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Somali Rapist And Murderer Pays 75 Camels To Escape Death

Somali Rapist And Murderer Pays 75 Camels To Escape Death

The release of a Somali man on death row for the rape and murder of a 12-year-old girl after he paid 75 camels undermines a landmark law to curb gender violence and promotes a culture of impunity in the East African nation, women’s rights groups said. Aisha Ilyes Aden was abducted from a market in […]

Somalia Executes Two Men By Firing Squad For Girl’s Gang Rape and Murder

Somalia Executes Two Men By Firing Squad For Girl’s Gang Rape and Murder

The killing triggered demonstrations calling for authorities to enforce a law to secure justice in the East African nation, where rape victims are stigmatized Somalia executed two men by firing squad on Tuesday for the gang rape and murder of a 12-year-old girl, a government official said, adding it would serve as a warning to […]

Rape, Sexual Violence Prompt Grave Concerns In Zanzibar

Rape, Sexual Violence Prompt Grave Concerns In Zanzibar

SEXUAL violence against women and children has been in focus here since the launch of National Plan of Action to End Violence (NPAEV) in August 2017, but there is little indication that crimes against women are abating. The campaign has literally proved to be effective and very productive, mainly with increased people’s awareness of reporting […]

One Woman Reports A Rape Every 15 Minutes In India

One Woman Reports A Rape Every 15 Minutes In India

One woman reported a rape every 15 minutes on average in India in 2018, according to government data released on Thursday, underlining its dismal reputation as one of the worst places in the world to be female. The highly publicised gang rape and murder of a woman in a bus in New Delhi in 2012 […]

India Court Orders Execution Of Convicts For 2012 Deadly Rape On Jan. 22

India Court Orders Execution Of Convicts For 2012 Deadly Rape On Jan. 22

Four men sentenced to death for the gang rape and murder of a woman on a New Delhi bus in an attack that sent shockwaves across the world will be hanged on Jan. 22, an Indian court ruled on Tuesday. The four men were convicted in 2013 of the rape, torture and murder of the […]

Alimosho LG Has Highest Rape Prevalence – Warien Rose Foundation

Alimosho LG Has Highest Rape Prevalence – Warien Rose Foundation

Failure to report immediately as well as the absence of hard evidence as of the time of the report, are primary reasons most rape victims do not obtain justice in the court of law. Also, the inability of the family unit to accept rape as a criminal offence and desist from sweeping under the carpet […]

Rape-Accused Omotoso To Spend Third Christmas Behind Bars Pending Concourt Judgment

Rape-Accused Omotoso To Spend Third Christmas Behind Bars Pending Concourt Judgment

Despite all the efforts of rape-accused pastor Timothy Omotoso to secure his release from jail, he will still spend Christmas behind bars. This year, Omotoso will spend his third Christmas at St Albans Correctional Centre, since his arrest in April 2017. During a brief appearance in the Eastern Cape High Court in Port Elizabeth on […]

Rape Cases In Nigeria

Rape Cases In Nigeria

The media was abuzz about the rape scandal of a prominent Abuja-based senior pastor and founder of Commonwealth of Zion Assembly (COZA), Biodun Fatoyinbo and how he was alleged to have raped Busola Dakolo, wife of a popular singer, Timi Dakolo in 2002. The scandal most times top the trending list on Twitter blog, as […]

Gambian Women Testify About Sex Abuse Under Ex-President Jammeh

Gambian Women Testify About Sex Abuse Under Ex-President Jammeh

Speaking calmly through tears, in a hearing streamed live on YouTube, former beauty queen Fatou Jallow told how Gambia’s ex-president Yahya Jammeh locked her in a room and raped her. The 23-year-old’s testimony on Thursday concluded three weeks of public hearings dedicated to sexual and gender-based violence under Jammeh’s presidency, part of a broader probe […]

Women MPs Pin Down IG Mwapasa Over Malawi Police Rape Spree

Women MPs Pin Down IG Mwapasa Over Malawi Police Rape Spree

Acting police Inspector General Duncan Mwapasa on Wednesday faced parliament’s Women Caucus which wanted to find out how far the police have gone with their inquiry on the infamous Nsundwe rapes. Mwapasa has conceded the police have not yet interviewed the victims of the alleged rapes at Nsundwe, Mpingu and M’bwatalika. “We are finding it […]

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