Asia

Nine-year-old 'gang-raped, eyes gouged out' in Kashmir

At least five people arrested, including the stepmother, for brutal gang rape and murder of nine-year-old child.

Kashmir: Nine-year-old 'gang-raped, eyes gouged out'

Morocco

Morocco arrests 12 suspects over teen's 2-month torture

Teenage girl says she was repeatedly gang-raped and brutalised throughout her two-month ordeal.

Morocco arrests 12 suspects over teen's 2-month torture

Morocco

Outcry in Morocco over girl's 'gang rape, torture'

Teenager says she was abducted and gang-raped by 13 men who forcibly tattooed her and burned her with cigarettes.

Morocco: Outcry after 'girl is raped, tattooed with swastikas'

Witness

The Apology: Stories of Asia's 'Comfort Women'

Women forced into sexual slavery during World War II fight for justice and struggle to make peace with the past.

Europe

Women face sex predator threat in Spain's running of the bulls

After last year's 'Wolf Pack' attacks and their lenient sentencing, feminist groups are raising awareness during Pamplona's famous running of the bulls festival.

Africa

Sudan scraps teen's death sentence in marital rape case

Noura Hussein, 19, has had death penalty reduced to five years on appeal, lawyer and activists say.

Noura Hussein: Sudan appeals court overturns death sentence

Opinion

Women of honour: Speaking out on rape in Syria

Despite death threats and rejection, Syrian women have found the courage to speak out about rape.

Manon Loizeau

by Manon Loizeau

Manon Loizeau

Witness

Silent War: How Rape Became a Weapon in Syria

Syrian women share personal testimonies of rape by regime soldiers.

United States

Weinstein pleads not guilty to rape as lawyer vows to fight on

Hollywood producer has pleaded not guilty to rape and criminal sex act charges after appearing before a New York Court.

Weinstein pleads not guilty to rape as lawyer vows to fight on

France

Tariq Ramadan's accuser changes details of rape account

Hend Ayari says she now believes the incident took place in May 2012, not March as previously stated.

Tariq Ramadan's accuser changes details of rape account

Asia

Raped Rohingya women due to give birth in refugee camps

UN expects 25,000 babies will be born in May-June at refugee camps after 700,000 Rohingya fled Myanmar's crackdown last year.

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.