Recent News Headlines : Rape

HOLLYWOOD ABUSE 'SILENCE BREAKERS' NAMED AS TIME MAGAZINE'S PERSON OF THE YEAR


Hollywood abuse 'silence breakers' named as Time magazine's person of the year... READ MORE

6th December, 2017 2460

DONALD TRUMP OFFERS FULL SUPPORT FOR EMBATTLED REPUBLICAN ROY MOORE


Shortly after Trump's tweet, Moore responded on Twitter Thankful for President Trump's support... READ MORE

4th December, 2017 925

INVESTIGATING CELEBRITIES FOR SEXUAL ASSAULT, HARASSMENT A CHALLENGE FOR POLICE AROUND THE WORLD


Los Angeles police Chief Charlie Beck has said investigators are working closely with New York City detectives... READ MORE

4th December, 2017 95

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 2255

WERE YOU SEXUALLY HARASSED, ASSAULTED OR RAPED AT WORK? HERE'S WHAT STEPS YOU CAN TAKE


For victims who decide to report sexual harassment or assault at work, outcomes can be unclear... READ MORE

2nd December, 2017 935

WHAT HAPPENED WHEN I DISCOVERED MY BROTHER WAS A SEXUAL PREDATOR


Again, Denise was about 11 at the time. The conversation moved to our mother... READ MORE

29th November, 2017 7846

FRANCE'S MACRON VOWS TO COMBAT 'SHAMEFUL' VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN


PARIS - French President Emmanuel Macron on Saturday proposed a raft of measures to combat horrific and shameful violence against women... READ MORE

26th November, 2017 2

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

CRITICS VIEW PROPOSED IRAQ CHILD MARRIAGE BILL AS LICENSE TO RAPE


Majeda al-Tamimi, a female legislator, said she is confident that many of her colleagues in parliament would oppose the bill... READ MORE

23rd November, 2017 0

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

AGE OF NON-CONSENT ON TRIAL IN FRANCE AMID CONTROVERSIAL RULINGS


That girl's family had filed a rape complaint, arguing the girl had been stunned and did not consent... READ MORE

21st November, 2017 274

REVOLT IN FRANCE AGAINST SEXUAL HARASSMENT HITS CULTURAL RESISTANCE


Many in France call sexual harassment a national emergency, but cultural and legal barriers discourage women from complaining about harassment in the workplace... READ MORE

20th November, 2017 2085

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

15 EYED AS AGE OF CONSENT AFTER FRENCH COURTS REFUSE TO TRY MEN FOR RAPE FOR HAVING SEX WITH 11-YEAR-OLD GIRLS


That's a question France is asking as the government prepares to set a legal age for sexual consent for the first time... READ MORE

15th November, 2017 5

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

HERE'S WHY SEXUAL ASSAULTS ARE LESS OF A PROBLEM IN CANADA


It's partly cultural and partly the way the rules and regulations and social policy work in Canada, she said... READ MORE

13th November, 2017 1137

MYANMAR REPLACES GENERAL IN CHARGE OF RAKHINE STATE AFTER ROHINGYA CRACKDOWN


Myanmar says the clearance operation was necessary for national security after Rohingya militants attacked 30 security posts and an army base in the state on Aug. 25... READ MORE

13th November, 2017 35

BILLIONAIRE ALLY OF EX-UBER CEO BUSTED ON RAPE CHARGE


Mr. Pishevar's accusations against Definers are completely false, said Tim Miller, a partner at the firm... READ MORE

10th November, 2017 72

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

DE LA HUERTA'S ATTORNEY SAYS ARREST IS 'LIKELY'


Harvey Weinstein scandal New York police building case to arrest Weinstein... READ MORE

4th November, 2017 2413

NEW YORK POLICE SAY THEY HAVE 'ENOUGH TO ARREST' HARVEY WEINSTEIN AFTER PAZ DE LA HUERTA RAPE ALLEGATIONA


New York abandoned it's five-year statute of limitations for rape in 2006, meaning Weinstein could be prosecuted... READ MORE

4th November, 2017 530

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

CHURCH OF ENGLAND URGED TO TACKLE SEXUAL ABUSE WITHIN ITS RANKS


Prominent women in church say it should acknowledge prevalence of sexual harassment and establish independent process for raising concerns... READ MORE

1st November, 2017 517

FORMER LABOUR NEC MEMBER BEX BAILEY WAS RAPED AT PARTY EVENT


A Labour Party spokesman said The Labour Party takes these allegations extremely seriously... READ MORE

1st November, 2017 388

'BYE BYE SPACEY': ACTOR SLAMMED DESPITE APOLOGY OVER TEEN SEXUAL CLAIM


'Bye, bye' Rapp said he squirmed free after a brief period of time and went into the bathroom, before leaving Spacey's apartment and went home... READ MORE

31st October, 2017 331

DESPITE NEW SEX ASSAULT ALLEGATIONS, POLANSKI'S PARIS SHOW GOES AHEAD IN NAME OF 'CINEMATIC HISTORY'


A retrospective of Roman Polanski's works opens in Paris on Monday amid a string of new sex allegations targeting the controversial film director... READ MORE

30th October, 2017 66

UK MINISTER INVESTIGATED AFTER SEX TOY ALLEGATIONS


Mark Garnier UK minister investigated for sex toy allegations... READ MORE

30th October, 2017 575

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

Trending News Headlines : Rape

PESTICIDES DAMAGE SURVIVAL OF BEE COLONIES, LANDMARK STUDY SHOWS


The reproductive success of the wild bees was cut as the insecticide exposure increased in all three countries... READ MORE

29th June, 2017 16416

WHAT HAPPENED WHEN I CONFRONTED MY CRUELLEST TROLL


I m aware that Twitter is well within its rights to let its platform be used as a vehicle for sexist and racist harassment... READ MORE

2nd February, 2015 15019

INDIA SUPREME COURT RULES SEX WITH CHILD BRIDE IS RAPE


India's Supreme Court has struck down a legal clause that permits men to have sex with their underage wives... READ MORE

11th October, 2017 12455

INDIA: MEN GANG-RAPE WOMAN, SMASH SKULL WITH BRICKS


Mother of 23-year-old victim who was killed in attack north of Delhi had alerted authorities about one of the accused... READ MORE

15th May, 2017 12150

NYPD COPS CHARGED WITH RAPING WOMAN IN POLICE VAN


Officers Eddie Martins and Richard Hall are expected to turn themselves in early next week for arraignment in Brooklyn Supreme Court, sources said... READ MORE

30th October, 2017 9561

UN REVEALS ALARMINGLY HIGH LEVELS OF VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN


There is actually a great deal more attention being paid today to violence against women, said Charlotte Bunch, a feminist scholar who attended the Beijing conference... READ MORE

9th March, 2015 9456

A SEXUAL ASSAULT CASE WAS TOSSED BECAUSE THE WOMAN DIDN'T SCREAM DURING ALLEGED ATTACK


A woman who sees her torturer spared from prison is raped twice, Mussolini, a longtime advocate of stronger punishments for rape crimes, said... READ MORE

26th March, 2017 9385

ARKANSAS TEACHER HAD SEX WITH 4 STUDENTS 2 IN SAME DAY, COURT DOCUMENT SAYS


Matt Wright, superintendent of Marked Tree School District, said Goline, who is married, admitted she had sex with students to her principal on April 26... READ MORE

22nd September, 2017 7279

INDIAN COURT RULES SEX WITH MINOR WIFE IS RAPE


The Supreme Court on Wednesday urged the government to take proactive measures to curb child marriage across the country... READ MORE

11th October, 2017 6484

'A FEEBLE NO MAY MEAN YES'


The judge said the alleged victim's conduct would have sent Farooqui a message that she consented, even though wrongly and mistakenly ... READ MORE

26th September, 2017 4733

INDIAN SISTERS TO BE RAPED AS 'PUNISHMENT' FOR BROTHER ELOPING


These Khap courts routinely order vile sexually violent punishments against women... READ MORE

31st August, 2015 4623

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

'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

LEBANON SCRAPS CONTROVERSIAL RAPE LAW AFTER CAMPAIGN


READ MORE Morocco repeals 'rape marriage law' Human Rights Watch welcomed the move by Lebanon's parliament but said more should be done to ensure women's rights... READ MORE

17th August, 2017 3931

POLISH LAWMAKERS OVERWHELMINGLY REJECT TOTAL BAN ON ABORTION


Mariusz Dzierzawski, from the Stop Abortion committee, accused the ruling party leadership of hypocrisy for turning its back on his group's proposal... READ MORE

6th October, 2016 3759

A 28-YEAR-OLD HAD SEX WITH AN 11-YEAR-OLD. UNDER FRENCH LAW, IT'S NOT NECESSARILY RAPE.


The question of consent or its absence should never arise for minor rape victims, the Voice of the Child organization said... READ MORE

27th September, 2017 2813

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

HARVEY WEINSTEIN NEWS: JAMES CORDEN APOLOGIZES FOR JOKE, INTERN ALLEGES 1980 ENCOUNTER


The whole Harvey Weinstein thing is very sad for everybody involved, Allen said in a story published Sunday... READ MORE

16th October, 2017 2314

BYSTANDERS WATCH AS DELHI WOMAN KILLED


Indians react with outrage after passers-by watch a woman being murdered by a man who stabbed her more than 20 times on a busy Delhi street... READ MORE

20th September, 2016 2100

GERMAN PROFESSOR REJECTS INDIAN STUDENT DUE TO THE COUNTRY'S 'RAPE PROBLEM'


German professor rejects indian student due to the country's rape problem... READ MORE

10th March, 2015 1858

10-YEAR-OLD INDIAN RAPE VICTIM GIVES BIRTH AFTER ABORTION DENIED


In mid-July, a district court in Chandigarh ruled that the girl was too young and her pregnancy too advanced to have an abortion... READ MORE

18th August, 2017 1751

'THAT'S THE TYPE OF IRISH-ORIGIN FAMILY HE COMES FROM'


A British tourist has been arrested and charged with illegal extra-marital sex in Dubai after telling police she had been gang raped... READ MORE

19th November, 2016 1612

INDIA'S RAPE PROBLEM IS EXAGGERATED, SAYS MINISTER FOR WOMEN


Many women who report rape cases to police are turned away and pressured not to speak about it... READ MORE

23rd November, 2016 1560

PHILIPPINES' DUTERTE UNDER FIRE FOR SECOND RAPE JOKE


A human rights group said his comment was sickening and Chelsea Clinton tweeted that rape was never funny... READ MORE

27th May, 2017 1533

PAKISTAN PASSES LONG-AWAITED ANTI-HONOUR KILLING LEGISLATION


The legislation, passed unanimously by the National Assembly, mandates life imprisonment even if the victim's relatives forgive the murderer... READ MORE

7th October, 2016 1509

I DON'T SEE THAT ANY MORE


A load of Momentum bullies were shipped in to force this into nothingness... READ MORE

2nd October, 2017 1282

'I WAS WILLING TO DO EVERYTHING'


'I was willing to do everything' Mothers defend sons accused of campus sexual assaults... READ MORE

23rd October, 2017 1020

THE PUBLIC RAPE THAT BYSTANDERS IGNORED


A video of the crime, shot by an auto-rickshaw driver, shows many people walking by... READ MORE

25th October, 2017 926

THE SO-CALLED 'ISLAMIC RAPE OF EUROPE' IS PART OF A LONG AND RACIST HISTORY


It shows a young blonde women, garbed loosely in the flag of the European Union, being groped by three men... READ MORE

18th February, 2016 916

INDIA CLOSES MARRIAGE LOOPHOLE WHICH ENABLED SEX WITH CHILD BRIDES


The Supreme Court judges, however, declined to rule on another case challenging the law governing marital rape... READ MORE

12th October, 2017 857


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