Recent News Headlines : Statutory Rape Charge

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 42

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

'A BATTLE HYMN OF FEMALE CATHARSIS'


Mr Hook's comments arose from a rape trial in the UK... READ MORE

12th September, 2017 400

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

'RAPE IS ONLY CAUSED BY RAPISTS'


Ms Blackwell said that Mr Hook's comments are damaging and could deter rape victims from reporting the crime or from seeking help... READ MORE

11th September, 2017 587

VICTIM SUPPORT CHARITY CALLS FOR GUIDELINES ON HOW MEDIA COVERS RAPE ISSUES


Is it clearly understood that sex without consent is rape and that a sexual contact with consent is sex abuse?... READ MORE

10th September, 2017 0

CLAYTON HOTELS THREATENS TO PULL SPONSORSHIP FROM NEWSTALK OVER GEORGE HOOK RAPE COMMENTS


Men have no right to rape a women and people like George Hook need to stop circulating the message that women are to blame... READ MORE

10th September, 2017 1205

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

'WE NEED TO TALK ABOUT MALE RAPE'


But for male rape survivors like Stephen, life there can be tough... READ MORE

3rd August, 2017 958

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

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

UN URGED TO INVESTIGATE GOVERNMENT'S PROGRESS OVER SEX ABUSE VICTIMS' PROTECTION


Chief executive of Dublin Rape Crisis Centre, Noeline Blackwell, said that the legal system should take special care of the victims of sexual violence... READ MORE

24th July, 2017 7

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

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Trending News Headlines : Statutory Rape Charge

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

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

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

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

AN INDIAN RAPE SURVIVOR WAS ALLEGEDLY RAPED AGAIN BY THE SAME FIVE MEN


Saurabh Das AP A 20-year-old college student was found in the roadside bushes of a small northern Indian city last week, raped and left for dead... READ MORE

18th July, 2016 957

JEREMY CORBYN 'DISCUSSED SHAMI CHAKRABARTI PEERAGE WITH ADVISORS BEFORE ASKING HER TO CONDUCT ANTI-SEMITISM INVESTIGATION'


The BBC has been attacked over a controversial Poldark scene that campaigners say depicts rape, amid claims that it was handled in the worst way possible... READ MORE

23rd October, 2016 804

GERMANY RAPE LAW: WILL 'NO' MEAN 'NO'?


Germany has long been backward when it comes to its rape laws, say campaigners... READ MORE

7th July, 2016 789

'A GIRL IS MORE RESPONSIBLE FOR RAPE THAN A BOY'


The brutality, and perhaps the fact that the gang rape occurred on a moving bus in a posh New Delhi neighborhood, galvanized this country of 1... READ MORE

5th March, 2015 780

VICTIMS' HOPES FOR JUSTICE FADE AS RAPE KITS ARE ROUTINELY IGNORED OR DESTROYED


As scrutiny of disregarded rape kits mounted, a portrait of a more difficult to tally sort emerged - rape kits police destroyed... READ MORE

10th November, 2015 778

IRAQI REFUGEE DETAINED IN GERMANY OVER RAPE & ABUSE OF 2 CHINESE STUDENTS


Police are trying to determine if he has committed other crimes, seeking tip-offs from other Iraqi refugees, Die Welt reported... READ MORE

7th December, 2016 708


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