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Double gang-rape convict Mohammed Salim Ansari looks out from a police van as he is taken to court in Mumbai on April 4, 2014. INDRANIL MUKHERJEE/AFP/Getty Images

Three men who raped Indian journalist last year sentenced to death; 24 men sentenced in 1996 case

Double gang-rape convict Mohammed Salim Ansari looks out from a police van as he is taken to court in Mumbai on April 4,... (more...)

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Man gets 30 years for confining woman to a room for 9 months, repeatedly raping her

Man gets 30 years for forcible confinement, rape, gang rape of a woman in India. IANS New Delhi – A court here has... (more...)

Bengali actor Dev is being criticized for an insensitive comment he made about rape. Submitted photo/Facebook.

Bengali actor Dev apologizes for rape comments

Bengali actor Dev is being criticized for an insensitive comment he made about rape. Submitted photo/Facebook. IANS Kolkata... (more...)

In the photo Tuesday, March 18, 2014, former Miss World Linor Abargil poses with her four-month-old daughter at her home in Netanya, Israel. AP Photo/Aron Heller

With new documentary, former Miss World from Israel becomes global champion for rape victims

In the photo Tuesday, March 18, 2014, former Miss World Linor Abargil poses with her four-month-old daughter at her home... (more...)

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Indian court convicts five men for gang raping two women in Mumbai’s Shakti Mills

Five men convicted for gang raping Mumbai photojournalist. Facebook photo ASHOK SHARMA THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW DELHI —... (more...)

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Witness in rape case against Indian guru suffers acid attack on street

Controversial spiritual guru Asaram Bapu, center, is brought for interrogation by police at Jodhpur airport in Jodhpur, India,... (more...)

File photo 2002: Fiji's long, sandy beaches and protected lagoons draw many visitors to the islands.  Irena F. Karafilly/Special to the Montreal Gazette

Canadian tourist raped while on holiday in Fiji

File photo 2002: Fiji’s long, sandy beaches and protected lagoons draw many visitors to the islands. Irena F. Karafilly/Special... (more...)

Pakistani paramedics and policemen move the body of a rape victim from a hospital in Multan on March 14, 2014. SS MIRZASS MIRZA/AFP/Getty Images

Woman in Pakistan who set herself on fire after reporting attempted rape to police dies

Pakistani paramedics and policemen move the body of a rape victim from a hospital in Multan on March 14, 2014. SS MIRZASS... (more...)

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Death penalty confirmed for 4 men convicted in fatal New Delhi gang rape case

Indian court confirms death penalty for fatal gang rape convicts in December 16 2012 New Delhi case. SAM PANTHAKY/AFP/Getty... (more...)

Leftist women activists carry posters as they shout slogans during a protest march against the gangrape and murder of a teenager, in Kolkata on January 3, 2014. DIBYANGSHU SARKAR/AFP/Getty Images

Young Indian gang-rape survivor gang-raped again while under police watch

Leftist women activists carry posters as they shout slogans during a protest march against the gangrape and murder of a teenager,... (more...)

This undated combination image made of photos obtained by the Associated Press, shows convicted rapists, from left, Akshay Thakur and Vinay Sharma. AP Photo

Delhi’s fatal gang rape convicts claim innocence in alleged Dec. 16 robbery

This undated combination image made of photos obtained by the Associated Press, shows convicted rapists, from left, Akshay... (more...)

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India’s ‘two-finger’ rape test finally banned

“It has been observed that rape victims are usually put under a horribly judgmental microscope from the moment they call... (more...)

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