"Threatening to indiscriminately slaughter hundreds of thousands of civilians to protect ourselves is a stupid idea."
Executive Director, ICAN
"“This is a Christian country... If you go to Turkey or Saudi Arabia and start to discredit Islam, the reaction will be the same”"
Student who fled to Austria from Chechnya
"This study shows how governments in Europe ... are fuelling dangerous climate change and air pollution with taxpayers’ money.""
Overseas Development Institute
"Thousands of seeds of a single species can be kept alive for tens or hundreds of years""
Maria Manuela Sim-Sim
Curator, Seed Bank A. L. Belo Correia
"He has independence at his core. It is not something that he has improvised"
Friend of Carles Puigdemont
"There will be no cheating. The process is set in a way that you can't cheat. Even at the precinct, the walls of the precinct or the doors of the polling places we will have the results posted."
"“My family are talking about Catalan independence in a WhatsApp group and it’s like hmmmm, I’m going to shut up,”"
"Sound needs to endure"
Music Director, Berlin Staatsoper
Boys and girls are not equal. Housework and housekeeping is for girls, not roaming in discos and bars at night
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
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
New figures released by police show the number of rapes reported has increased by nearly a third in Delhi, two years on from the fatal gang rape of a
Dozens of people gathered in the Indian capital New Delhi on Tuesday to condemn violence against women on the second anniversary of the brutal gang
India has temporarily shut down all unregistered taxi operations after the alleged rape of a female passenger.
Home Minister Rajnath Sing took the
There have been angry scenes outside a court in Delhi as crowds tried to attack a taxi driver accused of rape by a female passenger in a case that
Students in Delhi angry about an increase in sexual violence against women have clashed with police outside their headquarters. Meanwhile a taxi
US TV network NBC has cancelled a proposed project with actor and comedian Bill Cosby amid a flurry of accusations on social media saying that he has
Iran has executed a woman who had killed a man she said tried to rape her.
Reyhaneh Jabbari, 26, was hanged in Tehran on Saturday despite an
A Congolese doctor who specialises in treating rape victims has won a top EU human rights award.
Gynecologist Denis Mukwege founded the Panzi
The execution of a 26-year-old Iranian woman who was sentenced to death for killing a man who allegedly tried to rape her has apparently been
An Israeli self-styled cult leader who is believed to have had up to 32 wives and 49 children has been convicted of a number of sexual offences by a
Police in Burundi have detained two suspects as they investigate the murder of three elderly nuns, two in their dormitory beds, in a convent in
A court in the Afghan capital Kabul has sentenced seven men to death for the rape and robbery of a group of four women returning from a wedding
A Indian girl who was humiliated by village elders for complaining that her father had been poorly treated has been found dead near a railway track
A senior government minister whose remarks about a Delhi gang rape sparked outrage in India has sought to clarify his position.
Arun Jaitley, the
Rape victims and rights activists have rallied in Cairo against the escalating number of sexual attacks against women in Egypt.
A regional politician in India has claimed rape is a social crime that is “sometimes right, sometimes wrong”.
Babulal Gaur’s comments come amid a
Three men, including a police officer, have been arrested after two girls were found hanging from a tree following an apparent gang rape.