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Indonesia gang-rape victim faces caning for violating Sharia law

Langsa - An Indonesian woman who was allegedly gang-raped in Aceh as punishment for sleeping with a married man may still be caned under the province's Islamic laws.

Total disrespect: Cops hijack, cremate teen rape victim's body

Kolkata - A 16-year-old Indian girl was hospitalized following two separate gang rape attacks late last year, two days in a row. It's being reported police could have prevented the second attack had they been alert.

Acid attack victims in India say sale restriction law ignored

Delhi - In February, following a brutal gang rape which made headlines around the world, India introduced a law to restrict the sale of acid. That law is allegedly being widely ignored.

Rape in Kenya

Busia - Kenya has been in the news recently due to terrorism. This is a fairly new development, but there is another crime that is anything but.

American woman gang-raped in India

Manali - Police in India are searching for three men who gang-raped an American tourist. The 30-year-old woman was hitchhiking when she was attacked.

Loic Rémy, QPR star forward, arrested on suspicion of gang rape

London - Loic Rémy, the Queens Park Rangers forward who was once one of the most sought-after players in Europe, was reportedly arrested on Wednesday following allegations of gang rape.

Gang-rape victim jailed for illicit sex in Dubai speaks of ordeal

Dubai - In 2008 a young Australian woman was drugged and gang-raped by three co-workers whilst working in a luxury Dubai hotel. Upon reporting the rape she was imprisoned for engaging in illicit sex.

Reaction to the tragic death of Rehtaeh Parsons

Halifax - In the wake of media coverage surrounding the suicide of 17-year-old Rehtaeh Parsons, Nova Scotia is reconsidering reopening the investigation into four boys who allegedly gang raped her in 2011 and examining the inaction of Rehtaeh's school.

Mom: Girl hanged herself after being gang raped, bullied online

Dartmouth - The 17-year-old Nova Scotia girl attempted to kill herself on Thursday and died in hospital on Sunday after she was taken off life support. According to her mother she suffered from anger and depression after being gang raped and photographed.

Swiss tourist camping with her husband gang-raped in India

New Delhi - Police in India say that a Swiss woman who was on a cycling trip in central India with her husband has been gang-raped by eight men who attacked them wielding sticks.

Delhi gang rape victim receives 'Women of Courage' Award

First Lady Michelle Obama and Secretary of State John Kerry posthumously presented 23-year-old Delhi gang rape victim the International "Women of Courage" Award for inspiring people to work together to end violence against women around the world.

Man denied bail for gang-rape, slaying of girl in South Africa

Bredasdorp - A South African man accused of gang raping, mutilating and murdering 17-year-old Anene Booysen was denied bail in court on Wednesday, South African media reported Thursday.

Delhi gang-rape case sent to fast-track court

The case of five men accused of the gang rape and murder of a 23-year-old woman in Delhi will open on Monday at a fast-track court in Delhi.

After Nirbhaya's ordeal, changes to India's juvenile law in talks

New Delhi - While six men, including a minor, perpetrated the gang-rape of "Nirbhaya," the ordeal and death of the victim has brought up the call for amending India's Juvenile Justice Act.

Nirbhaya's father: I want the world to know my daughter's name

New Delhi - "Nirbhaya's" father is pressing authorities to release her real name so that rape survivors will have an actual person to get behind.

After Nirbhaya's death, India's women take self-defense classes

In wake of what happened to Nirbhaya, martial arts and other self-defense courses have started to be more popular with women wanting to keep themselves from being part of the statistic.

Would-be victim escapes rape by jumping off a moving train

Bihar - As reports of rape in India continue to increase, a mother of twins escaped becoming part of the country's growing gang rape statistic by jumping out from a fast-moving train.

Video: Saudi cleric denies he advocated gang rape of Syrian women

A Saudi cleric, Muhammed al-Arifi, has denied a story that he issued a fatwa that recommends gang rape of Syrian women out of concern that the "warriors of Islam" in Syria may have become weary from sexual deprivation.

Delhi women rush for gun licenses

Following the gang-rape and death of a 23-year-old woman on a moving bus in December 2012, hundreds of women in New Delhi have applied for gun licenses.

Delhi rape victim 'Nirbhaya' given funeral before cremation

New Delhi - After "Nirbhaya's" body was returned to India, she was given a funeral and cremation ceremony. The fight still continues as her brutal rape and death has ignited protests for women's rights and stricter rape laws.

New Delhi gang-rape perpetrators will be charged with murder

New Delhi - As the female gang-rape victim who was nicknamed "Nirbhaya" passed away from her injuries, the six perpetrators now face murder charges.

Indian alert following rape death

The high incidence of rape in India has become World news. With the latest death, a 23-year-old medical student, gang rape victim, authorities are appealing for calm.

Gang rape protesters clash with police in India

Indian police forces used tear gas and water cannons against the thousands of protesters marching in Delhi to denounce the increasing number of crimes against women and to demand justice for the 23-year-old woman who was gang-raped in the capital.

Five teenagers raped after relative demands wages

Five girls were gang raped in the Pakistan province of Punjab after a relative of the girls asked a landlord to pay him his wages.

For gang rape joke, comedian Daniel Tosh 'sincerely' apologizes

After coming under fire for making a female audience member the subject of a gang rape joke during his standup comedy routine, Comedian Daniel Tosh says he's sorry.

Op-Ed: Football players in the news for all the wrong reasons

Footballers - those who play soccer and its variants - are for some strange reason among both the most highly paid and highly admired men worldwide. Unfortunately, they often make the news for the wrong reasons.

Strauss-Kahn faces 'gang rape' investigation

The Associated Press is reporting that prosecutor in Lille, France has ordered an initial investigation into allegations of "gang rape" in a Washington hotel by former IMF chief, Dominique Strauss Kahn.

Indonesian women stage rape protest in mini skirts

Jakarta - Indonesian women have staged a rape protest wearing mini skirts in response to controversial remarks made by Jakarta's city governor Fauzi Bowo. Fauzi advised women to give care to their dress so as not to provoke unwanted acts.

Libyan woman storms hotel to describe rape

Tripoli - Earlier today, in a hotel housing foreign journalists, a Libyan woman struggled with hotel staff and security forces to describe to the media a rape she claims was perpetrated by Qaddafi militia.

New Jersey teen allegedly sells her little sister for sex

A teenager has been arrested in Trenton, New Jersey after allegedly selling her seven-year-old sister to men for sex at a party. The child was allegedly gang raped as her 15-year-old sister watched and collected money for the horrible acts of violence.
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