Sexual assault

Harvey Weinstein gets one count dismissed in sexual assault case

Prosecutors drop part of case after contradictions emerged in one accuser's account, insist rest of case is strong.

Harvey Weinstein gets one count dismissed in sexual assault case

Sexual assault

Germany arrests suspect in Bulgarian journalist murder

German police arrest Bulgarian official in Hamburg over murder of journalist Viktoria Marinova, say Bulgarian officials.

Germany arrests suspect over killing of Viktoria Marinova

Sexual assault

Suspect in Bulgarian journalist's murder to be released

The body of 30-year-old journalist Viktoria Marinova was found on Saturday in a park in the town of Ruse.

Human Rights

Minister accused as #MeToo gains momentum in India

India's #MeToo movement has rapidly gained momentum in recent days as women come forward to accuse sexual predators.

Minister M.J. Akbar accused in India's growing #MeToo storm

US Midterms 2018

How will the Kavanaugh controversy affect US midterms?

The Supreme Court confirmation appears to have energised voters, angering many, but also boosting Republican support.

How will the Kavanaugh controversy affect US midterms?

Sexual assault

Schoolgirls beaten in India for confronting sexual harassers

Thirty-four girls, aged between 12 and 14, beaten up by boys and their parents in Supaul district.

Schoolgirls beaten in India for confronting sexual harassers

Bulgaria

Investigative journalist raped and murdered in Bulgaria

The body of 30-year-old Viktoria Marinova was found in a park, showing signs of blows to the head and suffocation.

India

India's women journalists call out sexual harassers

Scores of personal accounts of anger and guilt, buried under years of silence, emerged this week.

#MeToo: Women journalists, writers in India name sexual harassers

United States

Brett Kavanaugh sworn in as US Supreme Court justice

Kavanaugh takes oath after Senate votes to confirm him following bitter battle between Republicans and Democrats.

Inside Story

How will Nobel Peace Prize affect fight against sexual violence?

Campaigners determined to end the use of sexual violence as a weapon of war and armed conflict awarded prize.

United States

Kavanaugh Supreme Court confirmation: All the latest updates

Senate votes to confirm Kavanaugh to the US Supreme Court.

United States

How did US senators vote on Kavanaugh?

Senate votes 50-48 to confirm Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court. Here's how each senator voted.

How did US senators vote on Kavanaugh?

US & Canada

Kavanaugh set for Supreme Court confirmation

Judge Kavanaugh looks poised to ascend to the Supreme Court, but there could be a price for supporting the nominee.

Kavanaugh set for Supreme Court confirmation

US & Canada

After FBI report, Kavanaugh moves closer to Senate confirmation

After three weeks of delays due to sexual assault allegations, a final vote on his confirmation is expected on Saturday.

US & Canada

Kavanaugh controversy: How we got here and what happens next

A look at one of the most divisive battles of US President Donald Trump's presidency.

Kavanaugh controversy: How we got here and what happens next