2 Jan 2018
The police in Delta State yesterday arrested a 35-year-old man, identified as Johnson (surname withheld) for allegedly raping a six-year-old girl in his house at Umono street in Abraka community. Reports said the alleged rapist, a single father of three, was said to have committed the crime in the early hours of the new year…
30 Dec 2017
The fight against rape and other forms of sexual abuse recorded a boost yesterday as a lay apostolate women group of the Catholic Church in Nigeria, Ladies Auxiliary Supreme Subordinate Commandery, Nigeria, Knights of St. John International (KSJI), joined in the campaign. To draw massive awareness to their cause, the group, led by a…
8 Nov 2017
A Bangladeshi man who raped an elderly nun was sentenced to life in prison by an Indian court Wednesday, in a case that has fueled anger at high levels of sexual violence.
2 Nov 2017
Enyeobi’s action of teaching men interested in raping ladies shocked the social media space, especially the part where he admitted that his method has aided him in successfully raping several girls.
31 Oct 2017
“She was left stranded after she lost her transport fare only to approached Corporal Barau Garba, who was deployed from MOPOL 7 Sokoto State, for help to get to her destination.
22 Oct 2017
Rape has become a spectre; a tool of male entitlement, as well as a threat issued to keep women in check. From Kenya to Nigeria, prominent men have threatened female colleagues with rape, in widely reported incidents, without censure.
15 Oct 2017
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences expelled Harvey Weinstein yesterday amid mounting sexual harassment, assault and rape accusations against the disgraced Hollywood mogul. An emergency meeting of its 54-member board of governors, which includes stars such as Tom Hanks, Whoopi Goldberg and Laura Dern, voted "well in excess of the required two-thirds majority,"…
14 Oct 2017
A bus conductor, Ndidi Chuks, 27, was yesterday ordered to be remanded in prison custody by an Asaba Magistrate Court for allegedly raping a 13-year-old girl (name withheld).
14 Oct 2017
“Rape is wrong under whatever circumstance or influence, and it is a crime. It is our collective responsibility as adults to believe the victims of rape and report the crime.
11 Oct 2017
Italian film star Asia Argento and two other women claim that disgraced Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein raped them, in a bombshell New Yorker expose published on Tuesday. The women's allegations against the 65-year-old movie mogul, according to the magazine, include unwanted oral sex and forced oral and full sex. Weinstein denies all charges, according to…
4 Oct 2017
The Lagos State Government has been campaigning that domestic abuse is a social vice while encouraging victims to speak up and witnesses to support government’s efforts to rid the society of it.
19 Sep 2017
Angered by the action, students of the college yesterday trooped out to the streets and unleashed mayhem on any commercial driver sighted along the way. They also blocked the Ado-Ikere-Akure way, which disrupted traffic for many hours.