#Rape

  • Article: Sweden Says Sex Without Consent Under Any Circumstance Is Rape
    Girls & Women

    Sweden Says Sex Without Consent Under Any Circumstance Is Rape

    May 24, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    The new law no longer requires a threat of violence for non-consensual sex to be considered rape. Read more

  • Article: English Mum Found Guilty of Forcing Teen Daughter to Marry 33-Year-Old Man
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    English Mum Found Guilty of Forcing Teen Daughter to Marry 33-Year-Old Man

    By James Hitchings-Hales|May 23, 2018

    It’s the first successful conviction for forced marriage in England. Read more

  • Article: More Than 60 Rohingya Babies Are Born in Bangladesh's Refugee Camps Every Day
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    More Than 60 Rohingya Babies Are Born in Bangladesh's Refugee Camps Every Day

    By Daniele Selby|May 17, 2018

    The camps have seen 16,000 babies born since August 2017. Read more

  • Article: 1 in 3 Girls in India Fears Being Sexually Assaulted in Public
    Girls & Women

    1 in 3 Girls in India Fears Being Sexually Assaulted in Public

    By Daniele Selby|May 16, 2018

    About 40% of girls also believe they’ll be shamed or dismissed if they report assault to the police. Read more

  • Article: Death Sentence for Sudanese Teen Bride Who Stabbed Her Rapist Sparks Outrage
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    Death Sentence for Sudanese Teen Bride Who Stabbed Her Rapist Sparks Outrage

    By Daniele Selby|May 11, 2018

    Noura Hussein was 16 when her family forced her to marry a distant cousin. Read more

  • Article: Kenyan Women Are Texting to Report Rape and Avoid Stigma
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    Kenyan Women Are Texting to Report Rape and Avoid Stigma

    May 10, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    In Kenya, both sex and sexual violence are highly stigmatized, leaving survivors vulnerable. Read more

  • Article: The Punishment for Rape in This Indian Village Is 100 Sit-Ups and People Are Outraged
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    The Punishment for Rape in This Indian Village Is 100 Sit-Ups and People Are Outraged

    May 9, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Human rights advocates are criticizing the lenient punishment. Read more

  • Article: Indian Police Arrest a Man Accused of Gang Raping and Burning a Teenage Girl Alive
    Girls & Women

    Indian Police Arrest a Man Accused of Gang Raping and Burning a Teenage Girl Alive

    By Daniele Selby|May 7, 2018

    Thousands in India protested against sexual violence just last month, but the problem persists. Read more