#Rape

  • Article: India Launches First Sex Offenders Register Amid Wave of Assaults
    Girls & Women

    India Launches First Sex Offenders Register Amid Wave of Assaults

    Sept. 21, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Database will be accessible only to law enforcement agencies, with 440,000 names registered. Read more

  • Article: Slutwalk Is Coming to Johannesburg Because Survivors Still Get Blamed for Being Raped
    Girls & Women

    Slutwalk Is Coming to Johannesburg Because Survivors Still Get Blamed for Being Raped

    By Thato Mahlangu|Sept. 17, 2018

    Global Citizen met with one of the event organisers to find out why Slutwalk is still so important. Read more

  • Article: Heroic Londoner's 'Gut Instinct' Saves Young Kenyan Girls From Child Rapist
    Girls & Women

    Heroic Londoner's 'Gut Instinct' Saves Young Kenyan Girls From Child Rapist

    By James Hitchings-Hales|Sept. 13, 2018

    David Bushell was on holiday when he saw another Englishman with young girls. Read more

  • Article: Indian Police Arrest Five Over Brutal Gang Rape and Murder of 9-Year-Old Girl
    Girls & Women

    Indian Police Arrest Five Over Brutal Gang Rape and Murder of 9-Year-Old Girl

    By Daniele Selby|Sept. 6, 2018

    Police officials say the girl’s stepmother orchestrated and oversaw the violent crime. Read more

  • Article: Rape Survivors in Mauritania Risk Jail for Justice
    Girls & Women

    Rape Survivors in Mauritania Risk Jail for Justice

    Sept. 6, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Sex outside of marriage in Mauritania is officially punishable by jail time and even stoning. Read more

  • Article: 3 Issues South Africa Needs to Address as We Celebrate Women's Month
    OpinionGirls & Women

    3 Issues South Africa Needs to Address as We Celebrate Women's Month

    By Hlumelo Siphe Williams|Aug. 16, 2018

    We still have a long way to go. Read more

  • Article: 31 People Charged With Rape and Human Trafficking Offences of Girls as Young as 12 in Yorkshire
    Girls & Women

    31 People Charged With Rape and Human Trafficking Offences of Girls as Young as 12 in Yorkshire

    By Imogen Calderwood|Aug. 15, 2018

    Five women said they were abused as children between 2005 and 2012. Read more

  • Article: Spain Introduces 'Yes Means Yes' Consent Law After Shocking Sexual Assault Case
    Girls & Women

    Spain Introduces 'Yes Means Yes' Consent Law After Shocking Sexual Assault Case

    By Daniele Selby  and  Erica Sanchez|July 18, 2018

    "If they say ‘no’ it means ‘no,’ and if they don't say ‘yes,’ it means no," the prime minister said. Read more