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India has strong anti-rape laws - so why aren't they working?

The Take explores how India's laws against rape have changed, but how implementation has been slow.

India has strong anti-rape laws - so why aren't they working?

Nepal

Outrage after Nepal ex-parliament speaker cleared of rape charges

Krishna Bahadur Mahara acquitted of allegations he sexually assaulted female employee while drunk at her home last year.

Outrage after Nepal ex-parliament speaker cleared of rape charges

Rape

Man charged with raping five-year-old girl at US embassy in Delhi

Twenty-five-year-old suspect was arrested at high-security compound a day after alleged incident took place.

Man charged with raping five-year-old girl at US embassy in Delhi

Sierra Leone

Books and bills: Tackling sexual violence in Sierra Leone

A year after president declared a state of emergency, the fight against sexual and gender-based violence remains tough.

Books and bills: Tackling sexual violence in Sierra Leone

Sexual assault

E Jean Carroll, who says Trump raped her, seeks president's DNA

Lawyers say want to know if Trump's genetic material is on the dress Carroll says she wore during alleged encounter.

E Jean Carroll, who says Trump raped her, seeks president's DNA

Interactive

India's highway of shame

Al Jazeera's 101 East exposes the roadside rape of girls in Madhya Pradesh.

India's highway of shame

101 East

India: The Child Sex Highway

101 East investigates Indian villages where it is custom for parents to sell their young daughters for sex.

France

French filmmaker Ruggia charged with sexual assault of a minor

According to actress Adele Haenel's allegations, Christophe Ruggia first harassed her when she was 12.

French filmmaker Ruggia charged with sexual assault of a minor

Rape

One woman reports a rape every 15 minutes in India

Women reported almost 34,000 rapes in 2018, according to the annual crime report released by the Home Ministry.

One woman reports a rape every 15 minutes in India

Gang rape

India to hang 2012 New Delhi gang rape convicts on January 22

Court issues death warrant for four men convicted in rape and murder of woman on a bus that galvanised mass protests.

India to hang 2012 New Delhi gang rape convicts on January 22

Sexual assault

Bangladesh student's rape sparks protests demanding death penalty

Protesters march along city's main roads, halting traffic to demand rapist's arrest and capital punishment for convicts.

Bangladesh student's rape sparks protests demanding death penalty

Cyprus

Mother of Briton jailed for alleging rape backs Cyprus boycott

Mother, angered by court ruling that her daughter falsified gang-rape claim, says Cyprus is 'absolutely not safe'.

Mother of Briton jailed for alleging rape backs Cyprus boycott

Sexual assault

Pakistani media mogul rejects filmmaker's rape accusation

Director Jamshed Mahmood Raza alleges Dawn newspaper's Hameed Haroon raped him 13 years ago.

Pakistani media mogul rejects filmmaker's rape accusation

Europe

Cyprus court finds British woman guilty of false gang-rape claim

Woman had claimed she was gang-raped by a group of Israeli tourists in a holiday resort earlier this year.

Cyprus court finds British woman guilty of false gang-rape claim

Women's Rights

Chile's 'A rapist in your path' chant hits 200 cities: Map

Thousands of women have performed a feminist chant to protest against sexual assault, victim blaming and state violence.

Chile's 'A rapist in your path' chant hits 200 cities: Map