Women who fled violence in Sudan's West Darfur have described being raped by armed fighters wearing RSF military uniforms, or robes and turbans commonly worn by Arab militiamen during ethnically targeted attacks on the city of El Geneina.
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Women and children in Tigray are still subject to sexual violence despite a peace agreement signed in November 2022, according to a new report. Survivors accuse both Ethiopian and Eritrean soldiers of rape.
3 Aug 2023
Members of the Meitei and Kuki communities are clashing over tribal rights in India's Manipur, with the conflict escalating into a series of horrific crimes against women.
As rape cases rise in South Africa, young women are learning to fight back through self-defence training
21 Jul 2023
As rape cases rise in South Africa, young women are learning to fight back through self-defence training.
20 Jun 2023
Romanian officials have forwarded charges against divisive online influencer Andrew Tate for trial. He is accused of human trafficking, rape and forming a criminal gang.
30 Apr 2023
The accuser in one of the many trials facing Donald Trump has spoken in court about her accusations of rape. Trump is being sued for defamation after calling his accuser a liar.
19 Mar 2023
The war in northern Ethiopia ranks among the deadliest conflicts in recent times. UN investigators have said rape was also used as a weapon of war. With a cease-fire agreed, more and more accounts of atrocities are emerging.
18 Mar 2023
Sexual attacks on women and girls have continued since last year's peace deal between Ethiopia’s government and Tigray leadership, witnesses told DW.