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Two women who say they were raped by security guards at Kenya's Kakuzi farm have spoken out about their ordeals.
In first joint statement after nearly six months (!) of fighting in northern Ethiopian region, Security Council urges ‘unfettered humanitarian access to all people in need’.
Displaced people from Ethiopia’s western Tigray region report cases of rape, looting and extrajudicial killings allegedly perpetrated by Amhara forces.
Eleven women tell Reuters they had been raped by soldiers as a top Ethiopian official has made a sexual slavery accusation.
U.S. and European leaders denounced what they called Turkey’s baffling and concerning decision to pull out of an international accord designed to protect women from violence, and urged President Tayyip Erdogan to reconsider.
Erdogan has sparked local and international outrage after it withdrew from the world’s first binding treaty to prevent and combat violence against women.
Three rapists were jailed for 20 years with hard labour in a case that pitted a 36-year-old mother of four against the powerful military.
Student Seif Bedour wanted to support his friend, a witness in a high-profile rape case, by accompanying her to a Cairo police station when she was brought in by officers on Aug. 28 after offering to testify on behalf of the victim, his sister says.