Protesters gathered in Bangladesh's Dhaka to demand justice for an 19-year-old woman who died after being set on fire for refusing to drop sexual harassment charges against her school principal.
With so many rapes going unreported and unprosecuted, victims are instead forced by circumstances to commit paternity fraud. Most have managed to keep their secrets, but the arrival of affordable DNA technology is now threatening to expose them.
Republican Arizona Senator McSally, who is the first female air force fighter pilot in the US military, made the disclosure at a Senate hearing on the military's efforts to prevent sexual assaults and improve the response when they occur.
A 12-year-old girl in Somalia’s autonomous region of Puntland was kidnapped, gang raped and murdered, prompting demonstrations in the streets.
The decision comes following a campaign launched last year after a five-year-old girl was raped by her uncle which paralysed her from the waist down.
Clueless police find bodies of victims with notes around their necks, identifying them and pointing to their alleged crimes.
Prosecutor's office says an investigation is continuing. The rapper, his bodyguard and a friend were taken into custody after a woman accused them of raping her in a Paris hotel last week.
A new documentary series explores the singer's history along with allegations that he sexually abused women and girls.
"To those who abuse minors I would say this: convert and hand yourself over to human justice, and prepare for divine justice," Pope Francis said. His statement is the strongest yet on an issue testing the Church.
The Swiss academic has been accused of rape by two women. He urged a Paris court to rule based on conscience, not because he was "demonised" in France.
Several high profile men including Bollywood celebrities, famous journalists, and even a minister stand accused under India's burgeoning #MeToo movement.
The 33-year-old football star denies allegations by a former American model that he raped her in a Las Vegas hotel in 2009, says his conscience is clear.
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