It is the first time the International Criminal Court has convicted someone based on his role as a military commander. It is also the first time rape has been prosecuted by this court as a war crime.
But now she is talking about it — at the U.N., this week, on a panel about care for women who've been raped. Miamah Grace Kannah of Liberia, now 18, shares her story — and her tears.
If you say, "I want to kill myself," they give a national hotline. But digital assistants are not as helpful if it's abuse or sexual assault.
Woineshet Zebene Negash of Ethiopia was abducted, raped and forced to sign a marriage contract when she was just 13. Now, 15 years later, her rights have been upheld.
A rape victim who the police didn't believe. An investigation of Navy SEALS accused of beating and killing Afghan men. An in-depth look at prostitution. Plus, a profile of Little Richard.
"Liz" was found crawling out of a pit latrine, crying for help. When police doled out punishment — cutting grass at the police station — women's groups rallied. Monday they were sentenced to prison.
A review of a story about an alleged rape is the latest in a long saga for the U. of Virginia. The fraternity implicated in the story plans to sue; advocates say fewer rape victims are coming forward.
Kavita Krishnan says the documentary, about the brutal rape and killing of a young woman in Delhi, makes some important points. But she has many criticisms, starting with the title.
The Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory has pinpointed the tools with the greatest impact, from affordable tablets for schoolkids to an electrical grid in a box.
Six years ago, 11,000 untested rape kits were found in Detroit. Now nearly all of the kits have been tested, but it will cost the city millions to investigate and prosecute every case.