Rape

By IAfrica
In Article
Jul 21st, 2014
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Social vices such as domestic violence, rape and other sexual offences that Zimbabwe is facing can largely be attributed to the breakdown of the extended family unit Ruth Butaumocho Gender Forum Parents whose children have left to start their own families realise their family role still continues, no...
By IndepthAfrica
In World
Jul 11th, 2014
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A 14-year-old girl was dragged into a forest and raped on the orders of a village council in remote eastern India in retaliation for a sex assault blamed on her brother, her family and police said Friday. Jitendra Singh, a top local police official, said three men have been arrested. They include the...
By IndepthAfrica
In Nigeria
Jul 11th, 2014
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HOUSTON — A young girl named Jada never thought twice about accepting what seemed like a harmless impromptu invite to the home of a friend of a friend last month. “Just kids hanging out,” said Jada. “I just got swooped into it.” But what happened inside the home became a nightmare for the 16-ye...
By IAfrica
In Nigeria
Mar 30th, 2014
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According to a report by AFP, a poll in Brazil says a woman who shows off her body deserves to be raped. We are talking about Brazil, the land of samba, voluptuous carnival dancers and mini bikinis. Read more with images....
By IndepthAfrica
In Lifestyle
Aug 1st, 2013
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By Josef Omorotionmwan THE Church has since become a cracked record, no thanks to the randy pastors. Leaders fight dirty for positions. If the full facts were known, we would easily find that 50 percent of the case loads in our courts emanate from the pulpit. We defecate on the altar; rip off pages o...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Apr 13th, 2013
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The Kinshasa government has suspended a dozen senior military officers and is interrogating suspects in connection with a mass rape incident in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo. The UN said 126 women were raped in Minova in November after Congolese army troops fled to the town as so-called M23 re...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Mar 27th, 2013
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Internally displaced people in Somalia are suffering sexual violence and other forms of abuse, reports the Human Rights Watch (HRW) campaign group. The abuse takes place at the hands of armed groups, including government forces, it says. In the report, women who fled famine and conflict describe bein...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Mar 19th, 2013
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Abdiaziz Abdinur Ibrahim speaks out about experience in jail where he was lodged for interviewing alleged rape victim. Abdiaziz Abdinur Ibrahim set free after Somalia’s attorney general says the original investigation misled the court. ( 17-Mar-2013 ) Somalia’s Supreme Court has freed a reporter jail...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 12th, 2013
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By: Amanda Koech In Somalia, we know that a man will sometimes rape a girl because his marriage proposal to her has been turned down. The act of rape ensures no one else will want her as a wife, so she will either be forced to marry her attacker or move to a relative far […]...
By IndepthAfrica
In Asia
Mar 11th, 2013
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New Delhi (CNN) — One of the men accused of gang raping and fatally beating a woman on a New Delhi bus was found dead in his jail cell Monday. Police say Ram Singh hanged himself. But his lawyer and parents claim he was murdered. “There was no reason for him to commit suicide. There [&hel...