Danish law would specify that sexual consent must be given voluntarily and as an expression of an individual’s free will through words or action.
The 52-year-old man who is accused of having raped his own daughter has committed the crimes over a 14-year period.
A British woman says a member of the Abu Dhabi royal family, Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak al Nahyan, forced himself on her in a private villa.
Bangladesh rights activists blame the increasing number of sexual assaults on a culture of impunity and poor prosecutorial outcomes, saying tougher penalties are not enough.
22-year-old Ahmed Bassam Zaki is on trial for sexually assaulting and then blackmailing three girls under the age of 18.
Abdel Fattah el Sisi's autocratic regime is now detaining the defenders of rape victims.
Former staff assistant in Joe Biden's Senate office, Tara Reade, said in an interview that he sexually assaulted her in the early 1990s .
New York judge sentences Harvey Weinstein to 23 years in prison for sexual assault and rape, over two years after horrific stories of disgraced movie mogul's sexual misconduct began to surface.
Weinstein, 67, convicted of rape and sexual assault against two women, sealing his dizzying fall from powerful Hollywood studio boss to archvillain of #MeToo campaign.
Nearly 70 students said they were told to undress after a used sanitary napkin was found in a garden outside Sahjanand Girls Institute in Gujarat, where they are banned from the hostel when they have their periods.
Four men were arrested in the suspected gang-rape and murder of a Telangana vet whose burned body was found last week. Former Bollywood star and lawmaker Jaya Bachchan is under fire for promoting mob-justice after saying rapists should be lynched.
Many activists say Japan's criminal code is outdated, underscoring gender inequality in the country, despite relatively high rates of female education and workplace participation.
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