Rape

India rape survivor set on fire by alleged attackers

The woman, in critical condition, suffered burns to 80 percent of her body after alleged attack by five men in UP state.

Rape survivor in India's Unnao 'set on fire' by alleged attackers

Pakistan

'Love and power': The revival of people's politics in Pakistan

Police may have cracked down on student activists but many remain hopeful that their voices are finally being heard.

'Love and power': The revival of people's politics in Pakistan

United Kingdom

'These powerful people were my chains'

Virginia Roberts Giuffre stands by accusations against Prince Andrew, saying she was forced to have sex with him at 17.

Prince Andrew's alleged sexual assault victim seeks UK support

India

India rape accused to be tried in fast-track court

Authorities in Telangana state announce constitution of fast-track court to expedite case that has caused an outcry.

India

Protests in India over Telangana vet's suspected rape, murder

Four accused remanded in judicial custody for 14 days over suspected rape and killing of 27-year-old veterinarian.

Latin America

Two Catholic priests found guilty of sex abuse in Argentina

Court sentences Nicola Corradi and Horacio Corbacho to more than 40 years for abusing children at a school for the deaf.

Two Catholic priests found guilty of sex abuse in Argentina

Australia

Australian actor McLachlan faces court on assault charges

McLachlan is accused of kissing an actress more than 20 times in excess of his role in musical The Rocky Horror Show.

Australian actor McLachlan faces court on assault charges

AJ Impact

Executors of Epstein's estate propose victim compensation fund

But an alleged victim's lawyer is sceptical of the fund, saying the plan did not have the consent of Epstein's accusers.

Executors of Epstein's estate propose victim compensation fund

Asia Pacific

Australia's highest court agrees to hear Cardinal Pell appeal

Court agrees to hear final appeal of Cardinal George Pell, the most senior Catholic ever to be convicted of child abuse.

Australia's highest court agrees to hear Cardinal Pell appeal

The Gambia

#IamToufah: Breaking the silence on sexual assault in Gambia

Toufah, a survivor, leads movement after becoming first woman to allege sexual assault by ex-leader Yahya Jammeh.

#IamToufah: Breaking the silence on sexual assault in Gambia

Sexual assault

US writer sues Trump for calling her sex assault claim a lie

US president denied ever meeting E Jean Carroll, who says Trump raped her in a dressing room of a department store.

US writer sues Trump for calling her sex assault claim a lie

United States

Female comedian booed after confronting Weinstein: reports

Kelly Bachman booed after protesting Harvey Weinstein's presence at an event for young actors in Manhattan.

Female comedian booed after confronting Weinstein: reports

United States

How New York's Catholic Church protected priest accused of abuse

The wife of a man who killed himself after living with trauma of alleged abuse by priest as a teenager shares his story.

Bangladesh

Bangladesh sentences 16 to death over Nusrat Jahan Rafi murder

The 19-year-old student was set on fire after she accused a teacher of sexual harassment.

Bangladesh sentences 16 to death over Nusrat Jahan Rafi murder

Women's Rights

Violence sows fear among women ahead of Colombia local elections

Observers say female candidates systematically threatened with physical, sexual violence to deter them from running.

Violence sows fear among women ahead of Colombia local elections