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Surge of paedophilia in Kazakhstan: Prosecutor General raises alarm

Prosecutor General of Kazakhstan speaks about the surge of sexual violence in Kazakhstan, particularly against children.

Surge of paedophilia in Kazakhstan: Prosecutor General raises alarm
Ex-tennis star Bob Hewitt jailed for rape in S.Africa
Ex-tennis star Bob Hewitt jailed for rape in S.Africa

Australian-born former tennis Grand Slam champion Bob Hewitt was sentenced to six years in jail in South Africa for raping and assaulting young girls he coac.

Ex-tennis star Bob Hewitt jailed for rape in S.Africa
Lady Gaga reveals rape as teenager
Lady Gaga reveals rape as teenager

Lady Gaga has revealed that she was raped as a teenager and said that it took her years of therapy to acknowledge and start to recover from the trauma.

Lady Gaga reveals rape as teenager
Instructor to appear in India court over alleged child rape
Instructor to appear in India court over alleged child rape

A roller-skating instructor was due in court Monday over the alleged rape of a six-year-old student which sparked protests from outraged parents, an official in the Indian city of Bangalore said.

Instructor to appear in India court over alleged child rape
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Indian police investigate revenge rape of 11-year-old

Police in eastern India have made two arrests over the rape of an 11-year-old girl which was allegedly ordered by a village leader to punish her brother, an officer said.

Indian police investigate revenge rape of 11-year-old
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Death sentences reversed in China rape case

A Chinese court overturned death sentences imposed on two men who allegedly forced into prostitution the daughter of a social campaigner, media reported Friday, the latest development in the high-profile case.

Death sentences reversed in China rape case
Indian woman says police gang-raped her inside station
Indian woman says police gang-raped her inside station

An Indian woman said Thursday she was gang-raped by four officers at a police station, the latest in a string of shocking sex attacks in the troubled state of Uttar Pradesh.

Indian woman says police gang-raped her inside station
Jolie and Hague to open largest ever summit on rape in war
Jolie and Hague to open largest ever summit on rape in war

Co-hosts Angelina Jolie and British Foreign Secretary William Hague will on Tuesday open a four-day summit on ending sexual violence in conflict, the biggest meeting ever held on the subject.

Jolie and Hague to open largest ever summit on rape in war
30 year sentence for killer of two French women in Argentina
30 year sentence for killer of two French women in Argentina

A court in Argentina's Salta province Monday sentenced to 30 years in prison the man who raped and killed two young French women tourists out for a hike.

30 year sentence for killer of two French women in Argentina
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Malaysian police arrest 13 over gang-rape of teen

Malaysian police have arrested at least 13 people -- many of who are related -- over the alleged gang-rape of a 15-year-old girl, reports said.

Malaysian police arrest 13 over gang-rape of teen
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Claims 220 Australian child sailors raped, brutalised

Allegations that 220 child sailors at an Australian navy training base were raped or brutalised in the 1980s are so serious they will be raised in a paper to parliament, a report said.

Claims 220 Australian child sailors raped, brutalised
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Mass DNA tests at French school to find rapist

More than 500 male students and staff were to give DNA samples in an unprecedented operation launched Monday to uncover who raped a 16-year-old girl in the toilets of a French school.

Mass DNA tests at French school to find rapist
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Australian charged with murder of young French woman

A young Australian man appeared in a Brisbane court on Wednesday charged with the rape and murder of 21-year-old French student Sophie Collombet, reports said.

Australian charged with murder of young French woman
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Chinese woman cuts off ex-boyfriend's penis, kills him: report

A Chinese woman chopped off her former boyfriend's penis with scissors and then killed him with a hammer after he raped her.

Chinese woman cuts off ex-boyfriend's penis, kills him: report
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Sexually abused orphan from Kazakhstan gets new foster family

The orphan girl from Kazakhstan who was sexually abused by her adoptive father in the United States, now lives with a new family.

Sexually abused orphan from Kazakhstan gets new foster family
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Kazakhstani sentenced to life imprisonment in US facing retrial

Kazakhstan national Asel Abdygapparova convicted for life in prison in the US is awaiting retrial and possible reduction of jail sentence.

Kazakhstani sentenced to life imprisonment in US facing retrial
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Malaysian court jails man who raped, then married minor

A Malaysian court on Monday sentenced a man to 12 years in jail for raping a 12-year-old whom he later married, as an activist urged the Muslim-majority nation to ban all child marriages.

Malaysian court jails man who raped, then married minor
Thai teen pregnancy on the rise as sex education misses the young
Thai teen pregnancy on the rise as sex education misses the young

Days away from giving birth and living apart from her family, 16-year-old Ying is one of a growing number of Thai teenagers to fall pregnant every year in a country where sex education is focused on the married.

Thai teen pregnancy on the rise as sex education misses the young
Pakistan gang rape inspires New York opera
Pakistan gang rape inspires New York opera

To those who complain that opera is an elitist indulgence served up to snobs in dinner jackets, New York's latest world premiere may come as something of a shock.

Pakistan gang rape inspires New York opera
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Argentina court grants abortion for teen rape victim

A court in Argentina ruled Friday that a 14-year old rape victim could have an abortion, overturning a judge's earlier decision barring the girl from seeking the procedure.

Argentina court grants abortion for teen rape victim