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Mum ‘let her boyfriend rape her 14-year-old daughter so he could have child’

Mum ‘let her boyfriend rape her 14-year-old daughter so he could have child’

Mother who had undergone a hysterectomy allowed her partner to rape her 14-year-old daughter and get her pregnant so he could have a child, a court heard. The woman’s boyfriend reigned in terror over his stepdaughter, sexually abusing her for years in his downstairs “den”, a jury was told. The alleged victim’s mum, who has […]

February 1, 2017 | By | Reply More
Muslim man beheaded in Myanmar, punished for speaking to media

Muslim man beheaded in Myanmar, punished for speaking to media

The headless body of a Muslim villager has been found days after he spoke to reporters on a rare government-guided media tour of restive northern Rakhine State, Myanmar police said on Friday. Troops have taken control of the dangerous and remote region bordering Bangladesh since October 9 when armed men raided police posts, killing nine […]

December 24, 2016 | By | Reply More
Tunisia wants to stop rapists marrying underage victims

Tunisia wants to stop rapists marrying underage victims

Tunisia’s prime minister said Friday that his government would seek to amend a controversial law that allows men who rape underage girls to avoid punishment by marrying their victims. Youssef Chahed’s comments come two weeks after a Tunisian court approved the marriage of a 13-year-old girl to a relative who made her pregnant, under the […]

December 16, 2016 | By | Reply More
Afghan court sentences 5 to death for gang rape

Afghan court sentences 5 to death for gang rape

Sep 15, – The panel of three judges, led by Judge Sediqullah Haqiqqi, also invalidated on Monday the death sentences given to two other defendants, whose sentences were reduced to 20 years in prison for unrelated crimes. An appeals court has sentenced five men to death for armed robbery and sexual assault against an Afghan […]

September 15, 2014 | By | Reply More
‘Kill the Rapist?’ explores women’s revenge

‘Kill the Rapist?’ explores women’s revenge

Oct 06, –  The film was inspired by the fatal gang-rape of a student in the capital New Delhi late last year, which triggered widespread outrage and national soul-searching over the treatment of women in India. As India debates how to halt a rising tide of violence against women, two filmmakers are tackling the subject […]

October 6, 2013 | By | Reply More
Brazil: A new online tool tackles violence against women and girls

Brazil: A new online tool tackles violence against women and girls

June 10, AP – In Brazil, sexual violence is a problem. Although reported cases reflect only a fraction of actual occurrences, data from the Rio de Janeiro State Secretariat for Public Security in 2012 show that compared to 2011, there was a sharp 23.8 per cent increase in cases of estupro (crimes which include rape […]

June 10, 2013 | By More
When Teen Dating Turns Abusive and Violent, Parents urged to watch for signs of behaviour that affects 1 in 10 children

When Teen Dating Turns Abusive and Violent, Parents urged to watch for signs of behaviour that affects 1 in 10 children

May 11, AP – When teens start dating, parents’ worries grow — and experts say that dating violence should be on their list of concerns. “Dating violence happens, and it’s more common than we think,” said Dr. Yolanda Evans, an assistant professor of pediatrics in the division of adolescent medicine at Seattle Children’s Hospital. “We […]

May 11, 2013 | By More
Rape accused from India to marry Filipina victim

Rape accused from India to marry Filipina victim

May 7, AP – Patna: Gyan Prakash, who runs a petrol pump business in East Champaran district of Bihar, was released from jail on Monday following an emotional appeal made by the victim to release him. The accused was lodged in the Gaya central jail since January this year. A young man from Bihar who […]

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