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British woman given four month suspended sentence over 'false' rape claim
Nicoletta Charalambidou says that the authorities in Cyprus do not take claims of violence against women seriously enough.
The individuals she had accused of assaulting her were not summoned to court because prosecutors considered it a case of public mischief and not rape.
Tokyo District Court has ordered Noriyuki Yamaguchi to pay 3.3m yen (€27,000) in damages to the journalist after he allegedly raped her in in 2015.
Women performed the feminist anthem 'A Rapist in Your Path' on Saturday to call out government inaction to tackle India's high rape rate.
Serial rapist Joseph McCann, once the most wanted man in the UK, was found guilty on Friday of 37 charges at his trial in Old Bailey, including rapes against women and children and kidnapping.
The silence of good men can allow evil to triumph, but the faux apologies of accused men help normalize it.
A court ruling last week stated that a 14-year-old victim's inebriated state meant she could neither "agree to (nor) oppose the sexual relations" and that excessive force had therefore not been applied.
Spanish law requires that the plaintiff in a rape case must present evidence of intimidation or specific violence.
There were scenes of anger on the streets of Quito on Tuesday as pro-abortion protesters clashed with police after Ecuadorian lawmakers voted down a motion that would have eased abortion laws in rape cases.
As universities across Europe prepare open their doors for a new term, student Cara Balen warns of the danger of not recognising the importance of sexual consent on campus and beyond.
A probe begins over whether US sex offender Jeffrey Epstein committed child rape offences in France
All initially accused Israelis freed after Cypriot authorities arrested 19-year-old British woman who claimed she was raped on suspicion of a false allegation.
A murder suspect in the southern Romanian town of Caracal has admitted to killing two teenage girls, his lawyer said on Sunday, in a case that sparked nationwide outrage over the way authorities handled it.
“Based upon a review of the information presented at this time, the allegations of sexual assault against Cristiano Ronaldo cannot be proven beyond a reasonable doubt,” said the District Attorney’s Office.
Eleven men, mostly from Syria, have gone on trial in Freiburg, Germany over the gang rape of an 18-year-old woman outside a nightclub last October.
The Greek government made a U-turn on the definition of rape after an initial draft law sparked fierce criticism from society, NGOs, and parliament members.
Sweden's deputy prosecutor announced Monday that she will reopen the preliminary investigation into a rape case against Wikileaks co-founder Julian Assange.
Campaigners have pledged to fight a move by British police to ask crime victims to hand over their mobile phones and social media passwords to investigators.
Dr Denis Mukwege has operated thousands of women who have been brutally raped, and he knows the physical wounds are only half the battle. At Panzi hospital in Bukavu - which he founded 30 years ago in the Democratic Republic of Congo - Doctor Miracle battles on against sexual violence.
Doctor Miracle's reputation spreads well beyond his home country, the Democratic Republic of Congo. He is a global campaigner against the use of rape as a weapon of war - a surgeon who won the Nobel Peace Prize in 2018 for his extraordinary work.
Italy's top court has opened a probe into a sentence by an Ancona appeals court that found the victim in a rape case was "too ugly to be raped".
The girl had said she wanted to get rid of the baby, fathered by the 65-year-old boyfriend of her partner, but the legal process took so long that doctors deemed it too late to perform the procedure.
Scotland’s former first minister Alex Salmond has been charged with multiple offences including two counts of attempted rape.
Ecuador women demonstrating against sexual violence
The five men were sentenced to nine years in jail but were cleared of rape in a case that has gripped Spain.