Pakistan

'Stop blaming victims and shift spotlight to rapists'

Al Jazeera speaks to Pakistani activist Fouzia Saeed in wake of rape and murder case of girl, 7, that shocked Pakistan.

Pakistani activist on why rape victim-blaming must end

Pakistan

Pakistanis protest as police search for girl's killer

Pakistan's police are being criticised for failing to apprehend the man who raped and murdered a seven-year-old girl.

Pakistanis protest as police search for girl's killer

Rohingya

Myanmar army's rape of Rohingya 'sweeping, methodical'

News agency investigation finds rape of Rohingya women by Myanmar's security forces has been systematic and widespread.

Army's rape of Rohingya women sweeping, methodical: AP

India

The tale of Parveen whose husband bit her nose off

With female foeticide still widespread, one woman tells her story of being mutilated for giving birth to her daughters.

Gender violence in India: 'Daughters are not a burden'

Asia

UN: 'Egregious' sexual violence reports emerge from Rohingya

UN's migration agency chief says he's 'shocked' by rape reports among new Rohingya arrivals fleeing Myanmar to Bangladesh.

UN: 'Egregious' sexual violence reports emerge from Rohingya

South Sudan

'Thousands of women raped and assaulted' in South Sudan

Survivors and rights groups say thousands have been abused as the four-year-old conflict continues to worsen.

India

India arrests hundreds after riots over convicted guru

At least 32 people were killed in riots after a court declared a religious leader guilty of raping two of his followers.

India

Riots over Indian guru's rape conviction turn deadly

Nearly 30 people killed and scores wounded as supporters of Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh protest guilty verdict for rape.

Asia

India convicts flamboyant guru of raping followers

Army deployed amid fears of violence as followers of Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh gather outside court in Panchkula.

Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh convicted in 2002 rape case

Middle East

'Victory for women's dignity': Lebanon scraps rape law

Parliament abolishes contentious 1940s law that allows rapists to marry their victims in order to avoid jail sentence.

Lebanon scraps controversial rape law after campaign

Asia

More arrests in Pakistan 'revenge rape' case

Head of village council who allegedly sanctioned rape of 16-year-old among four suspects held over incident near Multan.

More arrests in Pakistan 'revenge rape' case

Al Jazeera Selects

India's Power Girls

Rape victim Afreen Khan goes on a personal mission to combat a culture of rape and sexual harassment in India.

Africa

Congo peacekeepers accused of sex abuse to leave CAR

About 600 Congolese soldiers to be pulled out of Central African Republic after allegations of sexual misconduct.

Congo peacekeepers accused of sex abuse to leave CAR

Asia

Delhi gang rapists' death sentences upheld

Supreme Court upholds death penalty for four men convicted of rape that sparked widespread protests and condemnation.

India top court upholds 2012 gang rape death sentences

Middle East

Activists ramp up pressure on Lebanon's rape law

Calls increase for the repeal of controversial law allowing rapists to avoid punishment if they marry their victims.