Canada

Canada: Saudi accused of sexual assault disappears before trial

Authorities fear Mohammed Zuraibi al-Zoabi, 28, may have left the country with help from the Saudi embassy.

Canada: Saudi accused of sexual assault disappears before trial

Head to Head

Transcript: Germaine Greer on the #MeToo movement

Read the full transcript of our discussion on whether the #MeToo movement will bring lasting change to women's rights.

United States

Cyntoia Brown, sentenced to life at the age of 16, gets clemency

Brown, whose case drew national US attention, said she was a victim of child trafficking when she killed a man in 2004.

Cyntoia Brown, sentenced to life at the age of 16, gets clemency

India

India's hidden years of nuns sexually abused by priests

AP investigation uncovers decades-long history of nuns enduring sexual abuse by priests across India.

India's hidden years of nuns sexually abused by priests

Sexual assault

Actor Kevin Spacey charged with indecent assault

Oscar-winning actor is facing felony charge in an alleged sexual assault of an 18-year-old boy.

Actor Kevin Spacey charged with indecent assault

United States

Former CBS chief Moonves denied $120m severance package

Board concludes Moonves was uncooperative with investigation into sexual misconduct allegations.

Former CBS chief Les Moonves denied $120m severance package

Sexual assault

UNAIDS chief offers resignation after scandal

Report finds UN body's head fostering work environment that tolerates bullying, sexual harassment and culture of fear.

'Defective leadership': UNAIDS chief to quit early over scandal

Abuse

Nepal's children at risk: Sexual abuse in the aid sector

Is the international aid community doing enough to protect children in vulnerable communities?

Sexual assault

World's indifference to sexual violence must end: Nobel laureates

The 2018 Nobel Peace Prize winners urge the international community to do more to end the use of rape as a war weapon.

Women's Rights

Nobel Peace Prize winners seek justice for war rape victims

DRC doctor Mukwege and Yazidi activist Murad share the honour for efforts to put to end rape as a weapon of war.

Latin America

Women accuse famous Brazilian spiritual 'healer' of sex abuse

Many women accuse Brazilian spiritual healer Joao Teixeira de Faria of abuse while claiming to 'cure' them.

Women accuse famous Brazilian spiritual 'healer' of sex abuse

Sexual assault

Australian ex-archbishop cleared of child abuse cover-up charges

Philip Wilson was the world’s most senior Catholic cleric to be held guilty of concealing child sex abuse.

Australian ex-archbishop cleared of child abuse cover-up charges

Europe

French priest and bishop convicted over sexual abuse of minors

The convictions are the latest in a series of sex abuse scandals that have rocked the Vatican.

French priest and bishop convicted over sexual abuse of minors

India

Protest against sexual abuse in Catholic church grows in India

Nuns are joined by crowds in Kerala to demand justice for those who allege sexual abuse by powerful church figures.

Protest against sexual abuse in Catholic church grows in India

East Jerusalem

Palestinian domestic abuse victims 'have nowhere to turn'

Silence is often the only option for Palestinian women subject to domestic violence, Palestinian NGO workers say.

Palestinian domestic abuse victims 'have nowhere to turn'