#Rape

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

    India Launches First Sex Offenders Register Amid Wave of Assaults

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|Sept. 21, 2018

    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

    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

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

    By James Hitchings-Hales  and  Carmen Singer|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

    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

    Rape Survivors in Mauritania Risk Jail for Justice

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|Sept. 6, 2018

    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

    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

    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

    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