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US singer Chris Brown has been arrested on suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon after a woman told police he had threatened her with a gun.
Egypt announced this weekend it intends to tighten legislation against Female Genital Mutilation, and has published a proposed law that will hit anyone performing the operation with up to seven years
A report about female genital mutilation (FGM) has sparked a fierce debate in the North Caucasus. Some clerics in Dagestan have defended the practice.
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.
Some of the Chibok girls abducted in Nigeria have been killed in air strikes – according to a new video that’s said to be from the militant group Boko Haram.
Indecent comments or remarks, unwelcome jokes of a sexual nature; unwanted sexual touching; and showing pornography at work - many women say they have experienced such behaviour.
In Porto, Portugal’s second largest city, it is not difficult to find women who complain about being harrassed on the streets.
Euronews, Sophie Claudet: In your study, published in 2014, we read that one in two women in the EU have been sexually harassed; and that Sweden and Denmark top the list with 80 and 81 percent of wome
Allegations against a high-ranking member of France’s Green Party have once again shone the spotlight on sexual harassment in the workplace.
Demonstrators in Islamabad on Monday denounced the murder of Pakistani social media star Qandeel Baloch.
“No means no” when it comes to rape – so says the German parliament after a unanimous vote.
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
Actress Amber Heard has been granted a temporary restraining order against her estranged husband Johnny Depp, after accusing him of throwing an smart phone at her…
Bollywood rarely focuses the camera on sexual violence, but after two lavish productions, Indian director Leena Yadav went independent to make 'Parched' to highlight the oppression women face in India
The fight against Boko Haram is bearing fruit but the militant group is still a serious threat, French President François Hollande told a summit in Nigeria on Saturday.
The first sexual assault case relating to a string of alleged attacks on New Year’s Eve in Cologne, Germany has come to trial. A 33-year-old Moroccan
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
Irish musician Hozier has teamed up with Oscar-nominated actress Saoirse Ronan to highlight the issue of domestic violence in the music video for his song 'Cherry Wine'.
The majority arrested are from Algeria and Morocco and not Syria or Iraq.
Sunderland and England midfielder Adam Johnson has pleaded guilty to one count of sexual activity with a minor and one count of grooming when he
“You know, sometimes, I no longer want to live,” Masika had told me, her eyes filled with tears. “But I still find the strength, for the children.”
“The re-evaluation of core European values is inevitable if we are seriously committed to integrating refugees,” says György Tatár, international
EU states must do more to tackle female genital mutilation (FGM), campaigners say, as the number of those affected by the practice in Europe climbs
Bill Cosby arrived at court in the US city of Philadelphia on Tuesday (February 2) as he faces charges of sexually assaulting a woman in 2004. The
French President François Hollande once said granting pardons was not his conception of a modern presidency, and he has done so only once before, for
A rare pardon from Francois Hollande means the 68-year-old will be freed in April
Syrian and other refugees gathered in Cologne on Saturday to demonstrate their willingness to accept the German way of life, in an effort to ease
Swedish police have begun investigating allegations of a cover-up of sexual assaults at a Stockholm music festival last August. It comes after