Online abuse in Pakistan is triggering real-world violence against women owing to slow responses from Facebook and Twitter and poor law enforcement.
An Ethiopian teenager who says she was raped by seven men last August, now faces a possible sentence of death by stoning.
Police have detained a group of men in connection with the alleged gang rape of a 51-year-old Danish tourist in New Delhi.
Hundreds of people in India have protested and accused state authorities of failing to protect a girl who was allegedly gand raped and later died.
An Indian court has sentenced the four men convicted in the December gang rape and murder of a young New Delhi woman to death by hanging.
The sentencing of a teenager to three years in a juvenile detention centre over the fatal gang rape of a student in New Delhi has sparked outrage.
Mumbai police have arrested the final member of a gang suspected of raping a photographer, a crime that reignited anger about women's safety in India.
A second man has been arrested in the gang rape of a photojournalist in Mumbai as police promise swift justice.
The rape of a photojournalist in the Indian city of Mumbai has evoked comparisons to a similar assault in New Delhi that led to nationwide protests.
A New Delhi court trying a teenager over a fatal gang-rape last December that shocked India deferred announcing the first verdict in the case.
Child rights activists say the rape of a five-year-old girl is the latest case in which India's police have failed to act on a missing child report.
Police in central India have paraded a group of men on television, who were arrested over the gang rape and robbery of a Swiss cyclist.
Five villagers have confessed to gang raping a Swiss tourist in central India, police said.
One of the accused in the New Delhi gang rape could not have killed himself and his death should be treated as a murder, say his parents and lawyer.
Access control has been strict at the Bredasdorp Magistrate's Court ahead of the appearance of Anene Booysen's alleged killers.
Two men accused of raping and killing teenager Anene Booysen have appeared briefly in the Bredasdorp Magistrate's Court.
One man has appeared in court over the gang rape and mutilation of Anene Booysen in Bredasdorp, while another will appear on Tuesday.
Rather than a community-driven remembrance and address on gender violence, Anene Booysen's memorial degenerated into a political rally.
A third man has been arrested in connection with the gang rape, murder and mutilation of Bredasdorp teenager Anene Booysen, says Western Cape police.