Sexual assault

By IAfrica
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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
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Jul 10th, 2014
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A Belleville woman is accused of sexual misconduct with a male inmate while she worked at a substance abuse treatment lockup. The Belleville News-Democrat reports that Victoria Castillo Wilken, 33, is charged with five counts of custodial sexual misconduct and one count of official misconduct. Author...
By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 10th, 2013
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After being allegedly sexually assaulted at the age of 15 by four boys and subsequently bullied, 17-year-old Rehtaeh Parsons committed suicide last week. Leah Parsons says her daughter was never the same after the night four boys sexually assaulted her. And when one of the boys circulated a cellphone...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Dec 13th, 2012
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Every 30 minutes a woman or girl is raped in Kenya. That’s nearly 50 woman or girls every day, over 300 every week, over 1,200 every month and over 15,000 each year. While laws exist in Kenya to prevent such atrocities from occurring, unfortunately they are not effectively enforced and more often tha...
By IndepthAfrica
In Egypt
Jun 12th, 2012
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Cairo – Amnesty International called on Egyptian authorities on Monday to investigate reports of sexual assaults on women protesters in Cairo’s Tahrir Square, to counter the impression that no one will be punished. There has been a rise in violent attacks against women since demonstrators...
By IndepthAfrica
In Egypt
May 9th, 2012
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Cairo – Women detainees and rights groups have accused Egyptian troops and prison authorities of sexual assault in the latest crackdown on demonstrations. More than a dozen women were detained among some 300 protesters following a demonstration outside the Defence Ministry in Cairo last week. R...
By IndepthAfrica
In Lifestyle
Apr 1st, 2012
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Vaginal injuries are as common in voluntary sex as they are in rapes, a new study indicates. The research carried out in Denmark casts doubt on the commonly held view that vaginal injuries are evidence that intercourse has been forced. When police officers around the world investigate rape cases, the...
By IndepthAfrica
In Odd News
Jan 26th, 2012
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What woman, 23, having sex with boy, 13, in his bedroom told his mother when she walked in on them Carissa Rangel has been charged with lewd or lascivious battery, three counts of lewd or lascivious molestation and three counts of lewd or lascivious conduct A 23-year-old woman has been accused of sex...
By IndepthAfrica
In Odd News
Jan 26th, 2012
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A 20-year-old babysitter who was charged with having a sexual relationship with a 14-year-old boy she had been hired to look after appeared in court today. Loni Bouchard, of Clinton, Connecticut, was arrested after she was discovered having a sexual relationship with the boy and extracts from diaries...
By IndepthAfrica
In Odd News
Dec 20th, 2011
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A mother is facing up to 80 years in jail after being accused of having sex with two of her daughter’s male teenage friends. Tessa Gay, 35, is also alleged to have played sexually charged game of ping pong with another teen where the winner allowed to intimately touch the loser. Gray, a mother ...