French President, Francois Hollande has gone to hospital to visit the man known as Theo who police allegedly ‘raped’ with a baton on 2nd February 2017.
Outraged protesters have marched through the centre of the ethnically diverse Parisian suburb of Aulnay-sous-Bois demanding, “Justice for Theo”.
The UN's top human rights official says the leader of Myanmar has promised to investigate allegations of atrocities against the country's Rohingya Muslims.
Two of the men were detained suspected of rape, while one man was detained on suspicion of failing to reveal rape.
Israel’s former president Moshe Katsav has walked free from prison, winning early release, five years after being jailed for rape.
An immigrant accused of raping and murdering a German student is the same man who was convicted of a separate attack in Greece.
Former football coach Barry Bennell faces eight new charges of sex assault against a boy under the age of 14British former football coach Barry Bennell was charged on Tuesday with eight historical offences of sexual assault against a boy under the age of 14.
British former football coach Barry Bennell was charged on Tuesday with eight historical offences of sexual assault against a boy under the age of 14.
Turkey's ruling AK Party comes under fire for proposing a law critics say legitimises rape in some cases.
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…
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…
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.
“No means no” when it comes to rape – so says the German parliament after a unanimous vote.
A court in India’s capital New Delhi has sentenced five men to life in jail for the gang rape of a Danish woman.
Isabelle Huppert plays a role that is hard to pin down in Elle, the latest film by Paul Verhoeven.
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
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…
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
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
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
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
The parents of the victim, who later died from her injuries, were among the demonstrators
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
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.
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
US officials have announced that aid worker Kayla Mueller, seized in the northern Syrian city of Aleppo in August 2013 and held hostage by
This is the powerful and imaginative art installation held to highlight wartime sexual violence in Kosovo. More than 5,000 dresses and skirts –
Kosovo exhibition of dresses and skirts in Pristina to remember women who suffered sexual violence in wartimeOver 5,000 skirts and dresses have been hung out on washing lines in Kosovo in the heart of a male preserve, Pristina’s main football stadium. Many
Over 5,000 skirts and dresses have been hung out on washing lines in Kosovo in the heart of a male preserve, Pristina’s main football stadium. Many
Two more women have alleged that US comedian Bill Cosby sexually assaulted them. Actress Lili Bernard and writer Sammie Mays made the allegations at
Police in India have arrested 22 people in connection with last week’s lynching of a rape suspect. The individuals have been charged with