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Domestic violence cases jump 30% during lockdown in France


France's interior minister says that reports of domestic violence across the country have jumped by more than 30% since the country went into lockdown on March 17th

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Nirbhaya case: Four Indian men executed for 2012 Delhi bus rape and murder


The victim died from her injuries days after being raped by six men on a moving bus. The incident caused outrage and led to new anti-rape laws in India

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COVID-19 isolation could create ‘fertile ground for domestic violence’


“The crisis that we are going through and the quarantine could unfortunately create a fertile ground of domestic violence,” read a statement from France’s Secretary of State in charge of Gender Equality, Marlène Schiappa

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Spanish government backs tougher action against sex crimes in draft law


The law would toughen punishments for sexual offences, including qualifying all non-consensual sex as rape

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Anger as Somali rapist and murderer pays 75 camels to escape death


The man was on death row for the rape and murder of 12-year-old Aisha Ilyes Aden, who was gang-raped and strangled to death and her genitals mutilated

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Weinstein found guilty of sexual assault, rape, in victory for #MeToo movement


Once one of Hollywood's most influential producers, Weinstein was found guilty of sexually assaulting former production assistant Mimi Haleyi and raping Jessica Mann

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Somalia executes two men by firing squad for girl's gang rape and murder


The killing triggered demonstrations calling for authorities to enforce a law to secure justice in the east African nation, where rape victims are stigmatized

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"Marry-your-rapist" bill to be introduced by lawmakers in Turkey


A law which would allow men accused of having sex with girls who are under 18 to avoid punishment if they marry their victims is set to be introduced to parliament in Turkey

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Japanese journalist wins damages in high-profile lawsuit over alleged rape


Japanese journalist Shiori Ito won her civil lawsuit seeking damages from a prominent reporter who she said had raped her

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