Prosecutors in Ivory Coast said Wednesday they had opened an investigation into a prominent minister who had been accused of rape by a young woman.
The rate at which rape is becoming rampant in the society is quite alarming and the most dreadful part of it is the fact that people do not get raped in confined places outside their homes...
The League of Anambra Professionals (LAP) has called on the governor of Anambra State, Willie Obiano, to urgently oversee the enactment of law for the prohibition areas of open grazing in the state.
Police investigating sexual assault allegations against Manchester City defender Benjamin Mendy have charged a second man with rape, British police said Monday.
In a bid to provide a multi-sectoral survivor-centered approach in responding to domestic and sexual violence in the state, the Lagos State Domestic, and Sexual Violence Response Team
Sir: For over a decade, Nigeria has been fraught with insecurity challenges, ranging from Boko Haram and their ISWAP counterparts to bandits and unknown gunmen. Amidst all this, the statistics of unemployed youths and graduates in the nation have been rising at an alarming rate. One would wonder if this government which is saddled with…
Chinese-Canadian pop star Kris Wu have been arrested over allegations of rape, in a scandal that has drawn widespread condemnation on social media. The saga has evoked China's #MeToo movement, which saw a wave of women come forward in 2018 voicing experiences of sexual harassment -- sometimes involving powerful public figures. Last month nineteen-year-old student…
"Suicide Squad" actor Joel Kinnaman is under investigation in Sweden for the alleged rape of a model, however the actor claims the accusation comes from an obsessed woman seeking revenge over a restraining order. Swedish prosecutors announced Wednesday they had opened a criminal investigation after police received a complaint accusing an actor of rape. Bella…
A widespread sigh of relief greeted the passage of Violence Against Persons Prohibition (VAPP) Bill in Sokoto; six years after the law came into effect in Nigeria.
Worried by the increasing spate of Sexual and Gender-Based Violence (SGBV) in the country, Invictus Africa and the Open Society Initiative for West Africa (OSIWA) have developed a protocol
Justice Ibrahim Yusuf of Ilorin High Court, yesterday, refused bail to eight persons alleged to have raped and murdered a 24-year-old University of Ilorin student, Olajide Blessing Omowumi.
A French court on Monday sentenced a man to 30 years in prison for the rape and murder of a young woman almost two decades ago, in a case that has long gripped and shocked the country.