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Woman gangraped, murdered by chairman of civic body

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Close on the wheels of alleged rape of a minor by two constables, the chairman of a civic body and the son of a senior BJP leader allegedly killed a woman after outraging her modesty in Sawaimadhop

Two British women gang raped in the Caribbean

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Two British women - university students working on a wildlife conservation project - have been gang raped by six masked men on a remote beach in the Caribbean island of St Lucia, officials said.


Dalit girl murder: BSP MLA, two others get life terms

BSP MLA and former Uttar Pradesh Minister Anand Sen and two others were today sentenced to life imprisonment by a special court for murdering a dalit girl student four years ago.

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Love story goes awry, court jails boy for five yrs

They may have been love birds and tattooed their names on each other's body but a court has sentenced the youth to five years in jail on charges of kidnapping and raping the girl.

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48 women raped every hour in Congo, study finds

The African nation of Congo has been called the worst place on earth to be a woman. A new study released on Wednesday shows that it's even worse than previously thought: 1,152 women are raped every da

More than 1,100 rapes daily in DRCongo: study

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More than 1,100 women are raped every day in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), making sexual violence against women 26 times more common than previously thought, a study concluded Wednesday.


Lebian girl, 13, latest victim of 'corrective rape' in South Africa

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A 13-year-old lesbian girl in South Africa has become the latest victim of ‘corrective rape’ - so called, when men rape a woman to try to ‘fix’ her homosexual orientation.

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Castration as punishment for rape? The debate intensifies

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The often emotive debate over whether rape convicts should be castrated is back in the public domain.
A Delhi judge's suggestion that castration, whether surgical or chemical, be explored as a punish

In virtual world, men support castration for rapists


After a judge suggested castration as an alternative punishment for rapists, a group of men in the virtual world have come out in full support through a forum called 'Support castration' under the gro

Woman raped by railway official in moving train

A 25-year-old woman was allegedly raped by a 52-year-old Travelling Ticket Examiner (TTE) in a moving train in Rajasthan's Sirohi district, GRP sources said on Saturday.

The victim, hailing from Abu

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