Egypt's women increasingly at risk of rape and sexual assault as rights groups warn of a step up in attacks.
A new wave of sexual assaults by groups of men targeting women during anti-government protests in Cairo's central Tahrir Square has been reported.
Reopening courts that deal specifically with sexual offences is proof that there is hope for the criminal justice system, activists say.
Some Syrian women and girls interviewed for an International Rescue Committee report have told of attacks involving kidnap, rape, torture and murder.
Social networks have been sent into a frenzy this week as news broke of the brazen and sustained attack on a Soweto teen.
In the wake of the recent gang rape of a teen, Jen Thorpe explores what it will take to solve the problem of sexual violence in our society.
A government department and ANC Women's League have added their voices to condemning the harassment of two teenagers at the Noord Street taxi rank.
Dominique Strauss-Kahn, former head of the IMF, returned to IMF headquarters to say goodbye after US criminal charges against him were dropped.
A judge has dropped all sexual assault charges against ex-IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn, after the credibility of the accuser was questioned.
Dominique Strauss-Kahn could be freed this week, as prosecutors reportedly prepare to dismiss charges that he sexually assaulted a hotel maid.
Thousands of people turned out for Australia's first 'Slutwalk', protesting for women to wear what they like without fear of sexual assault.
Dirk Prinsloo wanted Cezanne Visser, better known as Advocate Barbie, to become a porn star, the North Gauteng High Court heard on Tuesday.
The KwaZulu-Natal High Court on Monday gave life sentences to three men found guilty of raping Jessica Foord.
Dirk Prinsloo threatened to kill former advocate Cezanne Visser and her mother, the Pretoria High Court heard on Monday.
All six alleged victims of sexual assault at the Oprah Winfrey Academy finished testifying in camera in the Sebokeng Magistrate's Court on Wednesday.
Robinho on Wednesday denied any allegations of wrongdoing after media said he had been arrested in connection with a sexual assault on a woman.
A police commander did not respond to the screams of two men who were assaulted in a prison cell in 2006, the Pietermaritzburg High Court hears.
Two men accused of raping and beating up a Pretoria woman near a hotel in February last year claim she consented to have sex with them.
A 13-year-old boy was stabbed to death and another was sexually assaulted, allegedly by a 17-year-old boy, in Port Elizabeth on Friday
A Pietermaritzburg policeman arrested for allegedly sexually assaulting a woman at a police station is expected to be served with suspension papers.