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A shocking crime has triggered outrage across Sudan after a forensic report confirmed an eight-year-old girl was repeatedly raped by at least 14 people.

Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan said that the worst sex crimes should be punishable by chemical castration, following an arrest in a gang-rape case that has prompted nationwide protests.

HRW: <em>gang</em> <em>rape</em> witnesses in Cairo arrested, smeared

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HRW: gang rape witnesses in Cairo arrested, smeared

Two acquaintances of the witnesses were also detained before they were all released on August 31.

Uproar after 'victim blaming' in Pakistan <em>gang</em> <em>rape</em> case

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Uproar after 'victim blaming' in Pakistan gang rape case

Protests hit Pakistan after a police chief appeared to blame the victim for an alleged gang rape while she was driving with ...

Pakistan detains 15 after <em>rape</em> of woman on highway

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Pakistan detains 15 after rape of woman on highway

Two armed men allegedly gang raped a woman in front of her children after her car broke down on a deserted highway.

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Three new suspects arrested in Egypt gang rape case

Three suspects have been arrested over a 2014 rape case at Cairo's Fairmont hotel.

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Lebanon arrests 3 Egyptians over Cairo gang rape case

Three suspects of a gang rape that allegedly took place six years ago were arrested in Lebanon.

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Egypt arrests witnesses in Fairmont hotel gang rape case

Three key witnesses in an investigation into an alleged gang rape at Cairo's Fairmont hotel in 2014 have been arrested without ...

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Rape accusations against Egyptian journalist highlight Arab #MeToo reckoning

Egypt has become the epicentre of a resurgent #MeToo movement in the Middle East as growing numbers of women use social media to share accounts ...

Egypt orders arrest of hotel <em>rape</em> suspects

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Egypt orders arrest of hotel rape suspects

A group of wealthy young Egyptian men now face arrest over accusations of the gang rape of a woman at Cairo's Fairmont Hotel ...

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Israelis protest sexual violence against women

Thousands of Israelis demonstrated and observed a symbolic work stoppage to denounce sexual violence against women following the alleged ...

Outrage in Israel over alleged <em>gang</em>-<em>rape</em> of teenager

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Outrage in Israel over alleged gang-rape of teenager

A gang rape at a hotel in Israel has struck outrage in the country and internationally.

Egypt's Prosecutor-General opens investigation into Cairo hotel <em>gang</em> <em>rape</em>

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Egypt's Prosecutor-General opens investigation into Cairo hotel gang rape

Egypt's public prosecution has ordered an investigation into an alleged gang rape of an 18-year-old woman at an upscale Cairo ...

Egypt grapples with women's freedoms online as #MeToo re-emerges

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Egypt grapples with women's freedoms online as #MeToo re-emerges

Rights groups say the government of President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has been curtailing freedoms since he took office in 2014.

Cairo hotel <em>gang</em> <em>rape</em> allegations ignite new #MeToo wave

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Cairo hotel gang rape allegations ignite new #MeToo wave

Egypt's National Council for Women on Wednesday condemned retaliatory threats made against women exposing sexual misconduct.

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Syrian men, trans women suffered ‘monstrous’ sexual violence

Human Rights Watch has reported of harrowing violence in Syria against men and trans women during the war.

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Sudanese raped in sit-in massacre wait for justice

Dozens of women who were raped during the brutal dispersal of a Khartoum sit-in camp one year ago are forced to wrestle with their trauma alone.

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Libyan social media call for release of kidnapped woman

After a young woman was kidnapped from her home in Tripoli, Libyans have launched a social media campaign to raise awareness about her abduction.

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Somalia reports first coronavirus death

A 52-year old man became the first man to die in war-torn Somalia, authorities confirmed on Wednesday.

Somalia outraged by <em>gang</em>-<em>rape</em> of toddler and infant girls

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Somalia outraged by gang-rape of toddler and infant girls

Arrests have been made in Somalia after the abduction and rape of girls aged three and four, authorities confirmed on Monday.

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India hangs four over 2012 Delhi bus gang rape

The brutal attack on Jyoti Singh sparked weeks of demonstrations and shone a spotlight on the alarming rates of sexual violence and the plight ...

Moroccan #MeToo helps women to break silence

Alessandra Bajec

Moroccan #MeToo helps women to break silence

Morocco's Masaktach movement gives voice to victims of sexual abuse to speak up and share their experiences.

Justice for Rohingya requires more than an ICJ ruling

Tasnim Nazeer

Justice for Rohingya requires more than an ICJ ruling

Comment: The ICJ ruling to protect Rohingya Muslims is a positive step, but by no means will guarantee their safety, writes Tasnim Nazeer.

The UK-based grassroots charity taking on the Rohingya crisis

Tahmina Begum

The UK-based grassroots charity taking on the Rohingya crisis

The New Arab Meets: Rahima Begum whose international human rights organisation from East London is contributing proof to the case on the ...

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