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


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'

Gang rape

India top court: Delhi gang-rape convicts to be hanged

Top court pronounced its judgement on the review petition filed by three out of the four convicts handed death penalty.

India's Supreme Court upholds death sentence in Delhi rape case


Spain's MeToo moment: #IBelieveYou

After a court failed to convict five men of raping a young woman, Spanish women are calling for legal reform.

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Spain eyes law change amid anger over gang-rape ruling

Widespread protests over 'Wolf Pack' case prompt the Spanish government to consider changing sex crime laws.

Spanish government considers revising sex crime classifications


Accused plead 'not guilty' in Kathua gang-rape case

Seven men and a minor are accused in the gang-rape case that has caused outrage in India.

Accused plead 'not guilty' in Kathua gang-rape case


Protesters in India seek justice for rape victims

Angry protesters rally across cities calling for justice after an eight-year-old Kashmiri girl was fatally gang-raped.


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 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

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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.


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


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


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