Search Results for Tag: rape
“Mary” was nine years old when her childhood abruptly ended. Three men fed her sedatives then raped her. Her mother, who had been washing clothes in a stream near their home in Freetown, Sierra Leone’s capital, got home to find her child lying on the ground distraught, her legs and dress stained with blood.
Date14.01.2019 | 14:35
Tagschild rape, Freetown, gang rape, girls' rights, law, rape, sexual assault, Sexual offence, Sierra Leone, women's rights
Abortion? Until now the issue has become a controversy. WHO notes, every year, there are around 50 million cases of abortion in the world. In Bandung, Indonesia, there is a house that accommodates prospective mothers who are unwillingly pregnant. The place is called Rumah RUTH or House of RUTH.
Date02.12.2018 | 15:29
Tagsabortion, Bandung, BKKBN, children's rights, House of RUTH, Indonesia, Pregnancy, pregnancy and childbirth, rape, Rumah RUTH, unwanted pregnancy, women's health, women's rights
REMNANTS of the colonial era. Patriarchal and archaic. These are just some of the reasons that could explain why marital rape is yet to be considered a crime in Malaysia.
Date24.11.2018 | 14:34
Tags#16DaysCampaign, Cedaw, Convention of the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women, Elle Wong, International Day for the Elimination of Violence against women, Malaysia, marital rape, patriarchal, rape
Hundreds of under-age Egyptian girls enter temporary marriages with rich tourists from the Persian Gulf during the summer in return for money for their families. These unions – dubbed summer marriages – are not legally binding and end when the foreigners return to their own countries.
Date08.11.2018 | 12:25
TagsCairo, egypt, girls' rights, Human trafficking, prostitution, pverty, rape, sex tourism, summer bride, trafficking, under-age girls, women's rights
Sex outside wedlock is by far the most common cause of incarceration for women in Mauritania, accounting for more than 40 percent of female prisoners.
Date03.11.2018 | 11:38
TagsMauritania, Mauritanian Association for the Health of the Mother and Child, rape, victim of rape, women's rights, zina
In a classroom in the South African township of Soweto, girls listen carefully, knowing they need to learn how to avoid the threat of rape that hangs over their daily lives.
“You are going to pretend that it is the rapist’s testicles,” says trainer Dimakatso Monokoli, holding out a padded targ
Date26.10.2018 | 13:55
TagsAction Breaks Silence, African National Congress Women's League, ANCWL, Dimakatso Monokoli, Isaac Mkhize, rape, self defence, South Africa, Soweto
Less than half of the more than 25,000 cases that go to labs each year are processed, while 20 percent of lab reports do not hold up in court due to contaminated evidence
Date24.08.2018 | 14:50
TagsDNA, Enfold Proactive Health Trust, India, New Delhi, rape, sexual assault, women's health, women's rights