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Cleric arrested for allegedly raping nine-year-old student in Pakistan mosque

A Pakistani cleric in Larkana was recently arrested for sexually assaulting a nine-year-old student in a mosque.

Silence the guns, amplify women’s voices for peace to end rape in wartime

The UN verified 3,688 cases of rape and other sexual violence committed in war in 2023, a “dramatic increase” of 50 per cent over the previous year, the Security Council heard on Tuesday.

Case filed against Madrasa chairman over child rape charges in Bangladesh

A case has been filed against Madrasa managing committee chairman in Mongla region of Bangladesh for allegedly raping two children.

Pakistan: Two seminary teachers booked for allegedly sexually assaulting students, one arrested

Two teachers of a local seminary in Pakistan's Chakwal region were booked by the police after they were accused of sexually assaulting and torturing students, media reports said.

US: 35-year-old guidance counsellor accused of repeatedly sexually assaulting middle school boy

A Pennsylvania middle school counsellor has been accused of being involved in a sexual relationship with a 14-year-old student, media reports said.

US: Five-year-old Kansas girl raped, murdered, key suspect arrested

A five-year-old girl from US city of Kansas was recently raped and murdered at a homeless campsite after she was thrown out of the home by her mother, media reports said.

Manipur: Mass protests against rape of woman at Churachandpur

Imphal: Women of Manipur staged sit-in protests on Friday against the alleged gangrape of a woman at Churachandpur during "Tribal Solidarity March" on May 3 last.

Bangladesh: Seven-year-old raped, accused arrested

Dhaka: A person has been arrested for allegedly raping a seven-year-old  in Pangsa upazila of Bangladesh's Rajbari area on Monday, meia reports said on Wednesday.

Rape is wrong but death penalty, castration, not the answer: UN rights chief

New York: While perpetrators of rape and other forms of sexual violence must be held accountable, capital punishment and torture are not the answer, the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights said on Thursday.

Bangladesh: Father sent to jail for raping teenage daughter

Dhaka/IBNS: A Bangladeshi court on Thursday sent a man to jail for allegedly raping his daughter, media reports said on Friday.

Bangladesh: School headmaster arrested for allegedly raping student

Dhaka, July 1 (IBNS): Police have arrested a school headmaster in Dhaka’s Kamrangirchar area for allegedly raping a student, media reports said.

Hearing ‘horrific’ testimonies from rape survivors in South Sudan, UN envoy says they yearn only for peace

New York, July 13 (IBNS): Since the start of the conflict in South Sudan, widespread and systematic sexual violence has been a pervasive tactic of war and terror, said a high-level United Nations envoy, after visiting the war-torn country and hearing “horrific” testimonies.

UN mobilizes in Rohingya camps to support babies born of rape; young mothers face stigma

New York, June 20 (IBNS): Despite challenges brought on by the arrival of the monsoon season this month, United Nations agencies in Bangladesh continue to support nearly one million Rohingya refugees, including thousands of victims of sexual violence.

Minor raped in Bangladesh, one arrested

Dhaka, May 7 (IBNS): Police have arrested a person for allegedly raping a seven-year-old girl at Sundorpur village in Chunarughat upazila of Bangladesh's Habiganj district, media reports said on Monday.

Captors authorized the killing of my daughter, says freed hostage Joshua Boyle

Toronto, Oct 14 (IBNS): In a major revelation, a man, who was freed with his family after five years in militant captivity in Afghanistan, has said that people who had captured them had authorized the killing of one of his children and raped his wife.