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Arrest came on same day actor Morgan Freeman issued statement apologising for alleged sexual misconduct
General Prosecutor referred lawyer to urgent trial last week
Germany has finally reformed its outdated law on rape and other forms of sexual assault. “No” finally means “no.” What is legislation like in other countries?
The two policemen allegedly raped a young woman inside a police car near Shubra
Among main objections to strategy is its vague definition of sexual violence, often linking it to moralistic perspectives
Policemen initially released on bail, but prosecution general referred them to criminal court
Security tapes showed conscript attacked young girl inside police station
State-affiliated NCHR official confirms government’s “campaign of wide scale repression”
In late 2013, the Thomson Reuters Foundation conducted its third annual poll on women’s rights in Arab states. 336 specialists designed the poll to assess the extent to which states adhere to key provisions of the UN Convention on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW), which most Arab League states have signed, ratified or …
Suspects accused of kidnapping and assaulting woman in police car
Girl was allegedly raped inside a police car
82.3% of eye witnesses to the harassment do not interfere or help the victim, says Harassmap
The incident allegedly took place in Shubra Al-Kheima over a week ago
25 November is international day for the elimination of violence against women
By Wael Eskander A young black girl is raped and abused by two racist white men, who are then shot by the girl’s father during their trial. This is the premise of ‘A Time to Kill’, a book by John Grisham. In the courtroom drama the lawyer attempts to convince the jury to release the …
Suspect, a minibus driver, in custody
Accused may face life in prison if convicted
Some bystanders join the attackers instead of intervening, human rights advocates say
By Dr. César Chelala Rape as a weapon of war continues to take a heavy toll on women’s lives in today’s conflicts around the world. A high proportion of the women who are victims of rape end up infected with sexually transmitted diseases and infections, including HIV. The Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) is …
Ministry of Health announces it will deduct wages of two employees at Mounira Hospital
United Nations commends Egypt’s new legal measures against sexual harassment
Al-Sisi apologises to sexual assault victim and vows the state will not allow the crime to happen again
Woman escaped, but has been hospitalised for injuries
By Zainab Hawa Bangura Conflict-related sexual violence is a war crime mired in myths and shrouded in secrecy and stigma. Perhaps the greatest misperception is that it is an atrocity of a bygone era, and that in today’s age of high tech warfare, rape is no longer used as a weapon of mass destruction. Nothing …
The defendant molested, robbed and killed his seven-year-old neighbour
This paper includes the definitions of the following practices: Pregnancy Tests, Vaginal and Anal Tests , Virginity Tests,Rape , Sexual Assault , Sexual Harassment.
Three police officers have been held in custody in connection with the case, two of them, Chawki Ben Ammar and Walid Feriani, on rape charges and the third on charges of extortion.
The defence had asked for a doctor to conduct a psychiatric examination of the woman.
By Dr Cesar Chelala The conviction of four men in India, accused of gang rape and the murder of a young Indian woman was widely celebrated throughout the country. Although the conviction is seen as a just and necessary punishment of the young rapists, many women are sceptical that it will lead to a new era in …
26 new cases of sexual assault on Tuesday; groups describe official reaction to assault cases as “new low”