Five of the six suspects in the brutal India gang rape case have appeared in court. The case is expected to be fast-tracked and could begin in days. Protesters continue to demand tougher laws on violence against women.
Indian's Supreme Court has granted two young men convicted of a fatal gang-rape a stay of execution. The attack on a 23-year-old student in 2012 shocked the country, triggering street demonstrations and tougher laws.
A Mumbai court has found four men guilty in connection with the gang rape of a 23-year-old photojournalist. The men could face a maximum punishment of life imprisonment.
A majority of Brazilians said victims of rape and other forms of sexual harassment are to blame for the crimes committed against them. Many of the victims are under 18 and most know their attacker.
The United Nations has condemned the "targeted killings" of civilians in South Sudan based on ethnicity or nationality. Hundreds of people have been killed since rebels seized a key oil town last week.
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