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Latin America rallies to condemn violence against women

Tens of thousands took to the streets across Latin America to protest against the brutal rape and killing of Lucia Perez in the Argentine resort of Mar del…

Tens of thousands took to the streets across Latin America to protest against the brutal rape and killing of Lucia Perez in the Argentine resort of Mar del…

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Roma forced to flee violent mob in Ukraine village

In Ukraine, around a dozen Roma families have reportedly been forced to flee for their lives after locals in a small village in the region of Odessa turned…

In Ukraine, around a dozen Roma families have reportedly been forced to flee for their lives after locals in a small village in the region of Odessa turned…

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One in four women raped in South African mining areas, report

A report released on Tuesday by Doctors Without Borders (MSF) says one in four women living in South Africa's platinum belt have suffered from rape.

A report released on Tuesday by Doctors Without Borders (MSF) says one in four women living in South Africa's platinum belt have suffered from rape.

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Brazilian police make arrests in videoed gang rape case

Two suspects detained in Brazilian gang rape case Anger at video of alleged assault Security concerns ahead of Summer Olympics Police in Brazil have arrested two suspects in a rape case which has s

Two suspects detained in Brazilian gang rape case Anger at video of alleged assault Security concerns ahead of Summer Olympics Police in Brazil have arrested two suspects in a rape case which has s

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Rio police probe 'gang rape' of 16-year-old by 'more than 30 men'

Police in the Brazilian city of Rio de Janeiro are investigating allegations that a 16-year-old girl was brutally raped by more than thirty…

Police in the Brazilian city of Rio de Janeiro are investigating allegations that a 16-year-old girl was brutally raped by more than thirty…

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Cologne attacks: Algerian man acquitted of attempted sexual assault

A Cologne court has acquitted a 26-year-old Algerian man of a charge of attempted sexual assault on a woman during the German city’s New Year’s

A Cologne court has acquitted a 26-year-old Algerian man of a charge of attempted sexual assault on a woman during the German city’s New Year’s

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Victims of domestic violence struggle for justice

Far too many women, and it _is_ more often than not women, are subjected to domestic violence. Some wives and mothers are driven to breaking point and kill their tormentors. Can they expect justice? D

Far too many women, and it _is_ more often than not women, are subjected to domestic violence. Some wives and mothers are driven to breaking point and kill their tormentors. Can they expect justice? D

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UN documents sexual violence from security forces in Burundi

The United Nations says security forces in the East African nation of Burundi have been gang raping women during searches of homes. Burundi has a

The United Nations says security forces in the East African nation of Burundi have been gang raping women during searches of homes. Burundi has a

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India toughens up rape laws for youths

India’s upper house of parliament has passed a bill lowering the age at which youths can be tried for serious crimes. The law will allow those in

India’s upper house of parliament has passed a bill lowering the age at which youths can be tried for serious crimes. The law will allow those in

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Delhi child rape cases ignite anger and disgust in India's capital

Indians are up in arms after the atrocious gang rape of two small children. In one incident two men abducted a two-year-old from a religious festival

Indians are up in arms after the atrocious gang rape of two small children. In one incident two men abducted a two-year-old from a religious festival

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Indian sisters threatened with punishment rape

Thousands sign Amnesty petition over the threat of 'punishment rape' handed out to two Indian sisters because their brother eloped with a married woman from a higher caste.

Thousands sign Amnesty petition over the threat of 'punishment rape' handed out to two Indian sisters because their brother eloped with a married woman from a higher caste.

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Mandela's grandson granted bail in trial over rape charge

A South African court has granted bail to one of Nelson Mandela’s grandsons who was charged with raping a 15-year-old girl. The 24-year-old is

A South African court has granted bail to one of Nelson Mandela’s grandsons who was charged with raping a 15-year-old girl. The 24-year-old is

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Two more women accuse US comedian Bill Cosby of sexual assualt

Two more women have alleged that US comedian Bill Cosby sexually assaulted them. Actress Lili Bernard and writer Sammie Mays made the allegations at

Two more women have alleged that US comedian Bill Cosby sexually assaulted them. Actress Lili Bernard and writer Sammie Mays made the allegations at

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Jailing sex offenders is not sufficient, says Turkish law professor

As campaigners mark International Women’s Day, euronews has been discussing violence against women and punishments for perpetrators with Ahmet Caner

As campaigners mark International Women’s Day, euronews has been discussing violence against women and punishments for perpetrators with Ahmet Caner

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Lynch mobs kill two sex attack suspects in India

Amid a fevered atmosphere over attacks on women, two men suspected of assaulting women have been set upon by crowds in northern India and killed.

Amid a fevered atmosphere over attacks on women, two men suspected of assaulting women have been set upon by crowds in northern India and killed.

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India: Japanese student says she was raped by 'tour guide'

A Japanese student says she was raped by a man claiming to be a tour guide in India, prompting the latest police probe into sexual assaults in the

A Japanese student says she was raped by a man claiming to be a tour guide in India, prompting the latest police probe into sexual assaults in the

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India arrests five men suspected of gang rape of Japanese tourist

Five men have been arrested in India in connection with the kidnap and gang rape of a Japanese woman. The assaults took place over one month, before

Five men have been arrested in India in connection with the kidnap and gang rape of a Japanese woman. The assaults took place over one month, before