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Survivors of gender-based violence fight to be heard

Gender-based violence is escalating as the social crisis deepens. Some activists want a special council for survivors

A lone gay man says ‘enough’ to hate rapes in Cape wheatlands

After ​Marchillino Ambraal was gang-raped a second time and a friend was killed, he wants to see justice done

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The gynecologist was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for his work in helping victims of sexual violence in the DRC

‘Orange cops are bad, blue cops are good’

An anti-rape campaigner says metro police officers pulled her off the N1 and gang-raped her

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Fury over the misogyny and hatred in social media is fuel in the fight for a better, equal world.

India documentary ban: ‘We won’t shout but we will be heard’

An Indian news network ran a blank screen for an hour in protest of the government ban on airing a documentary about the gang-rape of a Delhi student.

Documentary showing interview with gang rapist banned in India

Rapist Mukesh Singh had made offensive and derogatory remarks against women which could provoke a public outcry, police said.

Video shows boy being raped in ‘race attack’

The pupils who attacked a boy, raping him with a broom handle, will appear in court on Friday. Meanwhile, the DA will protest at the school on Friday.

Online abuse a real danger for Pakistani women

Online abuse in Pakistan is triggering real-world violence against women owing to slow responses from Facebook and Twitter and poor law enforcement.

Sudan: Pregnant teenager alleging gang-rape charged with adultery

An Ethiopian teenager who says she was raped by seven men last August, now faces a possible sentence of death by stoning.

Five arrested for lost tourist’s alleged gang rape in India

Police have detained a group of men in connection with the alleged gang rape of a 51-year-old Danish tourist in New Delhi.

Gang rape, death of teenage girl sparks protest in India

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.

New Delhi gang rapists sentenced to death by hanging

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.

Indian student’s gang rape: Protests flare as teen is sentenced to 3 years

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.

Police arrest fifth suspect in Mumbai gang-rape incident

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.

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