#Rape

  • Article: 1 Rape Is Reported Every 15 Minutes in India

    1 Rape Is Reported Every 15 Minutes in India

    By Catherine Caruso|Jan. 13, 2020

    Nearly 34,000 incidents of rape were reported in 2018. Read more

  • Article: Human Rights Advocates Demand Policy Change in Cyprus After British Teen Gets Prison Sentence for Dropping Rape Charges

    Human Rights Advocates Demand Policy Change in Cyprus After British Teen Gets Prison Sentence for Dropping Rape Charges

    By Leah Rodriguez|Jan. 7, 2020

    The woman was sentenced to four months in jail, suspended for three years. Read more

  • Article: South African Student Uyinene Mrwetyana's Killer Has Just Been Handed 3 Life Sentences

    South African Student Uyinene Mrwetyana's Killer Has Just Been Handed 3 Life Sentences

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe  and  Itumeleng Letsoalo|Nov. 15, 2019

    Mrwetyana’s killing reignited widespread outrage against gender-based violence in South Africa. Read more

  • Article: Malawi Police Officers Under Investigation for Sexually Harassing Female Protesters

    Malawi Police Officers Under Investigation for Sexually Harassing Female Protesters

    From Voice of America|Nov. 1, 2019

    Rights campaigners say they have evidence of sexual harassment, rape, and torture. Read more

  • Article: Dressed in Colours Worn by Her Rapist, South African Woman Walks 700km to Inspire Hope

    Dressed in Colours Worn by Her Rapist, South African Woman Walks 700km to Inspire Hope

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|Oct. 28, 2019

    Leilani Kuter walked 27km a day for 27 days to mark 27 years since becoming a rape survivor. Read more

  • Article: Safety of South Africa's Children in Spotlight After 2 Cases of Sexual Assault by Teachers

    Safety of South Africa's Children in Spotlight After 2 Cases of Sexual Assault by Teachers

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|Oct. 28, 2019

    The cases involve schools in the Northern Cape and Gauteng. Read more

  • Article: How Some South African Men Are Using Trumpets to Help Keep Soweto Women Safe

    How Some South African Men Are Using Trumpets to Help Keep Soweto Women Safe

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|Oct. 2, 2019

    The iconic vuvuzela has come a long way in the country since the 2010 football World Cup. Read more

  • Article: The South African Parliament Calls on Police to Be Sensitive to Survivors of Rape

    The South African Parliament Calls on Police to Be Sensitive to Survivors of Rape

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|Sept. 17, 2019

    It comes after a mother was turned away twice while trying to report the rape of her 3-year-old. Read more