Recent News Headlines : Statutory Rape Charge

WAS DELHI GANG RAPE INDIA'S #METOO MOMENT?


Five years after the Delhi gang rape Indian women are taking control of the conversation around gender... READ MORE

16th December, 2017 239

CONGOLESE FIGHTERS CONVICTED OF RAPING YOUNG GIRLS IN LANDMARK CASE


Kavumu in east Congo known as the 'rape capital of the world', where sexual violence crimes are ignored... READ MORE

13th December, 2017 953

FIVE YEARS AFTER THE GANG-RAPE AND MURDER OF JYOTI SINGH, WHAT HAS CHANGED FOR WOMEN IN INDIA?


A bus pulls up to the Munirka stop where Jyoti and Awindra waited that night... READ MORE

3rd December, 2017 2485

FRENCH PRESIDENT TO LAUNCH 'CULTURAL WAR' ON SEXUAL ABUSE


A bill on sexual harassment and violence will be debated in parliament next year to decide on the introduction of a new offence of street harassment... READ MORE

24th November, 2017 728

FRANCE MULLS MINIMUM AGE OF CONSENT FOR SEX


Adults violating the age of consent would immediately face rape charges with or without signs of coercion... READ MORE

22nd November, 2017 2628

ROHINGYA WERE RAPED SYSTEMATICALLY BY MYANMAR'S MILITARY, REPORT SAYS


Human Rights Watch found that the raping of Rohingya Muslim women and girls was even more widespread than earlier suspected... READ MORE

16th November, 2017 5729

FRENCH CONSENT LAW IN THE DOCK OVER SEX WITH 11-YEAR-OLDS


PARIS - In most developed countries, the age of sexual consent is a fairly straightforward matter... READ MORE

16th November, 2017 1

HOW DO DIFFERENT EUROPEAN COUNTRIES DEFINE THE AGE OF SEXUAL CONSENT?


14 years old In seven European countries Austria, Bulgaria, Estonia, Germany, Hungary, Italy and Portugal, jurisdiction dictates individuals can consent to sex at 14 years old... READ MORE

14th November, 2017 97

INDIAN WOMEN STILL UNPROTECTED FIVE YEARS AFTER GANG-RAPE THAT ROCKED NATION


Officers detained the young woman from Madhya Pradesh state in central India... READ MORE

9th November, 2017 1321

5 YEARS AFTER THE GANG RAPE THAT SHOCKED A NATION, REPORTING ASSAULT IN INDIA IS STILL 'A NIGHTMARE'


NEW DELHI -- Five years ago, India was shocked by the brutal gang rape and murder of a medical student in New Delhi... READ MORE

8th November, 2017 303

A GLOSSARY OF SEXUAL HARASSMENT CLICHES WHAT DOES 'GOOD-NATURED GROPING' REALLY MEAN?


Any sexual misconduct that may have happened in A Different Time was automatically OK and should be immediately forgiven... READ MORE

3rd November, 2017 2126

FRENCH WOMEN MARCH EN MASSE AGAINST SEXUAL ABUSE UNDER #METOO BANNER


Women protested sexual abuse and harassment Sunday in 11 French cities under the MeToo banner in the wake of mounting allegations against Hollywood mogul... READ MORE

30th October, 2017 6

HUNDREDS RALLY IN FRANCE TO PROTEST SEXUAL HARASSMENT AFTER WEINSTEIN SCANDAL


Hundreds of women attended rallies in Paris and other French cities on Sunday to protest against sexual harassment in the wake of the Harvey Weinstein scandal... READ MORE

29th October, 2017 700

WHAT MAKES LONDON THE 'BEST' MEGACITY FOR WOMEN AND CAIRO THE WORST


Cairo is the world's most dangerous megacity for women while London is the best and Tokyo is the safest, according to new research... READ MORE

16th October, 2017 44

INDIA'S HIGHEST COURT STRIKES BLOW AGAINST CHILD MARRIAGE


The Supreme Court on Wednesday said sexual intercourse with a girl below 18 years of age is rape regardless of whether she is married or not... READ MORE

12th October, 2017 3

INDIA TAKES FIRST STEP TOWARDS CRIMINALIZING MARITAL RAPE


Sexual intercourse with a woman, even if she is one's own wife, is now rape if the woman is under the age of 18... READ MORE

12th October, 2017 6

TOP INDIAN COURT RULES SEX WITH WIFE YOUNGER THAN 18 IS RAPE


The Supreme Court in New Delhi ruled on Wednesday that sexual intercourse with a girl younger than 18 is rape... READ MORE

12th October, 2017 0

SEX WITH UNDERAGE WIFE IS RAPE, INDIAN SUPREME COURT RULES


But the court stopped short of revoking an exception in the country's criminal law that permits rape in marriage, currently the subject of separate legal proceedings... READ MORE

12th October, 2017 2428

INDIA ARRESTS SECT LEADER FOR ALLEGEDLY RAPING WOMAN


Police arrest 70-year-old Kaushlendra Prapannacharya Falahari Maharaja for allegedly sexually assaulting 21-year-old... READ MORE

23rd September, 2017 4050

I FELT I HAD POWER AGAIN'


Former fine gael senator and hepatitis c sufferer niamh cosgrave bravely tells maeve sheehan about her harrowing rape ordeal... READ MORE

21st September, 2017 214

'THOUSANDS OF WOMEN RAPED AND ASSAULTED' IN SOUTH SUDAN


OPINION The world has abandoned South Sudanese refugees But rights groups say they have documented widespread sexual violence in South Sudan... READ MORE

18th September, 2017 3951

Trending News Headlines : Statutory Rape Charge

A WOMAN INTERVIEWED 100 CONVICTED RAPISTS IN INDIA. THIS IS WHAT SHE LEARNED.


Madhumita Pandey was only 22 when she first went to Tihar Jail in New Delhi to meet and interview convicted rapists in India... READ MORE

11th September, 2017 65526

INDIAN WOMAN CUTS OFF GENITALS OF RAPIST HINDU HOLY MAN


READ MORE Rape videos for sale in India The man, Hari Swami, was rushed to the nearby government hospital in a serious state, Kumar added... READ MORE

20th May, 2017 30420

POPE FRANCIS DECRIES ATROCITIES ON ROHINGYA MUSLIMS


READ MORE Rohingya refugees from Myanmar tell of trauma Security forces in Myanmar reportedly burned down entire villages and opened fire at people fleeing burning homes... READ MORE

8th February, 2017 24283

TURKISH GOVT SUPPORTS BILL THAT SETS CHILD RAPISTS FREE IF THEY MARRY VICTIM


What we are doing is looking to find a solution to an ongoing problem it is not to protect rape nor protect rapists... READ MORE

19th November, 2016 18750

ONE BY ONE MARRY-YOUR-RAPIST LAWS ARE FALLING IN THE MIDDLE EAST


But the executive branch balked, saying the marriage loophole should be revoked only in rape cases involving multiple perpetrators... READ MORE

22nd July, 2017 18424

PAKISTAN VILLAGE COUNCIL ORDERS 'REVENGE RAPE' OF GIRL


A teenager in Multan is raped by order of a village council after her brother was accused of rape... READ MORE

26th July, 2017 18258

ISIS PUSHES BIRTH CONTROL TO MAINTAIN SEX-SLAVE SUPPLY


In its own manual, the Islamic State outlines the abstinence method as one option... READ MORE

14th March, 2016 10052

HUNDREDS ARRESTED AFTER DEADLY RIOTS OVER 'RAPE GURU'


Singh enjoys political patronage from several local politicians of the Haryana state government... READ MORE

26th August, 2017 9262

INDIA MEDIA STORM OVER 10-YEAR-OLD PREGNANT RAPE VICTIM


The case of a 10-year-old left pregnant after rape has shocked India and seen the family hounded... READ MORE

7th August, 2017 7494

AND THE OVERAGE FEES FOR IT HAVE JUST GONE UP


Rogers, Bell hike overage fees at time when customers thirst for wireless data... READ MORE

9th July, 2017 4959

DELHI GANG RAPISTS DEATH SENTENCES UPHELD


Women's rights activist Binalakshmi Nepram said violence against women is a trend in India... READ MORE

5th May, 2017 4076

PAKISTANI POLICE ARREST 20 FOR ORDERING 'REVENGE RAPE'


The maximum punishment for rape under Pakistani law is the death penalty... READ MORE

26th July, 2017 3451

JUDGE'S WARNING TO DRUNK WOMEN 'WILL STOP REPORTING OF RAPE'


During her sentencing of a rapist in Manchester, Lindsey Kushner said there was absolutely no excuse for sex attacks but men gravitated towards vulnerable women... READ MORE

11th March, 2017 3007

IN INDIA, IT'S NOT EASY TO REPORT ON RAPE


I am calling the woman in the village Bina, to make it easier to tell her story here... READ MORE

21st December, 2016 2904

AN INDIAN TEEN WAS RAPED BY HER FATHER. VILLAGE ELDERS HAD HER WHIPPED.


Arun Jadhav, 45, an illiterate trumpet player, was reserved, a Nike ball cap pulled low over his eyes... READ MORE

10th May, 2016 2874

GOVERNMENT UNDER FIRE OVER NEW CHILD TAX CREDIT FORM FOR RAPE VICTIMS


Government under fire over new child tax credit form for rape victims... READ MORE

7th April, 2017 2626

JESSICA ENNIS-HILL IS SENT RAPE TWEET


Ched evans row jessica ennis-hill is sent rape tweet... READ MORE

15th November, 2014 2501

SWEDEN CHARGES 5 TEENAGE REFUGEES WITH BEATING GANG-RAPING BOY FOR OVER AN HOUR


One said that he was not present during the assault, while two more admitted that they were, but claimed that their actions did not constitute rape... READ MORE

7th December, 2016 2346

RAPE VICTIMS TO BE SPARED ORDEAL OF CROSS-EXAMINATION IN COURT


Prerecorded evidence is already being launched nationwide for child sexual abuse cases... READ MORE

19th March, 2017 2215

THE ISLAMIC STATE'S HORRIFYING PRACTICE OF SEX SLAVERY, EXPLAINED


The islamic state's horrifying practice of sex slavery explained... READ MORE

20th August, 2015 2197

UBER BOOKING SERVICE BANNED IN DELHI


India taxi rape allegation uber booking service banned in delhi... READ MORE

8th December, 2014 2159

ISIS HELD US AID WORKER AS SEX SLAVE BEFORE DEATH


DOHUK Iraq Somewhere in territory controlled by the Islamic State Kayla Mueller an American aid worker was chained in a room with other female captives... READ MORE

15th August, 2015 1865

RAPES INCREASE BY 29% AS CRIME FALLS


Rapes increase by 29 as overall crime falls in england and wales... READ MORE

16th October, 2014 1797

FEMALE LABOUR MPS CALL FOR LEGAL CHANGE FOLLOWING CHED EVANS RETRIAL


We believe that the use of a complainants' sexual history should never be used in our courts as evidence of consent, they said... READ MORE

24th October, 2016 1730

THE SATURDAY PROFILE UN ENVOY DRAWS ON HER PAST IN SIERRA LEONE TO HELP ABUSED WOMEN


As refugees, they are at risk of higher levels of domestic violence at home and sexual harassment when they step out... READ MORE

3rd July, 2015 1688

TEN MEN FROM MIDLANDS AND LONDON CHARGED WITH CHILD SEX OFFENCES


The charges include rape attempted rape child prostitution child pornography and drug charges linked to boys from Leicester and Coventry... READ MORE

21st July, 2015 1661

ACTIVISTS RAMP UP PRESSURE ON LEBANON'S RAPE LAW


Silver-haired Rafiq Ajouri, who hails from a southern Lebanese village, was persuaded to sign on while on his morning stroll along the corniche... READ MORE

22nd April, 2017 1554

HOW THE WORLD TURNED ITS BACK ON RAPE VICTIMS OF CONGO


A recent army offensive against a nearby militia has prompted a fresh wave of sexual violence... READ MORE

14th June, 2015 1489

RAPE ACCUSERS 'FACE COURT ORDEAL BY DEFENCE LAWYERS'


The bill, which has drawn cross-party support, also makes provisions for safeguarding rape complainants in schools... READ MORE

5th February, 2017 1306

MP PROPOSES UK RAPE SHIELD LAW TO PROTECT VICTIMS IN COURT


A private member's bill to protect rape victims from being cross-examined in court about their sexual history is to be introduced to the House of Commons... READ MORE

8th February, 2017 1270


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