Women's Rights

India: Teen who accused BJP leader of rape critical after crash

Murder charges filed against legislator Kuldeep Singh Sengar, who the woman's family alleges organised the collision.

India: Teen who accused BJP leader of rape critical after crash

India

Indian bartender jailed for 10 years over British teen's murder

Samson D'Souza handed maximum sentence for drugging and killing Scarlett Keeling on a Goa beach in 2008.

Indian bartender jailed for 10 years over British teen's murder

India

Man found guilty of British schoolgirl's rape, killing in India

Court overturns earlier acquittal of Samson D'Souza for the rape and killing of 15-year-old Scarlett Keeling.

Man found guilty of British schoolgirl's rape, killing in India

Women's Rights

El Salvador rape victim jailed for stillbirth goes on trial again

Evelyn Hernandez was sentenced to 30 years for suspected abortion; her conviction was annulled and a new trial ordered.

El Salvador rape victim jailed for stillbirth goes on trial again

Podcast

How a school for husbands in Sierra Leone tackles rape culture

After cases of child rape made headlines this year, the government declared a national emergency around sexual violence.

How a school for husbands in Sierra Leone tackles rape culture

South Sudan

The plight of South Sudanese sexual assault survivors

Hundreds of South Sudanese girls and women were sexually abused during conflict, but government dismisses their claims.

The plight of South Sudanese sexual assault survivors

Women's Rights

Honduran women demand protocol for survivors of sex abuse

Debate over the morning-after pill has prevented the adoption of crucial guidelines for attending to sex abuse survivors

Honduran women demand protocol for survivors of sex abuse

Myanmar

Hundreds protest in Myanmar over 2-year-old's rape case

Demonstrators are demanding justice for the girl who was allegedly raped at her nursery.

Hundreds protest in Myanmar over two-year-old Victoria rape case

The Gambia

Gambia's Jammeh 'handpicked' women for rape, abuse

Rights groups accuse former longtime ruler Yahya Jammeh of committing a string of sexual offences while in office.

Gambia's Jammeh 'handpicked' women for rape, abuse

Europe

Spain's 'Wolf pack': Five get 15-year jail terms for teen's rape

Spain's Supreme Court overturns the lesser conviction of sexual abuse and holds the men guilty of rape.

Women's Rights

Guatemala survivors of wartime sexual violence fight for justice

Lawyers vow to appeal after judge rules against Maya Achi women who said they were raped during Guatemala's civil war.

Guatemala survivors of wartime sexual violence fight for justice

Japan

Japan: Sexual abuse survivors protest for reforms

Recent acquittals of alleged rapists reignite debate over legal requirement to prove victims resisted attacks.

Japan: Sexual abuse survivors protest for reforms

Football

Brazil football star Neymar denies rape allegation

Unidentified woman has accused Paris Saint-Germain player of drunkenly assaulting her at a French hotel last month.

Brazilian footballer Neymar says alleged rape was a 'setup'

Women's Rights

How women in Mexico used a whistle to catch a serial rapist

They caught their rapist in 2016. Now, Guardia Ciudadana continue to protect, develop their northeast Mexico community.

How women in Mexico used a whistle to catch a serial rapist

India

Thousands protest in Kashmir over rape of three-year-old

Police said the girl was hospitalised in critical condition on May 8 but her condition has stabilised.

Thousands protest in Kashmir over rape of three-year-old