Turkish Lawmakers To Debate Bill That Allows Rapists Marry Their Victims
The Turkish government is proposing to introduce a bill that would pardon men that have been accused of raping underage girls if they marry their victims. The controversial "marry-your-rapist" bill, which was first debated by the parliament on 16 January has sparked outrage among women’s rights activists in the country. Critics of the bill, opposition…
Lady Gaga Opens Up About Being Raped Repeatedly As A Teenager
Lady Gaga has a number of achievements to her name, from releasing chart-topping songs, starring in award-winning films, to winning numerous awards, one can argue she has achieved it all in her career. However, there is pain behind Gaga's fame that many may not know about, the superstar entertainer struggled with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) as…
Leeds PhD Student Who Rapes Male Students Sentenced To Life In Prison
This is not one of the usual rape stories, a Leeds Ph.D. student, Reynard Sinaga, who has been described as the UK's 'most prolific rapist', was sentenced to a minimum of 30 years in prison today at Manchester Crown Court according to The Leeds Tab. Police say there are pieces of evidence that suggest 36-year-old…
With Don’t Beg Now, QRTV reopens conversation on rape
According to a recent U.N. children’s fund report, one in four boys and one in 10 girls under age 18 are victims of sexual violence.
Biodun Fatoyinbo serenades wife, Modele, at birthday
NO one appreciates a supportive woman like a drowning man. Ask Biodun Fatoyinbo, the Senior Pastor of the Commonwealth of Zion Assembly (COZA), and he would affirm this. Just emerging from the stains of the alleged rape, Fatoyinbo recognised the role of his wife, Modele, in his trying times. As a payback, he chose to…
Court jails homosexual 11 years for raping four minors
n Ota Magistrates’ Court in Ogun State yesterday sentenced a 26-year-old homosexual, Michael Kudowo, to 11 years for raping four male minors. The senior magistrate, Shotunde Shotayo
Cee Hope drills over 40 girls on self-defence skills against sexual abuse
Cee Hope, a non-governmental organisation, recently in Ogba area of Lagos organised a mentorship programme to educate girls on how to defend themselves against sexual violence
"People Have Forgotten What I Did For Women" - Harvey Weinstein
Disgraced film producer, Harvey Weinstein who is currently facing multiple charges of sexual assault and misconduct has described himself as the "forgotten man" who no one remembers what he did for female filmmakers, The 67-year-old whose trial is due to go on trial next month also complains that his work has been "eviscerated" since he…
Confronting rape of minors in Ego Boyo’s new film
What spirit or demon or disturbed state of mind pushes a grown man to exert sexual violence on a minor, a child, 11 years old, and then murder her as well?
India rape-murder victim's relatives to get guns and guards
Indian police on Monday deployed round-the-clock protection and promised a weapons licence to the family of an alleged rape victim who died after being set on fire on the way to testify in court.
Stripping The Innocence From The Child
A real-life story as told by 20-year-old Halimatu (pseudonym) In the year 2008 ethnoreligious conflict engulfing in Jos, during the local council elections, Halimatu’s father, a gatekeeper in the city, bid his family goodbye and left for work, his usual practice in the morning. What they did not know is that it would be the…