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#ArewaMeToo: The hashtag against sexual abuse in Nigeria
15 Mar 2019
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
14 Jan 2019
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.
Rape: DG, Nigerian Centre for Women Development tasks police IG to intervene in Ochanya's case
16 Nov 2018
Rape: DG, Nigerian Centre for Women Development tasks police IG to intervene in Ochanya's case.
"Akachi," movie against rape debuts in Nigeria
24 Jun 2018
A movie that will help educate Nigerians on the evils and consequences of rape has debuted in Nigeria.
Rape-murder of girl in India exposes religious tensions
14 Apr 2018
Protests have broken out in India after eight Hindu men were arrested over the brutal rape and murder of an 8-year-old Muslim girl. Right-wing Hindu groups marched to demand their release, while counter-protesters demanded justice for women.
Anger in Turkey at bill to quash child sex convictions
19 Nov 2016
A bill in Turkey that would overturn men's convictions for child sex assault if they marry their victim has provoked fury with critics accusing the proposals of encouraging rape.
Human Rights Watch accuses security officials of IDP's exploitation
2 Nov 2016
Ohio woman who exchanged daughter for heroin bags 51 years
20 Jul 2016
An Ohio woman who admitted to giving her 11-year-old daughter to a drug dealer to be raped in exchange for heroin is sentenced to 51 years to life in prison.
Prosecutor recommends life sentence for ex-Chad dictator
30 May 2016
Prosecutors are seeking a sentence of life imprisonment for Chad president Hissene Habre at a specially established court in Senegal.
ICC convicts former DR Congo vice president of war crimes
23 Mar 2016
Jean-Pierre Bemba has been found guilty of murder, rape and pillage in Central African Republic more than a decade ago. Al Jazeera's Paul Brennan reports.