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

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

Gang rape

Missing Indian teen gang-raped, killed, body mutilated

Father of 15-year-old Dalit victim blames police for inaction as her mutilated body is found near a canal.

India: Missing Dalit teen gang-raped, killed in Haryana

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.

Africa

First foreign victim of S Sudan hotel rampage testifies

Trial seen as a key test of accountability in civil war-torn country where few accused of atrocities ever face justice.

First foreign victim of Terrain Hotel attack testifies

Arts & Culture

Pakistan rape victim revisits ordeal through opera

Mukhtar Mai travels to LA to watch Thumbprint, which recounts her 2002 rape and decision to take her attackers to court.

Mukhtar Mai revisits ordeal through Thumbprint

Asia

India: Men gang-rape woman, smash her skull with bricks

Mother of 23-year-old victim who was killed in attack north of Delhi had alerted authorities about one of the accused.

India: Men gang-rape woman, smash skull with bricks

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

United States

US police probe gang rape streamed on Facebook

Teenage victim may have known her attackers, who are believed to be all minors who 'terrorised' her neighbourhood.

US police probe gang rape streamed on Facebook

India

India makes no arrests in connection with rape videos

Police have not taken action since Al Jazeera revealed that videos of women and girls being raped are on sale.

India makes no arrests in connection with rape videos

Reporter's Notebook

Why Al Jazeera purchased rape videos in India

When Al Jazeera learned that videos of women and girls being raped were on sale in India, we had to decide how to investigate and tell such a sensitive story.

Why Al Jazeera purchased rape videos in India

India

A dark trade: Rape videos for sale in India

In kiosks in Uttar Pradesh, videos of what appear to be rapes from around the country are sold for less than $3.

A dark trade: Rape videos for sale in India

Human Rights

The slow road to justice for India's rape victims

Despite promises to fast-track rape cases, many victims and survivors in India must wait years for a glimpse of justice.

The slow road to justice for India's rape victims

Human Rights

Indian police arrest 15 in rape of mother, daughter

The gang rape of the mother and her 14-year-old daughter over the weekend has sparked outrage across the country.

Indian police arrest 15 in rape of mother, daughter

Human Rights

UN: Over 100 cases of sexual assault in S Sudan capital

Report details "deeply disturbing" cases of rape and gang-rape by soldiers and men in plain clothes in Juba.