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Brazil police question Neymar over alleged rape
Brazilian football star Neymar says he is 'calm' after being questioned by police for five hours over allegations that he raped a woman in a Paris hotel last month.
Neymar sponsors withdraw ads after rape accusation
A woman who has accused Brazilian soccer star Neymar of raping her in a Paris hotel has testified to Sao Paulo police. His sponsors are backing out, but Neymar still enjoys massive support in his home country.
'I am a rape victim' - Neymar accuser in TV interview
Najila Trindade Mendes de Souza, the woman who accuses Neymar of rape, comes forward in a television interview, reaffirming he forced her to have intercourse against her will despite the footballer claiming it was consensual.
Neymar denies rape accusation
Brazil soccer star Neymar released a video on Sunday in which he denied an accusation of rape made by an unnamed woman, who alleged that the sports star drunkenly assaulted her at an upmarket hotel in Paris last month.
Alabama moves to ban abortion, including for rape and incest cases
The legislation sets the stage for a legal battle over the right to abortion that could end up in the Supreme Court. It comes as 14 states have sought to restrict abortion in a bid to overturn Roe vs. Wade.
Rape as a weapon of war: Sexual violence on the rise in Cameroon’s Anglophone region
Rape as a weapon of war: Sexual violence on the rise in Cameroon’s Anglophone region.
Widespread torture and rape documented in Libya's refugee camps
An increasing number of refugees are being tortured and raped in Libya, a new study has found. The perpetrators, motivated by greed, sadism and the desire for power, include local European Union partners.
Rape and Sexual Violence: Groups organise outreach against menace in Makoko Community
Rape and Sexual Violence: Groups organise outreach against menace in Makoko Community.
#ArewaMeToo: The hashtag against sexual abuse in Nigeria
Sexual abuse and rape are taboo topics in northern Nigeria. But a new hastag – inspired by the global #MeToo movement – could play a part in changing that.
Florida pardons four black men of 1949 rape of white girl
The four black men, known as the Groveland Four, have been exonerated for the 1949 rape of a white girl by Florida's governor. None of the men was alive to see it.
Nobel Peace Prize winners demand global action on mass rape
15 Dec 2018
Nobel Peace Prize winners demand global action on mass rape.
Nicki Minaj's new boyfriend is a registered sex offender
11 Dec 2018
40-year-old Kenneth Petty has convictions for manslaughter and attempted rape. Minaj has posted photos of the two of them on her Instagram account.