India

India court jails three for life for rape, murder of Kashmir girl

Gang rape and murder of eight-year-old Muslim girl in 2018 provoked horror and interreligious tensions.

Afghanistan

Former Afghan football president gets life ban over sexual abuse

Keramuddin Keram accused by at least five Afghan female football players of repeated sexual abuse between 2013 and 2018.

Former Afghan football president gets life ban over sexual abuse

Africa

Speaking up against sexual violence, domestic abuse in Ethiopia

Laws have changed and crimes are increasingly reported but survivors, activists and politicians say stigma remains.

Speaking up against sexual violence, domestic abuse in Ethiopia

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'

Asia

Gujarat riots gang-rape survivor receives justice after 17 years

Closure for Bilkis Bano, whose family suffered one of the worst episodes of violence in the 2002 Gujarat riots.

Gujarat riots gang-rape survivor receives justice after 17 years

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

Asia

Protest in India after chief justice cleared of sexual harassment

Protesters demand new and impartial probe as panel of judges dismisses sexual harassment complaint against Ranjan Gogoi.

Protest in India after chief justice cleared of sexual harassment

Latin America

Pope Francis urged to end clergy sex abuse in Argentina

Activists call on Pope Francis to implement Vatican's 'zero tolerance' policy for sexual abuse by clergy in Argentina.

United States

US Boy Scouts scandal: Over 12,000 children sexually abused

The Boy Scouts of America faces accusations that it failed to report cases of child sex abuse.

Asia

India's top judge Ranjan Gogoi accused of sexual harassment

Woman writes to 22 judges, charging Gogoi with unwanted sexual advances, while he calls the allegations 'unbelievable'.

India's top judge Ranjan Gogoi accused of sexual harassment

Witness

Gateless: A Story of Child Sex Abuse in Cambodia's Temples

A young man seeks justice after being abused in a Buddhist temple in Cambodia.

Women

Exploited at every turn: The lives of Italy's Chinese prostitutes

Female migrants quit factory labour for sex work to survive and provide a better life for relatives back home.

Exploited at every turn: The lives of Italy's Chinese prostitutes

Sexual assault

Bill Cosby settles defamation lawsuit brought by seven women

Women suing Cosby say he defamed them by branding them liars after they accused him of sexual assault.

Bill Cosby settles defamation lawsuit brought by seven women

Nigeria

The #MeToo movement has reached Muslim-majority northern Nigeria

Survivors of sexual abuse and harassment are sharing their experiences on social media, using the #ArewaMeToo hashtag.

The #MeToo movement has reached Muslim-majority northern Nigeria

Latin America

Male aggressors in El Salvador get prison, and masculinity class

Country's courts focusing on gender-based crimes take a two-pronged approach to sentencing: punish and rehabilitate.

Male aggressors in El Salvador get prison, and masculinity class