in the South Asian nation the conversation feels like a non-starter.

Still getting away with rape in Nepal

Pakistan

Pakistan sentences Zainab Ansari killer to death

Special anti-terrorism court in Lahore convicts accused Mohammad Imran Ali of rape and murder of seven-year-old girl.

Sexual assault

Eight-month-old baby raped in Indian capital Delhi

The baby is on life support after she was operated upon for injuries in Delhi, drawing angry reaction from activists.

Eight-month-old baby raped in Indian capital Delhi

UpFront

Is #MeToo a West-only movement?

Mona Eltahawy, Ranjana Kumari and Nana Darkoa Sekyiamah debate the global effect of the anti sexual harassment campaign.

Asia

Pakistan police arrest suspected rapist, killer of girl

A Suspect has been arrested in the case of seven-year-old Zainab, who was raped and murdered in Kasur.

Asia

Four-year-old 'raped, strangled to death' in Pakistan

Body of girl named as Asma found in sugarcane field in northwest as country reels from rape and murder of Zainab Ansari.

Asma, four, 'raped, strangled to death' in Mardan