The study titled "My Body is My Own" lists attacks on women in 57 countries, ranging from rape to forced sterilisation to virginity tests and genital mutilation.
The safety program follows through on a promise that Uber made 15 months ago when it revealed that more than 3,000 sexual assaults had been reported on its service in the US during 2018.
Prime Minister Scott Morrison says the country must follow the rule of law as police closed the case, a day after Attorney-General Christian Porter tearfully denied raping a 16-year-old fellow student in 1988.
A statement by Ethiopia's minister of Women, Children and Youth marks the first official acknowledgement of crimes activists say have been widespread.
Rape during conflict is not a new phenomenon. It's widespread and open use today, with zero accountability, should be a wake-up call for the international community to act.
Supporter of opposition figure Ousmane Sonko take to the streets on Monday following a media report saying that an employee of a beauty salon filed rape charges against him.
UN’s special representative on sexual violence in conflict says she is greatly concerned by allegations, including “a high number of alleged rapes” in Tigrayan capital Mekele, with evidence of abuse as a weapon of war coming in via the clinics.
Activist Joanie Fredericks' ladies only taxi service launched last week has already received calls from women requesting a ride to work that will keep them safe.
Declaring them illegal, Lahore High Court said a virginity test offends the personal dignity of the female victim and therefore is against the right to life and right to dignity.
Three prisoners relate similar tales of madness, inhumanity and cruelty beyond parallel taking place in the Syrian regime’s notorious prisons.
Men from dominant castes frequently use sexual violence as a weapon to reinforce caste and gender hierarchies, which place India's 200 million Dalits on the lowest rung of an ancient caste hierarchy, according to two rights groups.
Imran Khan's comments came after hundreds took to the streets across Pakistan protesting the gang rape of a woman in front of her two children near the eastern city of Lahore.
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