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Lawyer accused of attempting to bribe and intimidate rape victim

Baltimore - A Maryland defense attorney was arrested after it was alleged he offered a rape victim $3,000 not to testify against his client and told her she might be deported if she showed up in court. An interpreter working for the lawyer was also charged.

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.

Woman who reported rape convicted by Sharia law, appeal filed

Dubai - Updated: A Norwegian alleged rape victim is appealing her conviction and the sentence she received after – according to Sharia law – she “participated in extramarital sex,” with her rapist. The appeal trial is scheduled for September 2013.

Greek Paros Dragon rape victim needs funds for medical hope U.S.

The parents of the teenage Greek girl who was brutally raped and assaulted by a Pakistani illegal immigrant on the island of Paros last summer, have appealed for funds to help with specialised rehabilitation in the U.S.

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.

Catholic hospitals 'turned away' rape victim for matters of faith

Cologne - Two Roman Catholic hospitals are under fire in Germany for reportedly refusing to exam a 25-year-old suspected rape victim because –– it would include giving advice on abortion and the "morning after" pill which runs contrary to the Catholic faith.

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.

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.

'Vagina Monologues' playwright rips apart Akin in open letter

Hearing the words “legitimate rape" tumble from Rep.Todd Akin's mouth robbed "The Vagina Monologues" playwright Eve Ensler of her sleep. So Ensler, a rape survivor herself, decided to write Akin a letter calling his remarks a "form of re-rape."

14-year-old Afghani Rape Survivor Victimized Twice

In an effort to "shield the family from public scorn" a 20-year-old Afghan man took his 14-year-old sister out to a cowshed behind their home, cut her stomach open, removed her unborn five-month-old fetus, and then stitched her back up with some string.

Saudi Arabia Rape victim gets 200 lashes

Arab News reported a court in Saudi Arabia punished a female victim of gang rape with 200 lashes and six months in jail. She was initially ordered to undergo 90 lashes for being in the car of an unrelated male at the time of rape.

Planned Parenthood looked the other way, Mason rape victim says

Warren County Prosecutor Rachel Hutzel said she has seen a few cases of child abuse but this is the worst case that she has ever seen. The young girl was molested by her father for five years.

Progress In Pakistan For Victims Of Rape

Rape victims are no longer required to produce four witnesses in order to file a complaint against their attacker.

Pakistani Rape Victim receives European Rights Award

Pakistani rape victim wins the European Human Rights prize

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An 18 year old Pakistani women is taken to the hospital after she set herself on fire upon learning ...
An 18 year old Pakistani women is taken to the hospital after she set herself on fire upon learning her alleged rapist had been freed by police.
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